IDEA Connection

Connect with Industry Peers

One of IDA’s most popular member benefits, IDEA Connection, is a virtual community and easy one-stop-shop for connecting with peers, sharing best practices and exchanging ideas. You can quickly ask and respond to questions in the forum, contribute resources and connect with peers by searching member profiles. In the past year, IDA’s online community of over 4,000+ members has started over 1300 new threads, posted 3450 discussion replies, sent 1400 messages and shared 700 resources. Interested in getting connected?

Instantly Get (and Give) Answers

IDEA Connection allows users to instantly pose and respond to questions. From retail best practices to planning special events, situations often arise where the opinion or expertise of a peer from another district is your most valuable resource. You can ask those questions instantly to make better, faster decisions. Remember, sharing is a two-way street, so if you have a helpful tip or experience, be sure to jump into the conversation. Together, we’ll grow the body of knowledge and best practices for our industry.

New to IDEA Connection?

Read the IDEA Connection guide to get started. Corporate members, please review the “Corporate Members & IDEA Connection” document here.

View our “ Guide” for a short IDEA Connection video tutorial. Our “Membership Benefits Explained” webinar is also a good refresher on how to use IDEA Connection and other IDA membership benefits.

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