Thank you in advance for your time and thoughtful participation in this survey. At IDA, it is our goal to empower urban place managers to shape and activate their city centers. Your feedback is valuable to us as we strive to bring the tools and resources you need to be even more dynamic city builders.

Our aim is to collect your thoughts and opinions to better serve you in the future. This survey should take 10-15 minutes. Please be assured that all answers will be kept anonymous and will not be used or published outside of IDA.In the event that you are interested in providing additional feedback or being entered to win 1 of 5 complete printed sets of the 2016 IDA Top Issues Councils reports there will be an opportunity to provide your email address at the end of this survey. A full set (hard-copy) is 6 reports valued at $400 on topics including activating public space, maintaining authenticity, downtown residential, attracting commercial investment, successful partnerships for place management, and pedestrian improvements. 

* 1. Which of the following best aligns with your current role within your organization?

* 2. Have you ever heard of the International Downtown Association (IDA)?

* 3. Has IDA ever been recommended to you or your organization through a friend or colleague who works in or with other place management organizations?

* 4. Are either you, or your organization affiliated with any membership associations?

* 5. If so, how important are these membership associations as resources for your:

  Extremely important Important Somewhat important Not at all important
Board engagement
Individual professional development 
Organization's functions, services and programs
Outreach with local stakeholder groups

* 6. What reasons would you, or your organization, have for joining an industry specific association, such as IDA or the ones you mentioned above (rank in order of importance):

* 7. What types of resources are you looking for in a membership organizations, such as IDA?

* 8. What are the most serious issues facing your downtown today (select all that apply)?

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