Central Atlanta Progress Wins 2013 Downtown Merit Award from IDA for 2012 Annual Report

October 18,2013

During its World Congress & 59th Annual Conference the International Downtown Association recognized Central Atlanta Progress with a Downtown Merit Award for its work and initiatives related to its 2012 Annual Report. 

The Central Atlanta Progress 2012 Annual Report project, which doubles as a year-long wall calendar, was among 9 qualified entries in the category of Marketing and Communication.  This category highlights plans or strategies that used print, electronic media, or multimedia efforts to promote downtown and further the value of city centers.

“Every March, CAP produces its annual report to showcase our accomplishments while highlighting the signification support of our members and partners,” said AJ Robinson, President of CAP.  “By making the report into an appealing and functional wall calendar, we are able to provide an interactive, yet informational report that increases our visibility.”

“Central Atlanta Progress’ project received the IDA Merit Award for delivering excellence in downtown management,” said David Downey, IDA President and CEO.  “Each year the IDA Awards Jury recognizes organizations that utilize best practices in our industry.  The 2012 Annual Report is a shining example of excellent downtown management that delivers real results.”

The Washington, D.C. based International Downtown Association (IDA) is a champion for vital and livable urban centers and strives to inform, influence, and inspire downtown leaders and advocates.  With 550 members and thousands of friends, IDA is a guiding force in creating healthy and dynamic centers that anchor the well-being of towns, cities, and regions.

Central Atlanta Progress is the advocacy and management organization representing the interests of property owners in downtown Atlanta and is a member of the International Downtown Association.