IDEA Conference


Intentional Development and Education for Association Members (IDEA) Conference

Keep watch for details about IDEA Conference 2018!

IDEA blue house logo

Each year, Muncie’s most active local leaders gather at Ball State to listen, learn and meet like-minded individuals to share ideas and best practices.

Sessions fall within five distinct tracks:

  1. Beautification and Infrastructure
  2. Community Partnerships
  3. Teamwork and Collaboration
  4. Association Development
  5. Community Plans


2017 Agenda and Presentation Descriptions
Overview of 2017 conference proceedings in the Muncie Journal
2017 conference materials

Ball State University’s Building Better Neighborhoods, the Shafer Leadership Academy, the City of Muncie, the Vectren Foundation, Muncie Action Plan, Ball Brothers Foundations, and the Muncie Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation Commission.

Contact Krista Flynn, BSU Office of Community Engagement at