IDEA Conference


Intentional Development and Education for Association Members (IDEA) Conference

Check out some of the great materials from this year’s conference.

IDEA blue house logoWhen:
Saturday, March 4, 2017, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Where: Ball State University’s L.A. Pittenger Student Center

On March 5, 2016, 130 citizens attended the first Neighborhood I.D.E.A. Conference and it’s back for 2017! The second annual Neighborhood I.D.E.A. Conference is scheduled for March 4, 2017 on Ball State’s campus. 150 of Muncie’s most active local leaders will gather to listen, learn and meet like-minded individuals to share ideas and best practices. A door prize drawing will be held at the end of the day.

The theme of the conference is Intentional Development and Education for Association Members. Sessions will fall within five distinct tracks:

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

Agenda and presentation descriptions (pdf) – may be subject to change

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