Georgia Downtown Development Professional Certification

*Currently being revised & will relaunch in 2023*

The Georgia Downtown Association's professional development program is designed to elevate the practice of community and economic development in downtown districts thereby providing a higher level of service and improving the quality of life for all of Georgia's communities and citizens.

  • Provides a system of progressive, structured improvement in professional practice and receive peer recognition for distinct levels of achievement.
  • Provides evidence of the employee's professional growth.
  • Increased level of expertise that a successful, long-term professional brings to the dynamic challenges of downtown development.
**This certification program is currently being revised so stay tuned for more information.**