Members’ Area

From receiving expert help and guidance to benchmarking your business’ performance, the Members’ Area is a gateway to resources, services and support specifically developed for those working in the field of design.

Some sections are exclusively accessible to DBA members, connecting you to the extensive range of benefits your membership provides.

DBA membership extends to everyone working within your business – all members of your team can register for their own password – ensuring the whole team benefits.

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Resources

Essential guidance, templates, insight and tools to support you on all aspects of the business of design. From contracts to client opinion, legal updates to exporting support, our resources give you instant access to expert advice and tools to help solve a wide range of business challenges.

If you can’t find the information you’re after please email membership@dba.org.uk or call 020 7251 9229 and we’ll look to source or signpost you to guidance to match your needs. 

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Case study: Moving Brands’ Singapore trade mission success story


Thanks to a trade mission to Singapore, Moving Brands learned about the market for its branding services and found a new British partner.

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Case study: Pearlfisher on opening a US office: An Englishman in New York?


Mike Branson shares the lessons he learnt when Pearlfisher expanded abroad.

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Case study: Point 6 on exporting to China


Branding and communications agency Point 6 opened their Shanghai office in 2011. In this case study the company sets out a series of the best pieces of advice. Some of it they were given before the launch in Shanghai, some of it they’ve learnt since.

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Growing internationally: your options for accessing new markets


Allyson Stewart-Allen guides you to find your best route to international markets.

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Brexit: legal implications for the design industry


Following the Prime Minister's speech the DBA has already considered some of the implications of the likely change in status of the ECJ and OHIM and the likely impacts on the design industry.

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Exporting support and contacts


Our guide for further information on the wealth of support and advice available.

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Payment essentials


Top tips and Euro zone advice for companies doing business abroad.

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Culture and language


Handy tips to manage cultural and language differences when doing business in Asia.

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Leveraging reputation internationally


How to maximise your own business’ reputation along with that of the UK design sector as a whole?

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First steps to exporting


Ten essential steps to get you started.

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