Events & Training

Whether junior designer or design leader, account handler or MD everyone benefits from fresh perspective, knowledge-share, new insights and debate.

Our events and training courses are renowned within the industry for their quality, relevance and proven capability to boost the confidence and performance of individuals and teams.

From lively networking events to skills development workshops, from in-depth business growth programmes to stimulating round-tables, our extensive range of events and training has something to offer every member of your team, across all roles and levels within your business.

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The unique characteristics that make up design businesses are what sets it apart from other industries. It’s an industry that thinks differently, works differently and aspires differently, and it is made of people like you. People and businesses who choose to be Small Giants.

You’re driven by a genuine desire to the best at what you do, to create a stimulating place for your staff to work, to provide great client servicing, to make a wider positive impact beyond simply your own financial gains.

But whether you own a design business, work in one or commission design on behalf of a department or business, these skills don’t necessarily come naturally or easily. Our training programme will help you hone the skills you need to make the design business you lead or work in truly great.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Check out our in house training sessions here.


Embedding effectiveness

Developing, tracking and embedding effective business strategies alongside your creative process is vital for you to measure success and demonstrate the value your work delivers. Join us and learn how to prove the effectiveness of your work and strengthen relationships.

Date: 10/07/2019


Recruit and retain your best talent | DBA Member breakfast

Your people are your business, and competition for them is fierce. Find out how to stay ahead of the curve in the recruitment race with Sue Shaw, Co-Founder of JourneyHR.

Date: 18/07/2019


How to motivate your team to get brilliant results

Do you need engaging strategies to create and maintain your high performing team? Aliya Vigor-Robertson from JourneyHR leads this management course to help elevate your team's performance to greater success.

Date: 10/09/2019


How to manage your team

This workshop will give you the skills and tools to manage and develop your team with confidence. Join Aliya Vigor-Robertson from JourneyHR for this informative half-day workshop to build your capabilities as a manager.

Date: 17/09/2019


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