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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Timely and relevant insight from leading industry advisors and trusted experts to help you tackle your current business challenges.

Our faculty includes an eclectic mix of industry experts, covering everything from financial strategy and new business development to client relationships and design leadership.

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austin-distel-vcfxt2yt1eq-unsplash-copyCouldn’t join us at the time? DBA Members can view all past webinar recordings here by logging in with a member account.

Stay up to date on upcoming DBA webinars and online training by signing up to our mailing list here and regularly checking our listing below.

I’m finding the webinars and support from the DBA invaluable at this time. It helps to feel connected, they focus the mind and highlight simple action points that are all achievable. – Helen Noel, Client Services and Creative Director, Brand+Soul


HR Webinars, free and accessible to DBA members

As part of your DBA membership you are able to access our HR and employment law partner, Croner's schedule of webinars. This currently includes webinars focused on workplace issues arising out of the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit. View the schedule and register your place.

Date: 26/04/2021


Negotiating & engaging with procurement with John Gleason | Online training

Demystify procurement’s role in the new business process at this enlightening 90-minute workshop with DBA Expert and Founder of A Better View, John Gleason. Shift your perspective and turn negotiating and engaging with procurement into an opportunity. Available on its own or get it as one of the five-part ‘Developing New Business and Growing Revenues’ bundle.

Date: 27/04/2021


Transform your purpose and positioning with Ralph Ardill | Online training

Clear the way to re-define and re-set your positioning at this two-part workshop with Ralph Ardill, as you deconstruct and harness an authentic purpose for you, your business and your team.

Date: 11/05/2021


Growing existing clients and referrals with Lucy Mann | Online training

Maximise the potential of your existing client relationships with some inspiration, confidence and tried and tested processes from DBA Expert and Director of Gunpowder Consulting Lucy Mann in this inspiring and energising 90-minute workshop. Available on its own or get it as one of the five-part ‘Developing New Business and Growing Revenues’ bundle.

Date: 25/05/2021


DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021 winners announcement

The wait is almost over: on Tuesday 15 June our 2021 winners will find out if they’ve won Gold, Silver or Bronze at the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021 winners announcement. Tune in from 12.00-13.30 to join the celebrations.

Date: 15/06/2021


Influencing at board level with Ralph Ardill | Online training

Explore how to design winning arguments that influence, persuade and truly engage your senior clients at this high-impact 90-minute workshop with DBA Expert and Brand Experience Specialist, Ralph Ardill. Available on its own or get it as one of the five-part ‘Developing New Business and Growing Revenues’ bundle.

Date: 22/06/2021


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