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Immerse yourself in effectiveness, celebrate the power of design: DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021

Design has the power to transform. From impressive financial success for an ailing brand, to the re-design of customer experiences, to a life saving app; the wide ranging success design can achieve is evidenced by the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards winners year after year.

And this year is no different. 

The wait is almost over: join us online on Tuesday 15 June from 12pm BST as our 2021 winners find out if they’ve won Gold, Silver or Bronze at the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021.

Register today

79Join us from 12.00-13.30 BST on Tuesday 15 June 2021 as we showcase the real stories behind effective design and announce who is taking away Bronze, Silver and Gold awards this year, plus the highly coveted Grand Prix. We promise you 90 minutes packed full of fascinating insights that will inspire and surprise you. We will prove the breadth of impact design can have.

Don’t just take our word for it. Come and see it for yourself. Book your place now.

Please contact if you have any questions. Limited to 500 registrations. 

Some highlights from last year’s winners announcement, our first ever online awards ceremony…

DBA Chief Executive Deborah Dawton talks to Russell Hales and Paul Spirou of Ape Creative about their 2020 Bronze win for Honest Crust.
DBA Chief Executive Deborah Dawton and awards chairman Clive Grinyer talk to Lewis MacIntyre from 999 Design, after announcing that they’d won Gold for their work for Glasgow Club.











You can watch the full recording of last year’s winners announcement here.

Prove your design delivers


The entry deadline for the 2022 Awards is 5 November 2021. If you have a project you’d like to see winning next year, now is the time to book in a call with the DBA team. 


If you’re wondering how to build the case for effectiveness for a particular piece of work and you’re not sure where to start, then we can talk through the options with you – at this stage, we can discuss any ideas you might have and see if you can build a case study for design effectiveness.


Free for DBA members. For further details please contact


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