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Creative UK Group appoints DBA CEO to UK Council


The Creative UK Group has announced the newly appointed members of its UK Council, including DBA Chief Executive Deborah Dawton.

22/09/2021


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DBA Roundup


A roundup of need-to-knows, industry expertise, and exclusive resources, along with details of the direct support the DBA can provide to your design business.

22/09/2021


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Twenty/Twenty: the mentee’s view


The DBA’s Twenty/Twenty mentoring programme pairs rising industry leaders with established design pioneers for a one-to-one mentoring relationship. Here, two previous mentees - 2LK's Head of People Rob Short and Sail Creative's Founder Mandy Barker - discuss their experiences of the programme.

21/09/2021


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Reaping the Rewards: Insight into the 2021 DBA Design Effectiveness Award winners


There are a number of critical building blocks at the heart of highly successful client-agency relationships. Clive Grinyer explores how you can nurture these to reap the greatest rewards.

02/09/2021


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New appointees to the DBA Board of Directors


The Design Business Association is delighted to announce the appointment of Bulletproof's Head of Commercial and HR, Francesca Bayliss and Electrolux's Chief Design Officer, Pernilla Johansson to the DBA's Board of Directors.

30/06/2021


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DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021 ceremony: Chief Executive’s speech


28/06/2021


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Design Effectiveness Awards

A helping hand with your DBA Design Effectiveness Awards entry


We're here to help with a range of services to give you a helping hand in understanding effectiveness and writing winning entries.

28/06/2021


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Winners revealed: DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021


Spanning work for global brands and high street banks to family businesses, sports clubs, start-ups and charities, 28 agency and client partnerships have won Gold, Silver or Bronze awards.

15/06/2021


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DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021: winners’ case study films


A selection of short films created by DBA Design Effectiveness Award winners exploring the far reaching impact of their designs.

15/06/2021


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Want to secure meaningful business growth? 8 essential tips to ensure smart use of PR & communications


These eight pointers have been designed to help steer businesses who are thinking about engaging in PR services or who want to inject new life and targeted rigour into their existing communications activity.

06/04/2021


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