TOP 10 REASONS TO ATTEND THE GA

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Meet and connect with international designers and industry leaders, from 40 different countries, all in one place at one time.

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Participate in workshops on our member value proposition, international programming, and how we can better collaborate to achieve our mission of Design for a better world.

3.

Learn more about the new direction of WDO and the ways your organization can benefit from aligning with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

4.

Share your own experiences and the ways you are already:

  • Promoting responsible consumption and production (SDG #12),
  • Making your cities more inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable (SDG #11),
  • Building resilient infrastructure, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization (SDG #9), and
  • Fostering innovation that ensures health and well-being (SDG #3).

5.

Help us set a World Design Agenda that will help validate and support the work you are already doing on the SDGs.

6.

Address key issues and have a say in the future decisions affecting the WDO, including electing new leadership.

7.

Meet the recipient of the World Design Medal and learn more about the WDC Mexico City 2018 programme and the new World Design Capital 2020.

8.

Enjoy our two-day program, including refreshments, branded gifts and a special 60th anniversary celebration dinner, free for all members.

9.

Help us reduce the number of print materials at the GA by downloading our WDO branded event app, available for free from the App Store or Google Play.

10.

Discover our host city Torino, the first ever World Design Capital 2008, where your can experience exciting exhibitions, workshops and tours from 10-16 October.