Since 1959, WDO Members have met biennially to attend the General Assembly where WDO Members are empowered with the authority to set the operational direction of the organization, elect its leadership and address a number of key issues affecting the industry.

Today, the World Design Assembly™ is a three-day event, which also includes a Research and Education Forum and an international Design Conference.

Find out more about the 33rd WDO World Design Assembly hosted by Tokyo (Japan).

Bidding for the 34th World Design Assembly in 2025 is now closed. The designated host city will be announced in October 2023.