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A NATIONAL CONFERENCE PROMOTING THE VALUE OF DESIGN TO BUSINESS

9th MAY 2017

NORTHERN DESIGN CENTRE- GATESHEAD



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‘Design Means Business’ is a National Conference designed to communicate and advance the value and benefits of design to businesses and the wider community.

 

This One Day Conference, aims to Inspire and Support Businesses to engage with design practices and practitioners through a packed schedule of Passionate Keynote Speakers.

TESTIMONIALS

This is by far the best conference I have attended in the past 20 years. The guest speakers were fantastic and offered a real insight to what is possible in this area. I can’t wait till next year!

Technology Associate (Design), InnoTech

Well organised, well attended, interesting and thought provoking. Sir Richard Needham was inspiring and an excellent speaker!!

Head of Global Design, Mayborn Baby and Child

Great two days with inspirational speakers. Lots to take away and apply to my own business. If you hold another I will definitely attend!!

Managing Director, Airowear Ltd

Excellent. Looking forward to next years conference and inviting more colleagues for their development.

Chief Design Engineer, BAE Systems
Lee Allen
Associate Partner- TH_NK


Lee Allen
Associate Partner- TH_NK

Amanda Jennings
Mamas and Papas – Innovation Director


Amanda Jennings
Mamas and Papas – Innovation Director

Dr Nicola Millard
BT Global Services – Head of Customer Insight and Futures


Dr Nicola Millard
BT Global Services – Head of Customer Insight and Futures

Mark Catchlove
Herman Miller


Mark Catchlove
Herman Miller

Andy Sneyd
Portakabin – Design and Engineering Director


Andy Sneyd
Portakabin – Design and Engineering Director

Michel Cloosterman
Lego Serious Play


Michel Cloosterman
Lego Serious Play

Tom Moran
TH_NK – Senior UX Designer


Tom Moran
TH_NK – Senior UX Designer


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