Be part of Vancouver Design Week 2018!

If you're part of Vancouver's design scene and would like to create a design-related happening, complete the following form.

This form takes about 15mins to complete.
Registration Fee

Thank you for being a VDW sponsor. Your registration fee is waived.

What kind of event do you want to register? *

What is the name of your event? *

What is the event description (75 words). *

Use the 2018 VDW theme, ‘IMPACT’ as your guide.
“IMPACT” explores how design is a tool for positive change and innovation. Reflecting both the values of individuals and the community, this year’s theme reaffirms the design field’s commitment and civic responsibility to improving the well-being of our city and society at large. Tell us (and festival attendees) what IMPACT means in your world.

Who are the organizers? *

Website for more info (for the event if there is one, or your organization) *

What date will your event run? *

What is the name of the venue and address? *

What time or times will the event run? If TBD, specify morning/afternoon/evening. *

Design discipline (select all that apply) *

What is the name of your point person (i.e. who VDW will correspond with)? *

Point person phone: *

To promote your event, send us a dropbox link with up to 5 images (selection for use at discretion of the editor). Include photo credits in file name, or provide a list of all credits in the same folder.

Be sure you have the appropriate copyright for all submitted images.

Print Resolution Image
- File type: .tiff or .eps
- Size: Ideally, 8.5" x 11" at 300dpi
- Only high resolution images will be useable in print

Web Resolution Image
- File type: .png
- Size: max 1MB

If you have a promotional video you'd like us to feature, please provide the URL to it:

May we use images from your website to promote your event on our social media channels? *

The next questions will be used for internal tracking only, and will not be publicly shared.

Number of years your organization has been running. If this is a first outing, simply enter 'first time' *

Number of years this event has been running in Vancouver (or first time if new) *

Typical audience size (or range if it varies) *

Typical audience demographic (i.e. age, design discipline or sector)

The Fine Print...

1. The VDW team reserves the right to reject applications. Rejected applications will have the registration fee refunded.

2. The VDW team may edit length of content to meet requirements of our media partners.

3. I authorize Vancouver Design Week (VDW) to use images submitted for promotional purposes in VDW print/web material.

4. All proceeds raised are used to produce the VDW festival.

Thanks for your VDW Event submission! We'll follow up with any other news or questions.

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