Be part of Vancouver Design Week by creating a VDW edition of your existing event!

This form takes about 15mins to complete.

A more detailed Participant Kit will be available soon. Questions in the interim contact
What is the name of the event? *

What is the event description (75 words). *

Who are the organizers? *

If applicable, please add presenter and/or exhibitor bios. (max 50 words each)

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

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

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. *

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.

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 2MB

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

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.

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 event.

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

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