Design in Business Week, organised by the Design Council, runs from 23 October-4 November. There will be over 50 events, including seminars and workshops dedicated to showing design’s value to business. Among them is the Design Show, at the London Business Design Centre from 28-30 October. This showcase of top design businesses includes a seminar programme organised by Design Week and Brand Strategy to examine the latest issues in design that affect marketing and business. Contact the Design in Business Week hotline on 0171-839 6288. Design Show enquiries should go to Ron Cordeiro at Centaur Exhibitions on 0171-287 0710.
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