The Design Council’s annual Design in Business Week runs from 26 October until 2 November. A national programme of events to inspire people to put design and innovation at the heart of their business can be found on the DIBW website, www.dibw.org.uk
Contact: 020 7420 5300.
Design in Business Week opens with Enemies of Innovation on 26 October from 9.30-11.30am. Pierre-Yves Gerbeau, ex-Millennium Dome chief executive and Richard Seymour of Channel 4’s Better by Design are among those offering provocative debate on innovating for real to increase profits and improve business relations.
Contact: dibw2001@designcoun cil.org.uk or 01730 235008 to register for the event.
Venue: Her Majesty’s Theatre, Haymarket, London SW1.
Gone Shopping – Combating Retail Crime takes place on 29 October. The event tackles the on-going problem of retail theft and how design can be used to improve life for Britain’s retailers. Presentations will highlight initiatives by designers and businesses to combat crime.
Contact: Kim Davids on kimd@ designcouncil.org.uk
Venue: Design Council, 34 Bow Street, London WC2.
The DIBW national events continue with Inspired Business: Cardiff & Ruthin on 30 October and 1 November. The seminars will show how design and creativity can win new business.
Contact: enquiries@designwales. org or 0845 303 1400 to reserve a place at the seminars.