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January: 3-year Industry Roadmap

January: 3-year Industry Roadmap 1200 901 Design Business Chamber Singapore

Valuable insights were gleaned from quantitative+qualitative research and co-creation sessions with our key stakeholders. The Roadmap is the foundation to our strategic direction on which our programmes and events are planned. 

March: SGD Mark 2018

March: SGD Mark 2018 1024 769 Design Business Chamber Singapore

Out of 83 Singapore Good Design (SG) Mark winners, there were 1 Platinum winner, 5 Gold Winners & 3 Special Mention winners. A new category of Smart Nation was incorporated, in line with the government’s initiative. SG Mark Winners’ Exhibitions were held at Raffles City and Changi Airport Terminal 4 to showcase the winning projects & products. 

April: Annual General Meeting

April: Annual General Meeting 1024 769 Design Business Chamber Singapore

Our AGM this year witnessed the successful change in our Constitution where we included a new category of membership – professionals and companies with an interest in design – to be more inclusive and to promote design thinking and innovation among the business community. 

May: DBCS Awards Night

May: DBCS Awards Night 1024 769 Design Business Chamber Singapore

The Awards Night & Gala Dinner in 2018 will go down in history for us in DBCS as we signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding with 4 other Trade Associations & Chambers – Restaurant Association of Singapore (RAS), Singapore Business Federation (SBF), Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC) & Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF).

June: Design Perspectives

June: Design Perspectives 1024 769 Design Business Chamber Singapore

Design Perspectives + Golden Pin Salon. Design experts from Taiwan and Singapore shared their insights about their observations at the crossroads of culture design and brand, applying design thinking to culture thinking and the power of design.

July: Design Crawl

July: Design Crawl 1200 900 Design Business Chamber Singapore

Our first Design Crawl to 4 of our SG Mark 2018 winners’ facilities – Philips APAC Centre’s Health Continuum Space, St Luke’s Eldercare Ayer Rajah Centre, Dell Experience Design Group’s Alienware Gaming Series and Autobahn’s Car Vending Machine.‚Äč

Bosses’ Network Cruise

Bosses’ Network Cruise 1024 769 Design Business Chamber Singapore

Our President was invited by Senior Minister of State (SMS), Ms Sim Ann, to share about human-centred design at the Bosses Network Cruise 2018. Following morning, Mr Andrew Pang and another DBCS EXCO Member, Mr Kimming Yap, conducted a workshop on Customer Journey Mapping.

August: Appointment of Patron

August: Appointment of Patron 587 441 Design Business Chamber Singapore

SMS Ms Sim Ann accepted our invitation to be Patron of DBCS.

EXCO Planning Retreat

EXCO Planning Retreat 1200 900 Design Business Chamber Singapore

An invigorating time together taking stock, answering hard questions and envisioning how Singapore (and beyond) can achieve Better Business by Design. 

September: TISDC 2018

September: TISDC 2018 1024 769 Design Business Chamber Singapore

The International Design Master Lecture Series on 6 Sep had overseas design experts share their experience and observations on design culture, design education and the relationship between design and life.

The Taiwan International Student Design Competition (TISDC) Preliminary Selection was held outside of Taiwan for the first time at the National Design Centre on 7 Sep where a panel of international jurors assessed students’ submissions in the different categories.

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