Become a Certified RGD to receive free DesignThinkers registration, gift cards to Umbra or free Membership dues
Certified RGDs have a demonstrated understanding of business best practices, accessible design principles, research methods and ethical responsibilities, and the successful application of strategic design principles to marketing and communications challenges. If this sounds like you, apply to become Certified now!


Complete the Certification process by the following dates to receive any of 3 incentive offers:*

  • Until Aug 22 you could receive free registration to DesignThinkers Toronto on November 7-8, 2017
  • Until Sept 29, you could receive $300 in gift cards at Umbra
  • Until Dec 22, you could receive free Membership dues for 2018

Additionally, any relevant project rationales submitted as part of a completed application before the deadline will be automatically entered into RGD's 2017 In-House Design Awards program free.


For more information on becoming a Certified RGD, visit


*Each incentive offer is limited in quantity. First come, first serve.