RGD Designathon on March 2 - Locations across Canada

RGD is excited to announce the date of our next Designathon, a 12-hour design challenge where students and recent grads work in teams on real-life design projects for non-profit organizations.


Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm (specific to time zone of location)

Locations: Halifax, Ottawa, Sudbury, Toronto, Victoria. Details here


Teams of 3-4 participants will be provided with a project brief, meet with their client and be led by a Certified RGD. This event is a great opportunity to connect with fellow designers, network and receive mentorship, while working on a real-life design project for a great cause! Student RGDJunior Affiliate and Provisional RGD Members are invited to sign up to participate.

Industry professionals will mentor each team, helping to direct the creative work and provide guidance throughout the day. Click to see the results of our last Designathon which took place in multiple locations across Canada.

Continental breakfast and pizza dinner, as well as snacks and prizes throughout the day, will be provided. Spots are extremely limited, so sign up today. Waiting list available. This is an event you don't want to miss!


Participating Studios:


Halifax - Form:Media (SOLD OUT)
1 Starr Lane

Ottawa - Banfield Agency (SOLD OUT)

35 Armstrong Street


Sudbury - Design de Plume

265 Larch Street
Register here


Toronto - Forge Media + Design
135 Liberty Street, Suite 300
Register here


Toronto - Studio Wyse
1166A Dundas Street West, Unit #2
Register here

Victoria - KWENCH
843 Fort Street
Register here

Non-profit organizations are currently being invited to submit design projects to be considered for the event. Apply here. (The deadline is February 11.)


Photo by Eric Forest RGD.