Business Leaders Invited to Apply for a Scholarship to Attend DesignThinkers 2019

Five GTA-based founders, CEOs and Executives will be invited to learn about the power of creative innovation in business at our upcoming DesignThinkers Conference.


The City of Toronto’s Economic Development & Culture division has renewed their support of a unique Scholarship Program launched last year encouraging corporate leaders of SMEs and start-ups in Toronto to learn about the value of design.


The Scholarship provides free one-day attendance to the 2019 DesignThinkers Toronto Conference. During the event, the Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to connect with each other and attend the In-House Design Awards Ceremony and Delegate Party to network with leading creative professionals. The Scholarship also provides up to 25 additional program applicants with a 30% discount on the conference registration fee.


By attending DesignThinkers, these executives will:

  • Learn strategies for using design effectively to develop business competitiveness
  • Build valuable connections within the local business and design communities, creating employment opportunities and promoting knowledge-sharing

Interested applicants are invited to complete the online entry form by 12pm EST on Friday, October 4, 2019. Selected recipients will be selected and announced in early October. Any questions can be directed to .

DesignThinkers, Canada’s only annual conference for visual communicators, is a must-attend for informed, forward-thinking creative communications and design professionals. At this inspiring two-day event that takes place in Toronto (in the Fall) and Vancouver (in the Spring), we offer in-depth analyses of trends and best practices in branding, design thinking, design management, communications technologies and user experience with a range of opportunities to exchange ideas with colleagues, new and old.

This Scholarship is sponsored by