The RGD announces dates for 2021 programming

Take a look at our public calendar to know what we have in store for you this year!


Our virtual programming will include a full roster of conferences, webinars and awards. 


Click here for the RGD's Yearly Public Calendar*


This year, the RGD will host 3 major conferences, kicking off with the In-House Design Conference April 12 to 16 with registration opening February 8. Followed by our career development conference Creative Directions taking place May 3 to 7. Registration opens March 15. Finally, DesignThinkers takes place November 8 to 19 (open for registration April 14).


We will offer 3 award programs in 2021, starting with our annual Student Awards, opening for entries February 1 and accepting entries until May 14. The InHouse Design Awards opens for entries April 5 to June 11. And lastly, the ULTRABOLD Awards open for submissions from May 1 until July 9.  


We are also offering weekly webinars (free for RGD Members) on design education, accessible design, in-house design and more. To get updates on our upcoming webinars, subscribe here

*The public calendar will be regularly updated to reflect change in dates and deadlines, if any. 
If you have any questions regarding the RGD programs, email Abdul Omar at