The Business of Ideas
13 January 2017 London, UK www.dandad.com/events In this one-day workshop (£560), veteran advertising copywriter Patrick Collister passes on tips and describes what he calls his “creative toolbox”, equipping you to make better creative decisions.
Presenting Creative Work
17 January 2017 London, UK www.dandad.com/events This second one-day workshop (also £560) is delivered by motivational speaker, author and experienced creative director Simon Sinek, and is designed to help you increase the odds of your ideas making it to the outside world by honing your presentation skills.
Briefing Your Creative Team
20 January 2017 London, UK www.dandad.com/events Completing the trio of practical D&AD workshops in January, this one-day masterclass (£560) from Kit Altin, planning director at Leo Burnett, will explore the ingredients of a great design brief (and a bad one), and teach you how to inspire people in 15 minutes flat.
Professional Awards deadline
15 February 2017 London, UK www.dandad.com/events It’s D&AD Awards entry season once again, and if you missed the early-bird deadline of 14 December, the next milestone is 15 February – any entries received after this point, and up to 1 March at the latest, will incur a 20 per cent surcharge.