Frequently Asked Questions
I’M NOT A DESIGNER. CAN I STILL BE A MEMBER?
Yes, DMI membership is open to everyone. We connect business innovators, public sector leaders, educators, researchers, and members from every design discipline. If you’re interested in using design management and design thinking for business success and social impact become a member
I RECEIVE YOUR EMAILS AND MAILINGS. AM I A MEMBER?
Not necessarily. If you clicked "subscribe to dmi: Dialog" you will get our email newsletter, as well as email notices of upcoming educational programs and events. You are a subscriber, but It does not mean you are a member.
HOW DO I JOIN?
Click "Join Us" from any page on the website to begin your membership registration.
WHEN DOES MY MEMBERSHIP START?
DMI membership starts as soon as your membership is processed, and runs from the end of the month in which you join, for a period of one year.
HOW DO I RENEW?
You will receive an email before your expiration date, then simply renew online.
HOW CAN I FIND INFORMATION/STATUS ABOUT MY MEMBERSHIP?
Click Login and go to your Member Profile where you will find all your membership information.
A GROUP/FORUM MEMBER RESIGNED. CAN I TRANSFER THE MEMBERSHIP TO ANOTHER COLLEAGUE?
Yes. Please contact DMI firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll change the membership.
I’M IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR, SHOULD I JOIN AS A PROFESSIONAL OR ACADEMIC MEMBER?
Individuals working in the public sector are eligible for DMI Academic Membership rates. This includes government agencies, country design councils, and nonprofit organizations.