The DMI community is unlike any other—high-level global innovation and design executives and managers. With an international base of over 27 thousand leaders in more than 40 countries, reaching the right decision and budget makers is easily achieved. Collaborating with DMI is an investment in global relationships for your brand, team, clients and your future.
DMI members are CEOs, presidents, VPs, directors, and senior managers. As an independent, self-supporting US 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, DMI is a credible, trusted, and highly-regarded sponsorship partner. DMI business partners include such respected organizations such as Harvard Business Publishing and Wiley-Blackwell.
Sponsorship is about:
- Connecting and building relationships with the leading global innovation community.
- Adding value to the conversations.
- Educating the design and innovation leaders of today and tomorrow.
As a partner, sponsor or general underwriter, your organization will be instrumental in helping DMI facilitate transformational organizational change and design-driven innovation.
Conference PartnershipsDMI conferences are the place to go for
the latest thinking on design and business. A quick scan of the
attendee lists reveals why DMI conferences are renowned as much for the
audience as for the presenters. DMI’s attendees represent movers and
shakers with substantial budget authority.
DMI offers a variety
of sponsorship options to fit different budgets. Become a part of the
experience at one of three DMI conferences:
- DMI Design Management Europe
- DMI Leadership US
- DMI Academic Design Management
- DMI futurED
- DMI Design Thinking Summits
For more information contact Patricia Olshan.
Research Underwriting DMI provides a global platform for
visibility, leadership collaboration, meaningful research, academic
excellence and the opportunity to set the agenda for design thinking and
Position your organization as a leading partner in
relevant strategic design activities and projects that are focused
on defining the future of business innovation and design management,
building awareness of design thinking (and doing) and ultimately
educating the marketplace on its successes and benefits.
shape, define and leverage the future path of design and business with
opportunities that will benefit you, your team, and the future of your organization.
Learn more about our research programs here.
Creative Marketing and EndorsementBusinesses are continually
challenged to reach new customers and deliver the best possible
experience. DMI Review advertising, marketing programs, sponsorships,
and in-kind trades offer easy and affordable options to support DMI
programs and mission, while providing valuable exposure and meaningful
General Underwriter ProgramDMI General Underwriters are valued partners in helping the Institute achieve our core mission and deliver valuable programs.
As a General Underwriter you will receive year-round, high-profile recognition through all DMI programs, and the highest visibility with DMI members and stakeholders. General Underwriters are valued, trusted DMI partners who gain preferred access to a pre-qualified, senior audience with substantial budget authority and influence within their organizations. For more information contact Program Manager Patricia Olshan.
Current Underwriters These leading organizations are helping DMI bring together educators, researchers, designers, and leaders from every design discipline, every industry, and every corner of the planet to facilitate transformational organizational change and design driven innovation.
We'd like to thank them and recognize their contribution. Read the list here.
Facts About the DMI Community:
Become a member of our worldwide design innovation community. Here's how.