Past Event

DBCS Circle Connects 1: Portfolio Night 2023

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The first Portfolio Night is here! We aim to help young aspiring designers meet with industry heavyweights to present their best works, and receive feedback and mentorship. Careers switchers, freelancers, and design enthusiasts are welcome too!

Design League Cup 2023

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Jointly organised by the Society of Interior Designers, Singapore, (SIDS), the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA), the Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC), the Singapore Fashion Council (SFC), the Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA), the Design Business Chamber Singapore (DBCS), the Singapore Institute of Planners (SIP), the Association of Advertising & Marketing Singapore  (AAMS) and supported by ADMIRA, the inaugural Design League Cup aims to connect various design bodies of Singapore through participation in a uniting sport.

The event is also a great opportunity for talented designers to network and build camaraderie within the design community. Additionally, proceeds from the event will benefit the charity organisation, Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities (THKMC).


Date: 15 April 2023, Saturday
Time: 8.30am – 12pm
Venue: Changi Beach Park

Cycling Divisions

*Division A (Price not applicable) — Core teams from affiliated associations (Limited to 2 teams per association)
*Division B (SGD$300/team) — Members from affiliated associations
*Division C (SGD$600/team) — Partners, vendors, and suppliers of an affiliated association
Open Division (SGD$100/pax) — Individual/Public
Open Division (SGD$30/pax) — Student

*Divisions A, B, and C to form teams consisting of 3 cyclists each, except for the Open Division.

Cycling Route

Start/End point: Changi Beach Park
Mid Point: Tanah Merah Ferry Road
– 5 water points are allocated throughout the route.
– As per LTA and NParks rules and regulations, cycling paths have a 25km/h speed limit.

More info

Parking Information
Changi Beach Park is located near the different parking areas. These include the Wilson Parking Singapore, Changi Village Public Car Park 1 and 2, and Changi Beach Car Park 6 and 2.

Public Transportation
Nearest MRT: Changi Airport MRT Station (CG2)
Buses: 9, 109, 89, 19, 59, and 2

Registration link:

Built Tech Asia 2023

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BuildTech Asia (BTA) is the leading platform for the building and construction industry in the
Asia Pacific region that will transform Asia’s Built Environment, showcasing the latest smart
solutions and productive technologies across the entire building life cycle.

The event aims to help industry players accelerate the adoption of digitalised solutions and
smart technologies in the key segments of building materials, construction machineries,
architectural finishes, facilities management, and productive technology.

BTA 2023 aims to help accelerate the adoption of automation & digitalisation and achieve
sustainable construction industry.

Circle Connects December

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The fashion sector is one of the world’s largest industries, and in design, fashion technology is growing faster than ever. Fashion companies are partnering with technology providers, snapping up startups, and even building their own tech, leveraging the opportunity to open up more revenue streams and business models.

Faced with challenges brought on by environmental impact amongst others, fashion companies are constantly reexamining processes across the value chain to reinvent themselves as a conscious business model.We are excited to hold our first Circle Connects on fashion and sustainability!

Yan Ng, CEO of Lily and Lou and Sean Chiu, Head of UX Design, Vestiaire Collective APAC will be joining us for a fireside chat to give their take on how this transition can be navigated and effect change. If you are working in the fashion industry or curious to learn about how sustainability and fashion can be integrated as a way forward, sign up now:

Lily and Lou believes in the power of customisation where customers can design their own unique, sustainable clothing that lasts beyond its season. Vestiaire Collective fights fashion waste by giving a second life to the clothes we no longer wear and aims to transform the fashion industry for a more sustainable future.

Shoutout to Raffles Education for sponsoring their venue at their spanking new premises in the heart of Orchard Road and Singapore Fashion Council as our Supporting Partner.

SG Mark 2023

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Each year, SG Mark attracts new and innovative projects from all over the world, celebrating the very best in design across 7 disciplines, with a special category introduced (watch this space for more details)! Entries are reviewed and judged by an influential jury panel of experienced academics and established industry professionals.

Show us what you can bring to the table. Be recognised for your design excellence and commitment towards creating superior designs that improve lives.

Apply using the link in bio!

SG Mark Winners Sharing

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Fresh from their triumph at the Singapore Good Design awards, a few of our winners will be joining us for a sharing session on 27 Oct, 3pm to 5pm at Pixel, One North.

Speakers will engage us with their success stories on how they have thrived in a positive design culture and robust processes, aligned their stakeholders’ expectations and how winning the SG Mark has made a positive impact.

In the line-up:

– Dylan Soh & Calvin SohCo-Founders of One Kind Block for Kinder and Greener together

– San San Yap, Design Experience Director of Accenture Song for CPFB Members’ Platform Reimagined

– Mervin Tan, Co-Founder & Creative Director of Plus Group for Insecta Iridesse

As part of Singapore Design Week, feel the creative pulse and join us in championing thought leadership and showcasing the best in design from Singapore and beyond!

Sign up now at:

Franchising Licensing Asia

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Franchising & Licensing Asia (FLAsia), Asia’s leading Franchising and Licensing marketplace, is returning to in-person event on 27 – 29 October 2022, Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore with the theme “Franchising Reset: Seizing New Franchise Opportunities in Asia Pacific”.

Free Visitor Pass Sign Up:

A Celebration of Good Design

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Singapore Design Week (SDW) returns this September! One of Asia’s premier design festivals, SDW returns with a brand new vision, exploring design through 3 defining festival pillars: Design Futures, Design Marketplace and Design Impact.

In celebration of creativity and innovation, we are excited to be onboard as one of the community partners,  presenting a Celebration of Good Design. This event showcases 90 winning projects of the Singapore Good Design (SG Mark ) 2022 – a roving exhibition held across 2 venues, showcasing 7 categories, namely Architecture, Interior Design, Digital Solutions, Experience Design, Product, Sustainable Design and Special Category: Virtually Unlimited. 

On top of that, anyone is welcome to vote for the People’s Choice Award for SG Mark 2022 and have a say in deciding which project is deserving of further recognition!

Event Details:
Date: 17 to 30 Sep 2022
Time: 9am – 9pm
Venue: Fusionopolis One Atrium
1 Fusionopolis Way, S(138632)

Event Details:
Date: 16 Oct to 30 Oct 2022
Time: 11am – 10pm
Venue: Jewel Changi Airport
Near Bengawan Solo

See you there!

The Business Show Singapore

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Welcome to The Business Show Singapore, taking place at the Singapore Expo on the 28th & 29th of
September 2022. The show will reveal the secrets of business adaptation, innovation, and survival in
the business world through finding and purchasing the products and services that your business
needs to take to the next level.

Singapore has won the opportunity to host ‘The Business Show’ Singapore 2022. The renowned
event has been running for 25 years and provides a unique 2 days where thousands of
entrepreneurs, business leaders, and business decision-makers meet to inspire one another.
The Business Show Singapore is the ultimate event for entrepreneurs, business leaders and key
decision-makers to explore new business opportunities. It will host over 200 expert business
speakers sharing their knowledge with Singapore businesses, along with interactive workshops,
networking sessions, and 1-2-1 advice sessions.

As international travel opens up, it’s a crucial time for Singapore to reignite the local economy and
equally important to remind the world that Singapore is Asia’s leading global business powerhouse.

With your FREE ticket secured for the show, you can expect yourself to connect with over 300
industry-leading exhibitors, 200 inspirational seminars, countless networking opportunities,
interactive masterclasses and much more! You will leave with all knowledge and resources needed to
succeed. This show really is the perfect platform for businesses, small and large, to come face to face
with their ideal target audience while also taking part in this incredible educational hub.

So what are you waiting for? Register for your free ticket now via

Dbcs Circle Connects x IAF

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Designers are known for their love of solving problems. With bright minds and lit up eyes, they are able to derive gaps and insights with ideas and concepts to follow through.

However, how do you manage stakeholders after presenting great ideas?

In this upcoming workshop partnering with IAF, we get to learn about facilitation 101. Effective facilitation is the first step in honing in on a problem to bring about creative solutions and consensus.

Come and join us! You will get to meet new faces, engaged with knowledge and questions about facilitation. Without a doubt, you will walk away with a valuable, insightful and fruitful night from the IAF team and facilitators.  

Mark your calendar on 21 July 2022, Thursday, 6:30pm-9:00pm at the Pixel(Nearest MRT station: One-North).
If you are interested, you may register here: