Affiliated Professional

Expand your network, build your brand


You are a professional who has a strong background in a creative field and play a crucial role in the design eco system with your knowledge and expertise.


Annual membership fee of AED 1,000/yr



Membership criteria

Currently working as a professional in a role that supports the design industry.



Required application documents

  • Corporate Profile
  • Passport copy
  • Business/trade license copy



Workshops and Talks • Members Directory • Networking and social events • Design Resources • Member Privileges.


Membership Fee

AED 1,000/yr

Workshops and Talks


Access to a variety of workshops and training sessions for design sector professionals developed by DDFC and its partners. Workshops and talks will cover a variety of subjects from business, creative skills to debates, panel discussions and market intelligence.

Members Directory


The Members Directory allows members to showcase their professional profiles to promote their work, share their news and network. Visitors may search for members by name and/or discipline. The Designer Directory is Dubai’s main portal to search for talent, recruit and learn about the design sector.

Networking and Social events


Social gatherings offer networking opportunities to connect with fellow creative peers and experts from the design community.

Design Resources


Access to exclusive resources including market intelligence, research studies and business tool kits.

Member Privileges


Discounted and preferential rates for a variety of goods and services such as materials, equipment, trainings, workshops, support services, wellness, F&B and more.