AFD — Alliance France Design
AFD, a 15-year-old trade association, defends the economic and cultural interests of space, message and product designers, thanks to more than 2000 members who practise their activity in companies (25%), as freelancers (72%) or as employees (3%)
APCI — Promotion du design
Founded in 1983 on the initiative of the Ministries of Industry and Culture, and having been privatised in 1993, the APCI is a recognised non-profit organisation. Its objective is to promote design in France and abroad as a key element of economic, social and cultural innovation, and as a factor in improving quality of life and respect for the environment.
BEDA — The Bureau of European Design Associations
The BEDA is an association that is fully supported by its members (46 members from 24 European states). In particular, the BEDA works to raise the profile of the designer's profession and the presence of design in European policies.
Through its members, the BEDA represents more than 400,000 designers working in every design discipline (product design, space design, graphic design, etc).
Campus des métiers et des qualifications
The "Image & Design" campus of excellence is a network of training establishments, research centres and trade organisations which develops projects using a co-working mindset to strengthen the ties between schools and businesses and support young people in their training towards the professions of the future. It is coordinated by the Hauts-de-France region and the Rectorate
WDO — World Design OrganizationTM
The World Design OrganisationTM is an international non-governmental organisation based in Montreal, Canada, which awards the title of World Design Capital® every 2 years as a sign of recognition of the innovative use of design by a city or a region, with the aim of boosting its economic, social, cultural and environmental development.