Applications open for Geelong Design Week 2021

Posted 6 August 2020

Applications open for Geelong Design Week 2021

The City of Greater Geelong is inviting applications from organisations, community groups and individuals to participate as event hosts for Geelong Design Week 2021, responding to the theme: Unpredictable.

Geelong Design Week 2021, is to be held from 18 to 28 March, celebrating how design can help us adapt and respond creatively to the unpredictable.

Events could include art and design exhibitions, workshops, virtual reality tours, fashion collaborations, sustainable building workshops, innovative dining experiences, projections, pop-up spaces and forums.

Events will showcase Geelong’s UNESCO City of Design designation, celebrating innovation, ideas and adaptations in:
• Technology, innovation and manufacturing
• Culture and heritage
• Social and community services
• Equity, inclusiveness and encounter in the built environment: how we experience buildings and the spaces between them
• Learning, knowledge and research
• Sustainability: human, social, economic, environmental and ecological
• Food and gastronomy
• Art, craft, fashion, visual communication and multimedia

 Applications for event hosts will open from 3 August – 18 September at

The City is hosting virtual information sessions throughout the application period to support people who would like to find out more about hosting a Geelong Design Week event. Register for a free session.

Geelong Design Week 2021 is a chance to imagine a more resilient, more sustainable future for our community.

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