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Together with the Graeme Robertson Trust, the IDM & DMA will be hosting a third round of events for young people looking to break into the creative sector. Come along, and you will get the chance to have your work critiqued by leading Creative Directors and rub shoulders with industry VIPs!

How does it work?

Big Book Crit will be run in five regional hubs: London, Norwich, Bristol, Manchester and Edinburgh and is completely free to attend.

The event will be split into three sections: kicking off with a short topical talk, followed by individual book and portfolio critiques, and then finishing up with some time to have drinks and network. A mix of Creative Directors and other senior creatives will be on-hand to offer feedback on your work and advice on getting a job in the creative industry.

Check out our top tips for 'Getting It Right On The Night'!

Who can attend?

The event is open to students (at any stage of their course),  recent grads that already have an existing book of work as well as anyone starting out in their career with work to be critiqued. Creative teams and individuals are both welcome. For any questions please email

Register your interest here

Why do it with the IDM?

Marketers who choose the IDM as their training partner make a real difference to their business, their customers’ lives and their own career.

The IDM is leading the ‘do revolution’

What counts today more than ever is not what you think, or even what you say, but what you can do. IDM qualifications and short marketing courses are designed for marketers who want to do more, faster, better.

Over the last 25 years we’ve trained 70,000 delegates across 28 countries, from Microsoft to the BBC, John Lewis to Lego.

What will you do next in your digital, direct or data-driven career? Find out about IDM qualifications and training courses or IDM membership.

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Kathie Crane,
Finance Director, Prosperon Networks

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