Florence Gould Hall

New York 2024

Join a community of design leaders for two days of inspiration, learning and connection.
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Since 2016, Leading Design has been convening leaders from around the globe to learn, share and grow. This world-class conference is designed specifically for people leading design teams, or over-seeing design direction. Join us in Manhattan to take some time away from the day job and connect with your peers, in an atmosphere where long lasting relationships are formed.

Why you need to join us at Leading Design New York

Learn from industry leaders

Our industry leading speakers will share years of experience in finding talent, building culture, structuring and developing their teams, managing upwards, coping with stress, and maintaining personal wellbeing.

Connect with your peers

Design leadership can be hard; especially if you're recently promoted. The best way to meet this challenge is through the support of your peers, so we’ve created plenty of opportunities to meet like-minded design leaders, swap stories, and build relationships we believe will last the rest of your careers.

Explore topics curated just for you

Most conferences are focussed on practitioners. We’ve put together a unique programme of content designed specifically to help hone your leadership skills. We know that by the end of these two days we will have helped you tackle some of your most pressing challenges, enabling you to become the most effective design leader possible.

Past events

In addition to our conferences Leading Design hosts retreats and coaching programmes to help guide you through every stage of your leadership journey. Take a look at our past events.

The Venue

Florence Gould Hall

Housed in the French Institute: Alliance Francaise’s beautiful and historic Beaux-Arts building on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, this delightful venue has been home to all things français in New York for nearly 120 years. What better place for a post conference canapé?

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