Events & Links

Industry bodies and associations Ireland
IDI  Institute of Designers in Ireland
IAPI  Institute of Advertising Professionals in Ireland
ICAD Institute of Creative Advertising and Design
DCCOI Design and crafts council
AAI Association of Advertisers in Ireland
CXPA Customer Experience  Professionals Association
DBA Design Business Association UK 

Some great blogs and resource sites for creative, design, digital and marketing people
Stanford D School
IDEO – Design thinking
UCD Innovation Academy
Seth Godin
Smashing Magazine
CMO by Adobe
Marketing.ie
Medialive.ie
MediaStreet.ie 
Adworld.ie (IMJ)

Marketing, creative, design and digital recruitment agencies and industry sites with job sections in Ireland
Alternatives
TalentHub
Design Talent
Prosperity

The People Group
Sketch Labs
Irish Marketing Jobs
Profiles Creatives
Affinity
Adworld
IAPI
CreativeIreland
Digital Marketing Institute
Abodoo

Jobbio

Industry award sites Ireland
ICADs
IAPI
ADFX

Kinsale Sharks
PPI Radio Awards
Eir Spiders
The Appys
All Ireland Marketing Awards
An Post Smart Marketing Awards
Social Media Awards (Sockies)
DMA Awards
Mobile Marketing Awards
Realex Payments Web Awards
New Visionary Award
IDI Awards

Industry award sites International
Cannes Lions
D&AD
EPICAS
DBA Effectiveness Awards
Clio Healthcare Awards
Annual Webby Awards
User Experience UK Awards
Creativity International Awards
Web Awards
Communication Arts Interactive Competition
Interactive Media Awards UX Awards (New York)
European Design Awards
Website of the year
The RX Club (Creative Healthcare Awards)
DBA Design Effectiveness Award