The Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC) is a member-based organization of design professionals, educators, administrators, students and associates in communications, marketing, media and design related fields. Since 1956 the GDC has been an advocate, voice and resource for Canada's graphic design profession. We are a nationally-certified body of graphic and communication designers promoting high standards of visual design and ethical and sustainable business practices for the benefit of Canadian industry, commerce, public service and education.
Through the media, publications, seminars, events, conferences and exhibits, the GDC builds awareness of graphic design and its essential role in business and society. Look for our designation for professional members - Certified Graphic Designer (CGD) when hiring a Canadian designer.