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Key dates



Below are the key dates for the 2018 World Design Capital bidding process.

16 October 2014 – Launch of call for Applications for World Design Capital 2018
31 March 2015 – Deadline to submit bid
10 April 2015 – Host City Agreement (HCA) sent to eligible applicants
15 May 2015 – Deadline to return signed HCA
August 2015 – Shortlisted City Visits
September 2015 – Final selection made by 2018 Selection Committee
October 2015 – Announcement of WDC 2018.

*dates are subject to change