in5/DDFC Membership is a platform that gives designers, entrepreneurs and professionals of all design, tech and media disciplines and career levels access to a comprehensive suite of benefits for promotion, talent development, business support in addition to workspace, facilities and equipment.

Workshops & Talks

Business Support

Showcasing & Competitions

Workspace, Facilities & Equipment

Mentorship

Networking & Social Events

Student
You’re a current university student enrolled in a design, tech, or media-related programme.
AED
400
Annually

Apply

Emerging
Designer
You are a recent design graduate or professional with up to five years of work experience.
AED
800
Annually

Apply

Established
Designer
You have over five years of professional experience and a deep knowledge of your craft.
AED
1500
Annually

Apply

Entrepreneur &
Industry Professional
You are an entrepreneur or a professional in the design, tech and media industry.
AED
1000
Annually

Apply

Entrepreneurs and startups can also be a part of the incubation process that enables creative minds and ideas with access to creative spaces, specialised facilities, dedicated workspaces & private offices, as well as access to Entrepreneurs and industry professional membership benefits.

Co-working Desks
Trade Licence: AED 1,000 annually
Co-working Desks: AED 1,000 monthly
Visas (up to 4):* AED 1,500 per person
 *Additional Visa will be provided subject to T&C
Access To:
Set-up framework (trade license, visas and office space)
Mentorship
Workshops & Talks
Networking
Investors
Executive Offices
Trade Licence: AED 1,000 annually
Executive Office: AED 2,500 monthly
Visas (up to 4):* AED 1,500 per person
 *Additional Visa will be provided subject to T&C
Access To:
Set-up framework (trade license, visas and office space)
Mentorship
Workshops & Talks
Networking
Investors

Our 3 Innovation Centers

An ecosystem specially designed to get great ideas off the ground.

Highlights

Latest in5 news updates.
  • MARCH 19, 2018
    Shoutout to AtCash!

    Arushi Sood Joshi, CEO and Founder of AtCash – our in5-based start-up – was featured in Khaleej Times for driving efficiency and effectiveness in financial services.

  • FEBRUARY 9, 2018
    Kudos to the Guiddoo Team

    Guiddoo, our in5-based start-up, was recognised as The Best Travel Experience Provider for the Indian Traveller in the Excellence in Outbound Tour Operations category at the SATTE Awards. 

  • JANUARY 25, 2018
    eZhire kicks off the new year with new investments

    eZhire, the car rental start-up has successfully raised seed funding in a round led by Jabbar Internet Group. The start-up has ambitious plans to utilise the funds for marketing, expansion to other UAE cities, and to upgrade their IT infrastructure.

#EnablingInnovation

Check the latest Social Media posts about in5.
In partnership with @saedubai, we are giving you the opportunity to participate in the @GlobalGameJam where you will get to work with teams to create a #game in under 48 hours.
#GGJ2020 kicks off from Jan 30 - Feb 1 ...
زرت اليوم مدينة دبي للإعلام واطلعت على سير العمل في صرح من صروح اقتصاد دبي أطلقه صاحب السمو الشيخ محمد بن راشد قبل نحو 20 عاماً ليضم اليوم أكثر من 2000 شركة منها أكبر الأسماء المؤثرة في إعلام المنطقة والعالم، ...
يسرنا الإعلان عن شراكتنا مع مؤتمر ستيب للسنة الثالثة على التوالي. استعدوا ليومين من عروض الشركات الناشئة والمؤتمرات التي تشمل Step Start و Step Digital و Step X و Step Money و Step Wellness Track.
احصلوا على التذاكر الآن https://t.co/a8rVxYEeM8

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We are pleased to announce our partnership with @stepconference for the 3rd consecutive year! Get ready for 2 days of exciting start-up showcases and conferences under the themes of #StepStart, #StepDigital, #StepX, #StepMoney, & #StepWellness.

https://t.co/NROhiy1lvC https://t.co/h109ULBFcd
Today I toured Dubai Media City & was briefed on the milestones this economic heavyweight has achieved since its launch by @HHShkMohd 20 years ago to now have 2,000+ companies, including the most influential media names in the region & ...
We are delighted to partner with @stepconference once again to bring you the latest in entrepreneurship, digital, fintech, and future tech!
Mark your calendars for 11 and 12 February.
Book your tickets now https://t.co/u1GTbiu0O8
#DubaiInternetCity https://t.co/Ysk3YsY6R6
We are pleased to announce that the largest #tech festival in the region is returning to #DubaiInternetCity (1/2) https://t.co/M19nhqa1ly
in5 start-up @invygoapp is the first app-based car subscription company in the Mena region. Find out why co-founders Eslam Hussein and Pulkit Ganjo say their biggest challenge is shifting the “mindset of car ownership” via @TheNationalUAE https://t.co/STdB8Vlqzv

#in5Tech #in5 https://t.co/2eNOSSw7De
#Dubai has attracted some of the biggest names in the world of fashion through events such as #ArabFashionWeek & #FashionForward. In addition, major brands such as Tom Ford and Armani have collaborated with property companies to bring their stylings to ...
In partnership with @SAEdxb, we are hosting the largest game jam in the UAE, @globalgamejam, from 30th January to 1st February at in5 Media.
Read more via @WAMNEWS_ENG https://t.co/u3N2UOAIdg

#in5Media #Gaming #GGJ #Developers #Gamers #Dubai #UAE #in5Dubai https://t.co/COALNQ0s0M
2020 ستكون سنة رائعة لعشاق الألعاب! حيث أطلقت "آبل" منصتها #أركيد، ولحقتها غوغل بمنصة google Stadia ووفقاً لـ Telenor، فإن كلاهما سيوسعان آفاق #الألعاب #الإلكترونية ويضعان تحدياً جديداً أمام سوني (بلاي ستيشن) ومايكروسوفت (إكس بوكس) هذا العام.

#in5Tech #in5Media #in5Design ...
2020 is going to be a great year for #gamers! @Apple has already launched its #Arcade & @Google wasn’t far behind with @GoogleStadia. According to @TelenorGroup, both will broaden the footprint of #gaming & set a new challenge for Sony ...
@pantone announced its #2020 colour of the year. “It's a color that anticipates what's going to happen next" said Laurie Pressman, the Vice President of the Pantone Color Institute.

#in5Design #pantone2020 #pantonecoloroftheyear #entrepreneur #startup #in5startups https://t.co/JqSck4bjg0
أعلنت بانتون أن لونها لعام 2020 هو الأزرق الكلاسيكي. وقالت لوري بريسمان، نائبة رئيس معهد بانتون كولور "من خلال هذا اللون، نتنبأ بما هو قادم". https://t.co/2qU5MdUnqr

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