Travel discounts available for IDC Design Symposium attendees

In an effort to lower the cost of travel to the inaugural Design Symposium IDC has secured flight discounts for its members. In addition, our new Coast-to-Coast travel subsidy is now open to members who might otherwise not be able to attend, the opportunity to represent their organization at the Design Symposium and Annual General Meeting.

Air Canada

Air Canada is offering IDC 2018 Design Symposium Conference attendees a 10% discount on eligible fares.

To book a flight with your promotion code, access and enter your promotion code 6MYREJU1 in the search panel. This promotion code can be used for 150 passengers on

To qualify for the Meeting and Conventions special fares a minimum of 10 delegates is required travelling from various origins to the same destination within Air Canada’s extensive North American and international network. Customers will benefit from an instant online registration and enjoy a ten percent discount on eligible fares.

Applicable Rules

  • The booking is to be made to the following city: Toronto, YTZ (ON)
  • The travel period begins Sunday, September 09, 2018 and ends Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
  • Travel is valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
  • No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango.


Porter Airlines is offering a 10% discount on available base fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale) for travel to and from the 2018 IDC Design Symposium. The discounted fares are available for booking from until September 22, 2018.

Please book online at using promo code: IDCS18. Porter offers complimentary in-flight snacks and beverages (including beer and wine), GatePorter service for carry-on and access to the Porter Lounge in Toronto and Ottawa, where free Wi-Fi and comfortable, leather seating is available.

Applicable Rules

Book from anywhere in Canada or US from 13/09/2018 to 19/09/2018, or from 16/09/2018 to 22/09/2018

The promo code is intended for use by conference attendees and organizers and is not meant for distribution outside of authorized channels. Porter’s fare rules and conditions apply. For any questions regarding Porter’s services or any pre-travel concerns, contact them at 1-888-619-8622.