D&AD (British Design & Art Direction) represents the creative, design and advertising communities, not just in Britain, but worldwide. End of this month they are bringing their New Blood Festival to Amsterdam in a pilot event: Mini New Blood Festival. Amsterdam based creative agencies and studios are opening their doors to give participants a peak behind the scenes. Design Bridge, Sid Lee, Artbox and Wieden+Kennedy host a series of free events, from talks and tours to workshops. The mini festival gives new talent the chance to network and explore their career options around town. The festival takes place on 28th and 29th November and is free and open to students, recent graduates and under 24 year olds. Go here for program and sign up information.