DCMI is defined by its community which is responsible for the innovative developments and evolving good practices which DCMI shares with the world. Much of DCMI's work is organised in working and interest groups. DCMI's community is and has always been international, with active participants from around the world. The primary community event is the DCMI Annual Conference
. DCMI also organises regular webinars
, given by members of the community wishing to share their expertise with like-minded peers. Finally, DCMI collaborates
with a number of other organisations.