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Background & Mission

Background & Mission


Organized by the Hong Kong Exporters’ Association (HKEA), the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards (HKSDA) has already reached its 8th edition in 2019. With the continues support from CreateSmart Initiative (CSI), a funding under "CreateHK" launched by the HKSAR government.  With the growing success of HKSDA, the awards will extend towards the toys & games industry. Category of “Gifts”, “Home & Houseware” and “Toys & Games” will be launched in HKSDA 2019 with 14 products groups in total.

The Awards is not only a platform for competition, it also provides a precious platform for designers and corporates to develop their businesses and network.   Awarded products will showcase at roving exhibition in HK and overseas including, Hong Kong Houseware Fair, Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, Lifestyle Expo Tokyo, Ambiente Frankfurt, Trade and Industry Department - the Trade and Industry Tower and HK shopping mall.

The HKSDA has gained valuable recognition in both local and overseas market. It will continue to motivate and assist more product industries to enhance their competitiveness and better build the reputation of Hong Kong as Asia design product sourcing hub.



  • To encourage OEM to ODM and OBM transformation
  • To build Hong Kong as an Asia design product sourcing hub
  • To nurture design talents
  • To enhance awareness of Hong Kong smart design in locally & internationally