Hong Kong Smart Design Awards

Designers' Inspiration Trip


Break the Cocoon, Sparkling Hong Kong 2019 (BCSHK)
Funded by "CreateHK" since 2014, BCSHK comprises of exhibiting the HKSGDA awarded products at the leading international trade fair for consumer goods – Ambiente, Frankfurt in Germany to showcase the creativity and excellence of the Hong Kong gifts design to the world. It aims to promote Hong Kong's image as design capital, sparkling Hong Kong!
A total of 23 awardees of Hong Kong Smart Design Awards (HKSDA) 2018 participated in the Designers’ Inspiration Trip to Germany and the Netherlands for 8 days on 7-14 February 2019. They got the chance to demonstrate local creative product designs to overseas buyers, explore business opportunities and build valuable business network at Ambiente, Frankfurt. This year, apart from Germany, the delegation further reached the Netherlands for cultural and commercial exchange, including design studio, design academy and museum visit. The Netherlands is filled with cultural art atmosphere, particularly strong in product design. This Designers’ Inspiration Trip aims at refreshing designers' vision with latest global market trends, not only to enhance their competitiveness in the evolving market, but also raise the publicity of local designs in global platform as a result.

The last but not the least, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to the following organizations for supporting this meaningful project.  


News & Update

08-12/ 02/ 2018 Inspiration Trip- Germany 23.02.2018 More
05-07/ 02/ 2018 Inspiration Trip- Switzerland 06.02.2018 More
Moderator of Inspiration Trip 2018 01.02.2018 More
Visit HKSDA Winning Products showcased at Ambiente... 25.01.2018 More
Share the Joy for the showcase in Ambiente in Cock... 18.01.2018 More
Briefing of Inspiration Trip- Are you ready? 12.12.2017 More
Hong Kong Gift Designs Shine with World' s Reputat... 06.04.2017 Funded by “Break the Cocoon, Sparkling Hong Kong!” (BCSHK) of CreateHK, The Hong Kong Exporters’ Association (HKEA) led a delegation of 21 awarded designers of the Hong Kong Smart Gifts Design Awards 2016 (HKSGDA 2016) to Frankfurt and Lausanne.. More
Visit HKSGDA Winning Products showcased at Ambient... 23.11.2016 A ‘Design HK” Pavilion will be built up to showcase the creativity and excellence of Hong Kong Gifts Design to the world by exhibiting the winning products of HKSGDA 2013 and image of awarded entries of HKSGDA 2012 at Ambiente, Messe Frankfurt, Germa More
Designers 2013 were sponsored to exhibit and prese... 23.11.2016 Organized by The Hong Kong Exporters’ Association, the first “Breaking the Cocoon, Sparkling Hong Kong” project has completed on 14th February, 2014. Watch the Tour video at YouTube. More
Roving Exhibition for Winning Products @ Ambiente ... 23.11.2016 Riding on the successful organization of the “Hong Kong Smart Gifts Design Awards” (HKSGDA) for three editions under the auspices of CreateHK of HKSARG, The Hong Kong Exporters’ Association (HKEA) will continue to promote HK design and the winning en More
HKSGDA 2014 Winning Designers Inspiration Tour to ... 23.11.2016 The winning companies of Gold, Silver and Bronze of “Hong Kong Smart Gifts Design Awards 2014” are invited to nominate one designer of each awarded product to participate “Break the Cocoon, Sparkling Hong Kong!” (BCSHK), to demonstrate the design tal More
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Hong Kong Gift Designs Shine on Global Stage - HK ... 17.11.2016 The Hong Kong Exporters’ Association (HKEA) led a delegation of 21 local designers, winners of the Hong Kong Smart Gifts Design Awards 2015 (HKSGDA 2015), to an Inspiration Trip to Frankfurt, Germany beginning 11 February. During the 8-day trip, desi More