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FAQ

FAQ

Application

  • HOW TO APPLY?
    Firstly, you have to create an ID CODE for HKSDA online system. (please visit “Application Prodecure & Payment” page for further information.
  • WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
    Corporate Group: Company with Hong Kong Business Registration
    Conceptual Group:
    Student Division - Ages of over 18; and currently enrolled in a full-time course in Hong Kong education institutes authorized by Hong Kong Education Authority; or Hong Kong citizens studying full-time or part-time design course overseas
    Kick-start Project: Business registered in Hong Kong or ONE of the owners must be Hong Kong citizen with HKID card.
    Please visit "Eligibility & Fee" for more detials.
  • DO I NEED TO CREATE A NEW ID CODE IF I AM A PAST ENTRANT?
    For HKSDA 2017-2019 entrants, you do not need to create a new ID Code. You may login to the system with your 2017-2019 ID Code and Password after refreshing previous submissions.


ENTRIES SUBMISSION

  • HOW MANY ENTRIES CAN I SUBMIT?
    For Corporate Group, a company can submit 3 entries (products) in each entry category, i.e. maximum number of entries is 45 (3 products x 15 categories).
    For Conceptual Group, you can submit 3 entires in total.
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  • WHEN IS THE DEADLINE?
    • Toys & Baby Category:
      Deadline for online submission is 2 December 2019. You have to send all your entries (physical products for corporate group) to HKSDA office on or before 2 December 2019.
    • Gifts, Home & Houseware Categories:
      The deadline of online submission is 20 February 2020.You have to send all your entries (physical products for corporate group) to HKSDA Collection Center on or before 20 February 2020.

  • Entry collection details will be announced later. For more details, please refer to Product Submission.

  • WHICH CATEGORY SHOULD I JOIN?
    For the sake of fairness, entrants have to decide for themselves. Please refer to Groups & Entry Categories.


Fee

  • IS THERE AN ENTRY FEE?
    Yes entry fees are payable for Corporate Group and Conceptual Group: Kick-start Project Division.
  • IS THERE ANY EXTRA FEE FOR ENJOYING AWARDEES' BENIFITS IF MY PRODUCT(S) IS (ARE) AWARDED?
    No.
  • CAN I GET A REFUDN IF I WITHDRAW MY APPLICATION?
    Any entries being withdrawn by any entrants, no fee will be refunded.


RESULT ANNOUNCEMENT

  • WHEN WILL THE AWARDS BE CHOSEN?
    Our adjudication day will be held on early March, 2020. The result of finalists will be uploaded on the “Winner and Finalist” page, please stay tuned with our website. The final result will be announced in 9 April, 2020.


AWARDEE BENIFITS

  • WHAT CAN THE WINNERS ENJOY?
    • Awarded Products Showcase at HK, Japan and Germany Roving Exhibitions
    • Products Feature in Awards Booklet
    • Business Matching Services
    • Cash Coupons
    • Media Exposure
    • Awards Presentation Ceremony
    • Awards Icons Entitlement
    • Work Attachment

Please visit "Awards & Prizes" page for more information