The Corporate Group is given to mass-produced designs already on the market, while the Conceptual Group is for conceptual designs that have yet to be produced, non-commissioned conceptual design projects, and unimplemented conceptual design proposals.
「 ID code 」is the code of the participating company, which is bundled with the company's registered name and company email and cannot be changed.
Please contact us at email@example.com and provide us with e-mail address, company name, and telephone number.
Yes. To submit entries for HKSDA 2021, HKSDA 2017-2020 entrants can click the button below to refresh your previous submission records.
No. Please register for a new account if you wish to use a different company name.
The jury for the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards is composed of renowned domestic and international design experts. As winning entries may be exhibited abroad, it is very important to include properly written English language introductions. Applicants must therefore fill out both fields.
The 1) a,b entry descriptions are used as references for the judging process. The 2) a,b entry descriptions are used by the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards for media exposure and publicity purposes.
Yes, but you must upload at least one photo. We recommend that you upload photos that fully show the external appearance and features of the entry.
The file types are limited to JPG, JPEG, and PNG; photo resolution should be 300 dpi or above; photo size should be around 21 x 29.7 cm. Photos should not contain descriptive text or company logo watermarks, nor should any single photo consist of a photo collage.
The jury for the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards is composed of renowned domestic and international design experts. We recommend that descriptions be written in both English and Chinese.
If you want to emphasize your entry’s overall visual aesthetic, you can enter the whole as one entry. If you want to emphasize a unique exterior design or features of the individual designs, you can enter them separately. Note that you will need to pay a separate registration fee for each entry.
You may put down the overall value/ price of your entry.
Payment of the registration fee may be made using a paypal (Visa/MasterCard/JCB), DBS ATM only, Mail Cheque or online wire transfer. Please note that entrants shall bear the cost of remittance fees and other additional fees and are required to pay in full [100%TT (telegraphic transfer)].
E-invoices will be issued in accordance with the company information provided during the registration process. The company can download it during the registration process.
Physical entries are not required during Preliminary Selection. You will only need to deliver the physical entry materials to the indicated selection venue/ designated collection site within a week if you are notified (Notification will be in the registration system and via email in early March) that your entry has progressed to Final Selection.
If your physical entry is too large to deliver to the selection venue, please upload a short video (up to 180 seconds) introducing your entry and provide a link during the registration process. You will also need to inform the Hong Kong Smart design Awards team in advance regarding your reason for not delivering the physical entry for the selection process. If the organizer grants approval, then the entry’s introductory video can be used to represent the entry during Final Selection.
Once Final Selection is completed, the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards team will keep all the participating entries until after the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards Ceremony . After that, the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards team will notify participants of the return of their entries. Participants are responsible for all entry transport and transport-related expenses (e.g., customs duties).
Awarded products will not be returned to entrants after submission. The award organizer may use them for exhibition and promotional purposes.
Yes, the awards ceremony is scheduled to be in mid-April of the award year.
All Hong Kong Smart Design Awards winning entries will be presented with certificates. There are no additional costs.
Certificates is presented as explained above. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide us with e-mail address, company name, and telephone number.
Hong Kong Smart Design Awards winning entries are granted the right to join the Design to Business Training Programme. The entries also gain global media exposure through the Hong Kong Smart design Awards roving exhibition and online platforms.