Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2021 Kicks Starts
New image for a New Decade
Promoting Hong Kong designs onto the global stage
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(Hong Kong, 18 November, 2020) Organised by The Hong Kong Exporters' Association (HKEA), the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2021 (HKSDA) has kicked start its 10th year. To commemorate this milestone anniversary, a number of prestigious guests will officiate the opening ceremony including Ms. Jersey Yuen, the Assistant Head of Create Hong Kong; Chairman of The Hong Kong Exporters' Association Mr. Benson Pau; and Mr. Eric Sun, Vice Chairman of HKEA and Chairman of HKSDA Advisory Committee. Esteemed representatives from the product and design industry are also invited to discuss the future of our city’s export industry and the business opportunities therein.
Since 2012, HKSDA has successfully promoted original, homegrown designs onto the international stage and has encouraged corporations to upgrade and expand to fast-growing markets in Mainland China and Southeast Asia so to diversify risks and seize new opportunities. As an industry leader, HKEA strives to guide this city of creativity into the global spotlight.
New Decade, New Smart Look
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Ms. Jersey Yuen, the Assistant Head of Create Hong Kong says, “The pandemic has urged the rapid development of the stay-at-home economy, benefiting the likes of food delivery services, online entertainment and e-shops – some which have seen unprecedented business volumes. To stand out from the crowd, creativity and consumer confidence are key; and a HKSDA stamp of approval would be a superb value-add in times like these. Our platform offers invaluable exchange and learning opportunities for participants so to foster more humancentric inventions and promote our economy.”
Mr. Benson Pau, Chairman of The Hong Kong Exporters' Association says, “The focus of the Hong Kong Smart Designs Awards 2021 targets Mainland Chinese and Southeast Asian markets. Our programmes aid local small and medium enterprises boost their competitiveness through three core pillars: promoting invention and creativity; establishing Hong Kong-made brands; as well as seeking breakthrough via market expansion.”
Mr. Eric Sun, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Exporters’ Association and Chairman of HKSDA Advisory Committee says, “In the past nine years, Hong Kong Smart Design Awards has received 3,981 design submissions from 2,152 companies and enterprises. Award-winning designs have reached more than 125,000 global buyers in more than 48 locations across 16 countries. Celebrating our decade milestone, HKSDA will reveal an all-new look to shine even brighter on the global stage.”
The Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2021 welcomes submissions
HKSDA 2020 is welcoming submissions. Award-winning enterprises will garner invaluable opportunities to showcase their winning designs in overseas exhibitions for free and to participate in other international competitions and exchanges with overseas buyers. Please see further details at: https://www.sdawards.org.hk/