Questions about the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards

  • What qualifications must be met to enter the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards?
    • Corporate Group : Company with Hong Kong Business Registration, Product entries must be completed products, and not parts thereof
      ※ All entries/products should be an original design and launched in the market for not more than two years from date of application deadline (launched since 19 February 2019)
       
      Conceptual Group : Entrants may be students, designers, or companies, and may enter individually or as a group.
      Entrants must be Hong Kong citizen with HKID card
       
      ※  All entries must be original design created by individual or group
       
      Same product/design cannot be enrolled to both individual Division and Corporate Group at the same time
       
      ※  Each single design/product can only enter ONE product group, multiple submission will be withdrawn from consideration

  • Is there a limit on the number of entries that can be submitted to the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards
    • Corporate Group :  Each company can submit 3 designs/products in each product group, i.e. maximum number of submitted entries is 45 (3 products x 15 product groups).
       
      Conceptual Group : Maximum of 3 entires for group will remain unchanged

  • Can I enter products that are not yet in mass production?
    • Corporate Group : All entries/products should be an original design and launched in the market for not more than two years from date of application deadline (launched since 19 February 2019)
       
      Conceptual Group : Yes

  • What is the difference between the Corporate Group and Conceptual Group?
    • 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.

Questions about Online Registration and Entry Applications

Questions about Registration Fees

  • What are the payment methods for the registration fee?
    • 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)].

  • Will I receive an invoice for the registration fee?
    • 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.

  • What is the difference between the Early bird price and general price?
    • Early bird price: HKD$600 per product group. 
      Note that you may only make changes to entry products group prior to the early bird registration deadline. The early bird price of the registration process is only complete if the applicant completes the selection of the product group within the designated time period.
       
      General price: HKD$600 per product group.
      Note that you may only make changes to entry information prior to the registration deadline.

Questions about the Selection Process and Awards