Kick-Off Event of Dongguan Cup International Industrial Design Awards 2009

       May 19th, 2009, kick-off event of Dongguan Cup International Industrial Design Awards was held in Shong Shan Lake Sci-Tech Exchange Center, wi¡­¡­

Successful Conclusion of Dongguan Cup International Industrial Design Awards 2008

Oct. 19, 2008 was the final conclusion of Dongguan Cup International Industrial Design Awards 2008 (Dongguan Cup Awards 2008), which had been held during Oct. 16 ¨C Oct. 19 at Dong¡­¡­

Successful Completion of the 2007 Dongguan Cup International Industrial Design

       Under the auspices of Dongguan Municipality, China Industrial Design Association and China Patent Protection Association, organized by Guangdo¡­¡­

About awards

      Dongguan Cup International Industrial Design Awards, one of the most wellknown industrial design competitions in China, has been held annually since 2005 in our famous manufacturing city ¨C Dongguan. Dongguan Cup Awards is hosted by Dongguan Municipal People¡¯s Government, Guangdong Province and China Industrial Design Association, organized by Dongguan Municipal Science and Technology Bureau, Guangdong Province, Dongguan Municipal Intellectual property rights Bureau, Guangdong Province, Guangdong University of Technology, P.R.C. and Guangdong South China Institute of Industrial Design. Themed with ¡®Innovative Design and Leading Dongguan¡¯, which is in the Vice Governor of Guangdong Province TONG Xing¡¯s calligraphy, Dongguan Cup Award is dedicated to get in touch with innovative and human-centered design, widely gather every excellent design resource, encouage innovation among local enterprises, and promote industrial transferring and upgrading of producers.
      Dongguan Cup Award consists of two competition groups: Open Group and Enterprise Group, and they are open to designers home and abroad from design agencies, high education, and local enterprises in Dongguan. It is packed with a series of activities: call for entry, review and selection, exhibition of outstanding design projects, project industrialization promotion and matching meeting, and industrial design summit forum. During the past six years, Dongguan Cup Awards received altogether 15062 entries from design academies and agencies all around the world, selected 235 awarded entries, and welcomed more than 200,000 entrants and guests from all walks of life. We firmly believe it helps to promote academic education and practical application of industrial design,esp. increase students innovative and integrated design ability and practitioners engineering practices skills; it also helps to encourage cooperation of industrial design projects between local and international entities, attract excellent designers to join industrial design projects in Dongguan, and promote Dongguan¡¯s industrial design development and self-innovation skills.
     The 2011 Seventh Session of Dongguan Cup Awards will continue its commiment to promote industrialization and production of industrial design projects and create more opportunities for matching between designers and local enterprises and follow up till the end of the related business incubation. We hereby sincerely hope that you will join us to make contributions to industrial design development in China and Dongguan.