Events report

The 2018 DiD Award (Dongguan Cup) International Industrial Design Competition was Successfully Completed

Dongguan Cup is the first large-scale international industrial design competition named after the city and hosted by the government. It has been held for 14 sessions since 2005, and has collected more than 40,000 entries from 23 countries. It has become one of the most recognizable and influential events of domestic industry in the design field.

2018 DiD Award (Dongguan Cup) International Industrial Design Competition, hosted by Dongguan Municipal People's Government, co-organized by Dongguan Economic and Information Technology Bureau, Guangdong Huanan Industrial Design Institute, Dongguan Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts Cultural Innovation Institute, to "manufacturing beauty source" "Design" is the theme of the competition. Through the collection, selection, recognition of outstanding industrial design works and series of design activities, the collection of high-quality design resources at home and abroad will form a connection with the advantageous industries of Dongguan to promote the integration of design and manufacturing.


Final evaluation site

On November 28th, the 2018 DiD Award (Dongguan Cup) International Industrial Design Competition Ceremony and design event was held at the main venue of the second floor of Hall 1 of Guangdong Modern International Exhibition Center. Deputy Mayor of Dongguan Municipal People's Government Liu Wei, Deputy Director of Dongguan Economic and Information Technology Bureau Liu Jintang, President of Guangdong Industrial Design Association Hu Qizhi, Executive Director of China Industrial Design Association Yang Xiangdong, Professor Zhang Jian of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Dongguan South China Design Innovation Institute President Wang Yong, Dean of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts Cultural and Creative Research Institute, Huang Shuzhong and other leading guests, as well as winners, business representatives, media representatives and other people from more than 300 people attended this design event.


More than 300 people attended the design grand ceremony.

The design ceremony and design event included two theme activities: the Design Innovation Forum and the Competition Awards Ceremony.

At the forum, Professor Zhang Jian of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts delivered a keynote speech on Innovative Design Methods and Product Design Practices, sharing excellent industrial design concepts and excellent design cases, so that the audience can feel the significance of design innovation.


Professor Zhang Jian delivered keynote speech

Following the Industrial Design Innovation Forum, the awards ceremony of the competition brought the entire design event to a climax.

Deputy Mayor Liu Wei made a speech on behalf of the organizer of the contest. He said that Dongguan is a famous manufacturing city. The municipal government attaches great importance to promoting the development of industrial design, promulgating and implementing a series of support policies to promote the industrialization of industrial design, and the industrial design of Dongguan has shown a good momentum of development. Dongguan Cup International Industrial Design Competition is an important platform for Dongguan to carry out industrial design communication and promote industrial design innovation. Dongguan welcomes outstanding design talents from all over the country to Dongguan for employment and entrepreneurship, and gathers innovative forces to promote the integration of industrial design and manufacturing, and promote Dongguan to make a leap forward.


Speech by Deputy Mayor Liu Wei

Subsequently, the leaders and guests attending the event commended the winners of the Dongguan Cup Industrial Design Competition this year in a grand and enthusiastic atmosphere, and awarded the winners such as gold, silver, bronze, excellence awards and outstanding organization awards. The success of the contest was a successful conclusion.



Vice Mayor Liu Wei awards gold medal winners


Deputy secretary Liy Jing Tang presents silver award


President Hu Qi Zhi presented bronze prize


Professor yang Xiangdong presented the product group excellence award


President Wang Yong presented the product group excellence award.


Professor Zhang Jian presented the Incubator Award


Director Huang Shuzhong presented the concept Group Outstanding Organization Award


President Huang Shuzhong presented the product group excellent organization award


Award group photo

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The organization
Hosts:Dongguan Municipal people’s Government
Organizers:Dongguan Economy and Information Technology Bureau  |  Guangdong South China Institute of Industrial Design  | Dongguan GAFA Cultures & Creativity Institute
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