30 March 2009
31 October 2009
Guangzhou, China
Guangzhou Design Week is an annual international event for promoting innovation and design that has taken place in Guangzhou every year since 2006, hosted by Guangzhou Municipal People's Government and organised by the Economic & Trade Commission of Guangzhou Municipality.

With the theme "Win by design", Guangzhou Design Week developed into one of the largest, most influential and comprehensive international design festivals in China. There are four key event components: the International Design Expo, the Design Tour, the Designweek Award and the Win by Design Forum.

This year's Festival will be held from 4-8 December 2009 in Guangzhou.


The competition is open to all professional or amateur designers, creative practitioners, design college students and teachers, with no restrictions to nationality or age.

Deadline for submissions

31 October 2009


The final list of Jury Members will be announced in April.

Johan Adam Linneballe
The First Advisor of Guangzhou Design Week
Managing Director. Designer. MDD/MAA President CEO Scandinavian Branding A/S, architect MAA, designer MDD; God-farther of the INDEX:2005. Member of INDEX: executive lounge and member of the jury of the INDEX: AWARD 2005

Tong HuiMing
Head of Expert Lounge, Guangzhou Design Week
President of Design College, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts.
Design Professor, Director of Master Degree.
Social Vice-Chairman of Guangdong Industrial Design Association (GIDA)
Duty Member of Industrial design Council, Chinese Fine Arts Association
Standing board of Chinese Industrial Design Association (CIDA)


The winners will be notified by the Guangzhou Design Week 2009 Operating Lounge after 15 November 2009.

A Winner's cup and Certificates will be presented at the Awards Ceremony, held during the Guangzhou Design Week 2009.  All awarded submissions will be on display during Guangzhou Design Week 2009.


Showcasing industrial design, branding and communication design, interior design, fashion design and more.

4-6 December 2009
Guangzhou Jinhan Exhibition Center

Sponsor: Guangzhou Municipal Peoples' Government
Organiser: Economic and Trade Commission of Guangzhou Municipality
Operator: CITIEXPO LIMITED; Economic and Trade Convention & Exhibition Service Center, Guangzhou; College of Design, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

For more information, please contact:

9/F, Jinying Building, No.1 Jinying Road,
Guangzhou, Canton
510640 China
T: +86 20 3831 9428
F: +86 20 3831 9418
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