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DEC 3-8, 2018

HONG KONG CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTER

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Dec 03 Mon
14:00

Greater Bay Area & Design

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Dec 05 Wed
09:00

Masterclass by Carol Ross Barney

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13:30

Brand Asia Forum

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Creative Mindset

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Dec 06 Thu
08:30

Opening Ceremony & Plenary I

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13:30

Space & Design

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DFA: Design for Asia

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Special Seminar: Liveability, Sports & Design

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Dec 07 Fri
09:00

Plenary II

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Communication & Design

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Product & Technology

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Digital & Design

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Dec 08 Sat
09:15

Plenary III: Culture & The City I

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Plenary III: Culture & The City II

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BODW City Programme (CityProg)

Connect City Ideas
11.2018 -1.2019

BODW City Programme (CityProg) is a citywide creative and business community activation programme with the aim to engage public, activate the community and foster collaboration with local businesses and brands.

As an extension of Business of Design Week (BODW), Asia’s leading annual event on design, innovation and brands organised by Hong Kong Design Centre, CityProg will partner and collaborate with different brands, businesses, organisations and institutions to organise an exciting mix of happenings at anchor sites and satellite sites, especially around Wan Chai, from November to January every year with the peak during BODW period ( 1-9 December, 2018), to connect the city’s creative power, lift up creative vibe and celebrate good designs and innovations with a vision to establish Hong Kong as the creative hub of Asia.

deTour
DATE
November 30 – December 9
VENUE
PMQ

Every year deTour offers a variety of programmes, featuring innovative designs from young and emerging talents to more advanced creative professionals, to inspire creativity and foster exchange of ideas. As an important concurrent event of the Business of Design Week (BODW) since 2004, deTour is now curated and organised by PMQ, a creative hub located in the heart of Hong Kong.

DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony
DATE
December 4
VENUE
HKCEC

Organised by the Hong Kong Design Centre, DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony will be held on 4 Dec at HKCEC. Around 200 outstanding design excellence and uprising design talents will be acknowledged and recognized this year. It’s the great pleasure to celebrate the design excellence and share the joy of DFA Design for Asia Awards and DFA Hong Kong Young Design Talent Award winners!

“10 Asian Designers To Watch” Exhibition
DATE
December 4 – December 11
VENUE
PMQ

A week-long curated exhibition of 10 of Asia’s most outstanding fashion designers, celebrating innovation, cutting-edge design and remarkable craftsmanship by displaying capsule collections. The designers will be shortlisted by a nomination panel of industry practitioners and be carefully chosen by a selection panel of international experts; these designers will represent the vitality and diversity of the region and attract a new crew of fashion influencers to Hong Kong.

Leadership Forum on Design Education
DATE
December 4
VENUE
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design (PolyU Design), Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) and Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) jointly present the Leadership Forum on Design Education.  Design is a growing discipline that is taught at all levels and to both design students and non-design students.  This forum aims to acknowledge the vast amount of changes that we observe in the world around us, in university education in general and in design education in particular.  At this Leadership Forum, design leaders and educators are here to share their perspectives and provide new insights on the future of design education.

Fashion Asia Hong Kong
DATE
December 5
VENUE
HKCEC

The programme brings together brand executives, cutting-edge designer, conscious entrepreneurs, merchandisers, buyers, marketers, strategists and creatives from various fields to discuss the most pertinent issues facing the industry today, while providing insight and strategies to navigate the current market. With Hong Kong’s rich textile history and strong retail background, we aspire to reinvent Hong Kong’s position as a global hub for creative developments and innovations.

WORKTECH18 Hong Kong

DATE
December 5
VENUE
Eaton House

A forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. Discuss the latest thinking on the growing importance of the workplace as a strategic tool for an organisation's business return. WORKTECH brings new ideas and inspiration to the workplace community through interdisciplinary speakers and learning experience to enhance creativity and move thinking forward.

BIP Asia Forum
DATE
December 6 – December 7
VENUE
HKCEC

Jointly organised by the HKSAR Government, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Design Centre, BIP Asia Forum brings IP professionals and business leaders from all over the world to discuss the latest developments in the IP world, and to explore business collaboration opportunities.

DesignInspire
DATE
December 6 – December 8
VENUE
HKCEC

An international exhibition about creativity, partners with the Business of Design Week (BODW) to stage an exchange and inspiring platform for global creative elites, design brands, design associations and institutes to showcase their creativities. An array of interactive installations, novel ideas, design products and projects will be featured.

M+ MATTERS | KEYNOTE – BUILDING LOUVRE ABU DHABI
DATE
December 7
VENUE
Jockey Club Hall, Asia Society Hong Kong Center

‘Building Louvre Abu Dhabi’ is the second talk in the M+ Matters | Keynote series, which invites international thinkers and practitioners to share their experiences and insights into the development of influential projects that have defined the cultural landscape in the twenty-first century.

Global Design Network (GDN) Symposium
DATE
December 8
VENUE
TBC

REMARKS

For enquires related to concurrent and supporting programmes, please contact respective organisers directly. Programme is subject to change without prior notice.