HKDA SIDA 2020 (Sponsorship for International Design Awards 2020) is a sponsorship programme aim to provide financial aid to Hong Kong designers and and local design-applying enterprises to participate in the representative international competitions or awards in order to increase the publicity of Hong Kong design.
The reimbursement is serving as a reward to the good work, and as an honour and recognition from Create Hong Kong by providing financial reimbursement to Hong Kong designers and local design-applying enterprises who "won the specified international competitions/awards".
The financial aid of HKDA SIDA 2020 will be based on a list of 24 specified international competitions/awards which have been endorsed by 14 local professional design associations and institutions and divided into 7 design categories (Multi, Graphics, Spatial, Product, Fashion, Digital Media and Design Education).
Purposes and Beneficiaries of SIDA
Sponsored by the Hong Kong Government, HKDA organizes the SIDA 2020 sponsorship program which is a 18 months project aimed to provide financial aid to Hong Kong designers and local design-applying enterprises to participate in representative international award competitions with the following goals:
Promote high-quality Hong Kong designs and brands to the world.
Promote high-quality Hong Kong designs to the local market.
Identify local Young design talents.
Up-lift Design and Art appreciation of the Hong Kong community.
Cultivate active participation and exchange amongst local and international designers.
Increase the participation of local designers in international awards.
Disclaimer: The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) are those of the project organizers only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Communications and Creative Industries Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, Create Hong Kong, the CreateSmart Initiative Secretariat or the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee.