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IAI Design Award

IAI Design Award Logo


1Winning the label of IAI Design Award is just the beginning of a series of marketing and promotional activities. The eye-catching logo of IAI has fully showed the unparalleled standard of our designs.

2IAI Design Award, as one of the Asia-Pacific region's most influential design competition, it is considered as a new design worldwide quality mark. Winning IAI design award, for those young designers, will increase their competitiveness and self-confidence when they are hunting jobs, starting their own design offices or doing business with other companies. For the professional design companies thus could gain them a wider market promotion and brand awareness, but also enhances their ability to obtain future outlook and forecast trends.


IAI Design Year Book
As a memorial, and the winning design concept for a permanent record of achievement and designers, IAI Design Award carefully compiles the yearbook. For important customers and business partners, IAI Design Yearbook is not only a gift, but also as a very useful search tool. Since the beginning of 2014, IAI design award yearbook will be issued all around the world each year.


The Award Ceremony
The prestigious and grand ceremony is not only an aspiration of the designers, but also becomes the climax of the design award events. The winners and the award- winning works are exposed to the public at the ceremony. People from design circles, media agencies and business companies gather at the ceremony event and become the most watched day.





Online Exhibition

IAI website is a global search tool, providing a source of inspiration for designers. The winning design concept works of IAI Design Award will be exhibited on IAI website, which has become an important global distribution channel. The online exhibition of the award-winning works will be open at the ceremony day, and the exhibition will last for one year. Each of the winning entries will be attached  with a detailed introduction of the designer or the agencies and a noticeable title.


















Travelling Exhibitions

The award-winning works will participate in travelling exhibitions as scheduled in major cities both at home and abroad. Up to now, IAI Design Exhibition has been held in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Xiamen, Beijing, Shenzhen and Milan, Italy, thus pushing the winners into the international market by participating in important exhibitions and helping both the individuals and the businesses to promote and expand brand awareness, building extensive international contacts and cooperation.






Public Relations and Press Releases
Winning IAI design award marks the beginning of an important event, and this event will allow the winner to become the center of attention. IAI design award winner as a member, gets the door to the international design market and attracts the attention of media focus and interviews. IAI Design Award organizers carry out various forms of public relations work in a timely manner, in order to make the award-winning works and IAI Design Award winners continually appear in Chinese and international media, and publish news through public professional media, to ensure maximum exposure.

With the cooperation with many media outlets,deep and extensive reports will be given to the award-winning works and the award  winners, to achieve a high degree of influence in shaping high influence and the corresponding promotion to target groups.








IAI Design Award Promotion Services

IAI will be publicized through various media that proactively propagandizes the works of award-winning design and award-winning designers.
IAI Design Award is trying to do publicity works in a series of activities or related occasions to promote via video.


Industry Exchange

All award winners will be invited to participate in a series of activities such as the Best Exhibition, IAI International Design Festival, APDF Forum, Awards Ceremony, etc.There will be representatives from all walks of life in the global design, academic, media, and industry sectors to provide participants with opportunities for face-to-face communication and cooperation.


Exhibition Collection

All outstanding works participating in the re-evaluation will be free to participate in this year's best exhibition. At the same time, the entries donated to the organizing committee can also participate in the domestic and international tour promotion activities free of charge, and win the "IAI Global Design Award Collection Certificate.".


Industrial Transformation

Established “IAI Industry Innovation Platform” with more than 100 venture capital institutions, incubation platforms, manufacturing companies and government agencies. All outstanding entrants will be invited to participate in the industry transformation series of the year, including capital docking, product incubation, IP auctions, etc.


The Value of IAI Design Award

n For those young designers, winning IAI Design Award will increase their competitiveness and self-confidence when they are hunting jobs, starting their own design offices or doing business with other companies.

n For the professional design companies, they could gain a wider market promotion and brand awareness, but also enhance their ability to obtain future outlook and forecast trends.

n For participating business / studio, they can effectively show your leader  position on design and innovation, strengthen their brand influence and increase brand value; it is the recognition on excellence design, and also the pointer of success; strongly attracted the attention of media.

n For Participating institutions, winning IAI Design Award can show the world an excellent, proven excellence in the school curriculum. Winning or research results published in the authoritative and professional media can strongly attract media attention.

n For Participating designers, whoever wins IAI Design Award will share the honor with established companies as well as prestigious design studio, whether the designer is in a practitioner or still studying. Designers and their studios or companies also win a broader space. Strongly attracts media attention. IAI Design Award winning works indicate the potential likelihood of success on the market. Getting IAI Design Award will undoubtedly attract investors, brand owners, manufacturers and buyers' attention, thus enabling them to improve confidence in gaining more investment funds and accelerate the concept developed into a commodity.


IAI Design Award winning works

indicate the potential likelihood of success on the market.Getting IAI Design Award will undoubtedly attract investors, brand owners, manufacturers and buyers' attention, thus enabling them to improve confidence in gaining more investment funds and accelerate the concept developed into a commodity.

IAI Design Award is committed to develop the winning concepts into successful products. IAI Design Award will bridge the gap between creativity and commercial cooperation. Provide the necessary knowledge of business and enhance their capacity of product manufacturing, and also helps with construction, science and technology and offer guidance on sales orders.


About Intellectual Property Protection

1)Before the information is published, the organizer asks the applicant to confirm  whether the work has been registered to protect its own related rights.

2)Participant Responsibility

For entries, applicants are responsible for damages related to intellectual property, such as design property rights, quality, performance, safety, sales, construction, etc. The organizer does not assume any responsibility for such damage. The organizer will not be responsible for any disputes between the applicant and other third parties arising from the award.

3)Award Recovery

The organizer reserves the right to take back the prizes and honors of the IAI Design Award Special Prize that has been obtained for the entry.

a.  When the award-winning work causes damages due to functional defects, it has a certain impact on society.

b. When the winning work is judged to be infringing on the intellectual property rights of the other party, or the related rights of design rights, etc.

c.  There are intellectual property shortcomings in the winning works

d. Failure to comply with the requirements of the IAI Logo Usage Guidelines, or use the IAI logo without the consent of the organizer

4)Participating in the competition will not damage the intellectual property rights of the submitted design concept. The reasons are as follows:

a. If the design works are not awarded, they will not be announced, so it is still anonymous for public.


b. If the design is awarded, there is at least two months between the notification result and the published work, so you have enough time to protect the record.


c. Even if you win, you can apply for unpublished works. (the participant must submit a written application within 5 working days after the registration is completed, otherwise it is considered a publicly available work). Only your name and work name will be announced at this time, and all design details will be kept confidential. You can still use the winning label to promote your entry, but you can't use the yearbook, exhibition or potential media coverage.


d. If you are still concerned that the competition may affect intellectual property, we recommend that you seek legal advice from a lawyer or contact us to discuss your concerns. To keep the process fair and efficient. Does not display the designer's name, photo or company logo when presenting the entry to the judges.Entries are also anonymous to avoid possible biases. The judges are all academic leaders, design studio leaders, or editors of design publications, and are not related to the concepts submitted. If the judges involve certain concepts, they will be avoided during the review process.


e.The judges of the IAI Design Awards provide a fair and ethical selection in accordance with strict guidelines. In addition, the judges have vowed to do their best to perform the duties of the judges fairly.


5)The intellectual property rights of all entries are owned by the entrant. Among them, the co-sponsor of the special award has the priority transfer right of the intellectual property of the special award winning works.


Partner

Strategic cooperation:

Fudan University National Innovation Research Center    Bird's Nest Cultural Center

Suzhou Weitang Town (Pearl Town)


Industry cooperation:

Italian Metropolitan Cultural Association, Seoul Design Center, South Korea, Italy Signumlab Design Association;
Cologne International Furniture Fair, Luca Biennale, Vilnius Design Week


In-depth cooperation media

CCTV   City China    


Industry Support Media:

Xinhua Net, People's Network, China New Network, Netease Home, Artron Art Network, Today's Headlines, China Design Network, Visual Alliance, Petal Net, Design, Show Design, Toronto News Network, US-China Times, Xinlong.com, Euronews.com, China and Foreign News,Daily newspaper, Oriental Finance Network, Economic Daily, China Economic Net, Oriental Culture, Korea News Network, Chinese Headlines, China News, Italian Overseas Chinese Network, Chinese Headlines, European News Network, China-Africa Daily, Central Radio and TV Station International Online, Beijing Window, Highlights Today's Headlines, Potatoes online, Dagong network, European Union Chinese Website, Zhejiang Hotline, TimeXun Network, Jiangsu Hotline, Guangdong Hotline, Shanghai Finance Network, China Shanghai Network, China Science and Technology Network, China Internet News Center; Xinhua News Agency, China News Service, PR Newswire, US-China Times, People's Daily, Beijing News, China Daily, China Youth Daily, Xinmin Evening News, Morning News, China Industry News, China Culture News, Art Newspaper, Japan Kansai Daily ,Intramuros,Building Think Tank, Youth Time、Economic Daily, China Art Newspaper, Art Newspaper, Shanghai Daily, Daily Business Daily, Science and Technology Financial Times, First Financial Economics, Hong Kong Ta Kung Pa; Japan Financial Weekly Decoration Magazine, Interni Design Times, Cultural Industry Monthly, Xinmin Weekly, Fashion Color Magazine; Central People's Broadcasting Station; thepaper.cn, Design Online.


Business Partners Include:
· Intellectual property lawyer
· Business consultant
· Government departments to support innovation
· Venture capitalists and business angels
· Distributors and retailers
· Original design manufacturer
· Brand master
· Model and prototype manufacturing company
· Research and development institutions
· Buyers and users
· Engineering, confidential engineering companies