The Enquiry System for 2023 DIA Second Evaluation is Now Open

Dear Participants,

We are pleased to announce that the 2023 Design Intelligence Award (DIA) Second Evaluation has recently concluded, and the results are now open for inquiry.

Query Method

Log on the DIA official website( to access the registration system. Click on "Entry List" to check your entry status. The entry status will be indicated as follows:

1. The status of " Honorable Mention Award" means your work has received the Honorable Mention Award. To obtain your certificate and trophy, attendance at the award ceremony is required.

2. The status of "Product Group Top 20" indicates that your work has qualified for the Final Evaluation in the Product Group. To receive your certificate, trophy, and prize money, your participation in the on-site Final Evaluation and attendance at the award ceremony in person is required.

Set for the Product Group: 2 Gold Awards (RMB1,000,000/winner), 8 Silver Awards (RMB200,000/winner), 10 Bronze Awards (RMB100,000/winner).

3. The displayed status of "Concept Group Top 10" indicates that your work has qualified for the Final Evaluation in the Concept Group. To receive your certificate, trophy, and prize money, you are required to upload a 5-minute oral defense video and attend the award ceremony in person.

Set for the Concept Group: 2 Future Talents Awards (RMB80,000/winner), 8 Young Talents Awards (RMB30,000/winner).

4. If the status is "Not Awarded", participants can still attend forums, exhibitions, and related events as a spectator. Please stay tuned for further details on how to get involved through our official WeChat account.

Instruction for Award Recipients

1. Award Information Submission

The submission of award information will be open on October 23, 2023. This information has been pre-filled based on the submitted data. For any necessary changes to be made, you are required to log in to the registration system before November 6, 2023, 16:00 (Beijing Time/UTC+8), and make modifications in the "Award Information" section. The award information will be used for award certificates, yearbook publication, and external publicity purposes. After the deadline, no modifications will be allowed. Failure to provide award information will be deemed as forfeiture of post-award promotional privileges.

2. The Final Evaluation

For the Product Group TOP20 participants are required to attend in-person the Final Evaluation for the oral defense. Meanwhile, Concept Group TOP10 participants must submit a 5-minute presentation video for evaluation. Failure to adhere to these requirements will lead to the forfeiture of eligibility for the Final Evaluation and associated prize money. In such cases, only the "Honorable Mention Award" will be granted. The decision regarding whether to fill any resulting vacancies will be made by the DIA Evaluation Committee or Academic Committee.

Award winners for Product Group TOP20 (Gold, Silver, Bronze) and Concept Group TOP10 (Future Talents Award, Young Talents Award) will be announced during the award ceremony following the Final Evaluation.

3. Subsequent Event Arrangement

The serial events, including the Final Evaluation and the Award Ceremony, are scheduled to take place in Hangzhou, China, from December 15th to 16th, 2023. We kindly request all Honorable Mention Award winners and finalists who will participate in the onsite oral defense to make necessary arrangements such as visa processing, flight bookings, hotel reservations in advance.

The DIA Excellent Works Exhibition is set to commence on the same day of the Award Ceremony and will be open for 2-4 weeks. Participants of all award-winning entries, except for those non-physical works under the digital economy category, are required to provide physical exhibits in line with the entry descriptions. For failure to comply, the evaluation committee retains the right to withdraw their award qualifications.

*Should there be any adjustments to the event’s time or location, the DIA committee will provide further notifications.

If you have any questions or concerns related to your participation, please feel free to contact us by email:

For Domestic Inquiries:

For International Inquiries:

Design Intelligence Award Committee

October 16, 2023

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