2019 DIA Announcement
2019 DIA Guidelines for participants
2019 DIA focuses on the extensive transformation of society and industry under the influence of digital economy, and discovers the design paradigm in the field of intelligent manufacturing, social innovation, etc.
Product and service emphasizes humanistic aesthetics and the sustainable development, in the areas of souvenirs, stationery, packaging, fashion，tableware, furniture & lighting, social innovation, etc.
Product and service emphasizes function and interaction, in the areas of digital devices, household appliances, kitchen& bathroom, elderly care, mother and baby, toys & musical instrument, sports & leisure, disaster prevention, etc.
Product and service emphasizes efficiency and user-friendly, in the areas of transportation, medical, construction, agricultural & forestry, military, office, mechanical tools, etc.
Product and service emphasizes application of high technology （artificial intelligence, block chain, 3D printing, mixed reality, etc.）, in the areas of smart wear, smart home, smart city, smart agriculture, intelligence manufacturing, robots, etc.
The software product emphasizes user experience and business model, in the areas of industrial production, office services, urban services, health care, transportation, recreation & entertainment, social communication, house living, education & training, etc.
DIA Special Award - Design Yiwu
1.Stationery and Sporting Goods:
Including stationery and sporting goods.
Including decoration toys, art toys, scientific & educational toys, etc.
3.Bags and Luggage:
Including wallets, crossbody bag, shoulder bag, backpack bags, suitcase, etc.
Other commodities including packaging, fashion, living applies, outdoors, etc.
The entry is accepted either by public registration or expert nomination. Entries through public registration need to be reviewed in Preliminary Evaluation. Entries through expert nomination approved by DIA Committee have access to skip Preliminary Evaluation. To be fair, experts for nominating and judging work independently. The same entry is not allowed to apply for “DIA Award” and “DIA Special Award” at the same time.Participants shall register/login via DIA official website （www.di-award.org）.
ENTRY COLLECTION PERIOD AND FEES
Registration system is only open from Feb. 28, 2019 to 24:00 May 28, 2019（UTC+8）. No registration fee will be charged, and late submission will not be accepted.
Entry Collection Period – Preliminary Evaluation – Results Announcement – Shortlisted Entry Delivery – Second Evaluation – Results Announcement – Final Evaluation（DIA Award） – Award Ceremony – DIA Exhibition
01 Entry Collection Period
Feb.28, 2019 - May.28, 2019
02 Preliminary Evaluation
June.3, 2019 - June.4, 2019
03 Results Announcement
04 Shortlisted Entry Delivery
June.28, 2019 - July.10, 2019
05 Second Evaluation
July.13, 2019 - July.15, 2019
06 Results Announcement
07 Final Evaluation（DIA Award）
Sept.2019（to be notified）
08 Award Ceremony
Sept.2019（to be notified）
09 DIA Exhibition
Sept.2019 - Dec.2019（to be notified）
“DIA Award” sets awards of Gold Award （2 Prizes, 1,000,000RMB/Prize）, Silver Award （10 Prizes, 200,000RMB/Prize）, Bronze Award （10 Prizes, 100,000RMB/Prize）, Honorable Mention （around 300 prizes）. “DIA Special Award - Design Yiwu” sets awards of First Prize （2 Prizes, 150,000RMB/Prize）, Second Prize （3 Prizes, 100,000RMB/Prize）, Third Prize （5 Prizes, 50,000RMB/Prize）, Excellent Prize （10 Prizes, 10,000RMB/Prize）.