Submission Of Entries & Fees

Only online registration is accepted. The submission procedure is as below.

Step 1

Register your Account

Please click the ‘Register/Login’ button and fill in all the information to open an entrant account.

After email verification and once the entrant account is created, you can submit your entry details at any time before the submission deadline. You can always edit your account information and review your entry record. Please note that each entrant only needs to open one account. You can submit other entries in different categories by using one single account.

Step 2

Submit Entry Details

Enter your Login Email and Password and access your account. Select a design category and enter the details of your entry. Complete the form and click ‘Save Submission’ to confirm your submission.

Once the entry details are submitted, the Title of the entry will be shown on the ‘Submit’ page. You may click ‘Add more entries’ and submit other entries by repeating the above procedures.

Step 3

Entry Preparation

Please download the ‘Submission Guidelines’ in PDF file to prepare all entries in the formats specified in the ‘Entry Preparation’.

Step 4

Fees & Payment

After checking that all submitted information is correct, you can go to ‘Proceed with Payment’ and choose your payment method. Entries without payment before the submission deadline will not be accepted. It is not allowed to delete, add or edit your entries after the payment procedure is completed. All the fees are non-refundable under all circumstances.

Entry Fee

HKDA Member Entrant

Single HKD 150
Series HKD 250

Federation Member* Entrant

Single HKD 250
Series HKD 350

HK Local Entrant (Non-member) & Macau Entrant

Single HKD 300
Series HKD 500

Mainland China Entrant#

Single RMB 350
Series RMB 600

Overseas Entrant

Single USD 50
Series USD 90

*Federation Member: members of Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations. Members of
1) Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association (HKFDA);
2) Hong Kong Interior Design Association (HKIDA), and
3) The Chartered Society of Designers Hong Kong (CSDHK) are eligible for this entry fee.
#Included logistic costs for non-Hong Kong & Macau regions

Payment Methods

By Online Payment (via PayPal)

The entry fee can be paid online via PayPal. You can use Visa, Mastercard or American Express credit card to make PayPal payments. You can use your credit card for payment without a PayPal account. If you choose PayPal as your payment method, select ‘By Online Payment (via PayPal)’ on the ‘Proceed with Payment’ page and you will be directed to the PayPal page to proceed.

By Cheque (only accept cheque issued by Hong Kong local banks)

If you choose cheque as your payment method, select ‘By Cheque (only accept cheque issued by Hong Kong local banks)’ on the ‘Proceed with Payment’ page. Please fill in and save your cheque number and account name for reference. The cheque should be crossed and made payable to ‘Hong Kong Designers Association Limited’.

Please mark ‘GDA 2018’ and the Entrant Name on the back of the cheque. Please print your ‘Payment Summary’ and attach it to the cheque and physical work(s) (if applicable) and send to:

Hong Kong Designers Association, Workshop C, 4/F, Wui Wah Factory Building, 1035 – 1037 Yee Kuk West Street, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong

By Wire Transfer

If you choose wire transfer as your payment method, select ‘By Wire Transfer’ on the ‘Proceed with Payment’ page and upload a photo of your payment slip.

Bank Name:
HSBC (The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited)

Bank Address:
Causeway Bay Branch, 1/F Causeway Bay Plaza II,463-483 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Swift Code:

Account Name.:
Hong Kong Designers Association Limited

Account No.:

ALL bank and handling charges should be borne by the entrants. The payment slip to be uploaded must clearly show
1) the date of transfer;
2) the name of Payer and Payee, and
3) the amount of transfer.

Payment arrangement for Mainland China Entrants

For Mainland China Entrants, please transfer the HKDA GDA2018 entry fee(s) to the following bank account:

Account Name:

Account No.:
6227 0033 2158 0284 842

Bank Name:

Please fill in
1) Entrant Name,
2) Design Category
3) Contact Number in the payment remark column during the transfer.

After payment, please send the photo of your payment slip by email: gda2018@design360.cn or by
WeChat: Design360Staff2

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After Announcement of Winners

Winners will be contacted with details of the Awards Presentation Ceremony and payment of publication fee after the announcement of the Winning Entries List. HKDA will collect the publication fees for the publisher.

Publication Fee (for winning entries only*): HKD 500 per entry for HKDA Member Entrant, HKD 600 per entry for Federation Member Entrant, HKD 850 per entry for HK Local (Non-member) & Macau Entrant, RMB 750 per entry for Mainland China Entrant, USD 110 per entry for Overseas Entrant.

Step 5


(Only applicable to Graphics and Product entries)

You are required to submit your work according to the formats specified in the ‘Submission Guidelines’. Go to the ‘Register/Login’ page to login and print out the ‘Entry Label’. You are required to stick the label on the lower right-hand corner of the back of your work.

The entry work should be well-packed with protection. The ‘Package Label’ can be found and downloaded after payment. Please stick the filled ‘Package Label’ on the front of your parcel.

You should also print the ‘Payment Summary’ after completing the payment procedure. The ‘Payment Summary’ must be attached in the parcel when you post the work.

For Hong Kong, Macau and overseas entrants, please send the entry works to the below address:

Address: Workshop C, 4/F, Wui Wah Factory Building, 1035 – 1037
Yee Kuk West Street, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Receiver:Hong Kong Designers Association

Contact No.: +852 2776 9142

You may also submit your work in person to the above address.

The working hours of the collection office:
Monday to Friday - 09:30 to 18:30
Saturday - 09:30 to 13:30
Sunday and Public Holiday – closed

For Mainland China entrants, please send the work to the below address:

Address: 廣州市海珠區昌崗街道廣州美術學院(昌崗校區)設計大樓303-1


Contact No.: +86 20 8431 6758 (8041)

You may also submit your work in person to the above address.

The working hours of the collection office:
Monday to Friday - 09:30 to 17:30
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday – closed