Asian New Generation Creativity Design Association – “In Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Founding of The People’s Republic of China – “Thread of Creativity” Fashion Design Competition 2024”

“In Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Founding of The People’s Republic of China – “Thread of Creativity” Fashion Design Competition 2024 is organised by the Asian New Generation Creativity Design Association and Sham Shui Po District Youth Development and Civic Education Committee. This competition aims to encourage Hong Kong younger generation aged between 16 to 29 and who are passionate about fashion design, to engage and participate in the fashion design industry.

Through this competition, the contestants will be able to present the best of their courage, creativity, as well as talents. Our renowned mentors will guide these contestants to create masterpieces with creative designs and unlimited imaginations in order to spread positivity. The selected contestants will be challenged by different tasks and the process will be documented to provide these young designers an opportunity to overcome challenges, gain experiences and navigate their career pathway to gradually building their own label.

Event details and registration form: https://forms.gle/kHWPRkXoxoUEe7vj9

Registration Deadline: 28 June 2024 (Friday) 6pm

For inquiries, please email to info@cda-asia.com.

HKPC – Overseas Training to France on Exploring Smart Manufacturing Technologies for Intimate Apparel Industry (8 – 15 September 2024)

The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) is organizing an Overseas Training to France on Exploring Smart Manufacturing Technologies for Intimate Apparel Industry, which will be held from 8 – 15 September 2024.

HKIAIA members can enjoy $1,000 membership discount and prior enrolment. To register, please complete the enrolment form and send it by email to: skyegu@hkpc.org / selinaleung@hkpc.org or call 2789 7967 / 2788 6334 for registration or inquiries, then send the completed form together with the appropriate fee to SMD, 5/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong (Attn: Ms. Skye Gu / Selina Leung ) on or before 31 May 2024.

Please find the below leaflet for your details and further information about the course and enrollment.

For inquiries, please contact HKPC – Ms Skye Gu (Tel.: 2789 7967 / email: skyegu@hkpc.org) or Ms Selina Leung (Tel.: 2788 6334 / email: selinaleung@hkpc.org).

Knitwear Innovation and Design Society – “Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024” Finalists’ Show & Finalists’ Exhibition @ Shenzhen Fashion Week AW2024

Knitwear Innovation and Design Society (KIDS) organized the “Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024” to provide a platform for young knitwear designers to develop their talents. The “Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024” will showcase finalists’ Knitwear Collections at “Shenzhen Fashion Week AW2024 scheduled on 13 – 21 April at OCT Harbour in Shenzhen. There will be a “Finalists’ Show” on 20 April and “Finalists’ Exhibition” on 13 – 21 April. In this event, you will see Knitwear Design Collections from Hong Kong & Greater Bay Area. All these knitwear outfits are designed by the FINALISTS of the “Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024”. Come visit at Shenzhen Fashion Week AW2024!

 

Finalists’ Show
Date: 20 April 2024
Time: 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Reception starts at 12:15 p.m.)
Venue: Hall A, Creative Exhibition Square
            OCT Harbour, Nanshan District, SHENZHEN
            (10 min walk from Metro Line 9 Shenzhen Bay Park Station Exit E)
Fee: Free of charge
Detail and Registration: https://contest.hkkids.org/en/my_events/sz-fashion-show/

 

Finalists’ Exhibition
Exhibition Date: 13 – 21 April 2024
Opening Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Venue: O’Plaza Shopping Center (near Gate 4)
            OCT Harbour, Nanshan District, SHENZHEN
            (10 min walk form Metro Line 9 Shenzhen Bay Park Station Exit E)
Fee: FREE entry with Admission QR Code
Details and Registration: https://contest.hkkids.org/en/my_events/sz-exhibition/

For inquiry, please contact the Contest Secretariat – CITA, Mr. Jacky Cheng (Tel: (852) 2263 6313 / email: contest@hkkids.org).

Knitwear Innovation and Design Society – “Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024” Seminar on “Together We Knit the Future Fashion”

Knitwear Innovation and Design Society (KIDS) organized the “Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024” to provide a platform for young knitwear designers to develop their talents. The “Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024” will hold a free seminar “Together We Knit the Future Fashion” on 15 Mar 2024. This seminar aims to let fashion designers and industry professionals understand new technologies of knitwear and market information of the fashion industry.

The seminar invited Ms. Jessica Lee from UNIFi3D, Ms. Marianne McLean-Atkins (Knitwear Designer), Mr. Harry Lui from Smark Global and Mr. Stanley Kwok from KnitWarm to be the guest speakers and they will share us their experiences and insights on virtual fashion, sustainable knitwear design, tips on operation of fashion e-shop and knitwear innovation.

 

Seminar: Together We Knit the Future Fashion

Date: 15 March 2024 (Friday)
Time: 14:30 – 17:30
Venue: Exhibition Hall, 2/F, CITA Building, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay
Language: Cantonese & English
Fee: Free of Charge

Details and Registation: https://contest.hkkids.org/en/my_events/seminar-iii/

For inquiry, please contact the Contest Secretariat – CITA, Mr. Jacky Cheng (Tel: (852) 2263 6313 / email: contest@hkkids.org).

Clothing Industry Training Authority – Diploma Programmes (CEF courses)

Clothing Industry Training Authority is organizing the Diploma Programmes: Diploma in Fashion Creation Technology and Diploma in Fashion Product Development. These courses are designed for those who intend to develop in the apparel industry, the purpose is to enable students to understand the operation and process from design to finish product, so as to master various abilities as the cornerstone of entering the clothing industry or creating their brand.

 

【Diploma in Fashion Creation Technology】

The programme equips students with technical competence in fashion clothing creation (cut and sewn). Students will learn about the technical knowledge in the area of textile materials, pattern design and clothing production.

Details: https://www.cita.org.hk/en/student/part-time-programmes/diploma-in-fashion-creation-technology/

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under Continuing Education Fund.

 

【Diploma in Fashion Product Development】

The programme equips students with competence in developing fashion products that are commercially and technical viable. Students will learn the latest knowledge and skills in the area of textile materials, fashion design, pattern design, clothing production and computer application.

Details: https://www.cita.org.hk/en/student/part-time-programmes/diploma-in-fashion-product-development/

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under Continuing Education Fund.

 

Application Deadline: 19 Feb 2024

 

For enquiry, please contact Ms. Lai / Ms. Yuen (Tel: 2263 6300 / email: acad-adm@cita.org.hk).

Knitwear Innovation and Design Society – “Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024” Seminar on “Start Up Your Fashion Business in Knitwear Design”  

Knitwear Innovation and Design Society (KIDS) organized the “Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024” to provide a platform for young knitwear designers to develop their talents. The “Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024” will hold a free seminar “Start Up Your Fashion Business in Knitwear Design” on 5 Jan, so designers to learn more about the details of the contest and the knitwear industry.

The seminar invited Mr. Roger Chan, the Executive Director and COO of Cobalt Fashion Holding Ltd., Mr. Wayne Lo, the Co-founder and Chief Designer of Hoopla, and Ms. Hidy Ng, the Founder of “HIDY N.G.”. The guests will share their insights into the future of the knitting industry, and experiences of knitwear design, participate in contests, as well as create and operate knitting brands.

 

Seminar: Start Up Your Fashion Business in Knitwear Design

Date: 5 January 2024 (Fri)

Time: 14:30 – 17:30

Venue: Exhibition Hall, 2/F, CITA Building, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay

Language: Cantonese

Fee: Free of Charge

Detail: http://res.cita.org.hk/doc/KIDSSeminar_05Jan2024.pdf

Online Application: https://bit.ly/3TlusHg

 

For inquiry, please contact the Contest Secretariat – CITA, Mr. Jacky Cheng (Tel: (852) 2263 6313 / email: contest@hkkids.org).

Clothing Industry Training Authority: The Basics of Mainland Marketing – Official Accounts and Xiaohongshu

Clothing Industry Training Authority is organizing a new course, The Basics of Mainland Marketing – Official Accounts and Xiaohongshu, on 23 Jan 2024. This course aims to enable participants to learn how to use various types of public accounts and Xiaohongshu to operate clothing brands and marketing.

 

The Basics of Mainland Marketing – Official Accounts and Xiaohongshu

Date: 23, 30 January 2024 (Tue)

Time: 19:00 – 22:00

Course content:

  • Understand the major marketing platforms for entering the mainland market
  • Understand the types of public accounts and understand how to use various types of public accounts for promotion and sales
  • Get to know the unique “Xiaohongshu”
  • Xiaohongshu brand management methods and operating techniques
  • Xiaohongdian products on shelves and logistics operations

Language: Cantonese

Fee: $750

Online Application: https://www.cita.org.hk/en/student/course-application/online-application-form-for-short-course/

 

For details, please visit Clothing Industry Training Authority official website.

 

For enquiry, please contact Miss Ng (tel.: 2263 6323 / email: reika.ng@cita.org.hk)

Last call to “2023 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence”

Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence”, “Hong Kong Green Innovation Awards”, “Outstanding Green Achiever Commendation Scheme” and “Outstanding Promotional Partner Commendation Scheme” are led by the Environmental Campaign Committee together with the Environment and Ecology Bureau, and in conjunction with 9 other organisations.

HKAEE aims to encourage companies and organisations to adopt green management, benchmark their performance with the best practices within their sectors and recognise the achievements of the best-performing companies and staff. HKGIA encourages organisations to develop innovative, green and practicable ideas into gadgets, equipment or systems to solve environmental problems or improve environmental performance, resulting in real benefits to the environment, the organisations themselves and the community.

Organisations will receive free environmental advice through participation, which helps to further enhance their corporate image and fulfil their corporate social responsibilities. Organisations that have completed the first phase of the questionnaire review for the two major awards will be issued an electronic certificate in recognition of their efforts in protecting the environment.

 

 “Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence” Schemes

Fee: Free of charge

Details and Application: http://u.hkpc.org/2023HKAEE_5in1eng

Application deadline: 31 December 2023

 

For enquiries, please email to awards@hkaee.gov.hk or call the hotline 2788 5903.

Clothing Industry Training Authority – Virtual Textile Generation Workshop

Clothing Industry Training Authority is organizing a new course, Virtual Textile Generation Workshop, on 20 Jan 2024. This course aims to enable participants to understand the application of product digitization in the apparel industry. Participants will learn more about the impact and importance of product digital software on the apparel industry, and experience how to use free software to create photos of realistic virtual textile home products in this workshop.

 

Virtual Textile Generation Workshop

Date: 20 January 2024 (Sat)

Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Course content:

  • Introduction of digitalization of clothing/textile products
  • The trend of digitalization of clothing/textile products and its impact on the industry
  • Application of product digitalization to product display
  • Experience in creating photos of realistic virtual textile home products

Language: Cantonese

Fee: $450

Online Application: https://www.cita.org.hk/en/student/course-application/online-application-form-for-short-course/

For details, please visit Clothing Industry Training Authority official website.

For enquiry, please contact Miss Ng (tel.: 2263 6323 / email: reika.ng@cita.org.hk)

Make Your Voice Count in the 2023 Hong Kong District Council Elections (10 Dec 2023)

As an integral part of our vibrant industry, your voice matters. We are writing to you today to encourage your active participation in the upcoming 2023 Hong Kong District Council elections, which will be held on 10 December 2023. Please check the following website for details: https://www.elections.gov.hk/.

The District Councils play a crucial role in representing the interests of residents at the local level. By exercising your right to vote, you have the power to shape the future of Hong Kong and contribute to the betterment of our community.

Electors who are eligible to vote in this election should have received their poll cards. To cast their votes, electors should bring along the original of their Hong Kong Identity Cards or other specified alternative document(s) to their designated polling stations stated on the poll cards. For electors who have not received their poll cards, please visit the voter registration website (https://www.vr.gov.hk/) or call 2891 1001 to check the registration status and particulars and details of their designated polling stations.

Should you have any inquiries regarding the District Council elections and Voter Registration, please contact the Registration and Electoral Office (REO) at 2891 1001 / reoenq@reo.gov.hk

Thank you.

2023 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence – Experience Sharing Seminar

The Experience Sharing Seminar will be held on 13 December. The event has invited 8 participating companies/organisations to share their green practices and facilities, and 2 companies/organisations participated in Hong Kong Green Innovations Awards to share how green innovations help contribute to environmental protection. Live Q&A sessions and HKGIA exhibition will be available onsite to render exchange of valuable ideas and thoughts.

 

2023 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence – Experience Sharing Seminar

Date: 13 Dec 2023 (Wed)
Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Conference Hall, 4/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong

 

Confirmed attendees of seminar(s) will be given an e-certificate of attendance. APPLY NOW!

Details & Registration link: https://forms.office.com/r/aTbQNY85aW

For inquiry, please contact HKAEE (Tel.: 2788 5903 or email: awards@hkaee.gov.hk)

BODW – Business of Design Week (BODW) 2023 (29 Nov – 1 Dec)

Business of Design Week (BODW) is returning on 29 Nov – 1 Dec. BODW organised by Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) gathers some of the world’s foremost design masters, brand leaders and entrepreneurs from Hong Kong as well as overseas, driving discourse on the value of design and innovation to inspire global audiences and explore new business opportunities.

 

Business of Design Week (BODW) 2023

Date: 29 Nov to 1 Dec 2023

Venue: Freespace, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong

Details: https://2023.bodw.com/en

 

Limited time offer: get your BODW Summit 1-Day Pass at $520

If your name has any one of the alphabets of BODW, you are entitled to buy a 1-day Pass for just ??$???!

Ticketing: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/business-of-design-week-2023-tickets-671278470977?aff=Website1day

 

For inquiries, please contact BODW at info@bodw.com or 2522 8688.