Update!!! Congratulations to KUMI ODA, graduate DESIGN ACADEMY EINDHOVEN - our Winner of WGSN + ARTS THREAD Future Creator Award Hong Kong!
WGSN and ARTS THREAD are Calling Out to 2016 & 2017 graduates for the opportunity to become the Winner of the Future Creator Award Hong Kong. Revolving round the WGSN Futures Summit in Hong Kong to be held July 14 at Sky100 with its 360-degree view of Hong Kong from the 100th floor. Is your School Final Project the one that makes you the winner of the Future Creator Award Winner Hong Kong?
The Future Creator Award Winner Hong Kong will form part of WGSN and ARTS THREAD’s strategy to celebrate one Future Creator Award Winner in each of the six cities that form part of WGSN’s Futures Summit schedule for 2017. Each contest open to emerging talent from the region of the summit, the six winners will represent the finest emerging talent from around the world.*
See last month’s Future Creator Award London Shortlist
WGSN FUTURES SUMMIT HONG KONG
You will be part of WGSN Futures Summit Hong Kong – a day-long event filled with inspirational content and networking that will change the way we see the world. This year’s theme is the Future of Consumer Experience. We spend a lot of time thinking about them – what they love (or loathe); where they shop; where they socialise; what they dream. But how do you anticipate what’s ahead? Link to WGSN Futures Summit Hong Kong to learn more.
Winner will be given the opportunity to attend WGSN Futures Hong Kong (travel and accommodation budget up to £500 GBP) to promote themselves and their work to senior decision makers –
- showcase their work at WGSN Futures Hong Kong to senior decision makers
- 5 minute talk within the WGSN Futures Hong Kong summit
- WGSN + ARTS THREAD Blog features online + social media promotion on both WGSN + ARTS THREAD
- opportunity to network and learn key future consumer trends at this leading industry event.
- ticket to WGSN Futures Hong Kong worth £835+
- travel & accommodation to WGSN Futures Hong Kong refunded up to £500 GBP
In addition –
- All shortlisted entries will be showcased online on both WGSN and ARTS THREAD as Future Creator Award Hong Kong Finalists
At WGSN Futures Hong Kong the winner will be exposed to high caliber executives from different fields that go from Fashion, Beauty, Design, among many others. The WGSN + ARTS THREAD Future Creator Award Hong Kong also includes social media recognition on WGSN’s accounts such as Instagram (132k followers), Facebook (155k likes) and on Insider, WGSN’s blog. This is a great opportunity to put your work in the eyes of various making decision professionals and individuals all around the globe present in your social media. In addition, the finalists will be promoted on the ARTS THREAD newsletter and social media channels – combined reach of 125k.
WHO CAN ENTER: open to 2017 & 2016 graduate artists and designers who have nationality or are resident in Asia.*
* Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macao, China, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.
ENTRY: Free to apply
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Sunday June 25 2017 Midnight GMT
HOW TO ENTER: Simply upload your School Final Project to your ARTS THREAD portfolio – login or register to create a portfolio account & then complete our online WGSN + ARTS THREAD Future Creator Award Hong Kong Entry Form where we will ask you to describe the inspiration and key points of your project and why you and your work should win the WGSN + ARTS THREAD Future Creator Award.
*WGSN’s Futures Summit schedule for 2017 London / New York / Melbourne / Hong Kong / São Paulo / Cape Town