Companies have until the 8th October to fill in their application form.

There are no application fee, no hidden fee, the whole contest is totally free of charge.

Applicants can also apply via one of the Organising Committee members.

Participants Benefits

From now until November, more special prizes for the winners will be announced!


• Your startup / company needs to be based in the PRD Greater Bay Area

• International companies wishing to invest in the PRD Greater Bay Area can also apply


Step 1: Applicants Registration

Applicants must submit their registration form before the 8th October under one of the 8 different award categories: Architecture & Urban Development, Creative Industries, Incubators & Accelerators, Information Technology, Medical & Biotechnology, New Energy & Clean Technology, Smart Technology & Advanced Manufacturing, Tourism & Entertainment.

Step 2: Nominees Announcement

On 15th October, following the Organisers’ deliberation, for each of the 8 award categories, 5+ companies are selected as Nominees. The 40+ Nominees are invited to join the award ceremony gala dinner.

Step 3: Nominees Evaluation

From 15th October till 31st October, the Jury Boards will evaluate and rank the 40+ Nominees, the exact ranking being kept secret until the award ceremony gala dinner.

Step 4: Award ceremony Gala Dinner

On 10th November, at the LN Garden Hotel, Guangzhou, 8 Jury Awards are handed to the 8 companies ranking first in their respective award category.
The 40+ Nominees also have a chance to win one of the 3 Public Awards which are voted by the audience at the event itself.