The 2017 DCIC will be officially launched at the Press Conference, which will take place at SSGKC on Friday 15th September, from 10:30 till 15:00.

Companies have until the 8th October to apply 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

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.

The Jury Boards will evaluate and rank the 40+ Nominees, the exact ranking being kept secret until the award ceremony gala dinner.

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.
The Award Ceremony Gala Dinner takes place from 5:30pm till 10:30pm on Friday 10th November at the Garden Hotel in Guangzhou:
17:30 Registration
18:00 – 20:00 Nominees Showcase Cocktail Reception
20:00 – 22:30 Award Ceremony Gala Dinner