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Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations

The Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations (FHKDA) started in 2000 before the incorporation of the Hong Kong Design Centre. It acts as a platform for the discussion of design, education, cultural policy and infrastructure development. FHKDA provides room for expression of ideas and opinions from the industry to the government. In recent years, FHKDA has focused its effort in facilitating inter-city exchange programmes and communication, as well as fostering collaborations between designers/brands from around the region. Apart from running Shenzhen-Hong Kong collaborations and Taiwan-Hong Kong cultural cooperation forums annually, FHKDA has been actively participating in the annual Global Design Network (GDN), to promote exchange and to engage in the proactive discussion with other organizations and institutions in Hong Kong and other regions.
 
Founding members of FHKDA include Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA), Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association (HKFDA), Hong Kong Interior Design Association (HKIDA), and Chartered Society of Designers, Hong Kong (CSDHK). Meanwhile, FHKDA participates in a number of projects in collaboration with HKDC deemed appropriate to its operation research and development. Up to present, FHKDA has a total of 15 Professional Members.
 
Mission 
FHKDA aims to consolidate the industry efforts in Hong Kong by building stronger relationships with key local professional bodies and design institutions, and also to consolidate resources and efforts around the region. In the coming years, FHKDA will focus mainly on the partnership with Shenzhen, which will lead to the creation of a dynamic front around the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone. In the near future, FHKDA will also be looking at working more closely with Taiwan, and ultimately linking up Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Taiwan design industries; creating a design hub different from Shanghai and Beijing.

People
Secretary General: Mr. Freeman Lau

Vice Secretary Generals: Mr. Antony Chan
Executive Secretary: Ms. Grace Lau

Honorary Treasurer: Dr. Edmund Lee

Council Members: Dr. Alex Lee, Mr. Alvin Yip, Mr. Eric Yim, Ms. Janet Cheung, Mr. Joey Ho, Mr. Leslie Lu, Mr. Kevin Yeung

HK-SZ Design Industry Cooperative Task Force
Secretary General, FHKDA Mr. Freeman Lau
Executive Secretary, FHKDA Ms. Grace Lau
Chairman, HKDA Mr. David Lo
Executive Director, HKDC Dr. Edmund Lee
Chairman, HKFDA Mr. Kevin Yeung
Vice-Chairman, HKFDA Ms. Janet Cheung
Chairman, HKIDA Mr. Antony Chan
Vice-Chairman, HKIDA Mr. Joey Ho
Founding Chairman, ALA Dr. Toby Chan
Chairman, DCHK Mr. Eric Yim
Principal, HKDI Mr. Leslie Lu
Director, J.C. DISI Mr. Alvin Yip


Milestones
• 3th - 4th Dec, 2014
Global Design Network (GDN) Symposium 2014

• 6th Sep - 1st Nov, 2014
1st HK/SZ Design Biennale

• 6rd – December, 2013
Global Design Network (GDN) Symposium 2013

• 3rd – 4th July, 2013
4th Hong Kong/Shenzhen Cultural and Creative Forum

• 14th September, 2012
2nd Hong Kong/Taiwan Cultural Co-operation Forum 

• 5th July, 2012
3rd Shenzhen/Hong Kong Culture and Creative Forum

• 22nd October, 2011
Taiwan/Hong Kong Design Industries Forum 2011
 
• 15th – 16th July, 2011
2nd Hong Kong/Shenzhen Culture and Creative Forum
 
• 17th May, 2011
1st Hong Kong/Taiwan Cultural Co-operation Forum
 
• 16th December, 2010
1st Shenzhen/Hong Kong Culture and Creative Forum
 
• 26th November, 2010
FHKDA Roundtable
 
• 13th June, 2006
Submission of proposal and presentation at WKCD Museum Advisory Group Meeting
 
• 27th May, 2006
Discussion Forum on West Kowloon Cultural District “Design Complex”
 
• 19th February, 2005
Designer’s Vision for West Kowloon – Discussion Forum
 
• 6th February, 2004
The name of the Federation is changed to “The Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations Limited”
 
• 13th September, 2002
Grand opening of Hong Kong Design Centre at 28 Kennedy Road, Hong Kong
 
• 11th May, 2001
Incorporation of Hong Kong Design Centre Limited
 
• 18th December, 2000
Incorporation of The Hong Kong Federation of Designers Limited

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