A major creativity and innovation focused competition is open for registration, targeting companies in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area who dare to show their creative and innovative service and products. Only the best star will shine.
2017 DCIC（Delta Creativity and Innovation Celebration）第二届粤港澳大湾区创意创新盛典新闻发布会于9月15日在中新广州知识城腾飞园举办。广州是海上丝绸之路的重要城市，这里更是粤港澳地区创意和创新萌发和生长的重要腹地。作为在广州举办的为数不多的面向国际的商业活动之一，粤港澳大湾区创意创新盛典自去年首届（原“珠三角创意创新盛典”）举办以来，不仅受到了政府部门，各国领事机构，本土及跨国企业等社会各界及媒体的广泛关注，更是将一批走在创意和创新前沿的企业，推上了国际化的舞台，与世界接轨，把一个极具创意和创新能力的粤港澳大湾区形象展现在世界的面前。
2017 DCIC (Delta Creativity and Innovation Celebration) Press Conference was held on 15th September in the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City. Guangzhou is an important city on the Maritime Silk Road and it is also the key city of creativity and innovation in the Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau region. DCIC is one of the very few innovation business events with an international focus to be held in Guangzhou. Since its first edition last year, DCIC has not only received attention and cooperation from Chinese government departments, Foreign Consulate General offices, local and multinational corporations as well as mass media attentions, but also helped a group of companies who are in the forefront of creativity and innovation with getting onto the international stage, showing the world a very creative and innovative image of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau Greater Bay Area.
2017 DCIC is organised by San Jiao Ling (Delta Bridges), a creativity and innovation focused media platform and public relations company, co-organising with Sino-Singapore Knowledge City. 2017 DCIC is the second edition and will continue to explore and focus more on creative and innovative companies in the Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau region. This year, DCIC has brought many further refinement and upgrade to enterprise registration process and competition activities than the first edition. For members of the jury, DCIC has invited consul generals of France, the Netherlands, Norway, Australia, Belgium, India and other countries in Guangzhou, delegates from American Chamber of Commerce South China, Spanish Chamber of Commerce South China, the French Chamber of Commerce in Macau, together with delegates from Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City, Hong Kong Lan Kwai Fong Group, TÜV Rheinland and other international corporations in Guangdong and Hong Kong and Macau region as well as delegates from regional and international highly influential enterprises, business leaders and famous scholars.
Applicants Registration Deadline for 2017 DCIC is 8th October. According to DCIC official statistics, the first edition has attracted 132 company participants last year. This year, the number of company participant is expected to break through 160, and is expected to have about 40 overseas companies to participate. Registered companies will compete in eight categories, including Architecture & Urban Development, Creative Industries, Incubators & Accelerators, Information Technology, Medical & Biotechnology, New Energy & Clean Technologies, Smart Technology & Advanced Manufacturing, Tourism & Entertainment. Following the Organisers’ deliberation, for each of the 8 award categories, 5 or more companies will be selected as Nominees. The list of Nominees will be release on 15th October. The Jury Boards of DCIC will evaluate and rank all Nominees during the period of 15th to 31st October. The exact ranking will be kept secret till the DCIC Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner. All Nominees will be invited to join the DCIC Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner which will be held at Garden Hotel Guangzhou on 10th November. The 8 jury awards, along with 3 Public Awards voted by the audience, will be handed to the winners at the DCIC Award Ceremony Gala dinner.
此次新闻发布会上，三角铃创始人 Jean-Jacques Verdun先生，中新广州知识城投资开发有限公司总裁 Ng Kok Siong先生，法国驻广州总领馆经济领事 Pierre Martin先生，以及广州开发区，欧盟商会，英国华南商会，广州斯波实验室和所乐联合办公的代表就粤港澳大湾区目前面临的经济发展挑战，未来将如何进行区域合作和交流，如何帮助更多创意创新型企业发掘和发展创新能力等话题上进行了热烈的讨论。
During the press conference, guests including Mr. Jean-Jacques Verdun, founder of Delta Bridges Media and San Jiao Ling Public Relations Company, Mr. Pierre Martin, Economic Counselor from French Consul General in Guangzhou, Mr. Ng Kok Siong, CEO of Sino-Singapore Knowledge City, Ms. Shanni Su, Vice General Manager at Soler Office Space, Mr. Davids Huang, Operation Director at Sponia Labs and delegates from Guangzhou Development District were invited to discuss over topics including the future challenge for economy development in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau Greater Bay Area; how to carry out regional cooperation and efficient communication; how to help companies to discover and develop their abilities in creativity and innovation.
三角铃创始人 Jean-Jacques Verdun先生表示，“创新能力是推动企业发展的不竭动力，粤港澳大湾区作为未来中国经济发展的重心之一，占据重要的地位，吸引了诸多国内外的企业和人才。粤港澳大湾区创意创新盛典作为该区域的重要盛事之一，将成为这些企业和人才展现自我，实现提升和跳跃的平台。帮助极具创意创新能力的企业和个人走向世界的同时，也把更多的国际领先企业带到粤港澳大湾区。”
“Creativity is one of inexhaustible motive force to push a company to continue to grow and expand. Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Greater Bay Area plays an important role in the future economy growth of China. Its economical crucial position has attracted many talents and enterprises from both domestic and overseas. DCIC being one of the important regional platforms is going to help them to showcase and display themselves, to eventually help them to jump to greater achievements. We aim to take these talents and enterprises to the world stage, at the same time, to bring more global leading enterprises to Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Greater Bay Area”, said Mr. Jean-Jacques Verdun, founder of Delta Bridges Media and San Jiao Ling Public Relations Company.
出席新闻发布会的嘉宾还与评审团嘉宾面对面交流，更深入的了解了此次盛典的参赛及评选细节，同时受邀参观了未来粤港澳地区尤其是广州地区的科技创新中心——中新广州知识城。作为广州探索产业转型升级的新模式，中新广州知识城在过去的7年间，在探索创意创新方面有着自己独到的见解，今年已是连续第二年与粤港澳大湾区创意创新盛典合作，中新广州知识城投资开发有限公司总裁 Ng Kok Siong先生在采访中提到，“中新广州知识城注重以商引商，目前已经有诸多国际创意创新型项目入驻园区。知识城希望通过2017 DCIC的平台，让更多的企业了解到过去几年中园区所取得的建设成果，吸引更多的国际化和创新型企业和人才。”
Guests attended the 2017 DCIC Press Conference took the chance not only to talk with jury members of 2017 DCIC to get more details of this exciting event but also to visit one of the tech innovation centres of Guangzhou — Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City. This is the second year for Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City to work with DCIC. As a new model to explore the industrial transformation and upgrading possibility of Guangzhou, Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City has its own unique insights in the exploration of creativity and innovation from its 7 years’ experience in development. “There are a lot of international creative and innovative projects in Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City. We hope, through 2017 DCIC, more and more enterprises will get to know the latest development and achievements by Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City, to eventually attract more of these creative and innovative enterprises and talents.” Said Mr. Ng Kok Siong, CEO of Sino-Singapore Knowledge City.