Innovative Entrepreneur Association (IEA) will apply the funding support from Create Hong Kong again to organize a “Cross Industry Matching” project to promote creativity and innovation in Hong Kong by inspiring cross industry matching in commercial applications. This year is the 5th year of this project which aims at creating a cross industry matching platform for local designers and enterprises in Hong Kong. We hope to have a proposal with brand new highlights in order to arise public awareness.


To facilitate cross industry collaboration between local designers and enterprises by the following activities:
a) To handle the liaison and documentation between all parties including our association, Create Hong Kong and the exhibition venue provider in order to facilitate the feasibility of this CSI5 project.
b) To organize or co-organize with a party that agreed by Create Hong Kong and our association a 2-day Cross Industry Matching Showcase in a venue and date with track record. We expect the show can reach at least 8,000 unique visitors.
c) To organize seminars and press conference to market and promote the program to the public
d) To manage a self-sustainable Online Platform for “Matching Your Designers” with sophisticated Designers’ database and showcase for designers to self-manage and self-promote their own designs and masterpieces for their potential clients.
e) To organize workshops to train up the exhibitors and local designers in creative industry with business communication, sales and marketing concept, client management skills for cross industry business matching
f) To organize a Mentoring Scheme for local creative industry


Deadline of submission
24th October, 2014


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