Gina Pierce

I am very grateful for the support of the BEDG, without which, I would not have exhibited in my first overseas trade show. Having shown in New York, I now have orders and contacts from the US and around the world. Many thanks to Pamela and Karin for their help.

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November 2012

China International Creative Design Exhibition 2012

2012-11-14 - 2012-11-16

The British European Design Group’s 2012 Outward Mission to the China International Creative Design Week 2012

Sustainability -
The British European Design Group at the China Creative Design Week 2012

可持续发展 -
英国欧洲设计协会代表团访问青岛、北京2012中国国际创意设计推广周

China International Creative Design Exhibition & China International Creative Design Seminar
Beijing, November 14th - 16th
2012中国国际创意设计展览会(11月14-16日,北京)

Matching British Creative Excellence with Chinese Manufacturing Power -
The Route to Success for British Creative Businesses in China: The British European Design Group’s 2012 Outward Mission to the China Creative Design Week 2012

After the British European Design Group’s successful seminar debut on branding and marketing strategies of international and national brands at the 2011 China Creative Design Week in Chengdu and Beijing organised by CCPIT – the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, the London based organisation was again invited to participate at the 2012 event.

The main focus of the 2012 China Creative Design Week held in Qingdao and Beijing was to look at the Western world definition of green design and sustainable development for a new consumer culture. Thirty international speakers from leading American, European, Asian and Chinese design organisations, associations and companies addressed a select audience of more than 350 professional delegates at the high profile Forum in Qingdao.

The subsequent, smaller Creative Design Seminar in Beijing still attracted well over 150 attendees from commerce, manufacturing, higher academic education and key government departments.

Both events were followed by very targeted one-to-one meetings between the British delegates and members of the Chinese audience seeking to develop business relationships with UK companies.

The three day Designnova Exhibition in Beijing, now in its firth year, featured the winning work of the China International Young Designers Competition 2012, China’s up and coming new generation of young creatives, an impressive selection of more established Chinese designers and design studios and design products by members of the Central Academy of Art (CAFA), who were also joint sponsors of the China Creative Design Week. The central exhibition of the British European Design Group in Hall 2 showcased the creative excellence in products, services, media, multi-media and higher acadamic education across all creative disciplines from over 50 UK participants. The spectacular 100 sq m large feature stand, one of the main attractions of the exhibition, was co-sponsored by organisers CCPIT and the British European Design Group and supported by United Kingdom Trade and Investment. The exhibition attracted over 50 000 visitors and has placed the China Creative Design Week firmly in the Chinese national calendar of events promoting the international design as part of the creative industries.

Venue

China International Exhibition Center
Beijing, PRC

Participants

  • 黑佐. 埃奇. 阿格雷 - 奥尔良斯 / HAZEL EKI AGGREY-ORLEANS
  • 奥古斯都·勃兰特版本 / AUGUSTUS BRANDT EDITIONS
  • 奥古斯都·勃兰特古董 / AUGUSTUS BRANDT ANTIQUES
  • 朱莉娅. 博里 / JULIA BORRIE
  • 英国欧洲设计协会代表团 / BRITISH EUROPEAN DESIGN GROUP
  • 凯琳-比特. 菲力普斯 / KARIN-BEATE PHILLIPS
  • 罗汉.克拉克 / ROHAN CLARKE
  • 徳科荣艾思特 / DECORUM EST
  • 史蒂夫. 查尔斯 / STEVE CHARLES
  • 大卫. 海沃德 / DAVID HAYWARD
  • 尼克·蒙罗 / NICK MUNRO
  • 飘纹达. 楠佳拉 / PALVINDER NANGLA
  • 英国诺桑比亚大学 / NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY
  • 丹尼. 达求敏 - 希尔 / DANNY DUQUEMIN-SHEIL
  • 里卡德. 维丁汉姆 / RICKARD WHITTINGHAM
  • 科林·威尔逊 / COLIN WILSON
  • PRIESTMANGOODE
  • 罗兰徳. 鲍尔 / ROLAND BOAL
  • 缔姆·斯蒂芬斯 / TIM STEPHENS
  • 禄迪科集团 / THE LUDIC GROUP
  • 克莱门斯. 哈科 / CLEMENS HACKL
  • 尼古拉·索恩利 / NICOLA THORNLEY
  • 巴勃罗·维达尔 / PABLO VIDAL
  • 吴克刚 博士 / KEGANG WU

China International Creative Design Forum 2012

2012-11-09 - 2012-11-13

The British European Design Group’s 2012 Outward Mission to the China International Creative Design Week 2012

Sustainability -
The British European Design Group at the China Creative Design Week 2012

可持续发展 -
英国欧洲设计协会代表团访问青岛、北京2012中国国际创意设计推广周

China International Creative Design Forum
Qingdao, November 12th - 13th
开幕式暨2012中国国际创意设计论坛(11月12-13日,青岛)

‘Created in Britain - Created to last’ Seminar in collaboration with the Qingdao Industrial Design Association
Qingdao, November 10th
012中国国际创意设计研讨会(11月14日,北京)

Matching British Creative Excellence with Chinese Manufacturing Power -
The Route to Success for British Creative Businesses in China: The British European Design Group’s 2012 Outward Mission to the China Creative Design Week 2012

After the British European Design Group’s successful seminar debut on branding and marketing strategies of international and national brands at the 2011 China Creative Design Week in Chengdu and Beijing organised by CCPIT – the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade -, the London based organisation was again invited to participate at the 2012 event.

The main focus of the 2012 China Creative Design Week held in Qingdao and Beijing was to look at the Western world definition of green design and sustainable development for a new consumer culture. Thirty international speakers from leading American, European, Asian and Chinese design organisations, associations and companies addressed a select audience of more than 350 professional delegates at the high profile Forum in Qingdao.

The subsequent, smaller Creative Design Seminar in Beijing still attracted well over 150 attendees from commerce, manufacturing, higher academic education and key government departments.

Both events were followed by very targeted one-to-one meetings between the British delegates and members of the Chinese audience seeking to develop business relationships with UK companies.

Exclusively for the UK participants, the CCPIT programme in Qingdao was preceded by the UK-China Design Seminar ‘Created in Britain – Created to Last / Achieved in Qingdao-Achieved by Wisdom’ and ‘Meet the Manufacturers’ event on Saturday, November 10th.  The event was jointly organised and sponsored by the Qingdao Industrial Design Association (QIDA), the British European Design Group and Priestmangoode China and supported by United Kingdom Trade & Investment, who also co-hosted the evening reception.

The afternoon seminar session brought together some of the largest corporations in the Shandong Province with headquarters in Qingdao, such as the electronics and household appliance manufacturers Haier and Hisense, CSR Sifang, China’s national train and rolling stock manufacturer, for whom the UK Design Consultancy Priestmangoode is designing the PRC’s bullet train, electrical appliances and electric cars manufacturer Aucma Co, the Qingdao subsidiary of automobile manufacturer FAW Jiefang Automobile Co. one of Qingdao’s top then enterprises, Kingking, one of the world’s largest candle producers, top manufacturers from the garment, footwear, furniture and yacht building industries, the heads of the design faculties of the renowned Qingdao University  and advertising agencies like Qingdao Black Ant Advertising Company, one of Qingdao’s key agencies, who have just been appointed by the Qingdao Municipality to undertake the branding of the 2014 International Horticultural Exhibition to be held in this vitally important coastal city.

Visits to the Creative 100 Park, Qingdao’s new creative industries complex, the Olympic Sailing Centre and the world famous Qingdao Bear Museum rounded up this highly successful event and deepened the positive impression of the British delegates of the huge collaboration potential with Qingdao based enterprises.

Venue

Shangri-La
Qingdao, PRC

Participants

  • 黑佐. 埃奇. 阿格雷 - 奥尔良斯 / HAZEL EKI AGGREY-ORLEANS
  • 奥古斯都·勃兰特版本 / AUGUSTUS BRANDT EDITIONS
  • 奥古斯都·勃兰特古董 / AUGUSTUS BRANDT ANTIQUES
  • 朱莉娅. 博里 / JULIA BORRIE
  • 英国欧洲设计协会代表团 / BRITISH EUROPEAN DESIGN GROUP
  • 凯琳-比特. 菲力普斯 / KARIN-BEATE PHILLIPS
  • 罗汉.克拉克 / ROHAN CLARKE
  • 徳科荣艾思特 / DECORUM EST
  • 史蒂夫. 查尔斯 / STEVE CHARLES
  • 大卫. 海沃德 / DAVID HAYWARD
  • 尼克·蒙罗 / NICK MUNRO
  • 飘纹达. 楠佳拉 / PALVINDER NANGLA
  • 英国诺桑比亚大学 / NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY
  • 丹尼. 达求敏 - 希尔 / DANNY DUQUEMIN-SHEIL
  • 里卡德. 维丁汉姆 / RICKARD WHITTINGHAM
  • 科林·威尔逊 / COLIN WILSON
  • PRIESTMANGOODE
  • 罗兰徳. 鲍尔 / ROLAND BOAL
  • 缔姆·斯蒂芬斯 / TIM STEPHENS
  • 禄迪科集团 / THE LUDIC GROUP
  • 克莱门斯. 哈科 / CLEMENS HACKL
  • 尼古拉·索恩利 / NICOLA THORNLEY
  • 巴勃罗·维达尔 / PABLO VIDAL
  • 吴克刚 博士 / KEGANG WU