- WIDC2018 -


2018 World Industrial Design Conference (WIDC2018) was held on April 21-22 in Mengqi Town of Designers, Liangzhu, Zhejiang. With the theme of “Design • Ecology”, the Conference brought together thousands of representatives of experts, scholars, entrepreneurs and government leaders from all over the world to engage in exchange and cooperation on the integrated innovation of human culture, environment and industries.

During the conference, organized dozens of design industry cooperation fairs; at the opening ceremony, announced the design poverty alleviation initiative, launched the Open University for Design, signed a number of major cooperation projects, held the TIA design award award ceremony; at the same time, organized the design industry Achievement release, National Council of Design Education Branch of China Industrial Design Association, International Design Education Summit Forum, International User Experience Design Forum, Preparatory Meeting of National Council of User Experience Industry Branch of China Industrial Design Association, etc. In addition, "Design · Technology", " “Design, Entrepreneurship”, “Design as Source, Enabling Ecology”, etc. Nearly 20 professional forums were held concurrently with the conference.


I. Date:
21-22 April, 2018

. Venue:
Mengqi Town of Designers, Liangzhu, Zhejiang, China

. Theme:
Design • Ecology

. Organization Structure

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China
The People's Government of Zhejiang Province
China Industrial Design Association

Zhejiang Province Economic and Information Commission

The People’s Government of Hangzhou

Center for International Economic and Technological Cooperation

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, P.R.C
Support Unit:
China National Light Industry Council

International Council of Design

International Council of Societies of Industrial Design

The Bureau of European Design Associations

Service Design Network

European Union Intellectual Property Office