- WIDC2020 -


2020 World Industrial Design Conference (WIDC2020) was grandly opened on November 25, in Yantai, China. With the theme of "Intelligent Design · Road to the Future", WIDC2020 aims to promote the integration of human wisdom, artificial intelligence and intelligent manufacturing to link user big data and the entire industry chain, and to transform human beings' continuous pursuit of a better life into mass customization design and services.

Li Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Pan Yunhe, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Chairmen from global design industry organizations sent their congratulatory videos for the opening of the conference. WIDC2020, handing with Global Design Industry Organization (GDIO) and design associations, companies, institutions, universities and innovation leaders from more than 40 countries and regions around the world, has presented a feast of innovation!

The conference lasted for 5 days and held various activities including WIDC2020 Technology + Design Summit, China Excellent Industrial Design Award (CEID) Exhibition, Leading Entrepreneurs’ Innovation Roadshow, “Belt And Road” Syria Art Exhibition. With 100 global sessions and over 1000 matchmaking activities, this conference showed wholly its influence in the design filed worldwide.


I. Date:
25-29 November 2020

. Venue:
Yantai International Expo Center, Shandong, China

Yantai International Design Town, Shandong, China

. Theme:
Intelligent Design · Road to the Future

. Organization Structure

Supporting Organization:
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China
People's Government of Shandong Province
Department of Industry and Information Technology of Shandong Province
People's Government of Yantai Municipal
China Industrial Design Association
Design Organizations from More than 30 Countries and Regions