- WIDC2022 -


2022 World Industrial Design Conference (WIDC2022) was grandly held on November 11-13 in Yantai, Shandong Province, China. The global event was hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the People’s Government of Shandong Province and supported by Global Design Industry Organization (GDIO). Taking “Design·Chain of Future Industry” as the theme, the WIDC2022 has attracted design organizations, institutions, enterprises, universities and colleges from over 50 countries and regions.

At the Opening Ceremony, GDIO members delivered their online keynote speeches to extend their best wishes to WIDC2022. China Excellent Industrial Design (CEID) Award Ceremony was also held during the Conference with 59 winners of Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards. CEID is the only national award approved by the central government in China's industrial design field, with the aim of promoting the high-quality development of China's industrial design as well as displaying outstanding achievements with original design and advanced design concepts. The Partners of Yantai, Build a City of Design Appointment Ceremony was also released to introduce a group of experts in industrial design and related innovation fields to share their advice and suggestions for the future design of Yantai.

During the Conference, the WIDC Speeches, CEID Exhibition, WIDC2022 Forums, the Gala Night of designers and other WIDC2022 activities were also held. The WIDC2022 has provided a platform for international exchanges and cooperation to explore the innovative thinking to build a community with a shared future for mankind, a world of lasting peace, environmental protection, common prosperity, and openness and inclusiveness, as well as to create a better future for human beings.

I. Date:
11-13 November 2022

. Venue:
Yantai International Expo Center, Shandong, China

Yantai International Design Town, Shandong, China

. Theme:
Design·Chain of Future Industry

. 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