• HOREDA 2021 – Call for Entries Now!

    22 April 2021

    Asia Hospitality and Retail Design Awards 2021 is presented by Informa Markets (Organiser of HOFEX, Restaurant & Bar Hong Kong and Retail Asia Conference & Expo) and PRC Magazine, the most talked about AEC Industry publication around.

    The Awards recognise the most innovative, sustainable, user-friendly and game changing designs across multiple categories, including hotels, resorts, restaurants, shopping malls, retail stores and more. 

    By convening designers of the most captivating creations across Asia, the awards will draw together a body of industry’s best, brightest and highest accomplishments in design, to spark innovation, motivate collaboration and advance sustainable living. 

    The Awards is an established marketing instrument to promote your design projects. As our winner you can use our exclusive seal of design quality to publicise your success! 

    We are now inviting developers, management companies/operators, architects and interior designers and other relevant professions, to nominate your projects demonstrating excellence and gain the recognition you well deserve!

    Main Aims of HOREDA

    • To honour excellence in design
    • To promote green and sustainable design and a circular economy
    • To promote the wellbeing and health of guests and tenants
    • To honour successful public engagement through effective design and planning
    • To recognise designs that contribute to a better user experience
    • To foster dialogue and contribute to the sharing of ideas and knowledge

    Award Categories

    • Outstanding Hospitality Design (Hong Kong)
      • Hotels – Inner City, Boutique Hotels, Spas, Restaurants, Bars and Café
    • Outstanding Hospitality Design (APAC)
      • Hotels – Inner City, Resorts – Destinations, Spas, Restaurants and Bars
    • Outstanding Hotel Building Solution (Hong Kong + APAC)
      • Designers reply on an array of specialist products and bespoke materials to realise their visions. This category acknowledges these suppliers
    • Outstanding Retail Design (Hong Kong + APAC)
      • Shopping Malls, Department Stores, Flagship Stores (Over 1,000m2)
      • Flagship stores, Independent Retail Outlets, Pop-up Stores (Under 1,000m2)
    • Best Innovation in Retail Design (Hong Kong + APAC)
      • Interior and Space Planning, Adaptive-Reuse/Renovation, Lighting, Use of new Materials and Technologies, Experiential of themed store experience
    • Best Retail Branding Design (Hong Kong + APAC)
      • Corporate Brand Design (Service)
      • Consumer Brand Design (Product)
    • Future Projects (Hong Kong + APAC) – NEW
      • Outstanding Hospitality Design
      • Outstanding Retail Design
    • Special Awards for the Greenest Overall Projects in Hospitality and Retail Design 

    Make use of the Asia Hospitality and Retail Design Awards as an excellent image booster!

    Judging Panel – Hospitality

    • Adrian Battisby – Partner / Senior Director of Interior Design – LW
    • J Lee Rofkind – Principal / Regional Leader of Hospitality – HOK
    • Johnny Li – Head of Studio / Managing Director – AB Concept
    • Roderick Tong – Head of Studio – Conran and Partners
    • Simon Zeng – Founder / Studio Director – Stylus Studio

    Judging Panel – Retail

    • Charles Ng – Founding Chairman – Hong Kong Brands Association
    • Francis Leung – Creative & Marketing Director – HOUSE of ABRAHAM
    • Rufus Turnbull – Founder & Creative Director – Studio X
    • Simon Fallon – Practice Director – PMDL

    Prizes for Winners

    • Asia Hospitality and Retail Design Awards trophy and certificate
    • Exclusive rights to use the Awards logo for promotion
    • Special feature in post-event e-newsletters, sent to organiser’s database
    • Special feature on organiser’s websites
    • Dedicated posts on organiser’s social media platforms

    How to Enter

    1. Contact your Awards Coordinator (see below emails)
    2. Reply the questions / complete the submission
    3. Fees HK$5,000 (pay by cheque or bank transfer) – with Two pages of editorial in the official awards book
    4. Provide ONE A1 size of foamboard (artwork) for display use


    • 5 Jul 2021 – Submission Deadline – Extended
    • 9 Jul – 30 Jul 2021 – Judging period
    • 5 Aug 2021 Shortlisted Announcement
    • 10 – 20 Aug 2021 Online Voting
    • 8 Sep 2021 Awards ceremony at HKCEC

    Contact us today!

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