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From left to right: Antony Chan, HKIDA chairman; Tris Kee, MC and HKIDA executive committee member; speakers Louie T. Navarro, Patrick Leung, Caroline Sohie, Caroline Bos, Shigeru Kubota and Kung Shu Chang; Horace Pan, HKIDA vice chairman.
HKIDA has successfully organized Master Talk 2016 on 21 November 2016 at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Over 220 participants joined Master Talk 2016.
“It is exciting to see over 220 participants join the Master Talk 2016. The event provides extensive opportunities for interior designers and students to share their own experiences and personal perspectives on the body of knowledge issues that matter in today’s design world,” said Antony Chan, Chairman of HKIDA.

Following the successful Master Talk in 2015, the second edition of the event is now recognized as one of the most preeminent international interior design conferences in Hong Kong. Focusing on the bodies of knowledge of interior design, speakers presented different topics that inspired interior design practitioners and students, sharing them valuable knowledge and working experience.
Panel discussion and Q&A session. From left to right: Tris Kee, moderator and HKIDA executive committee member; speakers Louie T. Navarro, Caroline Sohie and Kung Shu Chang   Panel discussion and Q&A session. From left to right: Tris Kee, moderator and HKIDA executive committee member; speakers Patrick Leung, Caroline Bos and Shigeru Kubota
This year, the Master Talk featured speakers from different regions, including:
Caroline Bos, Co-founder and Principal Urban Planner of UNStudio in Holland;
Caroline Sohie, Architecture Director for INSTINCT in UK;
Patrick Leung, Founder and Principal Design of P A L Design Group in Hong Kong;
Kung Shu Chang, Professor and Director of the Graduate Institute of Architecture, NTCU Taiwan, and Chairman of Board of Chinese Association of Interior Designers in Taiwan;
Shigeru Kubota, President of Kubota Architect & Associates Inc. in Japan; and Louie. T. Navarro, Co-founder of IB Design Group Inc. in Philippines.
HKIDA organized the 24th APIDA Awards Presentation cum Gala Dinner on 21 November 2016 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, presented the awards of 13 categories under the witnesses of 300 guests.

The APIDA received over 630 submissions from the Asia Pacific regions including those from the Mainland, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, etc. Over the past 23 years, APIDA had witnessed the evolution of the design evolvement in the Asia Pacific Region. Entries from various different countries demonstrate significant and encouraging improvement in the quality of interior design throughout the region.

Supported by local and international interior design masters as judges, with vigorous screening and intensive adjudication, APIDA is now a benchmark of achievement to many young interior designers, and is widely celebrated by top interior design brands. The gala dinner brings interior design professionals together in a celebration of the creative spirit of interior design, and serves to propel the industry forward.

With the support of HKIDA sponsors, APIDA achieved resounding success. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to HKIDA Platinum sponsor HKT Premier, Gold sponsor Glasslam / Orientop Limited, Silver sponsors Formica (Asia) Limited and Kohler Asia Pacific Limited, Bronze sponsor Sunbrella, etc.
Over 300 attendees joined APIDA 2016. More than 80 awards were presented. From left to right: Tik Chan, HKIDA committee member; Enoch Hui, chairman of APIDA 2016; Timothy Fok Tsun Ting, GB, JP; Keith Chan, HKIDA committee member Opening ceremony of APIDA 2016 presentation ceremony. From left to right: Enoch Hui, chairman of APIDA 2016; Antony Chan, HKIDA chairman; Joey Ho, HKIDA vice chairman (local affairs); Horace Pan, HKIDA vice chairman (international affairs)
Enoch Hui, chairman of APIDA 2016 presented the thank you trophies to some of the local and international judges. From left to right: Steve Leung, Horace Pan, Patrick Leung, John Chan, Caroline Sohie, Greg Pearce, Enoch Hui, Shigeru Kubota, Caroline Bos, Ivan Dai and Patrick Fong CY Leo, who won the first place at the World Harmonica Festival, was invited to be the performing guest for APIDA gala dinner 2016.
With support by Interior Design China, HKIDA organized an exchange tour for mainland designer. More than 20 designers from the mainland came to join Master Talk 2016 and also 24th Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards presentation cum gala dinner on 21 Nov 2016. Next day, HKIDA arranged a tour visit to some Hong Kong interior design firms, including Steve Leung Designers, CL3 Architects, PAL Design Consultants and Ronald Lu & Partners.
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