The Hong Kong D-Mark Launch Ceremony 「香港D嘜設計認證啟動禮」
The Design Council of Hong Kong (DCHK), under the auspices of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI) organized the Hong Kong D-Mark Launch Ceremony on 19 March 2015 at the FHKI’s headquarter. The guest of honor Philip Yung Wai-hung, Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism) officiated at the ceremony. He presented D-Mark certificates to twenty-five D-Mark holders for their achievement in having an effective framework to harness quality designs.
The guest of honor was delighted to see enterprises putting their commitment to nurturing design and creativity in their businesses. He hoped that in the near future, more enterprises would apply the D-Mark certification. DCHK’s Chairman and FHKI’s Deputy Chairman Eric Yim expressed that D-Mark enhanced the image of enterprises, and allowed them to demonstrate to their customers their priority in design. Furthermore D-Mark could help to promote the value and benefits of excellent designs to the business community and the general public.
The guest of honor, DCHK’s Chairman and FHKI’s Deputy Chairman Eric Yim, the FHKI’s Deputy Chairmen Ir Daniel Cheng, Jimmy Kwok and Dr. Daniel Yip, participated in a simple yet grand kick-off ceremony in which D-Mark logo was lit up. The gesture signified that D-Mark added a new milestone in the design history of Hong Kong. After the ceremony, the guest of honor visited a D-Mark exhibition in which over ten D-Mark holder showcased their design works. He was impressed by the spectacular works exhibited. Participants also enjoyed sharing their experience with guests in how design added value to their businesses.