Retail Innovation Award 2021 2021-07-20T16:47:40+08:00

Introduction



The coronavirus outbreak has been a global challenge to all the industries. RTIA has witnessed the retail industry and catering industry overcoming the adversity with innovative and efficient strategies.

On top of the Innovation Awards for Retailers, Vendors and Startups, RTIA will be honouring outstanding parties with Digital Transformation Awards for their impressive performance through digital transformation in this difficult time.

Established in 2003, the Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association (RTIA) is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to promote the awareness and adoption of the latest technologies across retailing, and to connect stakeholders for cross-sector collaboration, that benefits the retail industry in Hong Kong and the region.

In order to recognize and encourage excellence in retail technology adoption, we organised the first ever Hong Kong Retail Innovation Award in 2017 which honor the outstanding retailers and technology vendors driving the innovation.  In addition, there is an award category recognizes the most innovative product or service developed by local start-ups.

Award Categories


The Hong Kong Retail Innovation Award 2021
Comprises FIVE main categories

  • Best Innovation Awards – Retailers
    – Best Retail Innovation (Application) Grand Award – Use of Technology
    – Best Retail Innovation (Application) Grand Award – Market Potential & Performance
    – Best Retail Innovation (Application) Grand Award – Industry Benefits & Impact
  • Best Innovation Awards – F&B
    – Best F&B Innovation (Application) Grand Award – Use of Technology
    – Best F&B Innovation (Application) Grand Award – Market Potential & Performance
    – Best F&B Innovation (Application) Grand Award – Industry Benefits & Impact
    – Best F&B Innovation (Application) Grand Award – Startup Performance


Co-organized by Institution of Dining Art

  • Best Retail Innovation (Product)
    Best Retail Innovation (Product) – Gold / Silver / Bronze
  • Best Retail Innovation (Startup Product)
    Best Retail Innovation (Startup Product) – Gold / Silver / Bronze
  • Digital Transformation Awards
    – Best Digital Transformation Award For Retailers
    – Best Digital Transformation Award For F & B

Eligibility


The award is open to all locally registered companies, who are engaged in the deployment or development of retail/catering-oriented applications or products.

Eligible entries can be any ICT applications/products deployed or developed for use across retailing that facilitates point of sale, order processing, payment transaction or consumer-related activities.

Applications, cases and products related to Offline Retail / Food & Beverages / Online Retail / Online+Offline sales are welcome to apply.

  • For the 2020 Strive Against Adversity Awards applications, the product or service has to be already launched to the market before the application Entries Close date
  • For Innovation Awards – Retailers applications, please make sure the mentioned project application should have been completed in Hong Kong for at least 1 month before the application Entries Close date.
  • For Innovation Awards – Technology Vendors applications, a significant part of the mentioned product innovation must be carried out in Hong Kong, and the mentioned product application should have been launched at least 1 month before the application Entries Close date.
  • For Innovation Awards – Technology Start-ups applications, the participating company must be incorporated for no more than 3 years before the application Entries Close date, with a significant part of the mentioned product innovation carried out in Hong Kong, and the mentioned product application should have been launched at least 1 month before application Entries Close date.

Judging Criteria


Assessment is based on the following main factors

  • Good use of Technology / Technology Innovation
  • Market Potential / Performance
  • Industry Benefits / Impact

Participating companies should submit information about their project or product related to the above criteria with highlights on the good use of technology / technological innovation, product functionality, market recognition, stakeholder benefits and social impact.

Assessment Process


Judging panel comprises members from relevant industry associations, research organizations and academic fields.

The assessment will be conducted in two phases by scoring based on the judging criteria. The award committee will select awardee of the Strive Against Adversity Awards. Shortlisted companies with the highest scores of Innovation Awards from Phase I will then be nominated to the Phase II for final assessment . 

The final assessment shall be conducted in the format of  video call due to the current situation of the coronavirus. Winners will be assessed and decided by the final judging panel.

Prizes for Winners


Award winners will be invited to attend the Awards Presentation Ceremony organised by the Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association.  This will be a great opportunity for the winners to promote their remarkable achievements to be recognized by the industry. 

Winners will also be entitled:

  • to receive award trophies of the Best Retail Innovation Award as a permanent memento of their success
  • to display the official award logo on their publicity materials to signify their outstanding performance
  • to one-year free membership of Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association
  • to participate in the promotional events and media coverage to publicise their winning projects/products and company achievements

Rules


  • Applicants should fill in all the required information about their company and entries, and should cover all the judging criteria.
  • The documents and materials supplied are not returnable and will be destroyed by the Organiser after the event.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to cancel any part of the Awards due to any unforeseeable circumstance.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to accept or reject any entries and have the authority to amend any judging criteria.
  • Each entrant agrees to hold the Organiser harmless of any claims whatever, including but not limited to copyrights or other intellectual property claims that may be made against any of the Organiser by reason of any such presentation or other use of the entries of the entrant or any part thereof.
  • The Organiser shall not be liable in any way for any loss or damage incurred by any entrant for any cancellation of any part of the competition.
  • In case of any dispute, the decision of the Organizer will be final and binding on all parties concerned.
  • All the above has been translated into English.  If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.

Application Procedures


Participating companies should complete the entry form

  • The application should be submitted on or before the Entries Close date

No admission charge for entry

Key Dates

Entries Open :   7 June 2021
Entries Close :  30 July 2021
Judging:   August – September 2021
Awards Presentation :   29 Oct 2021

For further information about the Hong Kong Retail Innovation Award 2021, please contact our Secretariat Office.
Tel       : 852 3586 9285
Email    : award@hkrtia.org

Supporting Organizations


Supporting Medias



Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association – Secretariat Office

Tel       : 852 3586 9285
Fax       : 852 3585 1060
Email    : award@hkrtia.org
Address    : Room 537, 5/F, Hung To Centre, 94-96 How Ming Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Website  : http://www.hkrtia.org/
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Linkedin             : https://www.linkedin.com/company/hkrtia/


簡介


2021年新冠肺炎疫情影響全球經濟,營商環境遇上前所未見的挑戰,零售及餐飲業以創新及快速的方式轉型,迎難而上。

本屆香港零售科技大獎除了零售商組別、科技供應商組別及初創科技公司組別的創新大獎外,特設數碼轉型獎項,為逆境下善用科技來進行數碼轉型的機構打氣。

香港零售科技商會於2003年成立,致力推動嶄新零售科技的開發及應用,並積極連繋各持份者及促進交流協作,為香港以至整個區域的零售業締造效益。

為推動香港零售科技的持續發展,本會於2017年首次舉辦「香港零售科技創新大獎」,藉此公開嘉許得獎企業及表揚卓越的科技應用。同時,為鼓勵初創企業投身零售科技產品的開發,獎項組別特設零售初創組。

獎項組別


香港零售科技創新大獎2021
共五大獎項組別

  • 零售創新大獎:零售商組別
    – 最佳零售創新 – 科技應用大獎
    – 最佳零售創新 – 市場潛力及表現大獎 
    – 最佳零售創新 – 領導行業發展大獎 
  • 餐飲創新大獎
    – 最佳餐飲創新 – 科技應用大獎 
    – 最佳餐飲創新 – 市場潛力及表現大獎 
    – 最佳餐飲創新 – 領導行業發展大獎
    – 最佳餐飲創新 – 初創傑出表現大獎


與稻苗學會合辦

  • 零售創新大獎:科技供應商組別
    最佳創新產品大獎 – 金 / 銀 / 銅
  • 零售創新大獎:初創科技公司組別
    最佳創新產品(初創)大獎 – 金 / 銀 / 銅
  • 傑出數碼轉型獎
    – 2021傑出零售數碼轉型應用表現獎
    – 2021傑出餐飲數碼轉型應用表現獎

參賽資格


參賽企業必需為本地註冊公司,並參與零售/餐飲相關的項目或產品的應用或開發。
參賽作品必需是以透過運用資訊科技去推動銷售、訂購、支付或相關消費者服務。
歡迎實體零售/餐飲/網上零售/線上線下銷售等不同形式的個案、產品或應用參賽。

  • 逆境表揚參賽作品,必需於截止報名日前已經推出市場
  • 創新大獎零售商組別的參賽作品,必需於截止報名日前一個月已經推出市場
  • 創新大獎科技供應商組別的參賽作品,其中創新的重要部分必需於本地進行,及於截止報名日前一個月已經發佈
  • 創新大獎初創科技公司組別,參賽公司必需於截止報名日前三年內成立,其中創新的重要部分必需於本地進行,及於截止報名日前一個月已經發佈

評審準則


評審準則包括以下主要因素

  • 如何善用科技 / 創新技術
  • 市場潛力/表現
  • 行業裨益及影響

參選企業可根據上述三個評分標準,詳述項目或産品在如何善用科技或引入創新技術,功能的獨特性,市場的認受度,以至對業界的裨益,及對社會的影響。

評審程序


評審委員會由相關的科技商會、科硏機構及學術界別的代表人士所組成。

評審程序共分兩個階段,首階段由專家小組根據評審準則進行初步甄選,並選出逆境表揚的項目,成績優異的創新大獎參賽企業將獲推薦予評審委員會作最後評審。

因應2021年疫情發展最後評審將會以視像形式進行。專業評審團會在視像面試的基礎上,綜合考慮參選企業披露的資料,並根據評審準則再作詳細的評估,從而決定獲獎名單。

參選裨益


得獎企業將獲邀出席主辦單位香港零售科技商會所舉辦的頒獎典禮,在提升知名度的同時,讓各界別認識到得奬企業是香港零售科技界的典範。

得獎者均獲:

  • 授獎座或優異證書
  • 授權在指定之宣傳物品上展示香港零售科技創新大獎的標誌
  • 豁免一年香港零售科技商會的會員年費
  • 得獎者將會獲邀出席相關的宣傳活動及接受傳媒訪問

守則


  • 參賽機構能提供充足資料予主辦機構及評審團以作評選之用。
  • 參賽機構遞交之所有文件及資料將不獲發還,主辦機構會將這些資料於比賽完畢後毀掉。
  • 如因未能預計的原因,主辦機構保留取消是次比賽全部或部份項目的權利 。
  • 主辦機構保留接受或拒絕任何參賽申請的權利。如有需要,主辦機構有權修改評審標準。
  • 參賽單位同意保證主辦機構不須為住何形式的索償負責。此保證包括但不局限於因展出或使用其全部或部份作品而引起的版權索償。
  • 主辦機構毋須為參賽單位的損失或損毀負上任何責任。
  • 若對獎項結果有任何爭議,一切均以最終評審委員會的最終決定為準。
  • 如本中文本與英文本有任何出入之處,一切條款概以英文本為準。

參加辦法


有意參賽企業須填妥參加表格

  • 於截止報名前線上提交

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時間表

接受報名 :   2021年6月7日
截止報名 :  2021年7月30日
評審:   2021年 8月 - 9月
頒發典禮 :   2021年 10月 29日

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