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Design Excellence Award (DEmark)



The Design Excellence Award (known as DEmark) is Thailand’s most prestigious award given in recognition of outstanding Thai designed products. Organization of the DEmark awards is a joint cooperation between the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP) to assist in the selection of award winners in five categories – Furniture, Lifestyle Products, Fashion, Industrial Products, and Packaging.

Winners can use the DEmark logo to highlight their product’s outstanding design quality, thereby increasing its value and international recognition. Organized in conjunction with the Prime Minister’s Export Award, the DEmark awards offer encouragement to the skills of Thai designers and provide incentives to entrepreneurs to pay greater attention to the design quality of their branded products.

The Office of Product Value Promotion, Department of International Trade Promotion will exhibit and display design works and products that won DEmark 2011 at BIG & BIH 2012, BITEC Bangna. Interested entrepreneurs and public can discuss and exchange their experiences with the award winners at DEmark Booth from April 17-22, 2012.

For further information about winning design works and products, please see

Press Conference’s Photographs have been posted


The press conference’s photographs have been posted on the gallery page (

List of forbidden items and activities when visiting BIG+BIH | Apr 2012


The list of forbidden items and activities which are not allowed when visiting BIG+BIH | AprĀ 2012 exhibition hall:

  • Camera
  • Smoking
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Children under 15 years are not allowed in the exhibition hall.
  • Pet
  • Rollerblade
  • Weapon

We appreciate your understanding and thank you very much for your cooperation.

BIG+BIH | AprĀ 2012 Organizers