23-27 October 2017
Capitalizing on the chance of hosting 2009 World Design Congress in Beijing, Beijing Design Week launched its first session in Beijing in October 2009. It was authorized by Ministry of Education, Ministry of Culture and Beijing Municipal Government. Since 2011, Beijing Design Week was held each year jointly by Beijing Gehua Cultural Development Group and Beijing Industrial Design Center. It usually opens from the end of September and the beginning of October. The 2012 Beijing Design Week became the first large international design and creativity event in Beijing after Beijing wins the title of City of Design entitled by UNESCO. It recognized by Dezeen as one of the A-level design events in the world, which is the only creativity event been chosen in the mainland.