2017 Students' Award

Curious about the advertising industry?
Want to take part in constructing an advertisement or advertising campaign?
Here’s the golden chance to get a wider picture on the advertising industry!
Final year students! Don’t miss this valuable opportunity!


Since 1990, the HK4As Students’ Award is designed to encourage and develop young, local talents and is a part of the HK4A's education initiatives. The event has also been incorporated as part of the HK4As’ Kam Fan Awards for aspiring students to feel the excitement of our ad industry.

The HK4As Students’ Award is part of our commitment to raising the standards of advertising in Hong Kong. This has been widely and enthusiastically supported by the Universities, both local & overseas.

Students are given a theme to work on and inter-compete among the Universities each year.


Moderate Use of Mobile Phone

Target Participant

Final year Full-time students from local institutes


Kit Koh
Executive Creative Director

Lili Jiang
Creative Director

Sammy Lau
Group Creative Director


Creative Brief

Submission Form Guidelines

Entry Form

Finalists List

Winners List

Winning Works

2017 Students' Award Briefing

HK4As Creative Committee member Mr Sammy Lau will conduct two sessions of Students' Award briefing to help participants get a clearer picture of the brief.

Date: 6 October 2017 (Friday)

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30pm (Session 1) / 1:40pm - 2:10pm (Session 2)

Venue: Room Y304, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Limited seats available on a first-come-first served basis. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the briefing.


5:00 pm, 18 October 2017 (Wednesday)

Entries should be sent to
1906 Two Chinachem Exchange Square, 338 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong
*No online submissions


Announcement of winners and works of all Finalists will be posted on our official website and Facebook Page (HK4As). (www.facebook.com/HK4As)

Finalists will be invited and winners will be awarded at the HK4As Kam Fan Awards Presentation Gala on 24 November 2017 (Friday) at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.


Each team is limited to a maximum of 4 full-time students from the same or different local institutes.
All works must be submitted with completed entry form.

All materials must be labelled clearly with Entry Title, Contact Person’s name at the back; for entries of more than 1 display, also mark the back of each piece with the ranking, i.e. “Entry Name, Contact Person, Poster 1 of 3”, “Entry Name, Contact Person, Poster 2 of 3” etc.

All works in Audio, Video & Interactive/Digital are required to be saved in a DVD/ USB. Please ensure the materials can be displayed before submission. (Refer to Submission Format Guidelines for details)
All works MUST be submitted to HK4As Office by POST or IN PERSON by 18 Oct 2017 (Wed), 5pm.

Only local students who are studying and were never employed as full-time employees in the advertising industry, are eligible to enter the HK4As Students’ Award.

Works violating the above or late entries will be disqualified.

HK4As has the right to use or reproduce the work of all accepted entries for announcing on HK4As’ official Facebook page, Awards Annual, Awards Journal discs, VCD/DVD for industry-related or educational use.

The HK4As reserves the right to make adjustments of the rules as deemed necessary, and the final decision rest with the Organizer.

List of Winners









Click here to see the List of Some Previous Winning Works.

For Enquiries, please contact HK4As. See the contact information here.