Invitation Press conference Henry van de Velde Gold Awards 19

Tuesday 29 January, 11 am, ​ BOZAR Foyers, Brussels, Belgium

On 29 January, Flanders DC will distritubte the Henry van de Velde Gold Awards 19. Since the start in 1994, the Henry van de Velde Awards are the place to discover good Flemish design in all its forms and shapes.

You are cordially invited to the press conference in BOZAR at 11 a.m. 


The Henry van de Velde Awards 

The Henry van de Velde Awards showcase and applaud national and international Flemish designers, enterprises, products, projects and services which, as a result of their design or their solution of a given problem, have a positive impact on the economy and society. The Henry van de Velde Awards are widely supported thanks to the shared vision of a professional jury with considerable expertise in the industry. The official award ceremony, exhibition and accompanying publication make the Henry van de Velde Awards a true platform for Flemish design.

12 Henry van de Velde Gold Awards 19 will be distributed. 9 of them to products, projects and services, developped from 1 April 2017 onwards: 

  1. Ecodesign by OVAM
  2. Business
  3. Community
  4. Consumer
  5. Graphic & Packaging
  6. Habitat
  7. Healthcare & Wellbeing
  8. Mobility
  9. Public

The jury also distributes the awards for Lifetime Achievement, Company and Young Talent

Te 12 Henry van de Velde Awards 19 will be distributed on  29 January at 8 p.m. in the Henry Le Boeuf hall at BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium. 

The exhibition Henry van de Velde Awards 19 is on show in the Foyers at BOZAR. The exhibion is free of charge. It is open to the public from 30 January until 24 March 2019. The catalogue Henry van de Velde Awards 19 is for sale in the BOZAR bookshop at € 10,00.

The Henry van de Velde Awards are organised by Flanders DC, in cooperation with the OVAM and BOZAR. 


Programme  press conference

29 January - 11 a.m. - Foyers BOZAR

11.00 a.m. - Welcome
11.10 a.m. - Guided tour through the exhibtion in the Foyers at BOZAR. The 12 Gold Awards and winners will be introduced. 
12.00 a.m. - Meet and greet with the winners of the Henry van de Velde Ecodesign Gold Award by OVAM, the Henry van de Velde Youngt Talent Gold Award, the Henry van de Velde Company Gold Award and the Henry van de Velde Lifetime Achievement Gold Award. 

A small lunch will be offered after the press conference.



Please confirm your attendance before 24 January be mail.

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