The Guangzhou Award is co-sponsored by the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the World Association of the Major Metropolises (Metropolis), and the City of Guangzhou. The Award aims to recognize innovation in improving social, economic and environmental sustainability in cities and regions and, in so doing, to advance the prosperity and life quality of their citizens.
The Guangzhou Award will be discerned to 5 cities for each award cycle. Each of the winning cities will receive a USD 20,000 cash prize, a trophy and a commemorative certificate.
Besides the 5 awards, the Organizing Committee of the Guangzhou Award also intends to recognize one of the short-listed initiatives for its popularity with the public.
Submissions must be made in accordance with the registration and application forms attached, which could be downloaded from the official website of the Guangzhou Award at http://www.guangzhouaward.org
For a large integrated initiative, please consider submitting up to three initiatives under the same title.
30 June 2016 Registration deadline
31 August 2016 Submission deadline
October Technical Committee evaluation: short-listed initiatives are notified of selection and may be requested to send additional supporting materials
December Final selection by the Jury; the Guangzhou Award Ceremony
For more information, please contact the Guangzhou Award Secretariat at: