Beijing International Design Week (hereinafter referred to as "Design Week") was held for the first time on the occasion of the Beijing World Design Conference in 2009. Since 2011, Design Week has been held once a year. In 2015, the Leading Group of the Forum Activities of the National Cleaning-up and Standardization Celebration was submitted to the Central Committee of the Party and the State Council for approval. As an important annual international cultural event in the capital, Beijing International Design Week was co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Beijing Municipal Government for a long time. The overall work of the design week is led by the Propaganda Department of the Municipal Committee. The Municipal Office of Culture and Resources is responsible for daily coordination and management. It is co-sponsored by Beijing Gehua Cultural Development Group and Beijing Industrial Design Promotion Center. Beijing International Design Week Co., Ltd. is responsible for the specific implementation.
The development orientation of Beijing International Design Week is an important platform for the country to promote the integration of creative design and related industries. It is also an important grasp for Beijing to build a national cultural center, a science and technology innovation center and an international communication center. It is also an important engine for Beijing to ease non-capital functions and build a high-end industrial structure. All previous design weeks are held in September and October of each year in the main venue of the China Century Forum, Beijing's different venues, Jinji Branch venues and some identified feature activity sites. The basic form of the opening activities, Beijing Design Awards, theme exhibitions, guest cities, design expositions, Beijing Design Forum, innovative design clothes. There are ten content sections for business conference and design tour.
Beijing International Design Week 2019 will be guided by Xi Jinping's socialist ideology with Chinese characteristics in the new era and the spirit of the Nineteenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China. Through innovative development, the main contradiction between people's growing need for a better life and unbalanced and inadequate development will be solved. The Week will be guided by the State Council's "On Promoting Cultural Creativity and Design Services" Guided by the Opinions on the Integration and Development of Related Industries, creative design will continue to play a leading role in the innovation and development of economy, culture, science and technology, society and ecology, so as to better serve the high-quality growth of national economic construction. The Beijing International Design Week in 2019 will also focus on the construction of the national cultural center of the capital, implement the spirit of the central government's criticism of the Beijing Urban Master Plan (2016-2035), focus on Beijing's non-capital functions, build a high-end industrial structure, promote the Park-based and industrialized development of creative design, and promote creative design achievements. The LAND-TO-LAND transformation forms the new momentum of the capital's economic growth.
Beijing International Design Week in 2019 will continue to uphold the concept of "Design Capital, Smart City", with the theme of "Industry-driven", with four main lines: design-led industrial upgrading, design-led consumption trend, design-driven trade prosperity, and design-enabled urban innovation. It will promote the transformation and upgrading of manufacturing industry, supply-side reform and pull-up. Domestic and international demand, trade development along the way, Beijing's ease of non capital functions and innovative city construction, industrial innovation of excellent Chinese traditional culture, and 2022 Winter Olympic design services play an innovative leading role in six areas.