objectives
The event aims to bring retailers and young people together to develop ideas that can be applied in retail shops to promote customers' awareness and practices to protect the environment.
AWARENESS
A serious opportunity to get your green idea to all 7 million people via 8000 retail outlets in Hong Kong through HKRMA
INNOVATION
Power your idea with technology support from Microsoft, hardware support from MakerBay and inspiration from over a dozen participating brands and two dozen supporting organisations!
NURTURE
Connect to your green future through private dialogue with some of the most senior executives of the global retail scene!
Challenges
Problem Statement: How to influence consumer at customer touch points that would empower them to minimise waste in consumption through reduce, reuse & recycle.

REDUCE 再減

  • How to create value for "Premium Naked Buy" (premium products without package)
  • Distributor/franchisee have say on reducing excessive packaging
  • How to ensure food safety and shelf-life with the less plastic package?

REUSE 再用

  • "Bring Your Own Containers" for takeaway is not trouble anymore.
  • How to disencourage customer asking for a plastic bag even if they don't bring their reusable bag?
  • How to make online purchase packaging more environmentally friendly?

RECYCLE 再造

  • How to make waste separation and downstream recycling easier?
  • Reuse of store racks at minimal cost.
Prizes & Benefits
Professionals
Green Warrior Track
(University student/young alumni)
Unique Experience
  • 10-15 Days Overseas Green Project Volunteer Workcamp in UK Click Here for Details
  • Retail Executive Mentoring Programme
  • Get-together with CEOs
  • Internship opportunities at Retail Brands
Rewards
  • Cash prize $30,000
  • Microsoft Surface Pro
  • Cash Coupons over HK$3,000
  • HKRMA VIP Annual Education Pass (HK$5,000 per pass)
Green Accelerator Track
(Start-up)
Unique Experience
  • Get-together with CEOs
  • Networking Opportunities at HKRMA Retail Summit
Rewards
  • Cash prize $50,000
  • Free Makerbay Membership for 1-month
Schedule
Orientation @ Microsoft Office, Cyber Port
16 Feb 2019, Saturday
9:00 – 13:45
  • Design Thinking Workshop
  • Idea Speed Dating
  • Latest Technology Training
  • Team Forming & Networking
(Snacks and drinks would be provided)
Hack Day 1 @ PolyU
23 Feb 2019, Saturday
9:00 – 23:00
  • Registration
  • Event Kick Off
  • Problem Definition
  • Prototyping & Testing
(Breakfast, snacks and drinks would be provided)
Hack Day 2 @ PolyU
24 Feb 2019, Sunday
9:00 – 17:30
  • Registration
  • Prototyping & Testing
  • Micro Pitching
  • Final Judge Pitching
  • Prize Award Ceremony
  • Networking
(Breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks would be provided)
Participation
Professional
Green Warrior Track (University student/young alumni)
HK$200/person
(Refundable deposit)
Green Accelerator Track (Start-up)
HK$2,000/team
(Refundable deposit)
Participating Brands