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.
A serious opportunity to get your green idea to all 7 million people via 8000 retail outlets in Hong Kong through HKRMA
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!
Connect to your green future through private dialogue with some of the most senior executives of the global retail scene!
Problem Statement: How to influence consumer at customer touch points that would empower them to minimise waste in consumption through reduce, reuse & recycle.


  • 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?


  • "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?


  • How to make waste separation and downstream recycling easier?
  • Reuse of store racks at minimal cost.
Prizes & Benefits
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
  • 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
Unique Experience
  • Get-together with CEOs
  • Networking Opportunities at HKRMA Retail Summit
  • Cash prize $50,000
  • Free Makerbay Membership for 1-month
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)
Green Warrior Track (University student/young alumni)
(Refundable deposit)
Green Accelerator Track (Start-up)
(Refundable deposit)
Participating Brands