Nomad Awards 2024

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Application Deadline In

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Bringing together the brightest young minds in technology for a year-long coaching and real-life application, making it the largest and most credible platform for fostering groundbreaking ideas and implementation.

About the competition

We invite all young talent from across Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area and Macau to showcase their incredible tech skills and creativity in addressing real-life community challenges. By engaging with the community and providing inspiration and coaching, we aim to bring together individuals, corporations, schools, children, and families in a collaborative effort to create a profound and positive impact on our community.

About

OUR APPROACH: 3Cs

Create

Create

By actively engaging with the community, participants gain firsthand insights into the problems faced by individuals and organizations, this fuels their creativity and empowers them to develop innovative solutions that directly address the needs of the community.

Coach

Coach

Participants have the invaluable opportunity to attend workshops, visit offices, and be paired with experienced mentors or industry experts who provide guidance, feedback, and valuable insights to help them refine their ideas.

Construct

Construct

Participants are encouraged to construct tangible prototypes and implement their solutions in real-life contexts. We aim to bridge the gap between theoretical ideas and practical impact to make a meaningful and positive difference in the community.

Themes & Sustainability Goal

Theme & SDG

Each topic pillar is paired with one Sustainable Development Goal. We aim to empower communities with technology and innovative solutions.

Health & Wellness
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Arts & Culture
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Travel & Hospitality
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Key Dates

JAN - APRBriefing and School Workshop
APR 21Application Deadline
MAY - MID JUNNomad 100 Digital Activation and City Hunt
MID JUN

1st Screening Result Announcement

Theme & SDG Topic Announcement

JUN - AUG

Training and Workshops | Corporate Visits | Mentorships

Leadership Seminars | Community Seminars

MID AUG

2nd Screening

AUG 25Competition
SEP - NOVProduct application to community and corporation
DEC 07Grand Finale & Exhibition

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Eligibility

We are excited to invite everyone from Hong Kong, Macau* and Greater Bay Area* to participate and showcase their exceptional tech skills. Whether you're a student or passionate about tech and community impact, the Nomad Awards is open to all who fall under the participant categories below.

Primary School

P4-6 (Year 4-6)

Secondary School

Division 1: F1-3 (Year 7-9)

Division 2: F4-6 (Year 10-13)

College & University

Ages 17-24

Grouping: Individual entry, no grouping is required

Application fee: HKD250 per person

The specified school years are based on the 2023-2024 academic year. For example, a student in F2 during the 2023-2024 academic year should enrol in the Secondary School Division 1.

*Remark: Please be aware that majority of the events and workshops will be held in Hong Kong. We strongly recommend residents of Hong Kong or individuals from the aforementioned areas who can freely travel to Hong Kong to participate in order to fully maximize their experience.

Eligibility

Tournament Format

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1st Screening

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Theme & SDG Announcement

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2nd Screening

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Competition

(20 awardees per school segment)

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Grand Finale Trophy Gold

Grand Finale

(20 grand winners)

Awards

Overall Grand Winner

Exclusive Dinner Experience with the CEOs & Internship Experience

Indulge in an extraordinary dinner with CEOs, gaining exclusive insights and building connections at the pinnacle of success.

Overall Grand Winner

Gold Prize

Personalised Mentorship Programme with Industry Leaders

Embark on a personalised mentorship journey with industry leaders, unlocking your full potential and accelerating career growth.

Gold Prize

Silver Prize

VIP Pass for a Tech Industry Conference

Immerse yourself in the tech industry's forefront with a VIP pass, gaining exclusive access to influential speakers and innovations.

Silver Prize

Bronze Prize

Professional Development Workshop Series

Enhance your skills and expertise through a series of professional development workshops, empowering your professional journey.

Bronze Prize

Top 10 Category Award

Tech Scholarship + Category Merit

Secure a prestigious tech scholarship, validating your exceptional talent and providing support for educational aspirations in the field.

Top 10 Category Award

Application

Remark: There is a no-refund policy once payment has been successfully processed

Frequently Asked

Am I eligible to join the competition if I am a part-time student?
How do I know if I have registered successfully?
Can I request a refund after submitting my application and making a successful payment?
I am under 18, do I need my parent's consent?
Can I submit more than one application?
Do I receive any certificate upon completion if I didn't receive any award?
What is the youngest age at which one can participate?
Do I have to attend all the events and engagements if I join this competition?

If you have any additional inquiries that have not been addressed above, please feel free to reach out to us via WhatsApp at 9404 9580 or email us at nomad-awards@preface.ai.

Terms and Conditions

By registering for the event, participants acknowledge and agree that we hold the right to make changes to the venue and date if required.

Terms and conditions apply.

Free School Workshop

All participants who have signed up will be allowed to join a workshop for free before the audition! We will notify you of the date, time, and venue after the submission deadline has closed.

Whether you are interested in the workshop, have questions about the competition, or are school principals or teachers interested in sending student representatives to join the workshop or competition, please feel free to leave us your contact information or WhatsApp us.

Free School Workshop
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