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October 25, 2018

Deadline for Local Entry

Please assign a team leader for team registration.

October 27, 2018

The Grand Opening

Hotel ICON

The Opening of BA Paper 2018 is a half-day event that marks the commencement of the competition. We bring bright minds from a variety of disciplines to empower and enlight participants. This also serves as an unparalleled networking experience for undergraduates.

  • All local teams should send at least 2 representatives to join the event.

Time: 10:00 to 13:00 (Registration starts at 9:30)

Venue: Silver Ballroom, Hotel Icon

November 7, 2018

Deadline for Global Entry

Foreign teams shall submit their application forms to [email protected] . Team numbers will be assigned accordingly within a week.

November 10, 2018

Deadline for Submission of Executive Summary for BOTH Local and Global Entry

A 5-page executive summary describing the goods or services under the theme ” Smart City” has to be submitted through…

Local Entry: the HKFBS Portal by the team leader
Global Entry: Email to [email protected]
Late submission will not be accepted

November 10, 2018

Deadline for submitting the poster for Promotion Challenge

In the Promotion Challenge, participating teams design an advertisement to promote their own “Smart City” Concept. All people are welcome to”like” your favorite ones!

“1 like = HKD 1” (HKD 500 at maximum)
Voting period: 4 weeks from 19/11 to 16/12.

December 2018 to January 2019

Mentoring Programme for Semi-Finalists

Mentor(business leaders from different fields) will be assigned to each semi-finalist team. They are encouraged to take the initiative to connect with their mentor and seek guidance for the proposal.

Early January 2019


The Semi-final will take place on 13 January 2019, Sunday. There will be 15 Semi-final teams and they are required to have a 6-minute pitching session followed by a 10-minute Q&A conducted by the Evaluation Committee. After all, 4 teams will be selected to enter the Grand Final.

Details are as follows:
Date: 13 January 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 09:30 – 16:00 (Morning Session : 09:30 – 12:20 ; Afternoon Session: 13:00 – 16:00)
Venue: KPMG Office (23rd Floor, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong)

23 February 2019

Grand Final and Award Cocktail Ceremony

Date: 23 February 2019 (SAT)
Venue: KPMG Office, 23rd Floor, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Time: 10:00 – 14:00

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