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Kingston and CSD Announce APAC Face Mask Design Contest

Kingston Technology has partnered with face mask maker CSD to host the “Kingston x CSD APAC Mask Design Competition” which invites creatives to submit their mask designs for a chance to win prizes worth up to USD 14,400.

The theme for the contest is “There’s Strength in Memory” and will feature two categories – a 3-Colors Creativity category and an Unlimited Color category. Interested participants can submit their designs from November 24, 2020 to December 24, 2020, with the results scheduled to be announced on February 9, 2021. The prizes for the contest will include cash prizes, Kingston products, self-designed face masks, trophies, and certificates. The competition is open to residents within the APAC region including Taiwan, India, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

Here are the details on the awards and prizes that are up for grabs in the competition:

Fan Favorite Awards

  • Top five winners per category will receive a product package from Kingston & CSD (market price approx. 300 USD). And will be ranked based on the number of likes on the designs. Online voting starts on November 24 and ends on December 27, 2020. The results will be announced on January 6, 2021.

Best Design Awards

  • Grand Prize: The winner of each contest will receive a 5,000USD cash prizes, a custom-made face mask of 50 pieces and a trophy.
  • Consolation prize: 2nd – 5th of each contest category will receive a 300USD cash prize, a custom-made face mask of 50 pieces and a trophy.
  • Special Awards: The finalists for brand selection will receive a 1,000USD cash prize and a custom-made mask of 20 pieces.

Commenting  on the unique partnership, Kingston Vice APAC Region Sales/Marketing and Business Development Vice President Kevin Wu said in a press statement:

“We at Kingston believe that our memories connect us to our inner strengths. For over 30 years, we have worked consistently to empower our customers to create, manage and preserve their digital content on the move, with best-in-class products. Through our partnership with CSD, we are thrilled to announce the Kingston x CSD APAC Mask Design Competition to capture the most enthralling memories on face masks. We expect that this initiative will certainly motivate consumers to come up with something unique for the rest of the world in the form of beautiful face masks. Our partnership with CSD will help us turn a new leaf in our journey to bring people closer to their memories which they really love; and, to embody that Kingston is with you during these life moments.”

CCSD COO Jonathan Chang commented on the competition, saying:

“In the past decade, CSD has been looking at the consumer healthcare sector with a new perspective—changing the monochromatic impression of the consumer healthcare sector by injecting lifestyle and designer elements into it. With over 70 years of the medical industry experience and 5 years of reinventing the concept of what a face mask is, we have successfully invented a series of face masks that not only provides protection for your health, but also acts as a statement of personal style. The Kingston x CSD APAC Mask Design Competition is another step towards reinventing the concept of what an everyday item can be; creating something unique and personal through a collaboration with our consumers, as they turn their individual memories into a fashion statement.”

The Kingston x CSD APAC Mask Design Competition will run from November 24, 2020 to December 24, 2020. More information on the contest can be found on the official website.