Pop Up Asia 2020

PUA Maker’s Award

PUA Maker’s Award

With the concept and mindset in the International Forum, the PUA Makers Award aims to strengthen the forum topic, promote unique craft entrepreneurs and original high-quality Asian brands on a global scale. The PUA Maker’s awards are consist of four categories namely Made by Hand, Limited Production, Locally Made, Customization Service.

We are looking for brands who have story-background, high-quality products, and strong market influence. Winners who have the aforementioned three features will be supported by PUA Makers Award to make connections with relevant resources and collaborations from our 100+ Asian distinctive channels, international material suppliers and manufacturers. 

For the 1st round of selection criteria, we will review each participant based on their brand introduction and products submitted and select 12 outstanding participants as the finalists. 

For the 2nd selection round, 4 out of 12 participants will be further selected by judges based on their presentation on the actual PUA Trade Fair. The judging criteria for their presentations are based on the brand’s concept, readiness to enter the overseas market and collaboration proposal.  

To all brands out there, we will always welcome you to take part in this PUA Makers Award and construct a sustainable business ecosystem together.


The PUA Makers Plus program will be launched after the winners of PUA Makers Award selected. The program connects the PUA Makers winners to a variety of resources such as raw materials suppliers, manufacturers, and sales channels.

In 2018, we successfully assist one of our winners, SweetThing, to reach their product sales goals (i.e. Robag) through a fundraising platform. Besides this, we assisted another winner, MakerBar, to set up an exhibition by collaborating with the Department of Cultural and Creative of Taiwan Power Company.

We also connect Shiye Craft with Swarovski, a manufacturer of crystal jewelry stones, to co-create their new products. As for SALASUSU, the branch store in Taiwan is in progress.

This program encourages our winners to prosper towards innovation, industry chain, business-matching, and expansion of overseas markets. If you are interested in these extensive resources and networking opportunities, immediately sign up the PUA Maker’s Award to take part in this exciting program.

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