Shenzhen International Poster Festival is a commonweal propaganda cultural project sponsored by Shenzhen Futian District Government. Established in 2015, it is a large-scale poster design campaign in Shenzhen towards the global, commits to being an influential and professional design festival in China. The festival is held every two years from 2016.

Shenzhen International Poster Festival collects the latest design achievement from global top designers and new emerging talents, encourages design subversion and innovation. With the goal “design change future”, the competition will directly reflect interaction and application of the current poster design in the cultural, social, commercial, and new media areas, contributes in providing a practical platform for poster design, cross design in China future, and promoting the international exchange between design field and education institutes.

The jury panel of preeminent international graphic designers from global will select the awards according to international judging practice. The result will represent the latest design concepts and outstanding achievements in visual communication field in the world. All the winning and shortlisted entries will be exhibited at Shenzhen Guan Shanyue Art Museum and collected in the SIPF Works Collection. Also, during the exhibition, a series of academic lectures and seminars will be held, as an extension of the academic achievements of the exhibition.