湖南省工业设计协会是由我省从事工业设计行业的企事业单位、社会团体和工业设计工作者，以及支持和热心工业设计事业的有关部门、企业家和活动家，自愿联合组成的全省性的行业性、学术性社会团体，是非营利性的社会组织。现有常务理事单位30 多家，团体及个人会员180 多人。
Hunan Industrial Design Association (HIDA) is a professional, academic and non-profit organization composed of companies, institutions, social organizations and designers dedicated to industrial design as well as relevant departments, entrepreneurs and social activists that support and care for industrial design in Hunan.
HIDA membership consists of over 30 standing directors plus some 100 corporate and individual members. Under the administration of Hunan Science and Technology Bureau, the Association is dedicated to boosting industrial design in Hunan, promoting industrialization of designs, improving market competitiveness of the corporations and their products, and thus facilitating the social and economic development of Hunan Province. Upholding the principle of democratic management, HIDA aims to achieve its mission through maintaining close contact with its members and focusing on the social and economic development.
The Association is committed to improve the industrial design innovation capability in Hunan Province through enhancing communication among domestic designers in and out of the province as well as with foreign professionals, carrying out various activities including training and education to realize an effective integration of design resources, and encouraging enterprises to set up a enterprise-centered and marketoriented cooperative mechanism of production, teaching and research.