Get ready to enter 4 package printing competitions in June!

It’s awards competition season!

Are you a package printer, designer or brand expert?

Well, here is an opportunity to strut your stuff in June and get recognized for great work at these 4 awesome packaging competitions!

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4 competitions to enter in June 2017:

Click on the links to learn more about each competition (please do note: the entry deadlines are on each website I have indicated here. I recommend that you confirm all dates on the competition websites!):

1. TLMI – entry deadline June 15 2017

“The TLMI Annual Awards Competition aims to stimulate innovative printing and to recognize technical achievement in all areas of the narrow web industry, including tags and labels, cartons, flexible packaging, non-woven pressure-sensitives and more. The competition recognizes and honors the finest efforts of our converter members throughout the previous12-month period. All Converter Members are encouraged to enter the competition. There are competition divisions for both North American members and International members. Submissions are accepted in dozens of categories.” Taken from the website.

2. Package Printing Excellence Awards – entry deadline is June 2 2017

“We are on the hunt for the most compelling, innovative and imaginative examples of all types of packaging, from corrugated to folding cartons to flexible to labels. So send us examples of your best work and you might just wind up being recognized by your peers—and the entire industry—as a paragon of packaging excellence.” Taken from the website.

3. UK Packaging Awards – follow the link for 2017 updates – entry deadline is June 9 2017

“Now in its twelfth year, the awards have cemented their place as the sector’s biggest and most prestigious accolade in the sector, and have seen previous winners gone on to achieve great success on the back of their UK Packaging Award win.” Taken from the website.

4.  ADF & PCD New York Innovation Awards – entry deadline is June 6 2017

“The awards recognize outstanding achievements and encourage the industry to push the boundaries with technological and creative innovations in aerosol, dispensing, personal care and cosmetic packaging. Including short presentations from the winners, you will have the chance to learn more about what made the winning entries so innovative and take away inspiration to incorporate into your own projects.” Taken from the website.

That’s a wrap of the 4 June competitions. Which competition will you and your team enter?

I hope you find these links useful and best wishes for a successful entry!

Remember, most important is to enjoy the awards process, celebrate your win and learn when you don’t win.

TIP: Recognize your team no matter what the outcome, they did the heavy lifting!

Be patient. Awards competitions are different every year. If you are submitting your best work, your time will come!

Karen Blumel Consulting is a firm that specializes in packaging innovation. Please reach out to learn how I may help your team set and achieve innovation goals.


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How did it help your business?


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