2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and Packaging New Zealand, are pleased to advise that submissions are now open for the 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) which recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their field in Australia and New Zealand.

The Design Innovation of the Year company awards will recognise organisations that have designed innovative packaging materials within each of these five manufacturing categories:

FOOD

BEVERAGE

HEALTH, BEAUTY & WELLNESS

DOMESTIC & HOUSEHOLD

LABELLING & DECORATION *NEW AWARD

There will be three special awards available:

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING DESIGN SPECIAL AWARD

SAVE FOOD PACKAGING DESIGN SPECIAL AWARD

ACCESSIBLE PACKAGING DESIGN SPECIAL AWARD *NEW AWARD

In addition there are three awards designed for people who have made specific contributions to the packaging industry.

These Individual Awards will include:

YOUNG PACKAGING PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR.

INDUSTRY PACKAGING PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR.

PACKAGING NEW ZEALAND SCHOLARSHIP This annual scholarship will offer one person from New Zealand the opportunity to enrol in the Diploma in Packaging Technology course; an internationally recognised and accredited course.

The PIDA Awards are the exclusive award program for all Australia and New Zealand entries into the prestigious WorldStar Packaging Awards.

Entries close 8 March 2019

Upcoming Events Submit an Event

June

Nominations are now open for the 2019 APAC Food Safety Awards, the leading event that recognises and rewards individuals who have contributed to food safety in Australia and New Zealand.

July

This AIP seminar will help to guide you and your teams to better understand the current and true state-of-play with Soft Plastics in Australia.

Australia’s 2019 Online Retailer Conference & Expo will be held on the 24th and 25th July, at the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centrein Sydney. It is Australia's leading and most established ecommerce event that unpacks cutting-edge ecommerce insights, the latest trends, tech innovation and retail solutions.

August

If 2019 is the year you plan to launch a packaged food product for a retail shelf, or to expand your existing food business, then let us show you practical pathways to make it happen and introduce you to the right people to achieve your goals.

Join our international and local food expert guests and speakers, as we explore the topic of food safety risk and how we as an industry can rise to the challenge, during this highly interactive three-day event.

September

The three day conference is jam-packed with business, technical brewing and supply chain seminars, international speakers, brewery tours, workshops and the largest brewing trade expo seen in Australia.