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

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March

Heading into its 34th year and continuing to go from strength-to-strength, AUSPACK 2019 will return to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 26 – 29 March 2019.

The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) Awards of Excellence, the national awards program for the processing and packaging industry, will return in 2019.

April

PKN Packaging News and Food & Drink Business will be hosting a Women in Packaging Breakfast Forum during the Australian Institute of Packaging’s National Technical Forum. The theme is: Disruptive education – flexible learning for the future workplace.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is pleased to advise that the biennial National Technical Forum is moving alongside the annual Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards for Australia and New Zealand

May

THAIFEX – World of Food Asia 2019 brings together food & drinks, food service and food technology products from all over the world to South East Asia, with a focus on the high-growth Indochina market.

June