The entry deadline is Monday, November 19, 2018. The official Call for Entries brochure is available on the FPA website, www.flexpack.org, and provides details of the competition rules, entry instructions, and entry fees. The competition is open to FPA Members. Non-members may enter a package if they have not participated in past competitions, and may only participate in the competition once as a non-member. FPA supplier members that have contributed to a package and received approval from the converter may enter jointly with, or on behalf of, the converter.
Winning entries of the 63rd Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards competition will be announced on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, during the FPA 2019 Annual Meeting (March 6-8, 2019) at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona. A panel of industry experts will judge the competition entries. Gold and Silver Awards will be given in the following five categories: Expanding the Use of Flexible Packaging; Technical Innovation; Sustainability; Printing and Shelf Impact; and Packaging Excellence. The Flexible Packaging Highest Achievement Award will be presented to a Gold award-winning package ranked by the judges as having contributed most to the advancement of the industry.