The competition is open to FPA members. Non-members may enter a package if they have not participated in previous competitions, may only participate in the competition once as a non-member, and must be a flexible packaging manufacturer. FPA associate members that have contributed to a package may enter jointly with the package converter.

FPA will honor the winners during the Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Dinner on March 4, 2020. Held in conjunction with the FPA 2020 Annual Meeting (March 4-6, 2020) at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida, the Achievement Awards Dinner will gather prominent flexible packaging converters and suppliers together to celebrate the winning advancements of the flexible packaging industry.

A panel of industry experts will judge the competition entries. Gold and Silver Awards will be given in the following six categories: Expanding the Use of Flexible Packaging; Technical Innovation; Sustainability; Printing; 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.

The Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Call for Entries provides an overview of the Achievement Awards program, the competition rules, including eligibility requirements and entry fees, complete instructions on how to enter, and the official entry form that must be submitted to FPA. The Call for Entries is available on the FPA website,

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For more information about the FPA 2020 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition, contact FPA at or 410-694-0800, or visit