2022 Awards Competition Opened: May 15
Early Bird Deadline: July 1
Final Entry Deadline:
Awards Competition Judging: August
Award Winners Reveal: September 28 at the 2022 IMDA Symposium
The 2022 IMDA Awards Competition will recognize outstanding IML, IMD and IME submissions that were produced in 2021 or were slated for release in 2022.
Entries received from around the world showcase the best in in-mold design and technical achievement, and this year’s competition will include categories to recognize innovations related to sustainability and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Winners of the competition will be revealed at the 2022 IMDA Symposium in Ypsilanti, Michigan. In addition, watch for the winners to be prominently publicized in a variety of media and during events:
Judges evaluate overall design and complexity; integration of the in-mold element into the part or package; functionality; and innovation in the use of materials and processes. Manufacturing difficulty and complexity of the part, label, design or mold also are considered.