2022 Awards Competition Opens: May 15
Early Bird Deadline: July 1
Final Entry Deadline: July 15
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.
The IMDA Awards Competition will open on May 15, 2022. Email [email protected] with questions.
The In-Mold Decorating Association is honored to announce that its annual IMDA Awards Competition, was invited to be part of and has received recognition by the World Packaging Organization (WPO).
The WorldStar Awards is one of the major events of the World Packaging Organization, which runs it annually to give world-wide recognition to packages that have gained an award in a recognized national or regional packaging competition. It is a global competition that gathers the best packages from all over the world and is the ultimate recognition one can receive in the world of packaging. Currently 63 competitions from 37 countries and regions are recognized by the WPO as qualifying for entry to WorldStar.
What this means for IMDA Awards Competition winners is that your company, as an IMDA Awards winner, is now eligible to enter the WPO WorldStar Packaging Awards competition.
The company that submitted the winning entry to the IMDA Awards may enter the WorldStar Packaging Awards with the brand owner’s permission. Complete information about WorldStar awards and how to enter is at www.worldstar.org.