Pentawards Competition 2023
Pentawards Competition 2023 now is over!
Pentawards Competition 2023: The Pentawards Competition 2023, the world’s leading annual packaging design competition, that recognizes the best of the best in global packaging design is now open for entries, inviting all involved in the design, production or marketing of the packaging to participate.
The Pentawards Competition 2023, the world’s leading packaging design competition is now open for entries!
This annual competition recognizes the best of the best in global packaging design.
Winning a Pentaward is a one-of-a-kind achievement for any packaging design agency, brand or student that takes part.
Pentawards 2023 competition categories include:
➜ Body, Health & Beauty
➜ Home, Leisure & Other Markets
➜ Brand Identity & Connected Packaging
➜ Sustainable Design
➜ Professional Concepts
➜ Student Concepts & Brief
Any packaging that has been created and released to market anywhere in the world after 1st July 2021 to June 2023 is eligible for entry. All works that have been submitted previously in the competition should not be submitted again. For the Student category, individuals currently in education, recent graduates and design interns are eligible to enter.
Entries are judged by an incredible line-up of over 50 experts from brands and agencies like Estée Lauder, Microsoft, Pentagram and PUMA, that are looking for excellent graphic and structural design, considering aspects such as typography, artwork, the logo or brand name, use of color, as well as structural aspects such as shape, form and silhouette.
Five levels of awards will be given: diamond, platinum, gold, silver, bronze. The diamond award is given to the packaging design which, across all categories, received the highest number of points. The platinum award goes in each of five major categories, to the packaging designs which received the most points in the given category. The gold, silver and bronze awards are given to the best packaging design in each sub-category.
Pentawards global Jury scores the pack or range for its originality and creativity, considering also innovation in areas currently driving the industry, such as sustainability, inclusive design, smart technology, etc.
Freelance designers, design agencies, brands, branding agencies, brand owners, manufacturers, suppliers and students all within the packaging industry. You are eligible if you are involved in the design, production or marketing of the packaging.
Recognized as the world’s leading packaging design competition, winning a Pentaward is a one-of-a-kind achievement for any packaging design agency, brand or student that takes part. Those from the international packaging community thinking of entering will not want to miss the opportunity to enter the 2023 Pentawards for a chance to grow their businesses, showcase their work to an international audience and gain honest and actionable feedback.
During the Early Bird (13 – 24 February, 2023) entry fee is €345.