Understanding packaging design

Understanding packaging design

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will be holding its biennial National Technical Forum and the 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards for Australia and New Zealand on 30 April at the SOFITEL in Sydney.

  • What: 2019 AIP National Technical Forum
  • When: 30 April 2019
  • Where: SOFITEL Wentworth, Sydney
  • Registration: http://aipack.com.au/event-registration/?ee=191

AIP National Technical Forum

Having served the industry for over two decades, the AIP National Technical Forum brings together packaging technologists, designers, and sales and marketing people from all industries to better understand the technical side of packaging design. The 2019 AIP National Technical Forum will be designed to focus on showcasing best-practice and award-winning Save Food & Sustainable Packaging Designs and Innovative packaging across Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical and Domestic Household.

This educational event will allow attendees the opportunity to be inspired by what other companies are already developing in key industries and markets.

Speakers will be coming from all over Australasia and will include TetraPak, McCormick Diageo, SPC, Campbell Arnott’s, Feed My Fur Baby, Delicious Food Australia, the Orangutan Alliance, BioPak, Planet Protector, ICEE Containers, Polatote and many more.

2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards

The 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA), which are coordinated by the AIP and Packaging New Zealand, are designed to recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their field in Australia and New Zealand. The PIDA Awards are the exclusive award program for all Australia and New Zealand entries into the prestigious WorldStar Packaging Awards, which are coordinated by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO). The AIP is the ANZ Member for the WPO.

The Design Innovation of the Year company awards will recognise organisations that have designed innovative packaging materials within each of these five manufacturing categories:

  • Food
  • Beverage
  • Health, beauty and wellness
  • Domestic and household
  • Labelling and decoration (new award)

There will be three special awards available:

  • Sustainable packaging design special award
  • Save food packaging design special award
  • Accessible packaging design special award (new award)

In addition there are three awards designed for people who have made specific contributions to the packaging industry.

These Individual Awards will include:

  • Young packaging professional of the year
  • Industry packaging professional of the year
  • Packaging New Zealand scholarship

The 2019 PIDA Awards will be held in the evening after the National Technical Forum. All of industry is invited to attend the awards night. Register to attend now and get two great events in a single day.

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