The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) invites entries to its 2009 Clear Choice Awards. This year, it says it's shaking things up by holding a “virtual” Clear Choice Awards event. The 2009 Clear Choice Awards winners will be announced on the GPI website the week of September 21st, during GPI’s Recycle Glass Week. To enter, fill out an e-call-for-entries form. GPI will honor up to three top package designs in each of the following categories: Alcoholic Beverage; Nonalcoholic Beverage; and Food. Industry judges will also choose one package design to receive the Clear Choice Award for Overall Package Design, and honor all eligible entries with GPI’s Conversion Recognition.
Judges will vote for the winning products as the best glass packaging designs in North America. The 2009 Clear Choice Awards winners will also receive a Clear Choice Award and benefit from industry-wide recognition. The winning products will be displayed at the Worldwide Food Expo in Chicago (Oct. 28 to 31) and at The Showcase of Packaging Innovations® at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2009 (Oct. 5 to 7).
There's no fee to enter. Entries must be postmarked by July 30, 2009.During Recycle Glass Week, as well as promoting the 2009 Clear Choice Awards winners, GPI will hold national glass events and recognize the 2009 “Friends of Glass” honorees.
For more details and entry forms, contact GPI at www.gpi.org.