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Inaugural 2013 Visionary Awards Competition in packaging unveiled

Inaugural 2013 Visionary Awards Competition in packaging unveiled
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Visionary awards logoUBM Canon's Packaging Group, which includes Packaging Digest, celebrating 50 years as The Voice of the Packaging Community, and Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News, celebrating 20 years of healthcare product packaging coverage, introduces the 2013 Visionary Awards competition designed to pay tribute to the people in packaging who show vision and leadership in advancing their company's goals of innovation, differentiation, savings and growth.


The Visionary Awards competition accepts entries from teams or individuals involved with product packaging anywhere in the world at a manufacturer/marketer of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, electronics, personal care or other packaged products, as well as people from a contract manufacturer/packaging (as long as the company also produces its own products). Categories for entry include visionaries in Packaging Production & Operations and Packaging Development & Design.


Visionary Award finalists and winners will be selected based on: the significance of their accomplishments, the measurable results of their accomplishments, and their success in motivating their team, based on personal accounts/testimonials.


Parties interested in entering the 2013 Visionary Awards competition are encouraged to visit the entry site at for complete details, including entry form, entry checklist, judging and entry fees. Deadline to submit entries and required materials is Friday, May 3, 2013. Send entry inquiries to [email protected].


2013 Visionary Award finalists will be recognized and winners will be honored at a special ceremony held in conjunction with the AmeriStar Package Awards, sponsored by the Institute of Packaging Professionals. The co-joined event will take place on June 19, 2013, during UBM Canon's EastPack Conference and Exposition, June 18-20 in Philadelphia, PA.


Visionary Award and AmeriStar Package Awards sponsorship opportunities are also available. Contact [email protected] for sponsorship options.

About Packaging Digest
Packaging Digest, celebrating 50 years in 2013 as the Voice of the Packaging Community, is the premier media brand covering the packaging industry. Respected worldwide for its timely and extensive coverage of real-world packaging operations, the magazine reaches more than 80,000 subscribers who comprise decision makers in engineering, operations and corporate management, as well as design and brand leaders. Through its online presence, Packaging Digest also offers expanded reach via e-newsletters, videos, webcasts and other targeted services, making this brand the vehicle of choice for those seeking to reach the $470 billion global packaging market. Packaging Digest is a media brand of UBM Canon.

About Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News
Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News (PMP News) is a comprehensive resource for medical and pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals who need focused, reliable, and timely information to make intelligent packaging decisions. PMP News reaches more than 63,000 BPA-qualified packaging professionals in the healthcare product packaging market via magazine, online, digital editions, e-newsletters, webcasts, whitepapers, and UBM Canon packaging trade shows.

About UBM Canon
UBM Canon LLC, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.




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