Rules For Entry

2020 Packaging Impressions Excellence Awards … THE RULES

  • FINAL ENTRY DEADLINE: July 17, 2020.

    Eligible pieces for judging must have been printed between April 1, 2019 and June 1, 2020.


    Complete one entry form for each entry. Do not mount or shrink wrap entries. Please mail your sample pieces and your entry form together, along with your entry fee. There is not a minimum required number of samples per entry, but multiple samples are suggested to demonstrate consistency.


    Packaging Impressions Excellence Awards/NAPCO
    1500 Spring Garden Street
    Suite 1200
    Philadelphia, PA 19130

Packaging Impressions Excellence Awards winning entries may be published in Packaging Impressions, and other NAPCO Media and/or SGIA industry-related publications, including but not limited to: printed magazines, websites, e-newsletters, and video channels. They may also be displayed at their annual events. NAPCO Media assumes all entries are original and the property of the entrant.

NAPCO Media reserves the right to re-categorize entries, create new categories, or eliminate categories when appropriate. No entries will be returned, as they will become part of NAPCO’s library of Award Winning printing. Winners will be notified by mail or email once judging is final.

Only official categories may be used. Editors reserve the right to reassign or combine categories at their own discretion.

There will be one First Place, Second Place, and Third Place Award for subdivisions in applicable categories. There will also be a First Place, Second Place, and Third Place Award for Best of Show. Pieces are judged primarily on the basis of quality and technical difficulty of printing and production.

Direct your questions to Cory Francer at (215) 238-5379 or

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