AICC Announces Opportunities for Packaging Designers
AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, is offering two exceptional opportunities specifically for designers during the AICC 2019 Annual Meeting, September 16-18, at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the Practical Innovation in Package Design training forum and the Independent Package Design Competition, whose entries will be on display and winners will be announced at the meeting.
Practical Innovation in Package Design
Practical Innovation in Package Design, a one-day training, will begin with Mike Schaefer, President, Taverns Packaging & Display, who began as a designer, sharing the CEO perspective of how designers bring value to the company. Later, Brent Lindberg, Founder of Fuseneo, an innovative package design firm, and Graham Hough of PCH Innovation Hub will help attendees design for innovation.
Industry experts will challenge attendees to consider new designs, incorporate sustainability, and plan for designs that customers are expecting in e-commerce, retail packaging, and more. Attendees will learn how to design for waste reduction and the machines available while balancing innovation and practicality in structural and graphic design.
More information is available at www.AICCbox.org/meeting.
AICC Independent Package Design Competition
An opportunity for designers and companies to strut their stuff, the Independent Package Design Competition features 42 corrugated, folding carton, and rigid box categories, providing a wider reach into the entire packaging market and a greater diversity of ideas. There is a category for everyone to compete for first, second, and third place, as well as, honorable mention awards and receive recognition for creating and manufacturing successful global packaging solutions. Submissions are being accepted through Friday, August 16. This year we are offering “special” pricing for the competition; your first entry is $250, but all subsequent entries are free! More information and submission instructions are available at www.AICCbox.org/PDC.
Additionally, each company that submits an entry into the competition is eligible to receive 50% off of one registration for the Annual Meeting. To take advantage of this discount, e-mail Laura Mihalick, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Cindy Huber, email@example.com.
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