Call for Packaging Hall of Fame Nominations
ARLINGTON, Va.—The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) is issuing a call for nominations for the Packaging Hall of Fame;.
Every year since 1972, a select number of career packaging professionals have been inducted into the Packaging Hall of Fame; in recognition of significant contributions made to both the industry and to packaging education efforts. Formerly coordinated by the Packaging Education Forum (PEF), the Packaging Hall of Fame; has been turned over to PMMI to continue this tradition of honoring packaging leadership.
Once nominations are received, members of the Packaging Hall of Fame Commission, a group formed by PMMI, will select the inductees. The Class of 2005 Packaging Hall of Fame; inductees will be recognized during an awards reception at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel on Monday, September 26, 2005 during PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2005. The show runs from Monday, September 26 until Wednesday, September 28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV.
Any industry professional may nominate a candidate. Qualified nominees for the Packaging Hall of Fame; should be career packaging professionals ; living or deceased ; who, in the course of their packaging careers:
• Have shown an active interest and involvement in expanding packaging knowledge and furthering an understanding of packaging's contributions to society.
• Have contributed significantly to the technical, marketing or economic advancement of the packaging field.
• Have demonstrated outstanding leadership within their organizations, communities and the packaging business at large.
In order to nominate an individual, please send an email to Ben Miyares at firstname.lastname@example.org describing, in 000 words or less, how he or she meets the above qualifications.
Nominations will be accepted on or before Friday, July 29, 2005.