Deadline:

15 February 2019.

Location:

Online/ Chicago.

(Prize)

Description

Dieline Awards

The Dieline Awards competition evolves yearly to stay up-to-date with industry trends. Now in its 9th year, the competition offers more in-depth categories than it ever has to help celebrate innovation and honor excellence in packaging design around the globe.

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Each year, Dieline Awards receives entries from designers and agencies around the world, and a select few are recognized as the finest in packaging by the design community. Simply by participating, you directly support Dieline’s efforts to highlight the immense value that lies in well-designed brand packaging. Every single entry gets reviewed carefully by an esteemed jury of industry experts, putting your work in front of the eyes of some of the most talented creatives in the industry.

Rates and Deadlines

  • Early registration:

Wednesday, November 7th – Friday, Nov 23rd, 2018

$155 (Professional)
$50 (Student & Concept)

  • Regular registration:

Saturday, Nov. 24th – Monday, Jan. 14th 2019

$175 (Professional)
$60 (Student & Concept)

  • Late registration:

Tuesday, Jan. 15th – Tuesday, Jan 29th 2019

$200 (Professional)
$70 (Student & Concept)

  • Final dedline:

Wednesday, Jan 30th – Friday, Feb 15th 2019

$240 (Professional)
$80 (Student & Concept)

Opportunity Focus Areas:

You may enter your project in multiple categories.

  • CEREALS, BREAD, PASTA, GRAINS, NOODLES (FRESH, DRY, OR FROZEN)

Fresh fish, Meat, Poultry, Fruits, Vegetables, Fresh, and Ready-to-eat dishes.

  • FRUITS, VEGETABLES, BEANS, FISH, MEAT, + POULTRY (FRESH, DRY, CANNED, OR FROZEN)

Cereals, Bread, Pasta, Rice, Grain, Noodles, Frozen food, Canned food, Savory snacks, Nuts, Snack bars, Chips, Crackers, and Convenience food.

  • DAIRY, EGGS, CHEESE, OR DAIRY ALTERNATIVE (FRESH, DRY, CANNED, OR FROZEN)

Milk, cheese, eggs, yogurt, butter

  • READY TO EAT DISHES, SOUPS, FAST FOOD (FRESH, DRY, CANNED, OR FROZEN)

Microwavable Meals, Prepared Dishes, Supermarket Meals, Fast Food and Fast Casual Meals.

  • OILS, SAUCES, CONDIMENTS, SPICES (FRESH, DRY, CANNED, BOTTLED, OR FROZEN)

Cooking Oils, Vinegars, All Spices, Frozen, Dry, Bottled Condiments, and All Sauces.

  • CONFECTIONARY, CANDY, SWEET SNACKS, ICE CREAM, DESSERTS.

Sweet snacks, Candy, Desserts, Ice Cream, Pastries, and Cookies.

  • SAVORY SNACKS (CHIPS, CRACKERS, NUTS)

Packaged and Ready to Eat Snacks.

  • WATER (STILL AND SPARKLING)

Flavored Sparkling and Still Water

  • SOFT DRINKS, FUNCTIONAL BEVERAGES, JUICES

All Soda Flavors, Vitamin Water, and Every Type of Vegetable and Fruit Juice

  • COFFEE + TEA (READY TO DRINK + DRY)

Hot and Cold Coffee, All Coffee Flavors, and Tea Liquid or Dry.

  • WINE AND CHAMPAGNE

Wine, Sparkling wine, and Champagne.

  • CIDER, LOW ALCOHOL, NON-ALCOHOLIC BEER AND NON-ALCOHOLIC SPIRITS

Cider, Low and No Alcoholic Beer and Spirits.

  • VODKA AND GIN

Vodka, Alcoholic Spirit Made by Distillation of Rye, Wheat, or Potatoes. Gin a Clear Alcoholic Spirit Distilled From Grain or Malt and Flavored With Juniper Berries.

  • WHISKEY, TEQUILA, RUM, SCOTCH, ABSINTHE, LIQUORS

A Spirit Distilled from Malted Grain. Tequila Liquor Made From an Agave. Rum Alcoholic Liquor Distilled from Sugar-Cane Residues or Molasses. Scotch Short for Scotch Whisky. Absinthe a Potent Green Aniseed-Flavoured Liqueur.

  • CANNABIS, TOBACCO, AND VAPE

Any Product Containing Any Part of The Cannabis Plant, THC, CBD Based Products. Tobacco chewing and cigarettes. Any Electric Device For Cannabis and Tobacco.

  • PERSONAL CARE AND CLOTHING (SOAPS, BATH AND SHOWER, HAIR, DENTAL, SHAVING)

Any Product such as soap, bath, shower, hair, dental and shaving. Retail gift boxes, retail bags, hangtags, fashion retail gift sets.

  • HEALTH CARE

Vitamins, Medicines, Optical, Toilet Paper and Tissues, Feminine Hygene

  • COSMETICS AND FRAGRANCE

Cosmetics, Personal Fragrance, Make-up, Body Decoration, Tanning Products, Nail Polish.

  • HOME, GARDEN, & PETS

Home cleaning products, candles, garden, and pet food and supplies.

  • GAMES, TOYS, SPORTS, RECREATION

Games, Toys, Gifting, and Sports Products.

  • TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA, OFFICE, AND SELF PROMOTION

Books, Office supplies, Art supplies, Paper, Stationary, Computers, Printers, Accessories, Software, Movies, CDS, Entertainment, and Self-promotion Projects.

  • PRIVATE LABEL (ALL CATEGORIES)

Retailer Owned Brand. All Private Label Products From All Categories.

  • LUXURY (ALL CATEGORIES)

All luxury Products From All Categories. Luxury Products are Generally Considered to be Goods at the Highest End of the Market in Terms of Quality and Price.

  • LIMITED EDITIONS (ALL CATEGORIES)

All Limited Edition, or Limited Run, Products From all Categories.

  • PLASTIC FREE (SUSTAINABLE TRADITIONAL MATERIALS + BIOMATERIALS)
  • CONCEPT (ALL CATEGORIES)

Conceptual, Non-Produced Products From all Categories.

  • MULTI SKU PRODUCT FAMILY

A Packaging Product with Multiple Categories.

  • STUDENT (ALL CATEGORIES)

All Student Products From all Categories.

Click here to see the categories.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

All winners will be announced on TheDieline.com in, May 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Dieline Awards will not accept works that are considered to be plagiarisms. By entering Dieline Awards, entrant(s) assert that they are the legal copyright owners for all work(s) submitted. Dieline Awards reserves the right to reject any entry at its sole determination. Works which are considered to be plagiarisms, morally or ethically questionable, and/or offensive — whether intentionally or not — will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Dieline Awards.
  • All works submitted must be photographs or digital renders of packages. Concept work, unpublished prototypes, speculative, or unpublished creations are not accepted under any category except Student or Concept.
  • All communications between Dieline Awards and the entrant will be in English. All entries are accepted online only. A completed entry form, including formatted images, and online payment are required for an entry to be accepted. One entry per form. All payments are processed through our online entry platform via credit card in US Dollars ($). Submission fees are non-refundable for any reason.
  • By entering Dieline Awards, the entrant(s) assign the publication rights to TheDieline.com & Dieline Media, LLC for the works submitted, in whatever form: real, printed, digital, and including on the Internet. The entrant agrees to take all responsibility for any claims made against Dieline Awards, Dieline Media, LLC, Emerald Expositions, and/or its affiliated companies, in the event of a dispute or litigation with possible claimant(s) or others. We cannot be held responsible for any problem of reproduction and/or designation of the works.
  • Admission fees are non-refundable once the application has been accepted. Should shipment of the actual work(s) be required, the entrant(s) must pay all post and shipping costs. Dieline Awards reserves the right to demand proof of the actual existence and/or publication of the works presented. Failure to do so will result in disqualification from Dieline Awards.

Opportunity Cost

(Prize)

  • BEST OF SHOW

Receives one complimentary Big Ticket to Dieline Conference & HOW Design Live 2019 in Chicago and will be invited to accept their award live on stage during the awards ceremony.

Receives the Matte Black Best of Show Dieline Awards Trophy.

  • EDITOR’S CHOICE

Receives one complimentary Big Ticket to Dieline Conference & HOW Design Live 2019 in Chicago and will be invited to accept their award live on stage during the awards ceremony.

Receives the Blue Crystal Editor’s Choice Dieline Awards Trophy.

  • STUDIO OF THE YEAR

One studio will be recognized for their collective work and contribution to consumer package design over the past year. It is awarded to the studio, agency, or in-house team that receives the most overall wins across all categories in the competition.

Receives one complimentary Big Ticket to Dieline Conference & HOW Design Live 2019 in Chicago and will be invited to accept their award live on stage during the awards ceremony.

Receives the Clear Crystal Studio of the Year Dieline Awards Trophy.

  • REBRAND OF THE YEAR

One consumer brand will be recognized by the jury for its outstanding overall branding redesign within the past year. One winner will be chosen by the jury, from all rebrand entries, from all categories.

Receives one complimentary Big Ticket to Dieline Conference & HOW Design Live 2019 in Chicago and will be invited to accept their award live on stage during the awards ceremony.

Receives a Gold Rebrand of the Year Dieline Awards Trophy.

  • PLASTIC-FREE INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

The top scoring project from the Plastic Free Category will be recognized for its outstanding work and contribution to Plastic Free and Biomaterial based package designs over the past year.

One winner will be chosen by the Plastic Free jury, from all Plastic Free entries.

Receives one complimentary Big Ticket to Dieline Conference & HOW Design Live 2019 in Chicago and will be invited to accept their award live on stage during the awards ceremony.

Winner receives a Wood Dieline Awards Trophy.

  • ALL TOP WINNERS, FIRST, SECOND, AND THIRD PLACE WINNERS

We invite all winners to accept their award live on stage during the Dieline Awards ceremony, part of Dieline Conference 2019 in Chicago, May 8th – 10th. All First, Second, and Third Place Winners will be notified prior of their win, but not their place.

All winners will receive a 50% discount to attend Dieline Conference 2019 & HOW Design Live 2019 in Chicago. Conference attendance is not mandatory to participate in the live Dieline Awards ceremony, only to attend conference sessions & activities.

Receive an official Dieline Awards Trophy.

Are included in The Dieline Awards 2019 Exhibit at Dieline Conference 2019.

Winning projects appear in any traveling pop-up exhibits that we host in 2019. Past pop-up exhibits have taken place from Los Angeles and Paris. See past exhibits here.

How to Apply

First Step: Register an account from HERE.

Second Step: Start your entry (save it in-progress).

In order to successfully enter your project, you will need to gather the following items:

  • Your Full Name (First and Last).
  • The name of your company, agency, studio, school, or self.
  • A physical address. This can be your company, agency, studio, or home address.
  • Photos of your project. Please note that your first upload should be the one that best represents your project.
  • A short description of your project which should include: who designed the project, and who the client is. Also describe what type of product it is and the creative inspiration behind the packaging.
  • A website address (if available).
  • A phone number.
  • Also, read and understand the rules.

Third Step: Submit your entry to be in the running.

Apply Now

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This Scholarship Published by:
Fathy Mohamed/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Waad Othman/ Syria
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team