ABOUT

The PAC Canadian Leadership Awards Competition is open to any individual or company directly involved in the brand ownership, and/or graphic, and/or structural design, and/or pre-press and/or manufacture of a package sold anywhere in the world. The package must be in market by February 1, 2017 and no later than close of competition on March 29, 2019.  It is not limited to Canadian companies. This is a bi-annual event.

All entries are to be submitted online.
Some categories (see below) require physical packages to be sent to the judging facility.
Other categories (see below) do not require physical samples and will be judged on line.

FAQS

When are entries due?
The deadline date to submit all entries online is Friday, March 29, 2019.

For any entries submitted in the Brand Marketing or Package Innovation categories (not In-Store Marketing), your physical sample needs to be delivered to the judging facility on Thursday April 4, 2019 between 8am and 3pm:
CHSI (Centre for Health & Safety Innovation) - CONFERENCE CENTRE room
Attention Lisa Abraham
5110 Creekbank Road
Mississauga, ON L4W0A1
905-219-0044

If an entry was submitted in the PAC Global Competition held earlier in the year, can it be submitted in this Competition as well?
Yes, if entering your same submission from the Global competition you will receive 25% off the registration cost.

What are the costs per entry?

PAC Member rate-  $345 per entry 
Non Member rate-$475 per entry 

(25% discount offered if submitting the same entry from the Global competition
held in November)

What are the Categories and questions for entries?

Brand Marketing - Click here for questions in this category

New Brand Food & Beverage
New Brand Non Food
Rebrand Food & Beverage
Rebrand Non Food

Package Innovation - Click here for questions in this category

Paper (Folding cartons / Corrugated containers / Paper labels)
Rigid/Semi-Rigid Containers
Flexible Packaging (Flexible packages / Foil, film and/or shrinkwrap labels)
In-Store Marketing (Shelf Ready Package / Display Ready Package / Floor Display Merchandiser / Counter Top Display Merchandiser) - Click here for questions in this category

Sustainability

Sustainable Package - Click here for questions in this category
Sustainable Facility or Process - Click here for questions in this category
Food Waste Packaging - Click here for questions in this category

Which Categories require physical samples to be sent in?

physical samples required

Brand Marketing - New Brand Food & Beverage
Brand Marketing - New Brand Non Food
Brand Marketing - Rebrand Food & Beverage
Brand Marketing - Rebrand Non Food
Package Innovation - Paper (Folding cartons / Corrugated containers / Paper labels)
Package Innovation - Rigid/Semi-Rigid Containers
Package Innovation - Flexible Packaging (Flexible packages / Foil, film and/or shrinkwrap labels)

NO physical samples required

Package Innovation - In-Store Marketing
Sustainable Package
Sustainable Facility or Process
Food Waste Packaging

When will the results made available?

The finalists of this competition will be announced in mid April. The winners will be announced at the Awards Gala to be held at PACKEX Toronto on June 4, 2019

How do I register my entries?

Click here to begin the registration process.

CONTACT

For further information, please contact Lisa Abraham at labraham@pac.ca.