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Now in our 11th year

Welcome to the UK Packaging Awards 2016

The UK Packaging Awards returns for its 11th year!

The UK Packaging Awards will return for 2016 to its new home, the exclusive Great Room of the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane on the 27 October 2016.

Now in its eleventh year, this event has grown to become the sector's biggest night out and its most prestigious prize, judged by a panel of the most influential packaging buyers and specifiers in the business.


Entries have now closed.

We are pleased to have received a vast number of entries into this years UK Packaging Awards! 

Judging will take place at the end of July, followed by the announcement of the highly anticipated shortlist.


New categories announced

The UK Packaging Awards are constantly evolving to reflect the great variety of talent and achievement in our fast-changing market.
For 2016, we are thrilled to introduce two new categories to the event. 
Packaging Development Team of the Year will recognise the most innovative and impactful brand owner and retailer packaging teams, shining a light on their huge contribution and influence in the sector. 
Smart Pack of the Year, meanwhile, will celebrate the best in the growing and exciting market for active and intelligent packaging. 
Click here to read more about entry criteria for the categories

The most influential judges

The UK Packaging Awards prides itself on the level of expertise of its judging panel and once again, we have put together a panel of the most influential experts in packaging development, design and business to judge your entries to the Awards.
Our judging panel features heads of packaging and senior packaging experts from a wide range of household-name brands and retailers, as well as consumer research, finance and business experts. Some of the organisations represented on the judging panel include:
Reckitt Benckiser
Marks & Spencer
Premier Foods
Moorgate Capital
And many more…
Click here to see more details on the judging process

Attend Packaging News Live

Make the most of attending the UK Packaging Awards by attending Packaging News Live on 27 and 28 October at London’s Olympia.
Taking place on the two days around the Awards dinner, Packaging News Live is a two-day conference offering top-quality presentations on the opportunities and challenges for packaging in the retail and brand space. 
With talks from big-name packaging specifiers and designers, plus significant networking time on both days, Packaging News Live combines perfectly with the UK Packaging Awards to create an essential two days of networking, learning and celebration in the capital.
Click here to see more

Contact us

For more information on how to enter the awards please contact either:

Heather Austin-Olsen on 020 8253 8607 or email

Helena Barrow on 020 8253 8606 or email


New Venue

The UK Packaging Awards now has a new home at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane. Just us in the prestigious Great Room on Thursday 27 October 2016.

Key Dates

The key dates for the UK Packaging Awards 2016 are:

10 June - Entry deadline
1 September - Shortlist announced
9 September - Early bird place booking deadline
27 October - Awards ceremony

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Book Tickets
Individual place(s) @ GBP 250.00 + VAT @ 20% (GBP 50.00) = GBP 300.00
A maximum of 9 individual places can be booked
Early (before 10th September 2016): GBP 230.00 + VAT
Table of 10 @ GBP 2500.00 + VAT @ 20% (total GBP 3000.00) per table. Each table has 10 places.
Early (before 10th September 2016): GBP 2300.00 + VAT
Individual combined ticket for UK Packaging Awards and Packaging News Live conference @ GBP 550.00 + VAT @ 20% (total GBP 660.00) per table. Each table has 1 places.
Early (before 10th September 2016): GBP 467.50 + VAT