1 winner will be awarded The Dieline Awards Trophy for each category.
BEST OF SHOW AWARD
The highest cumulative score among all entries will be awarded the extremely coveted Best of Show prize. This is the grand winner of the entire competition.
EDITORS CHOICE AWARD
One Editor's Choice Award will be handpicked by The Dieline's founder Andrew Gibbs.
STUDIO OF THE YEAR AWARD
One studio will be recognized for their collective work and contribution to consumer package design over the past year. This award will be given to the studio, agency, or in-house team that receives the most overall wins across all categories in The Dieline Awards 2018 competition.
BEST USE OF PAPER
The Dieline is proud to collaborate with Neenah Packaging on The Dieline Awards 2018. This year, in partnership with Neenah, we are recognizing the best use of paper in a packaging project. One winner will be handpicked by the Creative Director of Neenah.
3 winners will be awarded a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place The Dieline Awards Trophy, per category.
1 winner will be awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award Certificate, per category.
01. FRESH FOOD
Fresh fish, Meat, Poultry, Fruits, Vegetables, Fresh, and Ready-to-eat dishes.
02. PREPARED FOOD
Cereals, Bread, Pasta, Rice, Grain, Noodles, Frozen food, Canned food, Savory snacks, Nuts, Snack bars, Chips, Crackers, and Convenience food.
03. DAIRY, SPICES, OILS, SAUCES, & CONDIMENTS
Dairy (milk, cheese, eggs, yogurt, butter), Oils, Vinegars, Spices, Condiments, and Sauces.
04. CONFECTIONARY, SNACKS, & DESSERTS
Sweet snacks, Candy, Desserts, Ice cream, Pastries, and Cookies.
Water, Soda, Juice, Soft drinks, Tea, Coffee, Sparkling beverages, Functional beverages, Energy drinks, Energy shots, and Mixers.
05. NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
Beer, Cider, Malt beverages, Tobacco and Cannabis.
06. BEER, MALT BEVERAGES, TOBACCO, & CANNABIS
07. WINE & CHAMPAGNE
Wine, Sparkling wine, and Champagne.
Vodka, Tequila, Gin, Rum, Scotch, Whiskey, Brandy, Bourbon, Absinthe, and Liqueurs.
09. HEALTH, COSMETICS, FRAGRANCE, & FASHION
Health care (OTC, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, health supplements), Beauty (cosmetics, personal fragrance, make-up, body decoration, tanning products, nail polish), and Fashion (clothing, apparel, shopping bags, retail, merchandising, accessories).
10. PERSONAL CARE
Soaps, Deodorant, Dental care, Hair care, Nail care, Toilet paper, Tissues, Diapers, Feminine hygiene, Skin care, Hand and foot care, Moisturizers, Sun protection, and Shaving.
11. HOME, GARDEN, & PETS
Home (detergents, cleaning products, utensils, home improvement, power tools, automobile products, housewares, furniture, decor), Garden (tools, plants, plant food), and Pets (grooming, food, toys).
12. GAMES, TOYS, SPORTS, & RECREATIONAL
Games, Toys, Gifting, and Sports products.
13. TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA, OFFICE, & SELF-PROMOTION
Books, Office supplies, Art supplies, Paper, Stationary, Computers, Printers, Accessories, Software, Movies, CDS, Entertainment, and Self-promotion projects.
14. PRIVATE LABEL
All private label products from 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.
16. LIMITED EDITION
All limited edition, or limited run, products from all categories.
All student products from all categories.
19. SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING
Conceptual, non-produced products from all categories.
A packaging project in any industry that is made using sustainable materials and methods.
20. NIELSEN DESIGN IMPACT AWARD
The Nielsen Design Impact Award puts the decision in consumers’ hands. By combining choice and diagnostic responses from a large number of category consumers with point-of-sale data, this award highlights the power of an effective redesign. Learn More