TOP AWARDS

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 highly 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 2017 competition.

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING

One project will be handpicked by the judges to highlight innovative contributions to the field of sustainable package design.

    BEST USE OF PAPER 

    Presented by Neenah Packaging

    The Dieline is proud to collaborate with Neenah Packaging on The Dieline Awards 2017. 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.

     
     

    CATEGORIES

    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.

    08. Spirits

    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.

    15. LUXURY

    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.

    17. STUDENT

    All student products from all categories.

    18. CONCEPT

    Conceptual, non-produced products from all categories.