WHY SHOULD I ENTER THE DIELINE AWARDS?

By entering The Dieline Awards 2015, you have the opportunity to be recognized globally for any winning entry. In additional to international exposure, bragging rights, and a slew of prizes, winning entries will be featured in depth on TheDieline.com, and linked back to the winning designer or agency website. The Dieline is the most visited website on package design in the world. 
 

WHAT ARE THE CATEGORIES? 

Click here to see the 2015 categories.

 

WHERE WILL THE THE DIELINE AWARDS 2015 BE ANNOUNCED? 

The Dieline Awards 2015 top winners (Best of Show, Editor's Choice, Sustainable Packaging Award, and Studio of the Year) will be announced live at HOW Design Live 2015 in Chicago on Monday, May 4th, 2015.

All winners will announced on TheDieline.com on Monday, May 4th, 2015.

 

WHAT PROJECTS CAN BE ENTERED INTO THE DIELINE AWARDS?

Any consumer package design project created, produced, or launched in retail between Dec 1st, 2013 and Dec 31st, 2014. The Dieline Awards will not accept works that are considered to be plagiarisms. 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Concept work, unpublished prototypes, speculative, or unpublished creations are not accepted under any category except Student. 

 

WHO CAN ENTER THE DIELINE PACKAGE DESIGN AWARDS? 

The Dieline Awards are a worldwide competition with entries accepted internationally. Anyone can enter The Dieline Awards. Student projects may enter the Student Category only. 

 

WHAT ARE THE DEADLINES TO ENTER?

  • EARLY BIRD - November 3rd, 2014 - December 12th, 2014 
  • FULL REGISTRATION - December 15th, 2014 - January 23rd, 2015 
  • LATE REGISTRATION - January 26th- February 13th, 2015 

 

WHAT IS THE FINAL DATE TO ENTER MY PROJECT INTO THE DIELINE PACKAGE DESIGN AWARDS? 

Entries will be closed on February 13th, 2015. There will be NO extension of the registration deadline. 

 

WHAT IS THE ENTRY FEE? 

  • EARLY BIRD - $100
  • FULL - $125
  • LATE - $150
  • STUDENT - $100
  • STUDIO OF THE YEAR EARLY BIRD - $245
  • STUDIO OF THE YEAR FULL -$295

 

IS IT POSSIBLE TO BE PUT ON A MAILING LIST?

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HOW CAN ONE ENTER?

Registration will open November 10, 2013. Join our mailing list to be notify, CLICK HERE.

 

WHAT DO I NEED TO SUBMIT ALONG WITH MY PROJECT? 

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

1. Your Full Name (First and Last)
2. The name of your company, agency, studio, school, or self. 
3. A physical address. This can be your company, agency, studio, or home address.
4. Photos of your project. Please note that your first upload should be the one that best represents your project. 
5. Short description of your project. This should include: who designed the project, and who the client is. A description of what type of product it is and the creative inspiration behind the packaging.
6. A website address (if available). 
7. Phone number
8. Read and Understand the rules.

 

WHAT FORMAT IMAGES ARE ACCEPTED?

All images must be JPG or PNG format in RGB, with a maximum file size of 500KB.

 

HOW WILL THE WORK BE JUDGED?

The Dieline Awards are judged by a highly esteemed panel of 20 industry experts, and awarded based on quality of Creativity, Marketability, and Innovation. No judge may vote on his or her work. 

Debbie Millman, President Emeritus of AIGA and President of Design at Sterling Brands, serves at the chairwoman of the judges. 

CLICK HERE for the list of judges.

 

WHAT WILL THE WINNERS RECEIVE?

CLICK HERE to see the prizes.

 

WHEN WILL THE WINNERS BE NOTIFIED?

Winners will be notified at the end of March 2015.

 

WILL IT BE POSSIBLE TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL TROPHIES?

Yes, the winners may order additional trophies.

 

WILL THE WINNERS BE ADVERTISED?

Press releases will be sent to the principal design, marketing, communication and packaging magazines throughout the world. Each winner will have the right to communicate personally about his/her The Dieline Award. Winning designs will be showcased on TheDieline.com.

 

WHO HAS WON A DIELINE AWARD?

From major consumer packaged goods companies to student work, The Dieline Awards have had the privilege to award some of the best package design work in the industry. Check out our past winners HERE.

 

WHAT IF I ENTER A PACKAGE DESIGN THAT WAS DESIGNED THROUGH THE COLLABORATION OF A DESIGN AGENCY AND A COMPANY?

Enter the brand or project name in the "Project Name:" field. Include the design agency and company name in the "Company/Agency/School:" field.

 

DO I NEED TO SEND PRODUCT SAMPLES TO ENTER?

No, if you are selected as a winner, you will be asked to submit samples.

 

HOW CAN I PAY FOR MY ENTRY?

We process our payments through Paypal, which accepts PayPal Balance, bank account, credit card, PayPal Credit, and debit card. 

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS?

Contact us HERE.