ADF&PCD and PLD Paris | Awards

Categories and criteria

The ADF Innovation Awards aim to identify and celebrate the world’s best innovations in aerosol and dispensing systems that have launched into the market in the past year.

Who can enter?

The ADF Innovation Awards are open to products that have launched, or are due to launch, on the European or international market between 1 December 2019 and 30 November 2020.

Entries can be submitted by anyone involved in developing packaging using aerosols and dispensing systems – so if you work at a brand owner, a design agency or a packaging manufacturer, you are eligible to enter the Awards. We recommend that, where possible, you seek the collaboration or approval of any clients or stakeholders in the pack’s development.

Criteria

Judges will be looking for packs that demonstrate true innovation in at least one of the following areas:

  • Technical innovation in production, processing, filling or formulation
  • Sustainability-related innovations
  • Consumer experience innovations in decoration, shape, ergonomics or ease of use
  • Innovations that create a new market opportunity
  • Excellence in production

Categories

The categories in the ADF Innovation Awards 2021 are as follows:

  • Personal Care
  • Household
  • Pharmaceutical & Veterinary
  • Food
  • Industrial & Technical Applications
  • Concept of the Year *NEW FOR 2021*
    • This category is open to products that are new innovations from packaging manufacturers that are not yet in use by a brand owner or end user.
  • Sustainable Innovation

The PCD Innovation Awards, which celebrate their 20th anniversary in 2021, aim to identify and celebrate the world’s best packaging innovations in perfume, make-up, cosmetics and personal care that have launched into the market in the past year.

Who can enter?

The PCD Innovation Awards are open to products that have launched, or are due to launch, on the European or international market between 1 December 2019 and 30 November 2020.

Entries to the PCD Innovation Awards may only be submitted by brand owners. If you work at a packaging manufacturer or a design agency and wish to enter, we encourage you to arrange the entry in collaboration with your client.

Criteria

Judges will be looking for packs that demonstrate true innovation in at least one of the following areas:

  • Technical innovation in production, processing or filling
  • Sustainability-related innovations
  • Consumer experience innovations in decoration, shape, ergonomics or ease of use
  • Innovations that create a new market opportunity
  • Excellence in production

Categories

The categories in the PCD Innovations Awards 2021 are as follows:

  • Personal care – Body & Hair – Mass market
  • Personal care – Body & Hair – Mass market
  • Skincare – Premium
  • Skincare – Mass Market
  • Make-up – Premium
  • Make Up – Mass Market
  • Fragrances – Men/Unisex
  • Fragrances – Women/Unisex
  • Limited Edition Pack
  • Presentation Pack *NEW FOR 2021*
  • Sustainable Innovation

The PLD Innovation Awards are taking place for the first time in 2021. They aim to identify and celebrate the world’s best packaging innovations in all types of premium and luxury drinks – from wines and spirits to beers, ciders and soft drinks – that have launched into the market in the past year.

Who can enter?

The PLD Innovation Awards are open to products that have launched, or are due to launch, on the European or international market between 1 December 2019 and 30 November 2020.

Entries to the PLD Innovation Awards may be submitted by brand owners, packaging manufacturers or design agencies. If you work at a packaging manufacturer or a design agency, we encourage you to arrange the entry in collaboration with your client.

Criteria

Judges will be looking for packs that demonstrate true innovation in at least one of the following aspects:

  • Technical innovation in production, processing or filling
  • Sustainability-related innovations
  • Consumer experience innovations in decoration, shape, ergonomics or ease of use
  • Innovations that create a new market opportunity
  • Excellence in production

Categories

The categories in the PLD Innovations Awards 2021 are as follows:

  • Sparkling Wine and Champagne
  • Still wine
  • Spirits & Liqueurs – Mass Market
  • Spirits & Liqueurs – Premium & Luxury
  • Beer & Cider
  • Soft Drinks & Mixers
  • Presentation Pack
  • Sustainability Innovation

Contact the team

Interested in entering the Awards? Get in touch with our team today to find out more.

Josh Brooks
Event Director

josh.brooks@easyfairs.com

+33 (0)1 40 22 72 84

Christelle Anya
Community & Content Director

christelle.anya@easyfairs.com

+33 (0)1 40 22 72 76

Cécilia Mora
Marketing Executive

cecilia.mora@easyfairs.com

+33 (0)1 40 22 72 81

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