At the end of June, an evaluation of packaging registered for the competition PACKAGING OF THE YEAR 2017 took place. OTK GROUP won the award for wet glue label set for Hubertus beer from Kácov brewery.
31 packaging solutions in 9 categories earned the award PACKAGING OF THE YEAR 2017, where, traditionally, mainly the beverage and automotive/transport category was represented. Awarding with trophies and certificates will be held on 5th October 2017 in conference premises of Institution of molecular genetics of Czech Academy of Sciences.
During the evening, winners of the GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE AWARD OF THE CHAIRWOMAN OF JURY PACKAGING OF THE YEAR 2017 will be announced.
The packaging gala evening takes place as a part of International Pack Summit.
PACKAGING OF THE YEAR is the only competition on Czech and Slovak market, where the best packaging is chosen by a professional jury. The aim of the competition is to emphasize and to promote the best ideas, innovations and technologies in the packaging area appearing both on Czech and foreign market. At the same time, it is an opportunity for a public appreciation of the work of packaging engineers and designers in this festive ceremony.
For applicants of the exhibits, who won and earned the award PACKAGING OF THE YEAR 2017, the way to the global competition WorldStar Packaging Award (WS) opened, as the World Packaging Organisation certification for WS had been granted to the PACKAGING OF THE YEAR competition.