October 2021

Entries for the 2022 Aerosol & Dispensing Forum Innovation Awards now open

Each year, Easyfairs, the organizer of the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design and Packaging of Premium & Luxury Drinks Paris (ADF&PCD and PLD Paris) promotes and celebrates packaging innovation in the aerosol and dispensing, beauty and drinks sectors with the ADF&PCD and PLD Innovation Awards.

Brands and suppliers who wish to present their most innovative packaging projects of the year are invited to take part in this year’s competition before the deadline of Nov. 5, 2021.

ADF&PCD and PLD Innovation Awards 2022 – Instructions

Who can participate?

  • The PCD Innovation Awards are open to products that were launched, or are due to be launched, on the European or international market between 1 December 2020 and 30 November 2021. Only brands can enter the PCD Innovation Awards; however, packaging suppliers or design agencies who wish to enter can do so in collaboration with their clients.
  • For the ADF Innovation Awards and the PLD Innovation Awards* (now in its second year), anyone involved in the creation of the packaging can enter – be it the brand, the supplier or the design agency.*The PLD Innovation Awards aim to celebrate the best packaging innovations and launches in the global premium drinks market for all drinks categories.

All entries must be submitted through the Awards website: www.adfpcdparis.com/awards

What are the criteria?

Jury members consider every entry based on the following areas: technical innovation in production, processing or filling; innovation related to sustainable development; innovation related to consumer experience on decoration, ergonomics, or ease of use; the opportunity to enter new markets; production excellence, launches, beautiful achievements…

 What are the categories?

For the ADF Innovation Awards:

  • Personal Care
  • Household
  • Pharmaceutical & Veterinary
  • Food
  • Industrial & Technical Applications
  • Concept of the Year
    • 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

For the PCD Innovation Awards:

  • 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
  • Sustainable Innovation

For the PLD Innovation Awards:

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