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    AIP to host 2018 WorldStar Awards

    • Australian Institute of Packaging
    Oceania, Australia, Beauty, Personal Care, Eating, Drinking, Health, Home Care, Consumer Durables, Shows, Associations, Media, Packaging Awards

    It has been formally announced that the AIP will be the host WPO member for the 2018 WorldStar Awards. The WorldStar Awards are run by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) and is the pre-eminent international award in packaging.

    WorldStar illustrates the continual advancement of the state of packaging design and technology and creates a living standard of international packaging excellence from which others may learn. WorldStars are presented only to those packs which, having already won recognition in a national or regional competitions, are compared by an expert panel of judges to similar packs from around the world.

    The 2018 WorldStar Awards will run as a part of the biennial AIP National Conference which will be held on the 2 and 3 May, at the Marriott Hotel, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.

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    • Modified 01 Jun 2017
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