Welcome to the WorldStar Awards

The WorldStar Competition is one of the major events of 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. The WorldStar Competition is the main revenue source for WPO and its success is an important component in financing our global packaging training programmes.

2016 Award Winners now announced - See full details of the 2016 award winners

The candidates for the special categories - President’s Award, Sustainability Award and Marketing Award have now been announced - see full details

All winners will be recognised in an awards ceremony and gala dinner on 26 May 2016 to coincide with an International Packaging Conference in Budapest, Hungary organised by The Hungarian Packaging Association.  Register here


2015 Award Winners

On 19 May 2015 winners of the WorldStar 2015 awards gathered at IPACK-IMA to receive their WorldStar Awards. Over 90 winners from all over the globe attended to collect their award at this prestigious awards ceremony. 

Locked4Kids BV, Netherlands celebrated winning Gold in the President's Award, one of the prestigious special awards. The winning pack, Locked4Kids Child Resistant Carton Box – by Ecobliss, an innovation that acts a last line of defence against unintentional child poisoning. Locked4Kids will prevent numerous accidents and save the lives of many young children. 

See the 2015 WorldStar winners page to download the full list of winners.

See the full gallery of photographs taken at the Awards Ceremony and Cocktail reception on Flickr (opens in new window). High resolution copies are available from rachel.bayswater@iom3.org - please include the the photo file name/title from the Flickr site e.g. "wpo 2015 442_lr" when emailing.

Read the winners guide (opens in new window - Flash required)