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 WorldStar Award winners announced in Budapest

Full details of the award winners

President’s Award, Sustainability Award and Marketing Award winners were announced at the fabulous Awards Ceremony & Gala dinner in Budapest on 26 May  see full details

View photographs taken by WPO's official photographer

View photographs taken by the Hungarian photographer

Further photographs of the Award Ceremony

Ronald Oehy and Rudiger Grings, Greiner Packaging AG, Switzerland collect the President's Gold Award for the 'inert barrier technology'

Read the winners guide (opens in a new window)