The European Carton Excellence Award (ECEA), the continent’s leading sustainable packaging design competition, has today opened its Public Vote.  Consumers, industry professionals and academics are invited to submit votes for their favourite cartonboard innovations of the year.

The 24 finalists have been selected from 100-plus entries to this year’s European Carton Excellence Award by an esteemed panel of judges.  The submissions came from some of the most recognised cartonboard mills, converters, brand-owners and designers in the industry, who all demonstrated their commitment to innovation and sustainability.

Voting closes on 15th August.

An evening of celebration in September

The Public Vote winner will be announced at the European Carton Excellence Award gala in Seville, Spain on 21 September 2023 – along with the winners of the Carton Of The Year, Sustainability and Innovation categories. The event promises to be an unforgettable evening. It will bring together industry leaders, professionals, and visionaries to celebrate the outstanding achievements and groundbreaking advancements in sustainable packaging design.

Winfried Muehling, Head of Marketing & Communications at Pro Carton, said:

The European Carton Excellence Award is a celebration of creativity, innovation, and sustainability in the packaging industry. We are thrilled to announce the finalistsfor this year’s Public Vote which include some truly inspirational and ingenious designs. With more than 100 entries, the ECEA is the most important folding carton packaging competition in Europe. We’re excited to see who consumers and the wider industry think has developed the most exciting new carton packaging.