2020-04-22

European Carton Excellence Award: new entry date and digital entry

Due to the restrictions in working practices we have made some minor changes to the rules and the closing date has been extended by two weeks to 5th June to allow you a little more time to submit your entries.
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2020-03-17

Ricki Recycle launch on Global Recycling Day

Ricki Recycle, one of the five Carton Campaigners, has launched a campaign to encourage recycling. You can watch him taking on the Waste Monster as part of Global Recycling Day.
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2020-03-12

Exciting new video award!

Following the huge success of the Pro Carton Young Designers Award, which has now become one of the biggest student creative design competitions in Europe, we are delighted to announce our new award scheme aimed at marketing, media studies, business and film students.
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2020-03-12

European Carton Excellence Awards: Your Chance to Win!

The European Carton Excellence Award is Europe’s greatest showcase for outstanding cartonboard packaging. All partners of the supply chain are welcome to enter. Final date for entry is the 21st May 2020. See here what last year’s winners had to say!
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2019-12-11

Museum of Brands – Come to see our new exhibition for free!

This year, for the first time, we have organised a special exhibition of the entries to the “Save the Planet” category in the Carton Excellence Awards with the Museum of Brands in London.
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2019-12-11

United Nations of pcyda

The Pro Carton Young Designers Award, now in its second decade, continues to grow unabated. Each year new countries are added to the list of those presenting their own national awards.
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2019-12-10

TICCIT Programme Rolls Out Across Europe ... and Beyond!

The TICCIT (Trees into Cartons, Cartons into Trees) schools Education Programme has sprouted many shoots in Europe over the last 12 months.
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2019-09-22

European Carton Excellence Award 2019: 28 Winners!

An incredible twenty eight winners were celebrated at the 2019 European Carton Excellence Award Gala Dinner held on 19th September in the awesome setting of The Limestone Heritage Park and Gardens in Malta, as part of the annual ECMA Congress.
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2019-09-19

Pro Carton crowns the young designers of tomorrow

The winners of the annual Pro carton Young Designers Award have been officially announced, with students from Austria and Germany taking the four top awards.
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2019-07-01

#pcyda19: New creativity record – VOTE NOW!

This year the number of entries to the Pro Carton Young Designers Award rose to an incredible 461! The Award is now the biggest student award in the field of packaging design. The ideas were submitted from 70 universities and colleges in 24 countries, VOTE NOW!
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2019-03-05

European Carton Excellence Awards – Even Bigger and Better

Due to the fantastically high standard of entries in the European Carton Excellence Awards in the past we have completely restructured the competition so that we can reward even more great cartons than ever before.
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2018-12-04

Pro Carton Young Designers Award 2019 – Now open!

The Pro Carton Young Designers Award has established itself as the most successful European student award for packaging design with over 400 entries last year coming from 50 design schools across 21 different countries.
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2018-12-04

Conference backs Circular Economy

Recently Horst Bittermann, Pro Carton President, spoke at the Sustainability in Packaging Europe Conference and joined in the panel discussion later that day.
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2018-06-15

The Excellence Awards – hear from the judges

The jury has sat and the tension is mounting but the finalists won’t be revealed until the beginning of August.  But here’s a sneak preview of the jury’s initial thoughts.
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2018-06-15

#pcyda: A record number of entries!

The number of entries to the Pro Carton Young Designers Award (#pcyda) more than doubled this year. Here's what the judges had to say after the meeting:
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2017-12-14

Design Awards now Open!

New for this year: there are more categories and there will be more winners plus more Finalists all of whom get to go to the Gala Dinner which this year is in Riga.
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2017-09-22

CARTON EXCELLENCE AWARD 2017: THE WINNERS

Brilliant and sustainable packaging ideas dominated proceedings at the 21st European Carton Excellence Awards.
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2017-09-22

PRO CARTON YOUNG DESIGNERS AWARD: TOMORROW’S EUROPEAN STARS

The Pro Carton Young Designers Award is becoming an integral part of the college curriculum with 46 design schools from 16 countries participating
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2017-02-14

Be part of Europe's best!

The Carton Excellence Award is Europe's most prestigious award for carton packaging. This is where the best and most successful ideas are highlighted every year.
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2017-02-14

Are you a Star Designer of Tomorrow?

The Pro Carton Young Designers Award is one of the most important European awards for the design stars of tomorrow!
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2016-09-16

Pro Carton ECMA Award 2016: the winners

The 20th Pro Carton ECMA Award trumped with a new record: more participants, from more countries, and even more entries.
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2016-09-16

Pro Carton Young Designers Award: jubilant young stars

The Pro Carton Young Designers Award for students' creativity in cartonboard packaging surpassed all expectations this time round.
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2016-08-18

Pro Carton ECMA Award 2016 – the finalists!

The 20th Pro Carton ECMA Award broke a new record in terms of entries. Packaging is becoming more important as a marketing instrument and sustainability is almost always a core brand element.
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2016-08-18

#pcyda16: the finalists – vote now!

The number of entries has multiplied since 2016 : 157 entries from 12 countries participated this time round. All the finalists, together with photos and descriptions.
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2016-05-26

Vote now for the public winner of the
Pro Carton Young Designers Award

Pro Carton is showcasing the Young Designers’ new concepts online now:
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