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Calling all design students!

At Pentawards we want to inspire, connect and celebrate the future talent in packaging design from around the world. Over the years, our judges have seen exceptional work come through, and we can't wait to see what you get up to next.

Get involved in our annual competition for a chance to make your mark on the global packaging design stage and help kick start your career in the industry!


6 February

Competition Opens

24 March

Competition Closes

End of May 2023 Round One results (private)

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July 2023

Shortlist Announcement (public)

Round Two results (private)

Log in to see final results

2023 Student briefs

Launched for the first time in 2022, our student briefs are free to enter and open to students currently in education, recent graduates, and design interns. 


FREE to enter

O-I : EXPRESSIONS is a new printing innovation that pushes the boundaries of what is possible with glass printing. We want YOU to express something that is important to you, or tells us something about you through a branded low & non-alcoholic spirit bottle design. Judged in association with DIAGEO. Download the brief here.

Student Prices & offers


Bundle Offer

When you buy 5


Bundle offer

When you buy 10


Bundle Offer

When you buy 15



Throughout 2023

Student Briefs are free to enter. For more details on our bundle deals and to get your discount code, please email 

Students will also get 50% off trophy and certificate purchases. Winner's Package fees apply to Student Conceptual entries only, find out more here.


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