ADF&PCD Innovation Awards

Everything You Need to Know About the ADF&PCD Innovation Awards 2018

The ADF&PCD New York Packaging Innovation Awards are designed to showcase aerosol, dispensing, personal care and cosmetic packaging innovations. An independent jury of packaging experts from leading brands, universities, organizations and the media oversee the process. Participation is FREE.

Products must be launched on the market between June 1, 2017 and June 1, 2018. Launches after June 1, 2018 may be submitted for a special jury mention.

Find out about entry requirement by downloading the Innovation Awards Entry Form

ADF&PCD Innovation Awards Jury 2018

Christophe Pradere, BETC Design

Cindy Hundley, SPRAY

Detlev Melcher, Aerosol Europe Magazine

Cynthia Hundley, Spray Magazine

Laurraine Drake, Estée Lauder   

Marianne Klimchuk, FIT

Harry Bennett, Bennent Consulting

Bernard Quennessen, Coty US

Scott Carpenter , Formulated Solutions

David Burke, Pratt Institute

Eric O'Toole, Pratt Institute

Deanna Utroske, Cosmetic Design

Jamie Matusow, Beauty Packaging

Hervé Bouix, Estée Lauder

The Innovation Awards 2018 Categories

PCD Awards Categories

Personal Healthcare & Skincare

Hair Care & Hair Color

Makeup & Cosmetics

Perfume & Home Fragrance

Rising Star Award

Indie Beauty Award

ADF Awards Categories

Personal Healthcare, Skincare & Sun Protection

Industrial & Technical application

Pharmacy & Veterinary

New Categories for 2018!

Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award

This brand new category calls for concept designs for beauty packaging. 

Only students can enter. It is designed to provide the opportunity to showcase designs and creativity to a wider audience of beauty packaging professionals. 

Indie Beauty

The Indie Beauty Award

This brand new category calls for independent beauty brands only. 

It creates the opportunity for independent brands to showcase their most innovative packaging and product design.


The award submissions are great examples of creative companies seeking to better meet the needs of their users, which is essential in delivering superior business results.

Ian Nicholson, Worldwide Director Strategic Innovation and Technology Alliances, Colgate-Palmolive