The Pentawards bring you the Pentawards Conference

For the first time, the Pentawards will launch the Pentawards Conference at Packaging Innovations London! Learn from the award winning rock stars of the packaging design industry. Hear from a hand-picked selection of design gurus at the top of their game.

Find out how to tell your brand story, deliver innovation through design and discover how designing with technology can add real value to your brand.

And what about those millennials? The first true digital generation will hit 17 billion people in 2019, so find out how to design for a growing culture of tech savvy, entrepreneurial, diverse, progressive idealists!

The Pentawards Exhibit

An exclusive preview of the 2017 finalists

The Pentawards, which celebrated a 10th anniversary last year, is the leading and most prestigious worldwide competition, devoted exclusively to packaging design in all of its forms.

For the first time, the Pentawards, will be giving the Packaging Innovations audience an exclusive preview of the finalists ahead of the ceremony in Barcelona later in September.

The Pentawards exhibit is a new initiative for 2017; it will feature some of the 2017 finalists, across five main categories – body, beverage, food, luxury and other markets. The display offers visitors the unique opportunity to gain a global perspective of the best and most creative achievements in packaging design from last year.

With over 2000 entries from 52 countries, this display will feature a curation of the world's best packaging design, and you will be the first to see it! View the display on stand L70.

The international jury
Brigitte Evrard

Brigitte Evrard
Pentawards International Jury 2017

José Antonio Rojano Lopez

José Antonio Rojano Lopez
Head Design & Communication Manager
El Corte Inglés, Madrid

Roy White

Roy White
Founder and Creative partner
Subplot Canada

Francois Takounseun

François Takounseun
Co-Founder, Global Design Director
Partisan du Sens, Paris

Laurent Hainaut

Laurent Hainaut
President and founder


Sam O'Donahue
Owner and Creative Director
Established, New York, NY


Mark Budden
Managing Director
Design Bridge Asia, Singapore


Yoji Minakuchi
Head of Design Department
Suntory, Tokyo


Jacob Bergström
Brand & Creative Director
Silver, Stockholm


Jeremy Lindley

Jeremy Lindley
Global Design Director
Diageo, London

Clem Halpin

Clem Halpin
Creative Director
Turner Duckworth, London


Yuan Zonglei
Chief Designer
Inoherb comestics Co., Ltd., Shanghai