About ScanStar packaging competition

Invitation to ScanStar 2023

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Hello packaging designers, manufacturers and brand owners! 

Welcome to take part in ScanStar – the joint Nordic packaging competition driven by enthusiasm for creating usable, sustainable and appealing packaging.

Every packaging that is designed, manufactured or used in Nordics qualify to take part in the competition. 

Registration is now open and will be open until the deadline on June 1st, 2023. The entries will be judged by a jury, and the winners will be announced on September 1st, 2023. 

Companies awarded a ScanStar will receive a diploma and they have a right to use the ScanStar logo in their marketing materials. Packaging awarded a ScanStar are entitled to enter the global WorldStar competition arranged by World Packaging Organisation.

packaging competition

What is ScanStar

ScanStar is a joint Nordic packaging competition held annually since 1969 by SPA, the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The competition this year (2023) is organized by the Finnish Packaging Guild PAKKAUS.

Companies awarded a ScanStar gets a diploma and the right to use the ScanStar logo in the marketing of the awarded packaging. The names of the winners are published internationally shortly after the jury decision. Packaging awarded a ScanStar has the right to enter the international WorldStar competition arranged by World Packaging Organisation (WPO).

Who can participate?

The competition is open for all packaging solutions designed, constructed or manufactured in one of the Nordic countries. Packaging solutions made in other countries but sold by a Nordic company or ordered by a Nordic customer may also participate. Packaging entries must be marketed before the entry date and may not have been entered previous ScanStar competitions. Entries can be made by designers, constructors, manufacturers or buyers of packaging with an approval from the other stakeholders. Each company has the right to enter an unlimited amount of packages that comply with the rules of the competition.

Read more at scanstar.org

For questions about the ScanStar 2023 competition, contact
johanna . nikunen (a) pakkaus . com
antro . saila (a) pakkaus . com