How do I enter in the Printing Industry Craftsmasnship Awards?

Entry into the Printing Industry Craftsmanship Awards is via the official entry form available here.

Who can enter?

Entry is open to all Australian based companies, individuals and clients, printing companies, individuals or associations involved in area of print production including:

Advertising agencies, art and design studios, advertisers and clients, printing companies, pre-press companies, print finishing, paper merchants, or any other person or company associated with the production or purchase of print.

Who receives the winning awards?

The printer is the recipient of all the awards in the printing categories, except in the case of the Embellishment Category, in which the embellishment company is the recipient. In the case of the Graphic Design awards, the award is made to the graphic designer of the piece.

Trophies are presented at the awards presentation night. All winners receive a trophy and a certificate.

Where the printer is not the entrant, an addition trophy/certificate may be purchased by the entrant at their cost.

What category should I enter my piece into?

If you are not sure which category to choose, select “Unknown/TBC” on the entry form and we will assign it to the most appropriate category.

Who judges the awards?

A panel of renowned experts in the printing and graphic design fields are selected to judge the Printing Industries Craftsmanship Awards. Judges are selected based on their expertise and experience with consideration given to maintaining diversity across the variety of print mediums and processes. All judges are supervised by the Chairman of Judges.

How much does it cost to enter?

Entries into the general categories (printing and graphic design) should be accompanied by the relevant entry fee (see below). A maximum of six entries per company can be entered into each category.

PIAA Members: One free entry to any category. Additional entries: $60 each
Non-Members: $80 per entry

Additional questions?

Please email events@piaa.org.au