Canadian Packaging

Judging the 2013 PAC Leadership Awards & Competition

Competition was intense at the judging event of the PAC Leadership awards for packaging innovation.

January 28, 2013
by Canadian Packaging Staff, Photography by George Guidoni

On Saturday, January 26, 2013, judging of the PAC Leadership Awards & Competition took place in Toronto at the Better Living Centre at Exhibition Place on the grounds of the C.N.E. (Canadian National Exhibition).

With nearly 250 innovative retail packages to choose from, shopper’s voice award judges of the Canadian packaging industry spent hours selecting the top packages.

Canadian Packaging magazine publisher and PAC Awards judge Stephen Dean.

And the winner of the best packaging design for 2013 is…

Drum roll….

Sorry. You’re either going to have wait until Canadian Packaging posts the results the next day, or can attend the official Awards Gala on April 22, 2013—Earth Day—at the Mississauga Convention Centre.

Sarah Harper takes her job as a PAC Leadership Awards judge very seriously.

The PAC—The Packaging Association will soon have further details to register on their website. But, if you have any questions about the Awards Gala, feel free to contact the PAC’s Lisa Abraham at 416-646-4640, or via e-mail at

Packaging industry veteran Jan Koel has a keen eye for design.

You can also visit the PAC website: HERE.

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