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Global packaging excellence celebrated at 2024 WorldStar Awards and Student Ceremony in Bangkok

By The World Packaging Organisation   


Bangkok, June 2024 – WPO (World Packaging Organisation – organized the prestigious  WorldStar Awards and WorldStar Student Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner during ProPak Asia 2024, on June 15. The event was hosted by the show organizer, Informa Markets Asia, and was attended by around 300 packaging professionals from 42 countries and WPO Board Members, counting as well with Informa Markets and UNIDO representatives. Once again, WorldStar and WordStar Student entries showcased the pinnacle of innovation and dedication in the packaging industry.

The evening kicked off with an authentic cultural performance, celebrating the rich heritage of Thai culture. Besides the 90 winners present in the ceremony, representing 77 companies across 31 countries,  the night also awarded two winners of WorldStar Student, from Ghana and the U.S.A., and the Lifetime Achievement Award in Packaging, delivered to Gyorgy Viskel, from Hungary, honoured for his lifelong contributions to the packaging industry.

The WorldStar Special Categories were also acknowledged during the night as the best packaging innovations in Sustainability, Packaging that Saves Food, and Marketing. Last but not least, the President’s Award was presented by WPO President Luciana Pellegrino, celebrating the most innovative and impactful packaging solution.

Luciana Pellegrino expressed her pride and vision for the future stating: “The WorldStar Awards ceremony celebrates the best of the best in packaging innovation from around the globe. And a special evening like this, gathering the global packaging community, strengthens our industry and inspires us push collaboration and solutions for a greater positive impact.”


Soha Atallah, WorldStar Coordinator and WPO Vice President for Marketing, also shared her excitement, saying: “It is an honour to LibanPack to organize the WorldStar, on behalf of WPO, for the third consecutive year. Seeing the pride and the bright shine in the eyes of the winners makes all the efforts worthwhile. This year, we celebrated the 56th edition of WorldStar, and we are thrilled to have it in the vibrant city of Bangkok, during Propak Asia.”

Both Luciana Pellegrino and Soha Atallah expressed their appreciation for Informa Markets team for hosting WorldStar Ceremony and for their warm hospitality for WPO activities – Board Meeting, Working Groups and Executive Meeting – for a week (June 10-15), during ProPak Asia.

The complete list of WorldStar Winners is available on WorldStar website, and the list of WorldStar Student is available at

The new edition for Worldstar 2025 will be open for entries starting on July 10, 2024. For more information on WorldStar Awards, contact the Coordinator, Soha Atallah, by e-mail at

About WPO
World Packaging Organisation (WPO) is a non-profit, non-governmental, international federation of packaging institutes, associations, federations and other interested parties including corporations and trade associations. Its mission is “Better quality of life through better packaging for more people.” WPO joins 84 members, representing 63 countries that includes Full Members, Honorary Members, Affiliate Members and a Regional Federation.


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