GRDS will do Lock-in for 48 Hour Re-Pack Competition.
On Saturday February 23rd, students will gather right after Chili Cook Off (11:00a–1:30p) and stay all night together.
We will do it in a style of design charette.
Saturday February 23rd
2:00pm (Initial Meeting)
This is a team competition, so please…
1. Find your teammats.
2. Register as soon as possible. Register Now >>
3. Email Professor Kim (email@example.com) your team members list.
Lunches, dinners and snacks will be provided.
Let’s have a fun and get $3,000 prize !!
“The competition is the link between students and packaging professionals and allows students to have direct contact with packaging professionals from some of the finest design firms and sponsoring corporations, including The Coca-Cola Company, MWV, Unisource Worldwide, Printpack, Southern Graphic Systems, Bemis, Graphic Packaging, Plastic Technologies, IoPP SE and IBPA, just to name a few.
The competition provides a unique opportunity for students to showcase their conceptual thinking, collaborative teamwork, as well as their design, production and presentation skills. The panel of judges will jury all submissions, with winners receiving cash prizes ranging from $1,000 to $3,000. Winners will be announced on May, 2 at the NEXTPACK 2013, The Summit on the Future of Packaging of the IoPP Southeastern Chapter, held at The Coca-Cola Company headquarters in Atlanta. The summit is a half-day event featuring leading industry experts on technology, research, design innovation and current trends. Every competition participant receives complimentary admission to the NEXTPACK 2013.
The IoPP Southeastern Chapter is pleased to announce its panel of judges for the 2013 “48 Hour Re-Pack” Student Design Competition. This year’s panel includes accomplished members of the consumer goods and packaging industries:
- Peter Borowski, Head of Design at Kraft Foods
- Chet Rutledge, Director Private Brand Packaging at Walmart Stores, Inc.
- Ron Jarvis, VP Environmental Innovation/Sustainability/SER and Chairman of the Environmental Council at Home Depot.
For more information on the judges see the attached press release and go to www.48hrrepack.com/judges/
The top ten finalists will be invited to show their designs in the exhibition area. The three winning teams will present their ideas as part of the summit program. All entries will be featured on the competition website www.48hrrepack.com/past-contests/
In addition, two members of each winning team will be invited by Walmart to present their design idea at the 2013 Walmart Sustainable Packaging Expo, May 8-9. This is an outstanding, one-time opportunity to get seen by the biggest brand manufacturers and packaging companies in the US.
If you have not yet registered for the 4th annual ”48 Hour Re-Pack” of the Institute of Packaging Professionals Southeastern Chapter (IoPP), now is the time! Register at www.48hrrepack.com.
If you already have registered, let your fellow students know about this competition!
For schools that like to register a group of students and need support, please contact Sylvia Kay at firstname.lastname@example.org or (404) 664 1025.
The 48-hour competition begins February 22, at exactly 7:00 pm EST and ends on February 24th, at exactly 7:00 pm EST. The packaging categories will be held in secret and simultaneously revealed to all registered entrants via email. Students will have exactly 48 hours to solve one of four design problems and upload their solutions to our ftp server. All submissions must be uploaded by 7 pm on Sunday, February 24th to qualify for the final judging. No exceptions.
Registration deadline for the 2013 competition is February 20th, 2013.
For information and further details, including registration information, entry criteria, rules and all necessary forms, please see the attached flyer and visit our website at www.48hrrepack.com.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (404) 664-1025 or via email: email@example.com