1 Point of Purchase Products - Printing on paper & board, including paper banners & backlit papers
2 Point of Purchase Products – Printed on all types of plastics, including plastic banners and backlit plastic + lenticular, plastic printing in sheets, flexible or rigid
3 Posters, single sheets & multi-sheets
4 Original Serigraphies and Giclees and Fine Art reproductions, books, brochures
5 Decals, printed labels, fleet marking, window decals etc
6 Special effect screen printed over offset, digital or screen printed images and other innovative applications
7 Special effect on t-shirts and other garments, including embroidery, additions of pearls, metal, circuitry etc
8 T-shirts and other garments - direct printing, transfers and roll-to-roll
9 Roll-to-roll printed textile for decoration and Pennants, banners, tapestries, draperies, other textile products (eg. Bags, scarves, ties, etc)
10 Glass, Ceramic, metal and wood products eg. tableware, tiles, glasses, mirrors curved and flat, direct printing, decals, Glass & Ceramic, Metal & Wood Products, Signs and Objects
11 Direct printing on three dimensional products, bottles, mugs, skis, packaging etc
12 Non Printed Signage- Channel Lettering, Neon Signs, Signwriting, Etching, engraving and dimensional signage, acrylics, non-printed vinyls etc.
13 Miscellaneous: compact discs, credit and phone cards, automobiles, IMD, fascias, dials, nameplates, signs, gauges etc Printed Circuits and membrane switches, hybrid circuits, RFIDs, solar cells etc
14 Cross media print campaign of the year - entries must have an element of print and may also include, but are not limited to: live media, interactive displays and signage, social media, online interactivity, live events, mobile apps, scannable codes, personalisation and printed products
15 Young Star Award
This award is separate from the main award entries. The young star award spans across every category and is marked across all the categories.
This award is open to those aged 16-25 working as a junior employee or student in any print related discipline.
The Young Star category has two sub-categories:
a. Vocational trainee – includes apprentices, interns on placements of more than 12 months, industrial trainees and any paid employees in a structured training or development programme.
i. Entrants must include endorsement from their Manager.
b. Student – includes college, graduate or post-graduate students in part or full time education or those in education embarking on placements of less than 12 months.
i. Entrants must include endorsement from their educational establishment.