WAN-IFRA Print Innovation Awards 2019 Winners Announced

2019-09-16. The World Printers Forum, the print community of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), announces the winners of the Print Innovation Awards 2019. The prize for innovations of newspapers and magazines will be presented on the first exhibition day of the IFRA World Publishing Expo, 8 October 2019, in Berlin.

by Vincent Peyrègne | September 16, 2019

The “Print Innovation Awards” competition honours the most innovative print products and services worldwide. the competition is open to newspaper and magazine publishers as well as advertisers or advertising agencies.

Because innovation in the publishing industry is not confined to digital, the World Printers Forum has launched the Print Innovation Awards last year, to reward excellence in print innovation.

For its second edition, 61 projects from 23 countries participated in the competition. The jury, composed of World Printers Forum Board members, evaluated the entries and awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze prizes in seven categories.

Judges score each entry based on the outlined criteria. All jury scores were combined to create an overall score for each entry. The highest scoring entries determined the category winners. Judging Criteria were: Innovation, Creativity, Excellence, Customer/Consumer Relevancy and Value.

Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will be honoured on stage at the Berlin Publishing Night of IFRA World Publishing Expo 2019 in Berlin, 8 October 2019.

The winners of the Print Innovation Awards 2019 are:

the Print Innovation awards are kindly sponsored by

Note to the editors

THE WORLD PRINTERS FORUM is WAN-IFRA’s the central point for the international news media print community. Its members include printing houses, materials suppliers and equipment manufacturers for the print production value chain from prepress to press and to product finishing and delivery. It addresses all print related questions. Its objective is to encourage innovation and productivity as well as product development that can be instrumental for publishers to exploit future-oriented news media products. It promotes the power of print and the sustainability of print production.

Vincent Peyrègne

Vincent Peyrègne took up duties as Chief Executive Officer of WAN-IFRA in 2012. Prior to joining WAN-IFRA, he was Head of Development at Edipresse in Switzerland (now Tamedia) with responsibility for audience insights, editorial marketing research and product development, before joining the office of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.

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