June 4, 2020 (Milford, OH): TLMI has recently announced a call for submissions for the association’s annual awards competition. This year marks the association’s 43rd awards competition and every year narrow web converters from across the globe submit hundreds of entries to be considered for the coveted Best in Class and Best in Show honors.
The submission deadline for entries is August 1, 2020 and for the first time every TLMI Converter member can submit up to three submissions at no cost.
The TLMI Annual Awards Competition honors best-in-class package printing in a range of print process categories including flexography, letterpress, offset, multi-process printing and digital. Non-pressure sensitive categories including unsupported roll labels and cut & stack are also represented.
TLMI President, Dan Muenzer, comments, “These challenging times have postponed, cancelled, or altered many industry events so it is more important than ever that TLMI’s Print Awards showcase all that is great among our membership and in the industry. We are committed to holding the biggest and best competition in TLMI’s history and we need all our converter members to participate. TLMI’s staff and board of directors have set the ambitious goal of aiming to break the previous record of award submissions so we are holding a one-time, “Every member of TLMI gets three free admissions” event. If every member takes us up on the offer, we will smash the entry record and be armed with the world’s best label printing in our collective portfolio.
I know converters may think their chances of winning diminish with a surplus of entries, but this could not be further from the truth. Last year, 27 of our 67 awards categories had zero entries and another 23 categories had no more than three entries each. More entries means more awards. The Awards Committee, under the leadership of awards chair Paul Teachout, is committed to judging this year’s competition either in person or remotely if necessary. Let’s give the committee more work than ever this year – I urge all TLMI member converters to make sure to enter at minimum their three free submissions!”