Event Details

Eligibility


All products introduced and available in the North American marketplace between 2023 and 2024 using glass containers manufactured in North America are eligible for the 2025 Clear Choice Awards.


Products may be entered for an award in one of eight categories:

  • Beer, Cider & Malt Based Beverages
  • Ready To Drink (Spirits-Based RTD) - new!
  • Food
  • Wine
  • Non-Alcoholic Beverages
  • Cosmetics, Fragrances & Pharmaceutical
  • *Sustainability & Innovation
  • **Global Member Container


*All submissions entered in their product category, ​may ​additionally, be eligible for ​the Sustainability & Innovation category.

**Only current GPI association members are eligible to enter the Global Member Container category.


Application Rules


Entry Fees

  • GPI member companies may submit unlimited entries at no cost.
  • All non-member entries require a $125 entry fee.


Submission Deadlines


Brands may register by completing the entry form any time up to Friday, November 22, 2024. (The entry form can also be accessed via the "Register" button at the top of the page.)


Applicants may ship their bottle samples any time up to Friday, December 20, 2024 to:


Glass Packaging Institute

4700 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite E4

Alexandria, VA 22304


Clear Choice Award entries are also eligible for the People's Choice Glass awards, which will be held over GPI's social media channels.



Judging

An independent panel of leaders from the food and beverage media and industry, lifestyle editors and contributors, and design and packaging professionals will judge each submission on four criteria:

  • Innovation
  • Package design
  • Shelf impact
  • Storytelling strength of the brand or product


Judges may also refer entries for consideration in the Sustainability & Innovation category.


Award Announcements

Winners will be announced in 2025 and showcased in a variety of digital and print media.


Inquiries

Questions may be sent to ldaoud@gpi.org.

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