Building on the successful implementation of Arab Student StarPack, LibanPack and UNIDO are expanding StarPack by introducing a new industrial packaging competition, Arab StarPack Professional, for industries and professionals in the Arab region.
The objective of Arab StarPack Professional is to increase awareness on current packaging trends from the aspects of marketing, functionality, and sustainability to enable Arab industries to keep up with global packaging trends and to ensure compliance with international standards and regulations in packaging and labeling. The ultimate objective of Arab StarPack Pro is to improve the competitiveness of Arab products on the international level.
Arab StarPack Pro will recognize the best packaging design and innovations in consumer and industrial packaging on the Arab level bringing awareness of the important value that lies in well-designed packaging.
To date, there has been no industry-level packaging competition in the Arab region, which is hindering the ability of Arab companies and professionals to participate in international packaging competitions mainly WorldStar, the Global Packaging Awards that is organized by WPO (The World Packaging Organization). WorldStar is the largest and most prestigious global packaging competition and the 2022 edition registered 240 winners and attracted over 440 entries from 37 countries around the world. Packaging eligible to apply for WorldStar are those that have already received a national or regional award recognized by WPO.
Arab StarPack PRo is fully accredited and recognized by WPO, therefore the winners of ArabStarPack Pro will be eligible to apply for WorldStar and will gain international exposure and global recognition. Winners of Arab StarPack Pro will be competing with the best of the best packaging innovations from around the globe.