Print Innovation Awards

Print Innovation Awards

Print Innovation Awards 2021

Innovations in newspapers and magazines, presented by the World Printers Forum, the print community within WAN-IFRA

Deadline: September 10th


The Print Innovation Awards competition identifies the world’s most innovative print advertisings and products of newspaper and magazine publishers.

The competition is open for newspaper and magazine publishers as well as for advertisers or advertising agencies.

Participation is confidential. WAN-IFRA will only publish the names of award winners.

The Print Innovation Award competition is organised on an annual basis.

Please see “Categories and Descriptions” (above) for more details on categories.

An international jury of experts will assess the projects submitted. Winners will be honoured at the virtual World Printers Summit.

Print Innovation projects will be presented in a dedicated brochure later. Successful case studies will also be presented at the World Printers Forum Conference.

What makes the Print Innovation Awards competition unique and why should you participate?

  • The Print Innovation Awards competition focuses exclusively on print innovation. There are many media awards, but the Print Innovation Awards have a clear print focus. 
  • The Print Innovation Awards are a worldwide competition. There are many national or regional awards, but no other worldwide competition.
  • Participation in the Print Innovation Awards is simple, quick and affordable.
  • Successful projects will receive international recognition, they will be presented on stage, in print and at international events.

Which categories can you enter in?

  • Advertising Innovation
  • Product Innovation
  • Special Editions
  • Products for Young Readers
  • Audience Innovation
  • Sustainability Innovation

Please see “Rules and Guidelines” and "Categories" (above) for more details.


About the past Print Innovation Awards

The winners of the Print Innovation Awards 2019 re honoured on stage on 8 October 2019 during the Berlin Publishing Night in Berlin. We congratulate all successful participants!

Here you can download the list of winners.

Here you see the photos of the Berlin Publishing Night and the video of the evening event.

The report “Print Innovation Awards 2018” is available for download.

Print Innovation Awards