Premier Print Awards

Enter the 2014 Premier Print Awards!


Thank you for your patience as we are working through some of recent issues with the online entry system. We are having an issue with the packing slips not printing. Include a copy of the receipt in your shipment and we will make sure your pieces are properly labeled. If you have any problems uploading your entries or if you have any questions, please contact Mike Packard.

About Premier Print Awards

The Premier Print Award Competition recognizes the highest quality printed pieces in various categories from around the world. Each year, only the most worthy pieces receive Awards of Recognition, Certificates of Merit, and the highest honor—the Benny statue. The Benny has become a universally recognized symbol for excellence in the printing industry. For more than sixty years, winners of the largest, most prestigious print competition in the world have leveraged this honor to gain a competitive advantage.

Important Dates for the 2014 competition:

  • February 2014: The Premier Print Awards Entry System Opens
  • May 2: Early Bird Deadline, submit your entries before this date to get the discounted rate.
  • May 16: Entry Deadline, Dont miss the fierce competition!
  • June 6–8: Judging Weekend, The moment of truth for all entrants.
  • Late June 2014: Winners and Non Winners Notified, Winner Kits are Mailed, and all Benny Winners are Announced.
  • July 18: Return all proofs to Mike Packard at
  • August 1: If you want your ad to be included in the Premier Print Awards Supplement—sent to 10,000 print buyers—your ad is due today. For more information, contact Mike Packard at
  • August 29: Deadline to R.S.V.P. the 2014 Premier Print Awards Gala Featuring the InterTech™ Technology Awards.
  • September 28: Time to shine. The Premier Print Awards Gala Featuring the InterTech™ Technology Awards in Chicago, IL.

Benefits of Winning a Premier Print Award include:

  • An invitation to the Premier Print Awards Gala Featuring the InterTech™ Technology Awards and web2awards—Best of Category winners receive a complimentary ticket
  • Inclusion in the Premier Print Awards Supplement mailed to 10,000 print buyers
  • Exposure to the media with a press release from Printing Industries of America
  • A Benny statue, certificate, or plaque to proudly display
  • Industy recognition
  • A self-promotion kit to help endorse the win
  • Premier Print Award imagery to display on your promotional pieces

Recipients of the Premier Print Awards have been known to use their win as leverage in the industry. Receiving an award in the competition will show your customers that you are among the elite in the industry. And your employees can feel proud knowing they work for a highly regarded company.

Premier Print Awards Team

Lisa Rawa, Vice President, Marketing,
Mike Packard, Sponsorship Manager,

Thank you to the following companies who graciously support the Premier Print Awards.

Published on Saturday, October 22, 2005 (updated 07/25/2014)

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