Nominations are due to Ben Miyares, vice president, industry relations, PMMI, no later than Aug. 3, 2009.
The Packaging Hall of Fame™ recognizes career packaging professionals
for their significant contributions to the industry and packaging
education. The honor, which PMMI coordinates, has been awarded annually
“Nominations can come from any industry professional. Nominees must fit
the qualifications, but the honor can be presented posthumously,” says
Miyares, a 2008 inductee.
Any industry professional may nominate a candidate. Qualified nominees
for the Packaging Hall of Fame™ should be career packaging
professionals--living or deceased--who, in the course of their
packaging careers, have: personally advanced the science, technology
and practice of packaging; expanded packaging knowledge and
understanding of packaging; been a re markable volunteer leader in the
To nominate an individual, go to the online nomination form
describe, in 1,500 words or less, how your nominee meets the above
qualifications. Nominations will be accepted on or before Aug. 3, 2009.
Once nominations are received, members of the Packaging Hall of Fame
Commission, a group representing various sectors of the packaging
community and formed by PMMI, will select the inductees.
The 2009 Packaging Hall of Fame™ inductees will be recognized during a
fund-raising awards reception at the Las Vegas Hilton on Monday,
October 5, during PACK EXPO 2009 (Las Vegas Convention Center, Las
Vegas; Oct.5–Oct. 7).