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IoPP Honors & Awards

IoPP recognizes its members' contributions with the following awards:

Honorary Life Member - Conferred by the Board of Directors as recognition for special and outstanding contribution and service to the Institute. Nominees shall be a member in good standing for a period of at least twenty-five (25) years; and, if having served as an officer of the Institute, remained active in promoting the objectives and purposes of the Institute for a minimum of three (3) years following such service.

College of Fellows Member - Conferred by the Board of Directors as recognition for special and outstanding contributions and service to the field of packaging. No more than one Fellow for every 1,000 current members may be approved by the Board in any one year. Such contributions and service should typify the knowledge, skills and conduct of the dedicated professional.  Each nominee shall have been a member in good standing for an uninterrupted period of at least fifteen (15) years, and have a current designation of CPP.

Rising Leader Member - Conferred by the Board of Directors as recognition for rising packaging professionals. Each nominee shall have been a member in good standing for an uninterrupted period of at least three (3) years but no more than ten (10) years.

The deadline to submit nominations for Honorary Life, College of Fellows and Rising Leader members is August 31, 2023.

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Pi Alpha Kappa - The highest honor a member can achieve for service to a Chapter or Committee, recognizing outstanding active participation, service and longevity with the Chartered Unit.  Candidates must be a current member of IoPP, and have been active participants in IoPP for a minimum of four (4) years. Members nominated for the Pi Alpha Kappa award may not also be nominated for a National Award in the same year. Cost to nominate somebody for Pi Alpha Kappa is $45 (includes plaque and shipping).

Pi Alpha Kappa nominations, once approved by the Chair or President of the Chartered Unit, may be presented at any time throughout the year.

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IoPP Mentor Match

Connect with IoPP members for one-on-one IoPP focused mentorship!

For more details, visit our  FAQs or Mentor Match Community.

 

Training Opportunities in 2023

Fund of Packaging Technology
Apr 24-28 & May 15-19
Sep 18-22 & Oct 9-13
Packaging Machinery: Basics
March 27-29; Oct 2-4
e-Learning available 24/7

 

 
 
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