IMDPA honors and awards are among the most sought after in the metal decorating and packaging industry. Each winning individual, company, product or print is chosen by a group of industry members—nobody is better qualified to evaluate and weigh in on their value and importance. Each of IMDPA’s awards is announced at the Annual Conference Awards Luncheon, which takes place on the first day of the Conference, before a packed room of fellow industry members, those honorees are brought to the stage and rightly recognized for their achievements and contributions to the industry.

Recognizes the skillful achievements of the metal decorating and packaging industry. Entries from around the globe are judged in 11 categories with the best entry given the Grand Award.  Learn more about the IMDPA Quality Awards.

Supports the recognition of the craftsmanship displayed by those who are active in the decoration of metal products.  Allows companies to acknowledge and nominate their press operator(s) for their high level of skill and ability in the art of metal decorating  Learn more about the IMDPA Decorator of the Year Award.

Recognizes a member for their contributions and dedication to the association through participation on committees and volunteering to assist beyond the call of duty. 

Provides funds for students who have completed; and are enrolled in an accredited college, junior college, vocational technical school, or other institute of continuing education.  Learn more about IMDPA Scholarships.