COMPETITION RULES

ARTICLE 1 –ORGANISER AND PURPOSE OF PRIX FORMES DE LUXE

Prix Formes de Luxe will run from March 9th to June 16th, 2023 and is organised by: 

ETAI (hereafter the Organiser) 
Share capital 57 029 328 euro – RCS Nanterre : 806 420 360  
Registered office : Antony Parc 2 – 10 place du Général de Gaulle –  
La Croix de Berny – BP 20156 – 92 186 Antony Cedex – France

Formes de Luxe Awards gives awards to the manufacturers of packaging and their associated brands for the innovative packaging of luxury products. 

ARTICLE 2 – PRIZES – CATEGORIES 

The Organiser awards up to 18 prizes (subject to a sufficient number of entries in each category)

  • Spirits Coffret
  • Champagne Coffret 
  • Fine Foods Coffret  
  • Premium Coffret  
  • Fragrance & Cosmetics Coffret  
  • Molded Pulp Packaging 
  • Fragrance & Cosmetics Bottle
  • Wine & Spirits Bottle 
  • Folding Box  
  • Labels  
  • Finishing & Decoration  
  • Spirits Stoppers & Closures 
  • Fragrance Stoppers & Closures 
  • Accessories  
  • Dispensing  
  • Refill & reload (Skincare/Make-up)
  • Refill & reload (Fragrance) 
  • E-commerce Packaging 
  • Applicators

*maximum production run of 100 pieces 

ARTICLE 3 – ENTRY
3.1 TO ENTER FORMES DE LUXE AWARDS, YOU MUST:

a) Be a French or foreign manufacturer of packaging for luxury finished goods (perfumes, cosmetics, wine and spirits, fine foods, jewellery, etc.) in one of the above categories;

b) Hold the rights needed to submit the product or part of the product (exclusivity and/or prime contractor) marketed since June 2023; 

c) Certify that the products entered are fully compliant with applicable French and/or foreign law (safety, environmental protection, intellectual property rights etc.) and hold the Organiser harmless against all claims in this respect. You must produce proof of compliance with the marketing regulations in force during the above period when requested;

d) Download the registration form and complete the ENTRY FORM and SUBMISSION/APPLICATION FILE that can be downloaded from http://prix.formesdeluxe.com/  and send them back completed before June 16th  2023; 

e) Pay the € 1390 ex-VAT entry fee for each product entered. 

The closing date for entries and the sending of samples is June 16th, 2023. You are strongly advised to complete your documents in French to ensure clarity during jury discussions. 

3.2 COMPULSORY ELEMENTS THAT MUST BE SUPPLIED 

a) Completed entry form and application file 

  • email to prixformesdeluxe@infopro-digital.com 
  • or post to : 
  • ETAI – PRIX FORMES DE LUXE 
  • A l’attention de Gregory DORME
  • Antony Parc 2 – 10 place du Général de Gaulle – 92160 ANTONY – FRANCE 

b) Enclose 2 digital photos (300dpi – visuals on a white background of the product in situ and of the part you have produced) with a presentation text (max 600 characters) and your company logo.  

Email to: prixformesdeluxe@infopro-digital.com by June 16th 2023 at the latest. 

c) By June 16th send 2 samples of the product submitted for the attention of Gregory DORME :   

  • ETAI – PRIX FORMES DE LUXE – Gregory DORME
  • Antony Parc 2 – 10 place du Général de Gaulle – 92160 ANTONY – FRANCE 

For large items (over half a palette in size), please produce a mock-up and contact us. 

All the above are essential to our list of competitors, which will appear in the September 2023 issue of Formes de Luxe and to the list of winners that will appear in the October issue of Formes de Luxe.

d) Enclose a cheque for entry fees made out to ETAI for the amount of € 1390 (one thousand three hundred and ninety euros) excluding tax per product submitted. (VAT will apply to EU companies that do not have an intraCommunity VAT number.) 

Or by bank transfer named « Prix Formes de Luxe » : 

  • Domiciliation : BNP PARIBAS IDF OUEST ENT 
  • Code Banque : 30004 — Code Agence : 00350 — Compte N° 00027083538 — Clé RIB : 23 
  • IBAN : FR76 3000 4003 5000 0270 8353 823 — BIC : BNPAFRPPXXX 

Entries are final. Entry fees will not be refunded to competitors who withdraw. 

IMPORTANT: unless specifically requested, samples will not be returned. If you wish to recover them after the ceremony, you MUST state this in your application file in the space provided. Please note that ETAI will not bear the cost of returning samples and that competitors must recover them at their own expense. 

We also recommend providing samples that can be used in the award ceremony if necessary. The Organiser accepts no liability for theft or damage to samples. 

ARTICLE 4 – OBLIGATIONS OF COMPETITORS 

Before sending an application file, competitors must obtain authorisation to reproduce and represent the items in their file (e.g. models, drawings, photos, videos, patents, trademarks, copyrights, in particular from any providers who may have been involved in production etc.) in all media that might in any way cover the Prix Formes de Luxe for promotional or information purposes, and for reproduction by the Organiser in promotional documents in numbers appearing after the competition. The Organiser must not be subject to any obligation whatsoever for such use. Competitors must hold the Organiser harmless against all third party claims in this respect. 

ARTICLE 5 – JURY – SELECTION PROCESS 

The members of the jury are selected by the Organiser from among well-known names in the luxury packaging industry. They are selected for their professional and technical skill and in light of the assessment criteria for each category. 

The jury can move any product from the category in which it was originally entered if it believes that it is better suited to a different category.  

The jury may reorganise the categories on the basis of the number of entries. 

If a jury member (or his company) has entered the competition, he must not express any opinion concerning, or vote for, the winner in that category. 

Jury discussions remain confidential. Jury decisions are final and cannot be appealed.

The jury will discuss all applications submitted. The jury will select a winner in each category by secret vote. The jury may select joint winners or decide not to award any prize. The president of the jury has the casting vote in the event of a tie. The following criteria will be considered. However, this list is not exhaustive and the weight of each item is not specified:  

  • Innovation 
  • Technical manufacturing challenges 
  • Translation of the brand’s DNA 
  • Quality of the finished product & aesthetic appeal 
  • Sustainability

Winners will be informed by telephone so that they can attend the ceremony but must not disclose the information to any third party whatsoever. The names of the winners must remain secret until the awards ceremony on October 2nd, 2023. 

ARTICLE 6 – USE OF THE FORMES DE LUXE 2023 NAME 

Subject to the terms and conditions set by the Organiser, Prize-winners alone may use the Prix Formes de Luxe 2023 name and logo on official, sales and promotional documents concerning the company and/or the winning item(s). Authorisation for such use is given for one (1) year only from the awards ceremony. 

ARTICLE 7 – AWARDS CEREMONY 

Prizes will be awarded at a ceremony in Monaco on October 2nd, 2023. Competitors will receive 3 invitations to the ceremony per file submitted. 

ARTICLE 8 – PERSONAL DATA 

The personal data collected above by the Organiser will be electronically processed for competition purposes. We need the data to process competition entries and it will be recorded in the Organiser’s file. The Organiser and all companies in the Infopro Digital group may send competitors business proposals to take part in professional events, or for products and/or services relevant to their businesses. 

Competitors have the right to access, correct and object to the use of their data and may exercise these rights by writing to: ETAI, “Prix Formes de Luxe”, Antony Parc 2 – 10, place du Général de Gaulle – 92 160 Antony – France, or emailing cnil.evenements@infopro-digital.com

The Infopro Digital group’s Personal Data Charter is available at: https://www.infopro-digital.com/rgpd-gdpr/  

ARTICLE 9 – OTHER PROVISIONS 

9.1 – Application files that contain errors, are incomplete, have not been sent by the deadline or have not been electronically validated by the competitor will be null and void and will not be entered in the competition. 

9.2 – The Organiser reserves the right, particularly in the event of force majeure, to shorten, extend, suspend, alter or cancel the competition. 

9.3 – Competitors, nominees and winners hereby authorise the Organiser, in advance and without financial consideration, to use their names, logos, images and the surnames and first names of their representatives and the details contained in their winning files for promotional, publicity and information purposes (especially during Organiser events and in print and/or web publications) without obligation whatsoever on the part of the Organiser. They must hold the Organiser harmless against all claims in this respect. 

9.4 – The Organiser accepts no liability for problems with the postal service (late delivery or loss) or for the total or partial destruction of application files caused by other chance events. The Organiser accepts no liability for partial or total internet malfunction over which it has no control if this prevents the electronic validation of applications. 

9.5 – Application files will not be returned. 

9.6 – These regulations are subject to French law. The Organiser alone will decide on all problems concerning the interpretation and/or application of these regulations.  

PARTNERS 2023

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