About Gold Ink

From Corporate Giants to Smaller Regional Companies — Gold Ink Excellence Comes in All Shapes and Sizes!

Who Enters

The competition is open to all creators and producers of printed materials, which includes:

  • advertising agencies
  • book publishers
  • catalog publishers
  • corporate publishers
  • designers
  • direct marketers
  • equipment manufacturers
  • magazine publishers
  • paper companies
  • prepress and imaging centers
  • printers
  • print buyers
  • public relations firms

The Categories

There are over 50 categories to enter in:

  • Commercial Printing
    • Annual Reports
    • Brochures, Sheetfed
    • Brochures, Web
    • Calendars
    • Dimensional Printing
    • Direct Mail
    • Fine Arts Lithography
    • Folders
    • Invitations
    • Labels
    • Media Kits
    • Posters
    • Potpourri
  • Books
    • Book Covers
    • Book Jackets
    • Children's Books
    • Cookbooks
    • Directories
    • Fine Editions
    • Hardcover Books
    • Softcover Books
  • Catalogs
    • Business Catalogs, Sheetfed
    • Business Catalogs, Web
    • Consumer Catalogs, Sheetfed
    • Consumer Catalogs, Web
  • Magazines
    • Consumer Magazines
    • Event Programs
    • Magazine Covers
    • Magazine Inserts
    • Newspaper Inserts
    • Scientific & Technical Journals
    • Specialty Magazines, Sheetfed
    • Specialty Magazines, Web
    • Sunday Magazines
    • Trade Magazines, Sheetfed
    • Trade Magazines, Web
  • Digital Printing
    • Digital Printing, Books & Manuals
    • Digital Printing, Calendars
    • Digital Printing, Labels & Flexible Packaging
    • Digital Printing, Marketing Collateral
    • Digital Printing, Photo Books
    • Digital Printing, Specialty
    • Digital Printing, Variable Data & Personalization
    • Digital Printing, Wide-Format Displays, Graphics & Signage
  • Packaging
    • Folding Cartons
    • Packaging, Flexible
    • Packaging, Multimedia
    • Packaging, Rigid
    • Point-of-Purchase Displays

What You Can Win

Gold Ink winners gain powerful recognition and pride for both their companies and their clients. All winning entries will be featured in the September 2016 edition of Printing Impressions, and will be added to the Printing Impressions website, and the Gold Ink website. Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners in each category will receive a plaque that symbolizes printing success!

A Gold Ink Award Will Also:

  • Bring winners national recognition
  • Show off winning company’s capabilities
  • Attract new clients
  • Set your company apart from the competition
  • Increase company pride

Judges

Meet last year’s 2015 Gold Ink Judges