The Printing Industry's Gold Standard

Don’t just tell your customers about your printing greatness…enter your printed products in SGIA's Golden Image awards for a chance to show them! 

Enter Now for the Golden Image Awards  

Winning an SGIA Golden Image Award places your company among the best in the world. Entries that earn a Gold in their respective categories are considered for "Best of Show" in digital, apparel, graphics and creativity. Every Golden Image entry is automatically considered for the People’s Choice Award.

The Golden Image Award celebrates industry-leading excellence and covers almost every item created by specialty imaging, no matter how complex.

  • Eligibility:  Corporate printer members 
  • Location:  Awards Gallery at PRINTING United
  • Entry guidelines:  SGIA Members receive their first entry for FREE! Additional entries are $30 each
  • Entry deadline:  Entries must arrive at the SGIA Depository by October 17, 2019

Entry Instructions - Print these instructions prior to entering the Golden Image Competition.


Category Definitions

Competition categories and subgroup definitions.  


Judging Criteria

Judges are unpaid volunteers who donate their time and skills for the benefit of the industry and have no vested interest in the outcome.

“The SGIA Golden Image Awards is a valuable opportunity to evaluate our work by comparing it against some of the best companies in the industry. The award not only helps commemorate our staff and increase employee morale, but it demonstrates to our customers the exceptional quality of our equipment, processes, and production teams.”  —Debbie Anderson, GM Nameplate

“Winning Golden Image Awards in multiple categories using a variety of technologies helps GSP illustrate our portfolio of printing options.”  — Kevin Farley, COO, GSP