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Join Us for the 2014 SDC Awards Luncheon!

The Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) cordially invites you to a luncheon to recognize the 2014 Student Design Challenge (SDC) winners and participants. The luncheon will be held at 12:00 pm (Noon) CT on Monday, November 3 in Meeting Room E353bc on the Third Level of the Lakeside building at the McCormick Place Chicago.

Please register by responding to this email with your name, title, university, and the number of students and faculty that will attend. RSVPs must be received no later than October 8.

Luncheon participants will have the opportunity to vote for a "People's Choice Award," be eligible for door prizes, and be the first to learn about the 2015 SDC scenario. In addition, a brochure featuring all of 2014 entries will be available.

Luncheon Highlights:

Come meet and greet guest judge Jennifer Wolverton, Packaging Engineer of Unilever. Unilever is the top consumer goods employer of choice among students in 26 countries. Ms. Wolverton will present the awards to winning teams and provide invaluable industry expertise. For more information about Ms. Wolverton, visit our "Meet the Judges" page.

We hope that you will join us as we recognize outstanding student teams from across the U.S. and celebrate their innovative paperboard packaging designs.

For more information about PPA and the SDC visit