Could you be a Rising Star?

Advance your career with the Rising Star Awards!

The Rising Star Awards are the largest dedicated awards programme recognising the best young talent in our industry.

To be named a 2024 Rising Star, you need to be:

  • In any job role within print, paper, packaging, publishing and graphics
  • Aged 18-30
  • Planning where you want to get to in your career, and the training you need to get there

The Rising Star Awards provide up to £1500 for emerging talent, people like you, to invest in personal skills development and training to help you grow and shine in a stellar career in our rapidly-evolving sectors.

The process

A handy guide to help you prepare before applying

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Rising Star Awards 2024: how to produce the best application – top tips from those who know

Hear from people who know – 2023 Award winner Aaron Toombs and 2022 and 2023 Award judge, Emma Fells – on steps to produce the most powerful awards application, and answers to specific questions about any part of the preparation and application process.

Learn more about the Awards

Webinar: Rising Stars 101

Meet the Rising Stars

What could the Rising Star Award be used for?

2024 Rising Star Award applications are now closed.

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Meet our 2023 winners

Rising Stars joining our constellation with core skills training

Rising Stars choosing training from professional bodies for stellar future careers

Rising Stars reaching new heights with personal skills development training

Rising Stars shining in leadership & management

What’s new

Case study

Success stories from 2022’s Rising Star Award winners

Get in touch

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