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Gold Leaf Awards


The winning entries for the 25th Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Awards will be presented on Thursday evening, April 12th, at the FSEA-IADD Joint Conference during a special awards reception. Winners from more than 30 different categories – including Best Use of Foil, Embossing, Specialty Coatings, Laser Cutting and more – will be honored. Three winners will be selected from each category to receive Gold, Silver and Bronze recognition. All of the winning entries will be on display during the awards reception.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Learn more about the Gold Leaf Awards sponsors »

  • Platinum Sponsors
  • Bobst North America
  • Crown Roll Leaf
  • Eagle Systems Inc.
  • h+m USA, L.P.
  • Infinity Foils, Inc. - a UEI Group Co.
  • Kurz Transfer Products
  • Metal Magic
  • Owosso Graphic Arts, Inc.
  • Univacco Foils Corporation
  • Universal Engraving, Inc. -
          a UEI Group Co.
  • Gold Sponsors
  • API Foils
  • Brausse Group
  • Compact Foilers Ltd.
  • ITW Specialty Films
  • MGI
  • Sun Chemical

Previous winners

Each year, the Foil & Specialty Effects Association receives hundreds entries from all over the world that demonstrate the best in foil stamping, embossing and other specialty effects. The coveted Best of Show Award is chosen from amongst all of the Gold Award winners.

Recent Best of Show Winners
2017 A Symphony in Color by J.S. McCarthy Printers
View 24th Annual Gold Leaf Awards Photo Gallery
2016 2016 Calendar by Diamond Packaging
View 23rd Annual Gold Leaf Awards Photo Gallery
2015 Merry Christmas by Trade Print Finishing
View 22nd Annual Gold Leaf Awards Photo Gallery
2013 Treasures Untold by Admore, Inc.
View 21st Annual Gold Leaf Awards Photo Gallery
2012 KURZ Christmas Cards by Gravure Choquet
View 20th Annual Gold Leaf Awards Photo Gallery