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  • Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

Desire2Learn Honored with ‘Business of the Year’ Award

Press Release

Desire2Learn recognized by the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce at the 2012 Business Excellence Awards

Desire2Learn Incorporated (“Desire2Learn”), a leading provider of enterprise teaching and learning platforms, today announced that it has been named the 2012 Business of the Year by the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce.

The Business of the Year Award recognizes an organization that makes an exceptional contribution to the business community through involvement and leadership, and acts as a role model in the community. Desire2Learn was among a number of businesses nominated for the award by members of the business community, with the winner being announced February 16 at the 2012 Business Excellence Awards Gala.

The Chamber delivered twelve awards with over 80 nominees during the course of the event for achievements in areas such as sustainability, innovation, and professional development. Desire2Learn was awarded the Business of the Year Award for organizations with over 20 employees, with a separate award being granted for businesses with fewer than 20 employees.

“Being able to thrive in and have the support of one of Canada’s most vibrant business communities is one of the keys to our success and our continued growth,” remarks John Baker, President & CEO, Desire2Learn. “To be recognized amongst a host of remarkable, innovative, and passionate businesses is a great honor for us. We look forward to many more years of success in this community, as we continue to transform learning around the world.”

Hailed regionally as “the most prestigious business event of the year,” the Business Excellence Awards serve as one of the Chamber’s most recognized events, providing an unparalleled opportunity to showcase the business achievements in the community. For more information, visit the Chamber’s website.

About Desire2Learn Incorporated

Desire2Learn Incorporated is a world-leading provider of enterprise eLearning solutions that enable institutions and other organizations to create teaching and learning environments that reflect their vision, goals, and branding. Desire2Learn and its subsidiaries support more than eight million learners worldwide. Clients include higher education, K-12, and healthcare as well as associations, government and other leading organizations. Founded in 1999, Desire2Learn has personnel in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore. For more information, visit:, call 1.519.772.0325 or toll-free 1.888.772.0325 (within North America), +44 808.234.4235 (U.K. and Europe), 0.800.452.069 (New Zealand) and 1.800.656.210 (Australia).


Press Contacts:

John McLeod
Sr. Director, Marketing & Alliances, Desire2Learn Incorporated
519.772.0325 ext. 378
[email protected]
Twitter: @Desire2Learn