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  • Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

Desire2Learn Receives International Platinum MarCom Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Press Release

Desire2Learn Creative Services Department recognized for producing outstanding conference material for FUSION 2011

Desire2Learn Incorporated (“Desire2Learn”), a leading provider of enterprise teaching and learning platforms, today announced it is the recipient of the Platinum MarCom Award from the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals (AMCP). This is the fourth consecutive year Desire2Learn has received the award for its FUSION Users’ Conference material.

The MarCom competition is one of the oldest, largest and most respected competitions in the creative industry.The Platinum award is awarded to entries that demonstrate the highest level of excellence in regards to quality, creativity, attention to detail and resourcefulness. Desire2Learn was recognized for its exceptional FUSION Users’ Conference material in the Marketing and Special Event category in the 2011 competition. This award is a tremendous achievement for Desire2Learn’s Creative Services and Marketing departments, who collaboratively created all of the marketing material for the annual FUSION Users’ Conference.

“We are truly honored to once again be the recipient of the Platinum Award. This award acknowledges the extensive time and effort our Creative Services and Marketing departments have dedicated to creating outstanding FUSION Users’ Conference material,” said John Baker, President & CEO, Desire2Learn. “Our FUSION Users’ Conference is expected to attract over 1000 attendees in 2012, and this award recognizes the devotion and enthusiasm of our staff to ensure this event is of the highest caliber.”

FUSION 2011 materials include an eco-friendly, fair trade messenger bag; an interactive website; both print and electronic announcements; post-cards; electronic versions of the conference presentations; t-shirts; collectors pins and conference give-aways.

Administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, the MarCom Awards is an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. The winners range in size from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 50 companies. This year, over 6,000 entries were received from across the United States and several international countries.

For further information on the Desire2Learn Creative Services team’s interactive and accessible development and production services visit:

About the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals

The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals began in 1995 as a means to honor outstanding achievement and service to the communication profession. As part of its mission, the Association fosters and supports the efforts of marketing and communication professionals who contribute their unique talents to public service and charitable organizations. Each year, the efforts of generous marketing and communication professionals are acknowledged through grants and special recognition.

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, and Australia. 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