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  • Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

Desire2Learn Receives International Platinum MarCom Award Two Years Running

Press Release

Desire2Learn is once again an award recipient in the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals MarCom Awards

Desire2Learn Incorporated (Desire2Learn), a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning solutions, has been honored with a Platinum MarCom Award in the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals (AMCP) 2009 competition. Desire2Learn received the award for its FUSION 2009 Users’ Conference material.

The prestigious Platinum Award is presented to those entries judged to be among the most outstanding entries in the competition. Platinum winners are recognized for their excellence in terms of quality, creativity and resourcefulness. Winning a MarCom Award gives recognition to the creative talent, firms, departments and/or clients that collaborate on outstanding marketing and communication projects.

“We are very proud to once again be the recipient of this Platinum award acknowledging the tremendous talent and abilities of our Content Services and Marketing teams,” said John McLeod, Director of Marketing, Desire2Learn. “FUSION, our annual Users’ Conference, is a collaborative event entailing an extensive effort from all employees at Desire2Learn. All brochures, posters, emails, web and conference materials are created in-house by our skilled design and writing teams. This award is an external reflection of the dedication and enthusiasm our staff has for an exciting client focused project like FUSION.”

FUSION 2009 materials include an artist’s sketchbook; electronic versions of the conference presentations; an eco-friendly recycled cloth bag; t-shirt, an interactive website and both
print and electronic announcements.

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 competition has grown to be the largest of its kind in the world with winners ranging in size from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 50 companies. More than 5,000 entries were received from across the United States and several international countries.

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

About the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals

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, values, goals, pedagogical approaches and branding. Desire2Learn and its subsidiaries support more than five million learners worldwide and clients include higher education, K-12, as well as associations, government and other leading organizations. Founded in 1999, Desire2Learn is headquartered in Kitchener, ON, Canada with personnel located in North America, the U.K. and Australia. For more information, visit:, call 1.519.772.0325 or toll-free 1.888.772.0325 (within North America), 0808.234.6744 (U.K.) and +61 412 067 308 (Australia).


John McLeod
Director of Marketing
Desire2Learn Incorporated
519.772.0325 ext. 378
[email protected]