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  • Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

Desire2Learn Receives Platinum MarCom Award

Press Release

Desire2Learn is award recipient in the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals 2008 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) 2008 competition. Desire2Learn received the award for its FUSION 2008 Users’ Conference material.

The MarCom’s 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 pleased to be the recipient of this Platinum award acknowledging the tremendous talent and abilities of our Content and Marketing teams, said John Baker, President & CEO, Desire2Learn. “FUSION is the premier Desire2Learn event of the year; it is a major undertaking for our employees. All brochures, posters, emails and conference materials are created in-house. This award is an external confirmation to the top-notch caliber of work that is produced right here within Desire2Learn.”

FUSION 2008 materials included a record cover with a CD collection of music inspired by the location; electronic versions of the conference presentations; a reusable mesh bag; t-shirt, an interactive website and both print and electronic announcements.<

Administered and judged by the AMCP, 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 from individual communicators to Fortune 500 companies. More than 5,000 entries were received from across the United States and several international countries.

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. For more information, visit:, call 1.888.772.0325 or 1.519.772.0325.

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.


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