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Xplor Announces Third Annual Communication Design Competition

Xplor Ryerson and Cal Poly University Chapters to Participate

Lutz, FL – January 30, 2019 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced their third annual Communication Design Competition. The contest is open to Xplor University Chapters students and is created to challenge students and promote real life application development, while having a bit of fun.

Sponsored by Quadient, the winning team will be recognized at XPLOR19 in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay, April 23-25, 2019.

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Participating teams consist of up to five Xplor student members from the same university. A team can only submit one entry, but the university can have multiple teams. Each student can only participate on one team.

Teams will be challenged to redesign an ordinary, bland  utility statement making it more functional, aesthetically pleasing, and expanding its purpose to include making the communication a marketing opportunity. It is the responsibility of the team to research and determine how to integrate various options and enhancements while re-designing the statement into a final submission.  The statement needs to be accessible via print, web and mobile.

“The talent these students have is amazing. Their ideas and designs they presented the last two years impressed our judges as well as those who attended their session at the 2018 Xplor conference. We look forward to this year’s entries,” says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International, “Also, a big thank you to Quadient for their support as the competition sponsor. Their generosity allows Xplor to offer a cash prize which enables members of the winning team to attend XPLOR19 and present their winning statement.”

Winners are selected based on their team’s presentation and explanation of the redesign to a panel of judges. The winning team will be presented a plaque at XPLOR19 during the awards ceremony on April 23rd and a cash prize. Each member on the team will receive a complimentary full-conference pass and the opportunity to present their design to XPLOR19 attendees in a 25-minute educational session.

For more information regarding XPLOR19, or to access the registration site, please visit www.xplor.org/xplor19. Questions should be directed to Register@xplor.org or +1-813-949-6170 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (ET), Monday through Friday. Vendors interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor can contact Xplor HQ, at +1-813-949-6170 or via email at sales@xplor.org.


About Xplor International
Xplor International is a not-for-profit association that provides thought leadership to the customer communications industry. As a community, Xplor provides advocacy, education, training, mentoring and networking opportunities.

Our members are decision makers and recommenders who are involved in the conception, design, implementation, production and delivery of multi-channel client, member and customer communications.

Xplor’s mission is to enhance organizational success and advance the careers of our members by providing research, publications, industry certification, professional development, web-based events, and conference programming. Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida, with affiliated offices around the world. Further information is available at www.xplor.org.

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