Xplor Announces Second Annual Communication Design Competition

Xplor Ryerson and Cal Poly University Chapters to Participate

Lutz, FL – February 6, 2018 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced their second annual Communication Design Competition. The contest’s inaugural year was well received and has drawn more interest from students who want to participate in 2018. 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 Xploration® 18 in Orlando, Florida at the Rosen Plaza, April 17-19, 2018.   

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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  credit card 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 communication into a final submission.  The communication needs to be accessible via print, web and mobile. 

“Based on the success, support, and reception of the event last year, we have decided to make this competition an annual event”, says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International, “This is an interesting and fun way for the students to put their knowledge to practice while also earning bragging rights for the year!”

Winners will be selected based on their team’s presentation and explanation of the re-design to a panel of judges. The winning team will be presented a plaque at Xploration 18 during the awards ceremony on April17th and a cash prize. Each member on the team will receive a complimentary full-conference pass and the opportunity to present their design to Xploration 18 attendees in a 25-minute educational session.

About Xploration 18: Starting at $899 USD for a Full-conference Platinum Passport, the two-and-a-half day event is the perfect blend of educational sessions, panel discussions, general sessions, and networking events. Features include:

  • 40+ Educational Sessions
  • Panel Discussions and General Sessions
  • Keynote Speaker
  • 35+ Industry Partners in the Vendor Forum
  • Two Evening Networking Events (Tue/Wed)
  • Two Networking Luncheons (Tue/Wed)
  • Thursday Breakfast
  • New for 2018: A Morning with Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends

For more information regarding Xploration 18, or to access the registration site, please visit www.xplor.org/xplor18. 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 an exhibitor should contact Xplor’s Director of Sales, Deborah Green at +1-770-444-3845 or via email at deborahgreen@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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Xplor International Media Contact:
Chad Henk

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