Canpages Inc.

Canpages Inc.

May 08, 2008 12:00 ET

Canpages Recognized as Publisher of The Year

COQUITLAM, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 8, 2008) - Canpages Inc. was named the Gold Book Publisher of the Year by the Association of Directory Publishers (ADP) during their Annual Convention and Partners Trade Show in Orlando, Florida.

This award is given to the publisher who exhibits the highest quality in print and electronic products.

Larry Angove, ADP President and CEO, had this comment, "The designation Gold Book Publisher of the Year is bestowed annually by the ADP upon the publisher member company that amasses the highest cumulative point total in its directory and marketing division competitions. Being named ADP's 2008 Gold Book Publisher of the Year gives clear testimony to the high esteem in which Canpages' directory products are held by both the competition jury and its publisher peers. My congratulations go to the entire Canpages team."

In addition, Canpages won four other awards:

- Excellence in Directories (over 300,000 circulation) - 1st place for the Greater Vancouver directory

- Excellence in Directories (under 25,000 circulation) - 1st place for the Canada's Arctic directory

- Excellence in Cover Design and Art - Product Branding

- Excellence in Electronic Directories

"Everyone at Canpages is proud to receive this prestigious award. This is a great acknowledgement of the quality and value we offer to our advertisers and users and the fantastic accomplishments of all the employees at Canpages," said Olivier Vincent, CEO of Canpages.

About ADP

Founded in 1898, Association of Directory Publishers (ADP) is the oldest and largest trade association representing independent telephone directory publishers. ADP membership today includes more than 150 independent directory publishers worldwide plus over 100 partners who supply goods and services to the directory publishing industry.

About Canpages

Canpages publishes more than 70 telephone directories across Canada with a total circulation of 7.2 million. The company, headquartered in Coquitlam, British Columbia, has more than 500 employees in offices located in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. Canpages is owned by HM Capital Partners who, recognizing the potential of this business, invested more than $110 million into growing the company's operations and markets.

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