SOURCE: Roland DGA Corp.

Roland DGA Corp.

September 21, 2011 15:50 ET

Roland DG Celebrates 30th Anniversary With the ROLAND CREATIVE AWARDS

Grand Prize Winner to Receive a VersaCAMM VS Metallic Inkjet Printer/Cutter, EGX-360 Gift Engraver, JWX-30 Jewelry Model Maker or MDX-40A Milling Machine

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 21, 2011) - To celebrate the company's worldwide 30th anniversary, Roland customers everywhere are invited to enter the company's first ever global design contest.

The ROLAND CREATIVE AWARDS are open from Sept. 21 through Dec. 31, 2011 to users of Roland equipment across the globe at Entries will be judged based on Creativity, Innovation and Execution in each of 14 regions representing 123 countries. More than 75 prizes will be awarded worldwide.

"We owe our success to our loyal customers and are excited about the opportunity to share their creative achievements with the world through the Roland Creative Awards," said Dave Goward, president and CEO of Roland DGA Corp., Roland DG's U.S.-based subsidiary. "Whether it's a unique application for Roland technology, a beautiful vehicle wrap or eye-catching jewelry design, the contest presents an excellent opportunity for Roland customers to showcase their best projects. Thirty years is a true milestone, and during this time our customers have produced some amazing work."

Across the Americas, Roland DGA Corp. will host two regional contests, one serving customers in the U.S., Canada (except Quebec) and Guam, and the other serving Roland DGA customers across Latin America and the Caribbean. Entrants in Roland DGA regional contests will compete for the following prizes:

  • Monthly People's Choice Awards -- One top entry per region will be selected each month (Oct., Nov. and Dec.) to take home a 16 GB iPad2* -- the best device for every designer on the go -- and sleek over-ear Roland stereo headphones.
  • Honorable Mention Awards -- Two contest finalists will be named in each region and will win a Dell™ laptop computer, complete with CorelDRAW® Suite.
  • Regional Awards -- Winners receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Japan to celebrate 30 years with Roland and compete for the global grand prize in April 2012.
  • Worldwide Grand Prize -- The regional winners from around the globe qualify for the grand prize, their choice of a Roland machine -- a VersaCAMM VS-420 printer/cutter, an EGX-360 gift engraver, a JWX-30 jewelry model maker or an MDX-40A milling machine.

Judging for the worldwide competition will take place during Roland's 30th Anniversary Celebration, to be held in April 2012 at the company's global headquarters in Hamamatsu, Japan. For complete information on the Roland Creative Awards or to enter, visit the contest site at

For more information on Roland products, please call (800) 542-2307 or visit the Roland website at

* "iPad2" is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Apple, Inc., Dell, Inc., and Corel, Inc. are not sponsors of the Contest and have no responsibility or liability regarding the conduct or administration of the Contest.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Laurie Weller
    (949) 727-2100 ext. 1287
    Email Contact

    Roland DGA Corporation
    15363 Barranca Parkway
    Irvine, CA. 92618-2216
    800.542.2307 | 949.727.2100
    949.727.2112 fax