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January 06, 2011 08:55 ET

Vistaprint Awards $20,000 to Design Challenge Winners

Two Grand Prizes, 10 Best in Class Winners Selected From Hundreds of Qualified Designs

VENLO, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - January 6, 2011) - Vistaprint N.V. (NASDAQ: VPRT), a leading online provider of professional marketing products and services to micro businesses and the home, today announced the winners of the Vistaprint Design Challenge. The Vistaprint Design Challenge was an open call for designers to submit their business card and T-shirt designs for the chance to be sold on the Vistaprint site. Out of the thousands of submissions, the company's design team selected hundreds that will be available to customers in the coming months.

Entrants whose designs were chosen received cash compensation ($150 for T-shirt design or $250 for a business card design). These 12 winners were awarded cash prizes totaling $20,000 (all dollar values in USD) for their business card and T-shirt designs. The contest was open globally between August and October of 2010.These designs were also entered into a contest for additional cash prizes. A complete list of categories and prize values as well as the complete contest rules can be found at http://bit.ly/bfcbMJ

"We were truly impressed with the diversity of designs that were submitted to the Design Challenge," said Jennifer Hood, senior manager of content strategy at Vistaprint. "Deciding on the 12 winners was tough, but we selected the best of the best for all of the categories. We truly are grateful to everyone who submitted and think that our customers will appreciate these great additions to our design selection."

Receiving top honors in the contest were Heather Churchill and Roxanne Bradley. These designers each took home a $5,000 prize for their business card and T-shirt designs respectively. The 10 best of theme winners, who received $1,000 for their designs, were:

Winner   Category
Jessica Bartlett   Best Bold Business Card Design
Heather Churchill   Best Fashion & Accessories Business Card Design
Kristen Cox   Best Health & Wellness Business Card Design
Alison Hawkins   Best Freestyle Business Card Design
Debra Yudkin   Best Freestyle Business Card Design
Zach Ennis   Best Fashion T-shirt Design
Loralea Baldwin   Best Humor T-shirt Design
Rebecca Lysen   Best Sports T-shirt Design
Bryan Perrenoud   Best Freestyle T-shirt Design
Setria James   Best Freestyle T-shirt Design

To see all of the winning designs and category definitions please visit: http://www.vistaprint.com/design-challenge/home.aspx.

Vistaprint offers a multitude of products and services for both micro businesses and the home. Products include printed options such as business cards, checks, thank you cards, and personalized calendars; promotional apparel like hats and custom t-shirts; and marketing services such as websites and email marketing.

About Vistaprint
Vistaprint N.V. (NASDAQ: VPRT) empowers more than 9 million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional options to make an impression. With a unique business model supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities, and direct marketing expertise, Vistaprint offers a wide variety of products and services that micro businesses can use to expand their business. A global company, Vistaprint employs approximately 2,500 people, operates 22 localized websites globally and ships to more than 120 countries around the world. Vistaprint's broad range of products and services are easy to access online, 24 hours a day at www.vistaprint.com.

Vistaprint, the Vistaprint logo and Make an Impression are trademarks of Vistaprint N.V. or its subsidiaries. All other brand and product names appearing on this announcement may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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