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Quark Sponsors Digital Magazine Awards

Quark Announces its Support of the Digital Magazine Awards 2010 as Platinum Sponsor

LONDON - 8/26/2010 - Quark announced today that it is sponsoring the Digital Magazine Awards 2010, a global awards initiative to showcase the best digital magazines and recognize the most influential people in digital publishing today.

Quark recently announced its Digital Publishing 2.0 strategy and plans for a number of solutions for publishing to digital devices. These include partnerships with K-NFB and Baker & Taylor that will see design-rich publishing direct from QuarkXPress to the Blio Reader, a new reading technology that will be available on a wide range of digital reading devices in 2010.

Gavin Drake, Quark’s Vice President of Marketing said, “Digital magazines are a fast evolving area and this is only going to accelerate in the near term. We’re delighted to be able to support and associate the Quark brand with the Digital Magazine Awards. It’s a perfect fit with our focus on digital publishing and determination to continue to ‘revolutionize publishing, again.’ We look forward to the Digital Magazine Awards 2010 driving innovation and rewarding the very best in this burgeoning industry.”

Bruce Hudson, Digital Magazine Awards Founder said, “To have Quark, a global brand and a market leader, as our Platinum Sponsor gives the Digital Magazine Awards real kudos and cements its place as the award to win in the industry. With its Digital Publishing 2.0 solution, Quark is giving designers and publishers the flexibility to take on today's opportunities and prepare for tomorrow's challenges, so it is an honor for them to reward innovation and creativity at the Digital Magazine Awards.”

About the Digital Magazine Awards 2010
The Digital Magazine Awards 2010 are international awards celebrating the best of the digital publishing industry with categories ranging from Fashion, Lifestyle and News & Business Magazine of the Year to individual awards for Editor, Designer and Writer of the Year. Entry cost is £25 per category entered. Award winners will be announced on October 27, 2010.

Lead Judges for the awards include Microsoft’s Executive Producer, Peter Bale; WIRED Magazine’s Editor, David Rowan and Telegraph Media Group’s, Head of Technology, Shane Richmond. As a platinum sponsor, Quark will present each category winner at the Awards with a publishing design package.

To find out more about the awards please go to http://www.digitalmagazineawards.com. The closing date for entry is September 30, 2010.

To schedule an interview with Gavin Drake please contact Sarah Rector at srector@quark.com or 303-894-3753.

To schedule an interview with Bruce Hudson contact Gerrie Hawes on 07980552243 or email gerrie@digitalmagazineawards.com.

About Quark
Quark® Inc. (www.quark.com/en) is a leading provider of publishing software for professional designers, small and mid-sized businesses, and large organizations in more than 160 countries. Two decades ago, our flagship product QuarkXPress® — changed the course of traditional publishing. For more than 25 years, Quark has built on its knowledge and experience in design and publishing to provide software solutions that support collaborative workflows and automated publishing across multiple channels. Today, Quark is revolutionizing publishing again by setting new standards in XML-based publishing across print, the Web, and digital media as well as by helping owners and employees of small and mid-sized businesses promote their products and services easily, professionally, and affordably. Denver-based Quark Inc. is privately held.

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