McMillan recognized in two of industry's most prestigious award competitions

    OTTAWA, Aug. 9 /CNW Telbec/ - McMillan's work was recently recognized in
not one but two of the industry's most prestigious award competitions:
Communications Arts and Applied Arts.
    The 2006 Annual Report for the Forest Products Association of Canada,
designed by McMillan Art Director Lisa Rickenbacher, will be featured in
Design Annual 48, the November 2007 issue of Communication Arts, and in
Applied Arts' November Annual.
    "This is a huge achievement for us, and for Lisa in particular," says
Gordon McMillan, President and Chief Creative Officer. "You always hope to be
included in one of these prestigious annuals. But to be included in both
… we are thrilled. It's also a testament to the great partnership we've
established with our client."
    McMillan has been FPAC's agency of record since 2004, when it was awarded
the business following a competitive process. Since then McMillan has
developed branding, corporate collateral, print, broadcast, online and outdoor
advertising campaigns, and the organization's website. This is the second year
that McMillan designed the FPAC annual report.

    About Communication Arts Design Annual

    Juried by nine top design professionals and attracting entries from
20 countries, each year's Communication Arts Design Annual features the best
work in posters, brochures, packaging, trademarks, corporate identity, annual
reports, catalogues, letterhead, and signage. Of the 9,286 entries to the 2007
Design Annual, 249 were accepted, making the Design Annual the most exclusive
major graphic design competition in the world.

    About Applied Arts Design and Advertising Awards

    The Applied Arts Design and Advertising Awards, Canada's biggest awards
contest, feature the very best work in a variety of categories. The contest is
judged by panels of highly regarded industry professionals and experts in a
rigorous process. Every entry is scored independently by each judge based on
creative merit, technical excellence, and suitability for end use.

    About McMillan

    McMillan is a marketing communications agency that focuses on two things:
taking brands from where they are to where they ought to be; and developing
and delivering integrated marketing campaigns that make sales and marketing
VPs smile.  McMillan works with a portfolio of national and international
clients, including Adobe, Canada Post, Domicile Developments, Forest Products
Association of Canada, Catalyst Paper, Dun & Bradstreet, Microsoft, and

For further information:

For further information: Gordon McMillan, President, CCO, McMillan,
(604) 484-4777 x234; David Moore, Vice President, Client Services, McMillan,
(613) 789-1234 x238

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