Quebec City, March 19, 2015 – De Marque, a leader in the field of ebook distribution, is honoured to have been shortlisted for the Publisher’s Weekly International Book Industry Technology Supplier Award at this year’s edition of The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards. The awards, which celebrate international excellence in the book industry, cover all aspects of international publishing.
The Publisher’s Weekly International Book Industry Technology Supplier Award showcases companies which have demonstrated consistent success and excellence in technology provision to the publishing industry. De Marque’s international development exemplifies such qualities, as the company has seen remarkable growth over the past five years thanks to its robust and field tested technology:
- Cantook Hub, the company’s homegrown digital distribution platform, now distributes over 150,000 digital titles from 1,700 publishers to more than 300 online retailers across the world.
- Cantook Station, De Marque’s e-lending solution, also contributes to the company’s international footprint, supplying thousands of ebooks to a network of over 500 libraries as well as powering the lending process for their patrons.
These two technologies provide key infrastructure for ebook publishers, retailers and libraries in each country De Marque has deployed them, efficiently stimulating market growth.
De Marque is the only Canadian organization out of the 40+ shortlisted companies for the awards.
“We are thrilled to have been nominated for this award at such a prestigious industry event,” says Marc Boutet, CEO of De Marque. “The cornerstone of our international development has always been to offer strong, adaptable and dependable technology for publishers, and I am thankful that our efforts have been acknowledged in such a fashion.”
The winner will be announced on April 14 at a gala evening during The London Book Fair at the Olympia in London, England.
About De Marque
Based in Quebec City, Canada, De Marque is a leader in the field of ebook distribution. Thanks to its Cantook technology rooted in Canada, France, Italy and Spain, readers from around the world can purchase over 150,000 ebooks through an extensive network of booksellers or borrow thousands of select digital titles from public libraries. The company has enjoyed sustained growth upheld by its cutting-edge technology platform, and a strategy based on the development of partnerships with key players in each of the markets it enters.
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