Xpan and Industry Leader, Hatch, Collaborate to Win Gold in the Prestigious Horizon Interactive Awards for Training and eLearning  

Xpan and Hatch announce recent gold awards among top blue chip brands, such as Microsoft, Wells Fargo, and Sweetrush, in the Horizon Interactive Awards.

For Immediate Release:

Calgary, AB, April 21, 2021–Xpan Interactive Ltd. (Xpan) and industry partner, Hatch, today announced its recent gold awards among top blue chip brands, such as Microsoft, Wells Fargo, and Sweetrush, in a leading international interactive media awards competition. Hatch and Xpan were recognized for their excellence in Travel Safety and 10 Safety Fundamentals for training and eLearning.

The Horizon Interactive Awards is a prestigious international competition recognizing outstanding achievement among some of the top interactive media producers from all over the world. The 2020 Competition was the 19th year that the competition has been held, and it has a rich history of recognizing the “best of the best” websites, videos, mobile applications, advertising, and more.

An international panel of judges, consisting of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds, reviewed more than 600 entries from around the world including 34 out of 50 United States and 14 other countries including: Australia, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Qatar, Russia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, and the UK.

“We are grateful for our partnership with Hatch as we support the growth of their learning culture,” states Ron Thiele, President and Founder of Xpan. “Hatch is a progressive organization that cares deeply for the health and safety of their employees. Xpan is proud to work in collaboration with this stellar team in the production of this award-winning digital knowledge solution.”

Hatch is a global multidisciplinary engineering, project management and professional services firm, where safety is a core value. They are committed to delivering the highest level of safety performance to achieve their goal of No Harm to people, as well as the communities and the environments in which they work. Xpan, in collaboration with the Hatch’s health and safety team, developed a highly interactive and engaging 10 Safety Fundamentals course and a Travel Safety course where learners can choose a travel game piece as they embark on a learning journey that keeps them safe while travelling.

“We are very proud and excited to be partnered with Xpan to create an award-winning suite of health and safety eLearning courses,” says Dan Welshons, global director for Health and Safety at Hatch. “Congratulations to the Hatch/Xpan team for this well-deserved achievement.”


About Xpan Interactive Ltd.:

Since 2001, Xpan Interactive Ltd. has worked tirelessly to build creative and innovative digital knowledge solutions to help its clients meet their most pressing business needs and performance objectives. It continues to expand on its global mission to evolve behaviour and facilitate change with engaging and effective digital knowledge solutions. The Xpan team makes heroes of learning and development professionals, and improves workspace experience (and lives) across the globe, with better learning.

For more information, or to arrange an interview with Ron Thiele, please contact:

Matt Haley

Vice President of Business Development, Xpan
+1 877.700.9726 ext 106

About Hatch:

Whatever our clients envision, our engineers can design and build. With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we know your business and understand that your challenges are changing rapidly. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

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For more information about Hatch, please contact:

Lindsay Janca
Global Director, Public Relations, Hatch
+1 905 403 4199

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