Canva Recognized as “Overall Design Collaboration Company of the Year” in 2021 RemoteTech Breakthrough Awards

Annual Awards Program Recognizes Innovation in the Global Remote Technology Industry

Canva wins the 2021 “Overall Design Collaboration Company of the Year” award by RemoteTech Breakthrough. (Graphic: Business Wire)

SYDNEY--()--Canva, the global visual communications platform, has won the 2021 “Overall Design Collaboration Company of the Year” award by RemoteTech Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization. The awards program, which honors the standout companies and services that enable distributed teams, recognized Canva for offering an intuitive end-to-end design collaboration platform that empowers teams of all sizes to streamline creativity.

“Today, almost all work teams are required to design, whether that’s a sales team creating a presentation, a marketing team creating a social post, or an internal communications team building a newsletter,” said Rob Kawalsky, Head of Product at Canva. “We are thrilled to be recognized for our continued investment in making design and collaboration across teams and timezones seamless. Canva is the only platform that encompasses the entire visual communication process across ideation, creation, collaboration, and publishing, and we will continue to launch even more collaboration and workplace-oriented features over the coming year.”

Canva’s easy-to-use platform offers an alternative to previously fragmented design and communication tools, offering a simple way to create everything from presentations, to social media posts, videos, prints, and more. Presentations have become the company’s fastest-growing format, with more than 250 million created to date and 600 created every minute.

“From small business owners to large enterprises, classrooms, and nonprofits, sharing a vision through design is now a mainstay for teams of all sizes,” said Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director of RemoteTech Breakthrough Awards. “Canva is dedicated to empowering everyone to design collaboratively, and the free version offers almost everything to get started, including a media library containing hundreds of thousands of free visual and audio assets, over 250,000 templates, and real-time collaboration functionality. We are delighted to recognize Canva for offering an outstanding design collaboration experience.”

Canva Pro offers upgraded functionality and unlimited access to Canva’s content library of more than 100 million assets, including illustrations, stock photos, videos, audio tracks, charts, graphs, GIFs, stickers, and more. Canva for Enterprise is built for design at scale, with customers including American Airlines, Skyscanner, and Marriott International.

The company is also dedicated to doing the most good in the world and offers Canva Pro for free to all 501(c) organizations through Canva for Nonprofits. Similarly, Canva for Education is free for all K-12 students and teachers to support creative collaboration in schools.

To learn more about Canva’s collaboration features, click here.

About Canva

Launched in 2013, Canva is a free online visual communications platform with a mission to empower everyone in the world to design. Featuring a simple drag-and-drop user interface and a vast range of templates ranging from presentations, social media graphics, posters, apparel to videos, plus a huge library of fonts, stock photography, illustrations, video footage, and audio clips, anyone can take an idea and create something beautiful. Canva is available on desktop, web, iOS, and Android.

About RemoteTech Breakthrough

Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the RemoteTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in technologies, services, companies and products that empower remote work and distributed teams around the globe. The RemoteTech Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of technology companies and solutions in categories including messaging & communication, project management, virtual events, team collaboration, virtual offices, collaborative design and more. For more information visit


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Release Summary

Canva wins the 2021 “Overall Design Collaboration Company of the Year” award by RemoteTech Breakthrough.


Romina Ederle (US)
Mitch Holmes (APAC)