WebAward Judging Now Underway

The 22nd annual international WebAward Competition for Website development has closed its call for entries and has not entered the judging phase of the program.

We’d like to take a moment and thank our esteemed panel of expert judges who are determining the best websites in 96 industries. See who these are on the WebAward Website.

Today is Final Day To Enter The 2018 WebAward Competition

The final deadline to enter the 22nd annual WebAwards is today! Entries added and/or edited until the end of day when the nominator portal at www.WebAward.org will be closed and the judging phase will begin.

Good luck to all who have entered.

2018 WebAward Competition Deadline Extended to June 15, 2018

The deadline to enter the 2018 WebAwards has been extended until June 15, 2018. Entries added and/or edited until that date when the nominator portal will be closed and the judging phase will begin. All entries submitted after the original deadline will be subject to a late fee as stated in the competition’s guidelines.

Enter today at www.WebAward.org

Final Day to Enter The 2018 International WebAward Competition

Today is the deadline to enter the 22nd annual WebAwards. Entries will be accepted until Midnight (Eastern Standard Time). The WebAwards are the standards-defining competition that sets industry benchmarks based on the seven criteria of a successful Web site.  It recognizes the individual and team achievements of Web professionals all over the world who create and maintain outstanding Web sites.    If you have been waiting to enter, now is the time to get it done.

Enter today, be wishing you did tomorrow!

Final Week to Enter The 2018 WebAward Competition

The deadline for entering the 22nd annual WebAwards is May 29st – only one week away!  So now is time to get your entries submitted for one of the top award programs dedicated to website development in the world.  The WebAwards are the standards-defining competition that sets industry benchmarks based on the seven criteria of a successful Web site.  It recognizes the individual and team achievements of Web professionals all over the world who create and maintain outstanding Web sites.

Don’t wait until the last minute, enter today!

The One Month Left to Enter The 2018 WebAward Competition

The deadline for entering the 22nd annual WebAward Competition is May 31st – one month from today. So now is time to get your entries submitted for one of the top award programs dedicated to website development in the world. The WebAwards are the standards-defining competition that sets industry benchmarks based on the seven criteria of a successful Web site.  It recognizes the individual and team achievements of Web professionals all over the world who create and maintain outstanding Web sites.

Don’t wait until the last minute, enter today!

Internet Experts Needed To Judge 22nd annual WebAward Competition

Excellence deserves recognition and the Web Marketing Association is looking for experienced Internet professionals who can help judge the Websites that are entered into its 22nd annual international WebAward competition, the standards-defining award program that sets industry benchmarks based on the seven criteria of a successful Web site. Interested individuals can submit their names for consideration using the WebAward Judges Nomination Form.

The 2018 WebAward Competition for Website development is currently accepting entries until May 31, 2018. Judging will begin in mid-June and run through early August.

“The WebAwards is different from other Web site award programs because we’re not just a beauty pageant focused on name recognition of big time brands and pretty designs,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association.  “Our judges are handed picked experts who have hands on experience either leading or developing some of today’s top Websites.  These individuals understand that participating as a judge in the WebAwards is one excellent way to give back to the online marketing community and help it to grow and evolve.”

Judges will consist of a select group of Internet professionals who have direct experience designing and managing Web sites,–including members of the media, interactive creative directors, site designers, content providers and webmasters – with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in Web site development and technology. Past judges have included top executives from leading organizations such as Universal McCann, SapientNitro, T Rowe Price, Bridge Worldwide, Disney, Euro RSCG, Boeing, Huge, ING Direct, VML, Facebook, J. Walter Thompson, Gartner, Possible Worldwide, YUM!, Cuker Interactive, PayPal, Razorfish, Munich Re, Refinery, Ernst & Young, Magellan Health Service, Microsoft, R/GA, Family Cookbook Project, Saatchi & Saatchi, SAP, Starwood Hotel, and Website Magazine.

If you or someone some one in your organization would make a good judge, they can learn more and enter their name for consideration on the WebAward Judges Nomination Form.

2018 Internet Advertising Competition Award Winners Announced

IAC Award Crystal StatueThe Web Marketing Association announces the winners of its annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards, an effort to honor excellence in online advertising and to recognize the individuals and organizations responsible for the best in Internet marketing. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. The Competition web site with a complete list of winners is located at www.IACAward.org

“As more and more marketing dollars are poured into online advertising, the creativity and excellence in online advertising continues to rise,” said William Rice, president of the Web Marketing Association, Inc.  “The Web Marketing Association is pleased to help set the standard for Internet excellence with the IAC Awards by highlight the best in online advertising by medium and industry.”

Best of Show Winners

These Best of Show winners represent the pinnacle of achievement across all industries.  The Web Marketing Association is pleased to help set the standard for Internet excellence with the IAC Awards by highlight the best in online advertising by medium and industry.

Here are this year’s Best of Show winners:

Inoventiv Canada Corp for William Pitt Sothebys won Best of Show Online Ad

Wyoming Office of Tourism and Miles Partnership for Travel Wyoming Website won Best of Show Website

Sanky Communications for Vera Fall/Welcome Series won Best of Show Email Campaign

EMI Strategic Marketing for The Citizens Daily FiX Online Newsletter won Best of Show Online Newsletter

T3 for QuickTrip Route Planner for iOS won Best of Show Mobile application

MRM//McCann – New York for Verizon Fios Instant Drops won Best of Show Rich Media Ad and Best of Show Rich media Online Campaign

Wastell Homes & tbk Creative for There’s Beauty in The Build  won Best of Show Interactive Application

Drum Agency for AT&T Surprise Offer December Email Promotion won Best of Show Email Message

Warner Bros. Pictures for IT – Worldwide Digital Campaign won Best of Show Integrated Ad Campaign

TMV Group for Rip It Social Media  won  Best of Show Social Media Campaign

TROSS for RhinoWolf Video  won  Best of Show Online Ad Campaign

Shire and Intouch Solutions for ADHD Unbranded Videos won Best of Show Online Video

Top Agency Winner

The Web Marketing Association recognizes the agency that demonstrates consistent excellence in online advertising development by winning more IAC Awards than any of their peers in a single competition. Each entrant was awarded points based on the level of award for each award received. The agency with the most points is awarded the Top Agency Award.

TMP Worldwide is recognized with the 2018 Top Agency Award, winning 18 IAC Award winning entries, including 11 Best of industry awards 7 Outstanding awards and a total of 87 quality points towards the Top Agency Award. TMP Worldwide is a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, committed to finding new ways to leverage software, strategy and creative to build talent and enhance our clients’ employer brands – across every connection point.

Four additional organizations were recognized as Outstanding Advertising Developers in the 2018 IAC Awards for winning 6 or more awards. They are TMV Group with 12 awards, Patients & Purpose with 9 awards, Zeta Interactive  with 7 awards and MRM//McCann – New York with 6 awards.

The IAC Awards web site with a complete list of winners is located at www.IACAward.org

About the Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association was founded in 1997 to help define the standard of excellence for online marketing. Our internationally known award programs, such as WebAward Competition for Website Development, Internet Advertising Competition and the MobileWebAwards  recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing the most effective online marketing programs on the Internet today.  Entrants benefit from assessment of their marketing efforts by a professional judging panel and the marketing opportunities presented by being recognized as an award-winning web developer.

The Web Marketing Association is now accepting entries for the 22nd annual WebAward Competition for Web site development.  Deadline for entry is May 31, 2018.

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2018 WebAwards Now Accepting Entries

The Web Marketing Association is pleased to announce the call for entries for its 22nd annual international WebAward competition.  The WebAwards are the standards-defining competition that sets industry benchmarks based on the seven criteria of a successful Web site.  It recognizes the individual and team achievements of Web professionals all over the world who create and maintain outstanding Web sites.  The deadline for entry for the 2018 WebAwards is May 31, 2018.  A complete list of past winners and this year’s entry form can be found at www.webaward.org.

Websites are judged on seven criteria, including design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, copy writing and ease of use and receive a numeric score.  Each WebAward entry is judged against other entries in its industry category and then against an overall standard of excellence.  Entrants also benefit from receiving valuable feedback from the WebAwards professional judging panel on their Web site development efforts.

This year’s top awards will include:

A “Best of Industry” WebAward will be given in each of the 96 industry categories, including financial services, medical, small business, travel, advertising, transportation and government.

The competition’s highest honor, the 2018 WebAward “Best of Show,” will be given to the one site that the judges believe represents the pinnacle of outstanding achievement in Web development.  Last year’s Best of Show winner was [D³] Digital Design + Development, Hilton for their outstanding work on Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills – At The Center of Extraordinary.  The site was also recognized as Best Hotel and Lodging Website.

The Web Marketing Association will also recognize the interactive agency winning the most awards in the competition with the “Top Interactive Agency” WebAward. Scorpion was named Top Agency at the 2017 WebAward Competition, taking home 38 WebAwards in 2016. The Top Agency Award is given to recognize the consistently outstanding development going on at interactive firms.

The WebAward Top Agency award recognizes consistency of effort and is given to the interactive agency that wins the most WebAwards in a given year. All locations and offices of a specific agency will be consolidated for the purpose of determining the winner of this award. Each entrant will be awarded points based on the level of award for each award received. A Best of Show will be worth 10 points, Best of Industry 5 points and each Outstanding award 3 points and a Standard of Excellence 1 point. The agency with the most points will be awarded the Top Agency Award for 2018.

Each year, many agencies and some corporations win multiple awards and deserve additional recognition. This year, we will recognize each organization that wins 6 or more WebAwards with an Outstanding Interactive Developer trophy. In 2017, there were 14 agencies recognized with this prestigious award.

Interactive and advertising agencies that win a 2018 WebAward will automatically be included in the Award Winning Agency Database with a free premium listing.

Judging for the 2018 WebAwards will take place in June through August and winners will be announced in September.  Judges will consist of a select group of Internet professionals who have direct experience designing and managing Web sites,–including members of the media, interactive creative directors, site designers, content providers and webmasters – with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in Web site development and technology. Past judges have included top executives from leading organizations such as Universal McCann, SapientNitro, T Rowe Price, Bridge Worldwide, Disney, Euro RSCG, Boeing, Huge, ING Direct, VML, Facebook, J. Walter Thompson, Gartner, Possible Worldwide, YUM!, Cuker Interactive, PayPal, Razorfish, Munich Re, Refinery, Ernst & Young, Magellan Health Service, Microsoft, R/GA, Family Cookbook Project, Saatchi & Saatchi, SAP, Starwood Hotel, and Website Magazine.

Check out our Web Marketing Association Facebook Page and be sure to like us as we will be providing hints and tips on how to improve your chances on winning a top award though out the award program entry period.

The 2018 WebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations: EContent Magazine, iContact, PR.com, Webmaster Radio, and Website Magazine. The Web Marketing Association thanks these companies for their commitment to the entire online marketing community.

To enter the 22nd annual WebAward Competition for Website Development, please visit our website and create a nominator account.

 

IAC Awards now in judging phase

Our 16th annual Internet Advertising Competition (www.iacaward.org) Call for Entries is now closed and in the judging phase. This program judges all forms of online advertising, including email, newsletters, websites, social media, online videos and apps.

We wish all the participants the best of luck and thank our judges for their dedication and contribution to the online marketing community.

The winners are expected to be announced in April.

The next competition will begin in November, 2018.

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