Best Associations Websites

Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best Associations web site as part of the annual WebAward Competition.  Since 1997, the WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world.

Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve while receiving valuable independent feedback on your development efforts.

Best Associations websites are selected by judges who review the entered websites using the seven criteria below:

IEEE Photonics Society
2023 Best Associations Site
IEEE Photonics Society
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2023 WebAward Trophy
  • Design
  • Ease of use
  • Copywriting
  • Interactivity
  • Use of technology
  • Innovation
  • Content


As a participant, you will receive:

  • An independent evaluation of your Associations Website by independent expert judges
  • Valuable feedback to help Benchmark your efforts against other Associations industry websites.


If your site wins recognition with the Associations WebAward, you will also get:  

  • A beautiful statue or certificate of achievement to display proudly
  • Higher visibility for your company
  • A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
  • Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
  • The admiration of peers, friends and co-workers – maybe even a raise!
  • A personal achievement for your resume

Each year the Web Marketing Association's WebAward Competition names the Best Associations web site.  Best websites are selected by judging the entered websites using seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content.  Websites not selected as best Associations website are also eligible for an Outstanding Website Award or a Standard of Excellence Award.

Setting Associations Trends and making Associations News

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Entering the WebAwards can help keep you up on Associations Trends by showing you how other Associations websites compare to the WebAward standards. You also can make Associations news if you have the Best Associations website. Associations news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.

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Here are the past Best Associations WebAward winners:

Year  Winner Site Name
2023 Howard Design Group IEEE Photonics Society
2021 Forum One The ALS Association
2020 Jake Group Entertainment Software Association
2019 Beaconfire RED Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
2018 Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) Website
2017 Ontario Hospital Association New
2016 Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan OTPP 2015 Inflation Announcement
2015 Senior Internet Newsworks
2014 National Retail Federation Redesign/Relaunch of
2013 Military Officers Association of America
2012 Blenderbox The Village Alliance
2011 Extractable GIA - Gemological Institute of America
2010 envisionit media American Egg Board/Incredible Egg
2009 Siegel+Gale Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library
2008 Discover Boating
2007 Automated Graphic Systems American Bar Association
2006 BrowserMedia National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities
2005 Xtential Corporation American Advertising Federation Advertising Hall of Fame
2004 Aesention, Inc. Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce

*some URLs may no longer be valid, especially for older WebAward winners.

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