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The Titans of Touchscreen: 2023’s Best Mobile Websites and Apps Unveiled

Get ready for a digital celebration! The Web Marketing Association has just rolled out the digital red carpet for its 12th annual MobileWebAward competition winners, shining a spotlight on the brilliant minds who craft the most engaging mobile experiences of 2023. From the practical to the innovative, these awards honor the best in mobile web and app design across an impressive 86 industries.

In an era where smartphones and tablets are as ubiquitous as the air we breathe, the MobileWebAwards pays homage to the creators behind the scenes who make our digital interactions seamless and impactful. It’s about connecting with users on-the-go and the teams who excel in this are finally getting their well-deserved kudos.

Patients & Purpose has snagged the Best of Show Mobile Website for, standing out in the Pharmaceuticals category for its user-friendly design, even for those facing cognitive challenges. This isn’t just any site; it’s a beacon of hope, educating patients on a revolutionary cancer-fighting technology with a compassionate touch.

On the app front, Mirum (Thailand) Co., Ltd win of Best of Show Mobile Application for Silom Edge Application has Bangkok’s business district buzzing. This Best of Show Mobile Application winner is not just another app; it’s a smart-living companion for the city’s young entrepreneurs, masterfully blending utility with future-forward design.

The award powerhouse, Mirum (Thailand) Co., Ltd., is stealing the show as the 2023 Top Interactive Agency, bagging a collection of awards that showcase their versatility—from blogs to bistros, telecoms to finance, their digital expertise knows no bounds.

These winners don’t just walk away with bragging rights; they’re awarded a stunning, handcrafted statue that’s as forward-thinking as their work, courtesy of the same designers behind the Golden Globes and Emmys.

The MobileWebAwards isn’t just a competition—it’s a benchmark for excellence, pushing the envelope for what mobile platforms can achieve. This is where innovation meets artistry, and where being recognized means being at the top of your digital game. Check out the full list of digital champions at and see what it takes to be the best in the world of mobile web and apps!


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Join the Prestigious Panel of Judges for the 2024 Internet Advertising Competition Awards

Are you an online advertising expert? The Web Marketing Association’s 22nd annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Award program is looking for qualified judges to help adjudicate this year’s award program. This is your chance to help define the gold standard for online ads in all formats. By participating, you’ll be among an elite panel, including past judges from Google, IBM, and JWT, to name a few.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to shape the industry and recognize outstanding work in web advertising. If you or someone you know has a keen eye for quality online ads and the skills to evaluate them, submit a Judge’s Nomination Form today.

Judges will engage with the latest and greatest in internet advertising during February 2024, applying their insight to identify the best of the best in all forms of online advertising, including email, page-based ads, online newsletters, mobile apps, Websites, video, social media and voice skills in 96 industry categories.. With your deep understanding and experience in online advertising, you can contribute to setting the bar for excellence.

Entries for the IAC Awards can be submitted by anyone involved in creating internet advertising. The process is simple: just visit by January 31, 2024. Your input will influence the evaluation of creativity, innovation, and effectiveness in internet ads.

Joining as a judge isn’t just a role—it’s an honor and a way to share your valuable experience. Plus, it’s a chance to network with peers and celebrate the industry’s most innovative and impactful work.

Be a part of the legacy of the Web Marketing Association, a volunteer-based group that’s been raising the standard for online marketing and web development since 1997. Through awards like the IAC, you’re not just judging—you’re leading the way in the digital advertising world.

Take the leap and join the panel for the 2024 IAC Awards, proudly supported by, iContact, Award Intelligence, and WMR.FM. Let’s set the standard together!

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Announcing the Gold Standard in Web Design: 27th Annual WebAward Winners for 2023

The Web Marketing Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 27th annual WebAward Competition for website development. Entries from around the world were adjudicated in 86 industry categories during this year’s competition. Entries were judged on design, copy writing, innovation, content, interactivity, navigation, and use of technology.

A complete list of the winning sites can be found at the WebAward Web site at

” The digital landscape continually transforms, adapting to emerging technologies and better aligning with online user preferences,” noted William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “In this year’s WebAwards competition, we were thrilled to see exceptional contributions from across the globe, embodying innovation and user-centric design. A hearty congratulations to our winners for shaping web experiences that genuinely resonate with their audiences. We congratulate all of our winners for developing websites that deliver for their audiences.”

Best of Show

The 2023 Best of Show WebAward is presented EPAM Systems, Inc. for their outstanding work on the Aston Martin Website.  The site was also recognized as Best Automobile Website.  The discerning Aston Martin customers share a lust for life and pursuing experiences that deliver intense pleasure. They have a true passion for cars and are obsessed with craft and detail.  To meet their specific needs, EPAM Systems created a rich digital transformation that was less a one-off technology project, and more a state of perpetual responsiveness. One that reinforces Aston Martin’s position as the most desirable British luxury performance brand, by delivering a class-leading customer experience.

EPAM Systems was also named an Outstanding Website Developer in the 2023 WebAward Competition, winning a total of six awards.

Top Agency

For the second year in a row, Australia-based welcome. was named Top Agency at the 2023 WebAward Competition, taking home 10 WebAwards and earning 37 quality point this year. The Top Agency Award is given to recognize the consistently outstanding development going on at interactive firms.  welcome. was recognized in the 2023 WebAwards for Best Technology Website, Best Manufacturing Website, Best Retail Website, as well as six Outstanding Website WebAwards and a Standard of Excellence WebAwards. Welcome. crafts brands, digital experiences, products and marketing strategies that grow brands and businesses.

Outstanding Website Developers

Ten agencies or companies were also recognized as Outstanding Website Developer for winning six or more WebAwards in 2023. They include:

AGENCY (Number of Awards)

  • WSI 9
  • Forum One 8
  • Miles Partnership  7
  • UP Hotel Agency 7
  • EPAM Systems, Inc. 6
  • Thomson Reuters – FindLaw 6
  • Radancy 6
  • Jack Henry 5
  • Nebo 5
  • CIPR Communications 5

Best of Industry Winners

Winner Entry Award
Critical Mass Critical Mass Best Advertising Website
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Tumwata Village Best Advocacy Website
Studio Center 510 Architects Best Architecture Website
Forum One American Jazz Museum Best Arts Website
Howard Design Group IEEE Photonics Society – Website Redesign Best Associations Website
Aston Martin and EPAM Systems, Inc. Aston Martin Best Automobile Website, Best of Show
Ceibo Ceibo Best B2B Website
Jack Henry First Eagle Bank Best Bank Website
Intuitive Digital and Revere Buoy Beer Company – Website Design and Build Best Beverage Website
BDI-BioLife Science BDI-BioLife Science Best Biotechnology Website
Fotocasa Life Fotocasa Best Blog Website
The Online Flooring Store and Digital Hitmen Digital Hitmen & The Online Flooring Store Best Catalog Website
BrandExtract S&B Website Best Construction Website
TIRONI Tironi Best Consulting Website
Solwey Consulting Cadence Best Consumer Goods Website
The Family Cookbook Project Best Cooking and Recipe Website
Jack Henry Embers Credit Union Best Credit Union Website
Solid Digital Cryptech Solutions Best Crypto Currency Website
Hounder Hounder Website Design Best Design Website
Expert WSI eMarketing (WSI) Texas Health School Best Education Website
CQL Denon Best Electronics Website
Radancy McKesson Careers Site Best Employment Website
EPAM Systems, Inc. and SLB Best Energy Website
Mido Lotto Mido Lotto Best Entertainment Website
ONEPAGE by Onebox Creative Limited Swire Properties Sustainable Development Report 2022 Best Environmental Website
Authorink for editors, agents, writers and readers Best E-Zine Website
Nixa Info Chretienne Best Faith-based Website
Vye mya Best Fashion or Beauty Website
WSI Impact Financial Engineering Best Financial Services Website
Solid Digital Restaurant 365 Best Food Industry Website
Rick Mohr The World of Tessellated Art Best General Interest Website
East Bay Regional Park District Providing Public Safety Messaging During the Seasonal Impacts of Climate Change Best Government Website
Modea Nemours Children’s Health Website Redesign Best Health Care Website
WSI Mybodymoon Best Healthcare Provider Website
WSI Oakville Home Leisure Best Home Building Website
UP Hotel Agency Bunk Best Hotel and Lodging Website
Wolters Kluwer Corporate – Global Branding and Communications ONEWEB Best Information Services Website
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Equity Best Insurance Website
PwC PwC’s Metaverse services Best Interactive Services Website
DOOR3 PRISM Intranet Best Intranet Website
MBC Strategic Buckingham Strategic Partners Best Investment Website
CIE Legal CIE Legal Best Legal Website
Nebo Centennial Yards Best Leisure Website
Outright International Communications and Marketing Team Website Redesign Improves UX, Searchability, + Web Accessibility For Outright International Best LGBTQ Website
New Lines Magazine New Lines Magazine Best Magazine Website
welcome Rondo Best Manufacturing Website
BrandExtract BrandExtract Holiday Card Microsite Best Marketing Website
Interest Media Team Interest Media Best Media Website
Encompass Supply Chain Solutions EZ Stock App Best Mobile Website
Tom Sudyka Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Best Mutual Fund Website
NewsBreak Best News Website
Twirling Umbrellas UBC Wild & Immersive Best Non-Profit Website
Nebo #BeKind365 Website Best Online Community Website
Encompass Supply Chain Solutions LG Parts Best Other Website, Best Shopping Website
Novocure | Patients & Purpose Best Pharmaceuticals Website
PwC PwC’s Digital assets and crypto services Best Professional Services Website
Drew Stepek Godless Best Publishing Website
NGradio – WebTV Best Radio Website
The Hideout and Miles Partnership The Hideout Website Best Real Estate Website
Nebo Trust for Public Land Best Recreation Website
Studio Center Baker’s Crust Artisan Kitchen Best Restaurant Website
welcome Crafted jewellery Best Retail Website
Billtrust Redesigned Best SAAS Website
Finalsite The Langley School Best School Website
Forum One SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Best Science Website
Sundin Associates Steve the Bike Guy Best Small Business Website
WSI The American Express Golf Tournament Best Sports Website
welcome Canary IT Best Technology Website
Wunderman Thompson / Mirum Bangkok NT Website Best Telecommunication Website
DNT Media Van Bortel Aircraft Inc Best Transportation Website
The Okaloosa County Tourism Department and Miles Partnership Destin Fort Walton Beach’s Little Adventures-Focused Website Best Travel Website
Luther College Luther College Best University Website



Competition Format

The competition was judged by a team of independent Internet professionals representing a variety of relevant disciplines of Web site development. Judges included members of the media, advertising executives, site designers, creative directors, corporate marketing executives, content providers and webmasters.

The WebAward competition format allows Web sites to compete head-to-head with other sites within their industry to win the Best of Industry award.  Entries also compete against a standard of excellence to win Outstanding Website and Standard of Excellence WebAwards.  Each site is judged on seven different criteria and earns a score between 0 and 70 points.  The highest score in a given category wins Best of Industry for that category. If the remaining entries receive a score of 60 or greater, they receive the Outstanding Web site award. Entries that score higher than their industry average and below 59.9 receive the Standard of Excellence.

The 2023 WebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations:, WMR.FM eTail Conferences, and iContact.

Please Join the Web Marketing Association on Social Media: LinkedIn Page, LinkedIn Group Facebook & Twitter. Like and follow for news and award updates!

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The Web Marketing Association Thanks for its Support Screen shot

Every year, Web Marketing Association needs to get the word out for its three creative recognition programs, WebAward Competition for Website Development, the Internet Advertising Competition awards, and the MobileWebAwards.

For the last 15 years. We have relied on to distribute our press releases to the media and to the major search engines. This allows us to be found by prospects, journalists, influencers. It also generates social media engagement and helps us Improve brand recognition to important audiences.‘s ability to target individual industries allows Web Marketing Association to reach out to our target audiences in 86 industry categories using industry specific releases and provide detailed information for each industry audience.

Each year we generate a significant amount of traffic to our website though our use of industry specific press releases distributed by and we thank them for their continuous support of online marketing community.

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Best Travel Website to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 27th Annual WebAward Competition

The Web Marketing Association is looking for the best travel sites in the world as part of their 27th annual international WebAward Competition for Web site development at The WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets benchmarks for 86 industries, including travel, airline and hotel & lodging websites, based on the seven criteria of a successful web site. The deadline for the best travel web sites to enter to be judged is May 31, 2023.

“Travel websites are the gateway to the world for millions of people. A well-designed website can inspire wanderlust and make it easy for travelers to plan their next adventure,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “The travel industry has been transformed by the Internet and travel web sites have been doing a great job keeping up with the shift in the industry that removed agents as the source of travel information. Judges have looked highly upon travel web site’s use of design, copywriting and interactivity. The WebAward Competition offers a platform to showcase the best in travel website development and inspire the next generation of travelers.”

Websites are judged on seven criteria including design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, copy writing and ease of use. Each WebAward entry in the Travel category is judged against other travel entries and then against an overall standard of excellence.

All travel entrants benefit from receiving valuable feedback in terms of their specific criteria scores compared against the average scores for their industry. They also may receive specific comments from the WebAward’s professional judging panel on their Web site development efforts.

Winners of a WebAward in the travel categories will also receive:

  • Handsome statue or certificate of achievement
  • A limited-edition Commemorative NFT
  • Increased visibility for their company
  • Marketing opportunity to promote the company website to the media
  • Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
  • A highlight for your resume.
  • Admiration of peers, friends and co-workers
  • Unlimited bragging rights

Each year, the Web Marketing Association names the Best of Industry for the various travel categories based on the score they receive from the WebAward judges.

Winners of the Best Travel Website include:

2021 – Reichl und Partner eMarketing GmbH for SIMON’S BEST TRAVEL GMBH WEBSITE
2020 – 4 Roads for Natural World Safaris
2019 – VERB Interactive for VBT
2018 – Visit Huntington Beach for Surf City USA
2017 – Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Miles Partnership for Pure Michigan’s New Leisure Website
2016 – Experience Grand Rapids for Experience Grand Rapids Website
2015 – TripCreator ehf. for
2014 – USDM for Colorado Springs
2013 – Pixo Punch Limited for Hong Kong Summer Spectacular Campaign
2012 – Boyd Gaming Corporation for B Connected Online
2011 – Civic Resource Group for Wyoming Travel and Tourism Web Portal and Online Management System
2010 – & Razorfish for The New
2009 – VisitSweden for VisitSweden
2008 – Teehan+Lax Inc for AirMiles Make Like Miles
2007 – Arnold Worldwide for Hungry Suitcase
2006 – Hospitality eBusiness Strategies for RIU Cancun Portal
2005 – Yellowstone Journal Corporation for
2004 – Quicksilver Associates for Seabourn Cruise Line
2003 – Apollo Interactive for Excalibur Las Vegas Resort Hotel & Casino
2002 – Arnold Worldwide for Alaska

Winners of the Best Airline Website include:

2022 – FirmStudio & Greater Bay Airlines for Greater Bay Airlines Corporate Website
2019 – Origo for Cabo Verde Airlines
2018 – FINE for XOJET
2016 – SapientNitro & China Airlines for China Airline Website Re-design
2015 – DigitasLBi for Virgin Atlantic Airways
2014 – Icelandair & TM Software for Icelandair
2013 – ROKKAN for JetBlue
2011 – Carlson Marketing for JetBlue – “TrueBlue Be True”
2010 – Lufthansa in partnership with Amadeus for Lufthansa in partnership with Amadeus
2009 – Blast Advanced Media for Nature Air – Eco Friendly Costa Rica Airline
2008 – Atmosphere BBDO for
2007 – Cramer-Krasselt for AirTran Raceway
2006 – TM Interactive for American Airlines – We Know Why You Fly
2005 – TM Interactive for We Know Why You Fly
2004 – Cramer-Krasselt for AirTran Airways – E-Annual 2003
2003 – Agence Braque for Jetsgo

Winners of the Best Hotel & Lodging Website include:

2021 – UP Hotel Agency for THE HARI
2020 – UP Hotel Internet Marketing for Maison Panthere
2019 – UP Hotel Internet Marketing for Qbic (2019 Best of Show)
2018 – TravelClick, Inc. for Thistle Hotels
2017 – [D³] Digital Design + Development for Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills – At The Center of Extraordinary (2017 Best of Show)
2016 – HeBS Digital for Tsogo Sun
2015 – HeBS Digital for Red Lion Hotels Website
2014 – Forte Village Resort for Forte Village
2013 – HeBS Digital for Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan
2012 – TravelClick Web Solutions for Puente Romano
2011 – Sabre Hospitality Solutions for The Shores Resort & Spa
2010 – TRAVELCLICK for Harbour Grand Kowloon Hotel
2009 – TravelCLICK for the Albert Hotel
2008 – E-site Marketing for Hotel Terra Jackson Hole
2007 – Cendyn for Stonewall Resort
2006 – T3 (The Think Tank) for
2005 – Open World, LTD for WARWICK International Hotels
2004 – Interactive Sites for The New York Palace web site
2003 – Open World Limited for Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts
2002 – FreeRun Technologies for Simpson House Inn

Travel Websites can be entered into consideration for the 2023 Best Travel Website WebAward at the WebAward Website.

The 2023 WebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations:, iContact, and eTailConferences. The Web Marketing Association thanks these companies for their commitment to the entire online marketing community.

Please Join the Web Marketing Association on Social Media: LinkedIn Page, LinkedIn Group, Twitter, and Facebook. Like and follow for news and award updates!

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Web Marketing Association Launches New Recognition Center

The Web Marketing Association, producer of the WebAward Competition for Website Development, Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards and the MobileWebAwards has introduced a new website, Recognition Center, to allow past award winners to personalize and order additional awards to highlight their achievement.

Ordering an additional award can be done in 3 easy steps. First pick the award program you participated in:

Next, Pick the award that you would like to personalize by clicking on the “Select Options” button:

Finally, Identify the entry you wish to recognize (we supply a look up tool if you don’t remember your entry number) and tell us who you wish to recognize on the first line of the award. This can be a person, company, department, agency or a client.

Add the completed award to your shopping cart and check out. If 3-4 weeks, your award will be delivered directly to your door and be ready to display and show the world your “award-winning” achievement.


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Best Mobile Websites and Best Mobile Apps of 2022 To Be Named By Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association is pleased to announce the call for entries for its 11th annual international MobileWebAward competition.  It recognizes the individual and team achievements of Web professionals all over the world who create and maintain outstanding mobile Websites and mobile applications.  The deadline for entry in the 2022 MobileWebAwards is September 30, 2022.  The entry form for this award program can be found at

“Today there are more than 15 billion mobile devices in the world today, up more than 1 billion devices in the past year alone. If a company is not effectively using mobile to reach its audience, it’s dead in the water.” said William Rice, president of the Web Marketing Association.  “The goal of the MobileWebAwards is to both recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing some of the most effective mobile Web sites and mobile apps on the Internet. Whether a responsive website, mobile-specific website or a mobile app, our expert judges will select the best offerings in 86 industries.”

The MobileWebAwards were judged on seven criteria seen as requirements for a success mobile website or mobile app. They include Creativity, Impact, Design, Content, Interactivity, Ease of use and Use of the medium. Each mobile website or mobile app entry is judged against other entries of the same format in its industry category and then against an overall standard of excellence.

This year’s top awards will include:

  • A “Best of Industry” MobileWebAward will be given in each of the 86 industry categories, including financial services, medical, small business, travel, advertising, transportation and government.
  • The competition’s highest honor, the 2022 MobileWebAward “Best of Show,” will be given to the one best mobile website and one best mobile app that the judges believe represents the pinnacle of outstanding achievement in Web development.
  • The Web Marketing Association will also recognize the interactive agency winning the most awards in the competition with the “Top Interactive Agency” WebAward.
  • Each organization that wins 5 or more MobileWebAwards will be awarded an Outstanding Mobile Interactive Developer trophy.

Last year’s top awards winners were:

EKR won Best of Show Mobile Website for “Nature’s Sunshine” which was also recognized as Best Consumer Goods Mobile Website.

GEICO won Best of Show Mobile Application for “GEICO Mobile” which also was recognized as Best Insurance Mobile Application.

TMP Worldwide was named Top Interactive Agency for the 2021 MobileWebAwards competition.

Judging for the 2022 MobileWebAwards will take place in October and winners are expected to be announced in late December.  Judges will consist of a select group of Internet professionals who have direct experience designing and managing mobile Websites, 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 WebAward judges have included top executives from leading organizations such as A&E Television Networks, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Comedy Central, Disney, Euro RSCG, Ford Motor Company, Ion Global, IBM, J. Walter Thompson, John Deere Company, New York Post Interactive, Organic, Inc., Refinery, R/GA, Saatchi & Saatchi, SAP, SapientRazorfish, Sun Microsystems, Warner Bros. Online, Xerox and Website Magazine.

The 2022 MobileWebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations:, iContact, eTail Conferences, and WMR.FM. The Web Marketing Association thanks these companies for their commitment to the entire online marketing community.

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Web Professionals Needed To Judge 26th 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 26th 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 2022 WebAward Competition for Website development is currently accepting entries until May 31, 2022. 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, IBM, 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.

“The vast majority of our judges return each year to participate again as a WebAward judge, but some need to take time off from judging and because of the popularity of the WebAwards there is a constant need for new judges”, said Rice. “Prior to the beginning of the judging, we spend several weeks discussing the current state of Web development and how it should be recognized through the WebAwards.  Being a WebAward judge is a valuable experience that helps the individual better understand overall Web development and of course looks impressive on a resume or corporate bio”.

About the WebAwards

The 26th annual international WebAwards competition sets the standard of excellence in 88 industry categories by evaluating Web sites and defining benchmarks based on the seven essential criteria of successful Web site development.  The goal of the Web Marketing Association, sponsor of the WebAwards, is to provide a forum to recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing some of the most effective Web sites on the Internet today.  Entrants benefit from a Web site assessment by a professional judging panel and the marketing opportunities presented to an award-winning Web site.  For more information or to enter a site into the 2022 WebAwards, visit

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Web Marketing Association to Offer NFTs to WebAward Winners

Web Marketing Association announces that winners of the 2022 WebAward Competition for Website Development will be eligible to receive a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) of their award. It is believed that the WebAward’s are the first marketing award program to offer NFTs to award winners.

“As Web3 continues to evolve, web Marketing Association thought it would be important to recognize this evolution by offering an NFT to our winners”, said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “We are developing a process so that participants in an award winning website can demonstrate their success to the world.”

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) are digital assets traded over the internet that represents real-world objects, in this case recognition for outstanding website development. NFTs are popular today because they offer a unique marketplace to collect digital assets.

In the past, WebAward winners received a beautiful statue to recognize their winning website. Representing sculptural art with our iconic W in a flame motif, our trophy is a symbol of achievement for our industry. The WebAward Best of Industry Statue stands an impressive 10″ tall and 6.5″ wide and will stand out in anyone’s trophy case.

They also received a listing on our coveted website at This Winner’s Page features a screenshot from the “award-winning website” and can also lists the contributing individuals to the project. This page helps in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and link building credibility from our highly rated site.

WebAward Winners will continue to receive these benefits as well as receiving the new NFTs that can be used by participants to demonstrate their “award-winning” capabilities.

The WebAwards are the standards-defining competition that sets industry benchmarks based on the seven criteria of a successful Web site.  This esteemed award program recognizes the individual and team achievements of Web professionals in 90 industries all over the world who create and maintain outstanding Web sites.  The deadline for entry for the 2022 WebAwards is May 31, 2022.  A complete list of past winners and this year’s entry form can be found at

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2022 WebAward Category Changes

Web Marketing Association announces category changes for 2022 to WebAward Competition for Website Development:

In an effort to recognize Web3, categories for Blockchain and Crypto Currency have been added.

In addition, The new category SAAS will take the place of Application Service Provider.

Online Community will replace Social Network

Recreation will replace Toy & Hobby

The following categories are being discontinued due to lack of competitive entries participating:


Diversified Business


Game Site

Internet Service Provider

Investor Relations





These changes are already reflected on the 2022 WebAward entry form.

Click here to see a complete list of 2022 WebAward Industry Categories.

The WebAwards are the standards-defining competition that sets benchmarks for 88 industries based on the seven criteria of a successful web site. The deadline for websites to be entered at to be judged is May 31, 2022.