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PRWeb Named WebAward Sponsor by Web Marketing Association

PRWeb has been named a 2006 sponsor of the Web Marketing Association’s 10th
annual WebAward Competition, the Internet’s premier award competition that judges Web site development against an
ever increasing Internet standard of excellence and against peer sites within
an industry.

"PRWeb is the perfect choice for
helping us get the word out about the 2006 WebAward program," said William
Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. PRWeb’s press release
newswire, allows us to target
specific industries with our news stories and help us not only to reach
important reporters and editors, but also search engine placements, which can
increase overall visibility and site traffic."

"Supporting the online marketing community is an essential part of PRWeb
philosophy," said Mick Jolly, Executive Vice President for PRWeb. "We
are supported by those marketing professionals who value cost-effective
distribution of their news releases. We
see the WebAward program as another valuable way for marketing professionals
who win an award to benefit from increased visibility. We are pleased to support the efforts of the
Web Marketing Association and the WebAward program."

PRWeb is the Internet’s
leading press release distribution newswire. PRWeb developed the direct to
consumer press release distribution model in 1997 and has grown to be
recognized as a leader in the press release and news distribution industries.
PRWeb is the industry leader in search engine visibility and RSS deployment,
serving more than 8.6 million customized RSS feeds to PRWeb visitors.

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Organic’s Kingdon to lead the 2006 WebAward Judging Panel




The Web Marketing Association is pleased to announce that Mark Kingdon, CEO of Organic, Inc, a unit of Omnicom Group, inc. has been selected to lead the judging panel as the first Chair of the 10th annual international WebAward competition for Web site development.

a long time WebAward judge, Mark is exceptionally positioned to lead
the judging of this year’s WebAward program,” said William Rice,
President of the Web Marketing Association. “For nearly a decade, the
WebAwards has used seven fundamental criteria to evaluate, benchmark,
and set industry standards for Web site development. Mark will use his
expertise and insights to help define and enhance the current standard
of excellence for award wining web sites.”

“I am honored and
delighted to have been chosen to Chair the WebAwards—a program with a
wonderful, rich history of showcasing a broad array of exceptional
online experiences—from major global brands to smaller, single-shingle
businesses from all over the world,” said Mark Kingdon, CEO, Organic.
“Personally, I like seeing the huge range of work and being exposed to
web experiences that I might not normally see. It’s inspiring. I’ve
enjoyed being a judge and I’m particularly excited about developing a
strong sense of community among the judges with a lot of good dialogue
about the work.”

The 2006 WebAwards judges consist of a select
group of Internet professionals who have direct experience designing
and managing corporate Web sites—including members of the media,
advertising executives, site designers, content providers and
webmasters—with an in-depth understanding of the current
state-of-the-art in Web site development and technology. Judging for
this year’s awards will take place in July and August, with winners
announced in September. Internet professionals interested in being
considered as a 2006 WebAward judge can nominate themselves at

Here is the full press release from PRWeb, a WebAward sposnor.