Best Financial Services Website to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 25th Annual WebAward Competition

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The Web Marketing Association is looking for the best Financial Services websites in the world as part of their 25th annual international WebAward Competition for Web site development at www.webaward.org. The WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets benchmarks for 96 industries, including banking, credit union, insurance, investment, mutual funds and financial services websites, based on the seven criteria of a successful web site. The deadline for Financial-related web sites to enter to be judged is May 28, 2021.

“The financial services industry is very competitive when it comes to Web development and companies can benefit from the independent evaluation of their online efforts,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “Financial websites going forward will need to find a balance between what the web visitor craves in terms of innovation and technology and what the industry demands in terms of regulation.”

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

All financial services 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 financial services categories will also receive:

  • Handsome statue or certificate of achievement
  • 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

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

Recent winners of the Best Financial Services Website include:

  • 2020 – Mastercard for MASTERCARD.COM WEBSITE DESIGN
  • 2019 – Conceptual Minds, Inc. for ClienTax, Inc.
  • 2018 – Small Army for Country Bank Website
  • 2017 – Great-West Life, London Life, Canada Life for HelloLife Consumer Site
  • 2016 – Edward Jones for Edward Jones Website
  • 2015 – Prudential Financial for Sponsor Center – Supporting Retirement Security Plan Participants
  • 2014 – Nimble for Nimble Website
  • 2013 – Nimble for Nimble Website
  • 2012 – InvestLab & Comrade for InvestLab Tradepop Branding & Design
  • 2011 – Brightworks Interactive Marketing & RBC for RBC Better Student Life
  • 2010 – Standard Chartered Bank and TBWA\TEQUILA\Hong Kong for The Standard Chartered Bank Homepage
  • 2009 Standard Chartered Bank and TBWA\TEQUILA\Hong Kong for The Standard Chartered Private Bank Global Website
  • 2008 Organic Inc for Bank of America Fees & Processes
  • 2007 John Hancock Funds, LLC for Financial Professional Website
  • 2006 T3 (The Think Tank) for Chase Card with Blink
  • 2005 Merrill Lynch for Merrill Lynch Gateway Website
  • 2004 Moving Minds, LLC for Trancentrix Corporate Payment Solutions Website
  • 2003 Weber Shandwick Worldwide for CNBC on MSN Money

 

Recent winners of the Best Bank Website include:

  • 2020 – Jack Henry & Associates / Banno Group for THINK BANK
  • 2019 – ZAG Interactive for Berkshire Bank
  • 2018 – Mirum (Thailand) Co., Ltd. For Krungthai Bank Website
  • 2017 – Reichl und Partner eMarketing for DADAT Direct Bank
  • 2016 – Western Alliance Bancorporation for Western Alliance Bancorporation Website Redesign
  • 2015 – TURKIYE IS BANKASI (ISBANK) for Turkiye Is Bankasi New Privia Website
  • 2014 – Ally Bank for Ally Bank Product Pages
  • 2013 – Group Digital Banking for The New Standard Chartered Bank India Website
  • 2012 – Cleartag SAL for Audi Card Artist Website
  • 2011 – Finn Digital on behalf of Johnson Financial Group for Johnson Bank Website Redesign
  • 2010 – Standard Chartered Bank and TBWA\TEQUILA\Hong Kong for The Standard Chartered Bank Homepage
  • 2009 – Organic, Inc. for Bank of America – Morris on Campus (2009 Best of Show Winner)
  • 2008 – TBWA\TEQUILA\ HK for Standard Chartered Bank/People in Action
  • 2007 – Organic, Inc. for Bank of America No Fee Mortgage Plus
  • 2006 – Carat Fusion for Wachovia Championship 17
  • 2005 – Agency.com for co.uk
  • 2004 – Ion Global Limited for HSBC Card Services HK

 

Recent winners of the Best Credit Union Website include:

  • 2020 – ZAG Interactive for Andrews Federal Credit Union
  • 2019 – ZAG Interactive for University Credit Union
  • 2018 – ZAG Interactive for Coastal Credit Union
  • 2017 – ZAG Interactive for Black Hills Federal Credit Union
  • 2016 – America First Credit Union for America First Credit Union Website
  • 2015 – CU Solutions Group for Water & Power Community Credit Union
  • 2014 – ZAG Interactive for SF Police Credit Union
  • 2013 – Extractable for Logix Federal Credit Union Website
  • 2012 – Boston Interactive for IC Federal Credit Union
  • 2011 – Extractable for Security Service Federal Credit Union
  • 2010 – Extractable for Citizen’s Equity
  • 2009 – America First Credit Union for www.americafirst.com
  • 2008 – Delta Community for CU Delta Community Credit Union
  • 2007 – Extractable for SAFE credit union
  • 2006 – Webnbeyond forUnion America Mortgage
  • 2005 – America First Credit Union foramericafirst.com
  • 2004 – Imirage, Inc for APCI Federal Credit Union

 

Recent winners of the Best Insurance Web site include:

  • 2020 – TrustedChoice.com for TrustedChoice.com
  • 2019 – 90 Degree Design for Brentwood Services Website
  • 2018 – Antyra Solutions (Private) Limited for Fairfirst Insurance
  • 2017 – TribalVision for Falvey Yacht Insurance
  • 2016 – Insurify for Insurify Website
  • 2015 – GEICO for GEICO Website
  • 2014 – TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Co. for Life Wizard
  • 2013 – Cigna for Health Care Reform for YOU Infographic
  • 2012 – The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies for The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies, Agency
  • 2011 – American Family Insurance for www.amfam.com
  • 2010 – Liberty Mutual, Hill Holiday, and RED Interactive Agency for 2099 Online Racing Game, Presented by Liberty Mutual
  • 2009 – AXA Equitable for www.axa-equitable.com
  • 2008 – Blue Shield of California for blueshieldcachatbox.com
  • 2007 – Progressive Insurance for Progressive Corp.
  • 2006 – Blue Shield of California
  • 2005 – Internet Communications for Medical Mutual – Ohio’s Get-Well Card TM
  • 2004 – Graficalnter.active for Horizon Empire Blue Cross BlueShield
  • 2003 – Empire BlueCross BlueShield for Empire BlueCross BlueShield web site
  • 2002 – Progressive Insurance for progressive.com

Recent winners of the Best Investment Web site include:

  • 2020 – Cloud Construct for RA Capital
  • 2019 – MBC Strategic for Domos
  • 2018 – PaperStreet Web Design for Aviator Capital
  • 2017 – John Hancock Investments for John Hancock Investments Website
  • 2016 – Boston Interactive for Standish Mellon
  • 2015 – Orbis Investments for Orbis Access
  • 2014 – Behringer for BehringerInvestments.com
  • 2013 – Behringer Harvard for Behringer Harvard.com
  • 2012 – Extractable for Motif Investing Website Redesign
  • 2011 – John Hancock Funds, LLC for John Hancock Funds Financial Professional Website
  • 2010 – Lending Club Corporation for Lending Club
  • 2009 – Razorfish for Investor’s Business Daily
  • 2008 – John Hancock Annuities for jhannuities.com
  • 2007 – Frank Worldwide Inc. for 55 West Wacker- Cape Horn Group
  • 2006 – i33 communications LLC for BetterInvesting web site redesign
  • 2005 – BusinessWeek Online for BusinessWeek Online web site
  • 2004 – Alliet Capital Corporation for Allied Capital Corporation web site
  • 2003 – Summit Partners for Summit Partners web site
  • 2002 – Frank Russell Company for Russell.com

Recent winners of the Best Mutual Fund Web site include:

  • 2020 – Mairs & Power / SunStar Strategic for Mairs & Power Website
  • 2017 – Pacific Life for Pacific Funds Web Site
  • 2015 – Aston Asset Management for Aston Funds Website
  • 2014 – Aston Asset Management for Aston Funds Website
  • 2013 – John Hancock Investments for John Hancock Investments Advisor Site
  • 2012 – John Hancock Funds, LLC for John Hancock Funds Public Website
  • 2011 – John Hancock Funds, LLC for John Hancock Funds Financial Professional Website
  • 2010 – John Hancock Funds, LLC for Mutual Fund Financial Professional Website
  • 2009 – John Hancock Funds, LLC for John Hancock Funds Financial Professional Website
  • 2008 – John Hancock Funds John for Hancock Funds Public Website
  • 2007 – John Hancock Funds, LLC for John Hancock Funds Financial Professional Website
  • 2006 – Cohen & Steers for Cohen & Steers website
  • 2005 – Cohen & Steers for Cohen & Steers website
  • 2004 – bbdigital/SEI Investments for HighMark Funds web site
  • 2003 – Barclays Global Investors for iShares.com
  • 2002 – Pioneer Investments for pioneerfunds.com

Financial Services Websites can be entered into consideration for the 2020 Best Financial Services Website and other financial related WebAward at the WebAward Website.

Participants can improve their chances on winning a WebAward by visiting the Web Marketing Association Facebook Page and becoming a fan of the page.  The Web Marketing Association 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 2021 WebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations: PR.com, iContact, and Webmaster Radio. The Web Marketing Association thanks these companies for their commitment to the entire online marketing community.

 

About the WebAwards

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 DevelopmentInternet 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.

 

 

Best Family Website of 2021 to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 25th Annual WebAward Competition

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The Web Marketing Association is looking for the Best Family Websites in the world as part of their 25th annual international WebAward Competition for Web site development at www.webaward.org. The WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets benchmarks for 96 industries, including Family friendly websites, based on the seven criteria of a successful web site. The deadline for Event websites to enter to be judged is May 28, 2021.

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

All entrants benefit from receiving valuable feedback in terms of their specific 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 Family category will also receive:

  • Handsome statue or certificate of achievement
  • 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

Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best Family Website based on the scores submitted by the competition judges.

Here are the past Best Family WebAward winners:

2020 – Carnegie Museum of Natural History for CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY WEBSITE

2019 – PriceWeber for StepStone Family and Youth Services

2018 – The Family Cookbook Project for www.Familycookbookproject.com

2017 – WSI – ACADEMIA DE COCINA LA FAVORITA for Academia de Cocina La Favorita

2016 – Shire & Matchpoint for Las Vidas de Mario

2015 – Extractable for LeapFrog

2014 – Risdall Advertising Agency for Help Me Grow MN

2013 – Northwest Media, Inc. for FosterParentCollege.com

2012 – Family Days Out Ltd for Familydaysout.com

2011 – Modus Associates & Sittercity, Inc. for Sittercity.com Product Transformation

2010 – Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism for www.ArkansasKids.com

2009 – Cozi for Cozi Website

2008 – JETSET STUDIOS for Bee Movie Official Movie Website

2007 – Six Flags for SixFlags.com

2006 – Familycookbookproject.com for The Great Family Cookbook Project

2005 – Family Cookbook Project for FamilyCookbookProject.com

2004 – Zipatoni for Bring Elsie Home

2003 – BabyCenter.com for BabyCenter
Family-related websites can be entered into consideration for the 2021 Best Family Website WebAward at the WebAward Website

The 2021 WebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations: PR.com, iContact, and Webmaster Radio. The Web Marketing Association thanks these companies for their commitment to the entire online marketing community.

About the WebAwards

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 DevelopmentInternet 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.

Best Faith-based Web site to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 25th Annual WebAward Competition

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The Web Marketing Association is looking for the best faith-based Websites in the world as part of their 25th annual international WebAward Competition for Web site development at the WebAward Web site. The WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets benchmarks for 96 industries, including all religious denominations websites, based on the seven criteria of a successful Web site. The deadline for advertising web sites to enter to be judged is May 28, 2021.

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

Here are the past Best Faith-based Website winners:

2020 – Westmont College for Westmont College Website

2019 – Geoffrey Peart for New Church Website

2018 – Duo Consulting for The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society

2017 – RENEW International for Be My Witness

2016 – Centre for Content Creation for PERMATA Programmes

2015 – NXT\ Digital Innovation | Crescent Lifestyle for Crescent Lifestyle App

2014 – Communications Department for Dallas Theological Seminary

2013 – Mark Deitch & Associates, Inc. for Temple Aliyah

2012 – Webknowledgy for Calvary Lutheran Church

2011 – PARTNERS+simons for Portsmouth Abbey Monastery Website

2010 – Joel Osteen Ministries and Lakewood Church for Lakewood Church

2009 – Guideposts for Guideposts.com

2008 – Mediapulse for Park West Church

2007 – Bayshore Solutions for Wycliffe Bible Translators

2006 – Dallas Theological Seminary for Dallas Theological Seminary Website

2005 – Biola University for Talbot School of Theology Website

2004 – PhotoMission, Inc. for A Worldwide Community of Christian Photographers

All faith-based entrants benefit from receiving valuable feedback in terms of their specific 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 advertising and marketing categories will also receive:

  • Handsome statue or certificate of achievement
  • 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

The 2021 WebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations: PR.com, iContact, and Webmaster Radio. The Web Marketing Association thanks these companies for their commitment to the entire online marketing community.

Faith-based or religious Websites of all denominations wishing to be considered for the Best Faith-based Website can submit their website for consideration at WebAward.org.

About the WebAwards

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 DevelopmentInternet 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.

 

 

Best Education Websites to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 25th Annual WebAward Competition

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The Web Marketing Association is looking for the best education Websites in the world as part of their 25th annual international WebAward Competition for Web site development at www.webaward.org. The WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets benchmarks for 96 industries, including education, schools and university websites, based on the seven criteria of a successful web site. The deadline for education websites to enter to be judged is May 28, 2021.

“The education industry is very competitive when it comes to Web development and need to be because of the expectations of their young consumers,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “Education web sites tend target youth and their parents. Students today have grown up with the Internet and expect a lot to be impressed from an educational institution.”

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

All education 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 education categories will also receive:

  • Handsome statue or certificate of achievement
  • 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

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

Recent winners of the Best Education Web Site include:

2020 – Backpack Interactive for PASSPORT 2 MARS

2019 – Blackbaud K–12 for The Shipley School

2018 – BrandExtract for City of Houston – Out 2 Learn

2017 – eSchoolView for Chagrin Falls School District

2016 – MasterClass for MasterClass Website

2015 – C&G Partners LLC for Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation

2014 – Risdall Advertising Agency for Minneapolis School Finder

2013 – RED Interactive Agency for Walking with Dinosaurs

2012 – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for Cure4Kids for Kids

2011 – Florida Institute of Technology for Florida Tech Decision Dashboard

2010 – Risdall Marketing Group for Mounds View Public Schools

2009 – American University for American University Web Site

2008 – TribalDDB for START A CHAIN REACTION

2007 – Creative Channel Services, LLC for Virgin Mobile – Train on Your Terms

2006 – National Geographic for Discover Antarctica

2005 – Disney Online for Hot Shot Business

2004 – General Motors for GMability Education

2003 – Disney Online for Hot Shot Business

2002 – Freddie Mac for Your Route to Homeownership

 

Recent winners of the Best Schools Web Site include:

2020 – Finalsite for GREATER ATLANTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

2019 – theOrigo Ltd. & Vocational Training Council for VTC Occupation Dictionary Website

2018 – Colburn School and mStoner, Inc. for Colburn School Website Redesign

2017 – Finalsite for Brooks School

2016 – Blackboard Creative Services for Durham Public Schools

2015 – Blackboard Schoolwires Design Team for Barrington 220 Community Unit School District

2014 – Bradley Chee Web Design for Granite Bay High School Website

2013 – Brightlabs for Mentone Girls’ Grammar School

2012 – Bluetube Interactive for UGA Performing Arts Center

2011 – WhippleHill Communications for Glenelg Country School

2010 – Designkitchen for Wheaton College 150th Anniversary Web Site

2009 – WhippleHill Communications for Latin School of Chicago

2008 – WhippleHill Communications for Vail Mountain School

2007 – Tellus for Bethany School

2006 – WhippleHill Communications for St. George’s School

2005 – Tellus for West Clermont School District

2004 – eSiteful Corporation for Plano Independent School District

 

Recent winners of the Best University Web Site include:

2020 – mStoner, Inc. for UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT BRADFORD WEBSITE REDESIGN

2019 – Primacy for Suffolk University Website

2018 – Knowble Media for Illinois College

2017 – The Culinary Institute of America for ciachef.edu

2016 – IN.gov for Ivy Tech Community College

2015 – Westwerk for FOCUS.BoiseState.edu

2014 – Systems Alliance, Inc. for Stevenson University

2013 – Behavior Design for The Cooper Union Website Redesign

2012 – University Marketing and Communications for 30 Days of EnTERPreneurship

2011 – Denison University & Fahlgren Mortine for TheDEN

2010 – Corey McPherson Nash for University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business

2009 – BrowserMedia for University of Maryland Women’s Basketball

2008 – Market United for Murdoch University Switching

2007 – The Art Institute of Pittsburgh for The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

2006 – Xavier University for The Road to Xavier

2005 – Geary Interactive for Sand Diego State University Timeline
2004 – School of Visual Arts for School of Visual Arts web site
2003 – 160over90 for Chestnut Hill College Admissions site
2002 – University of Houston for University of Houston – Division of University Advancement

Educational Websites can be entered into consideration for the 2021 Best Educational Website and other education-related WebAwards at the WebAward Website.

The 2021 WebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations: PR.com, iContact, and Webmaster Radio. The Web Marketing Association thanks these companies for their commitment to the entire online marketing community.

About the WebAwards

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 DevelopmentInternet 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.

 

Best Advertising Web sites to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 25th Annual WebAward Competition

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The Web Marketing Association is looking for the best advertising Websites in the world as part of their 25th annual international WebAward Competition for Web site development at the WebAward Web site. The WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets benchmarks for 96 industries, including advertising, design and marketing web sites, based on the seven criteria of a successful Web site. The deadline for advertising web sites to enter to be judged is May 28, 2021.

“The advertising industry is very competitive when it comes to Web development and companies can benefit from the independent evaluation of their online efforts,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “Advertising websites need to balance their wish to show off creativity and capability via their webs design with the equally important need to inform prospects and clients.” Increasingly awards have been added to new business pitches to demonstrate third party validation of skills and to increase creative credibility to prospective clients.

All advertising entrants benefit from receiving valuable feedback in terms of their specific 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 advertising and marketing categories will also receive:

  • Handsome statue or certificate of achievement
  • 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

Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best Advertising Website and Best Marketing Website based on the scores submitted by the competition judges.

Recent winners of the Best Advertising Web Site include:

2020 – Independent Creative Agency for &UGO

2019 – Mightily for Mightily Website
2018 – IQ Agency for IQ Agency Website
2017 – Patients & Purpose for Patients & Purpose Website
2016 – TMP Worldwide for TMP Worldwide Website
2015 – MediaMath for Marketing’s Big Moment
2014 – The Engine is Red for The Engine is Red Website
2013 – LIQWID for LIQWID
2012 – Venables Bell & Partners for Slim Jim’s Center for Spice Loss
2011 – Corey McPherson Nash for Corey McPherson Nash Website
2010 – Metia for Mass Effect 2 Silverlight Campaign
2009 – Red Square Agency for the Red Square Agency Website
2008 – Sharpe Partners for the Burns Group Website.
2007 – SpotRunner for SpotRunner Website
2006 – SpotRunner for SpotRunner Website
2005 – Young & Rubicam Brands/Wunderman, Detroit for Meet the Lucky Ones
2004 – Hanon McKendry/The Brand Consultants for Lake Effect Website
2004 – Oasis for Toyota Scion
2003 – Google for Google AdWords
2002 – Fusebox, Inc for JCDecaux Airport US

Recent winners of the Best Design Web site include:

2020 – Logitech for START A FOLLOWING

2019 – Ideas On Purpose for Ideas On Purpose Website
2018 – Websolute S.p.A. for Giorgetti
2017 – One Mark for One Mark Website
2016 – Torchbox for Museum of London
2014 – Ideas On Purpose for United Technologies Corporation Web Site
2013 – SapientNitro for Palms.com Redesign
2012 – Valtech for Normann Copenhagen
2011 – Activeark for Marimekko.com
2010 – H2O Associates for Tom Hoch Design Web site
2009 – Tribal DDB Worldwide for Warehouse 13
2008 – Azavar Technologies for Justyna Collections Catalog
2007 – Walt Disney Internet Group for Disney.com / Disney XD
2006 – Publicis Net for Experience Wonder You
2005 – R/GA for Nokia Nseries Sitelet
2004 – Gigapixel Creative for Gigapixel Creative, Inc.
2003 – Arnold Worldwide for The Touareg
2002 – PriceWeber, Inc. for Canadian Mist web site
Recent winners of the Best Marketing Web site include:

2020 – Web Marketing & Design, Lenovo for LENOVO THINKPAD X1 FOLD

2019 – 90 Degree Design for 90 Degree Design Website
2018 – mStoner, Inc.for mStoner, Inc. Website Redesign
2017 – Pico Group for Total Brand Activation
2016 – Ferrero-Tic Tac for Tic Tac Minions Sweepstakes Website
2014 – R2integrated for R2integrated Website
2013 – WebbMason for Rebranding for Interactive Success: WebbMason
2012 – UrbanDaddy for UrbanDaddy + Herradura Mixology Battle Royale (which also won Best of Show 2012)
2011 – IQ for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
2010 – Physicians Interactive for Physicians Interactive Corporate Website
2009 – Arc Worldwide for Leo Burnett’s Big Black Pencil Goes Global
2008 TYS Creative for Ensemble HD Home Cinema System by Epson
2007 Hanson Dodge Lime for Product Launch
2006 Rare Method for Silvertip Resort
2005 Nurun | Ant Farm for Nurun | Ant Farm Interactive Website Interactive
2004 Vérité, Inc. for Symantec Client Security 2.0 Channel Launch Kit
2003 Zugara for The Getaway
2002 Disc Marketing, Inc. for Disc Marketing Corporate Website

Advertising and Marketing Websites can be entered into consideration for the 2020 Best Advertising Website and other related WebAwards at the WebAward Website.

The 2021 WebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations: PR.com, iContact, and Webmaster Radio. The Web Marketing Association thanks these companies for their commitment to the entire online marketing community.

About the WebAwards

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 DevelopmentInternet 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.

 

Online Ad Professionals Needed to Judge Best Online Advertising Awards

The Web Marketing Association’s 19th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Award program is currently accepting entries and is looking for qualified judges to help adjudicate this year’s award program. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising.

To nominate yourself or someone within your organization, please complete the Judge’s Nomination Form. Internet and advertising professionals selected as judges will be contacted during the first week of January.

“We are looking to expand the judging pool for the awards by bring on qualified advertising professionals to help us set the standard of excellence for online advertising,” said William Rice, president of the Web Marketing Association, Inc. “We created the IAC Awards to highlight the best in this unique advertising medium by industry and need additional individuals who have direct experience developing online advertising. Our judges must have an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in web advertising, an eye for a well-designed ad and the objectivity to score entries according to a predefined set of criteria.”

Judging for the IAC Awards will take place in February, 2021. Judges will consist of a select group of Internet advertising professionals with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in Web advertising. Past competition judges have included top executives from leading corporations, institutions and media organizations such as Arc Worldwide, Beeby Clark+Meyler, Brunner Digital, Campbell-Ewald, CNN, Deep Interactive Asia, Digitas, EuroRSCG 4D, Google, IBM Interactive, JWT, Mastercard, McCann Worldgroup, Possible, SapientRazorfish, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Small Army, Tectis GmbH, TMP Worldwide, Universal McCann Interactive and Wunderman / Y&R.

The Internet Advertising Competition Awards are open to everyone involved in the process of developing Internet advertising. Entries may be submitted online at http://www.iacaward.org. The deadline for entry is January 31, 2020 and will be judged on creativity, innovation, impact, design, copywriting, and use of the medium.

“It is an honor and an important responsibility when you are chosen to participate as a judge,” said Rice. “Judging an award show like the IAC Awards is a great way to share your experience and expertise with the online advertising community. You are helping to set the standard for award winning advertising throughout the Web.”

The Best Online Advertising To Be Recognized By Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association announces the Call for Entries for the 19th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. This international award program will evaluate 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. The Competition Web site is located at www.iacaward.org and the deadline for entry is January 29, 2021.

“Online advertising is driving creative achievement for many companies,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association.  “We created the IAC Awards to highlight the best in this unique advertising medium by industry, and also to help advertising professionals validate their efforts to clients and senior management. The IAC Awards can provide third party confirmation that clients are getting the best creative for their ad dollars.  Winning awards is a great way to demonstrate your creative potential.”

The Internet Advertising Competition Awards are open to all organizations and individuals (advertising and interactive agencies, corporate marketing departments, small business owners, etc.) involved in the process of developing Internet advertising. Entries may be submitted online at http://www.iacaward.org. The deadline for entry is January 29, 2021 and will be judged on creativity, innovation, impact, design, copywriting, and use of the medium.

Awards will be presented within each of the industry categories and advertising formats including:

Best Social Media Campaign

Best Online ad (including banner, pop-up or interstitial)

Best Email message

Best Online newsletter

Best Website (including best landing pages and best microsites)

Best Online video

Best Mobile applications

Best Voice Skills or Actions

Best Integrated ad campaign

Best of show award for each format will be selected from among the industry winners. Ads eligible for entry in the competition must have run during the period from January 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021.

Interactive agencies that win multiple awards will also be in the running for Top Agency Award. Each entrant will be awarded points based on the level of award for each award received. A Best of Show will be worth 5 points, Best of Industry 3 points and each Outstanding award 1 point. The agency with the most points will be awarded the Top Agency Award. Agencies winning an IAC Award will also be automatically included in the Award Winning Agencies Database.

In an effort to recognize those organizations that demonstrate exceptional development skills across multiple entries, agencies that win more the 6 awards will also be recognized with an Outstanding Advertising Developer award from the Web Marketing Association. In 2020, eight agencies won this honor.

Judging for the IAC Awards will take place in February, 2021. Judges will consist of a select group of Internet advertising professionals with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in Web advertising. Past competition judges have included top executives from leading corporations, institutions and media organizations such as Arc Worldwide, Beeby Clark+Meyler, Brunner Digital, Campbell-Ewald, CNN, Deep Interactive Asia, Digitas, EuroRSCG 4D, Google, IBM Interactive, JWT, Mastercard, McCann Worldgroup, Possible, SapientRazorfish, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Small Army, Tectis GmbH, TMP Worldwide, Universal McCann Interactive and Wunderman / Y&R.

The 2021 Internet Advertising Competition Awards are sponsored by PR.Com, iContact, and WMR.FM.

A complete list of past winners can be found at the IAC Award Website.

Best Social Media Campaigns to Be Named by Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association judges will select the best social media campaigns in 86 industries as part of their 19th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. Anyone wishing to nominate their social media work for consideration may do so at www.IACAward.org before the deadline of January 29, 2021.

“Marketers using social media, like Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Linkedin, to engage consumers is exploding,” said William Rice, president of the Web Marketing Association. Using either apps or pages can an effective advertising tool to build brand awareness and engage consumers using social media.  The IAC Awards provides an opportunity to show the world your expertise in this emerging field. It’s also a great marketing opportunity for the winners to promote their work to senior management, customers and prospects”.

The 2021 Internet Advertising Competition Awards are open to all organizations and individuals (advertising and interactive agencies, corporate marketing departments, etc.) involved in the process of developing Internet advertising. Entries may be submitted online at http://www.iacaward.org.  The deadline for entry is January 29, 2021 and will be judged on creativity, innovation, impact, design, copywriting, and use of the medium.

 

Past Best of Show Winners in the Social Media category include:

2020    Direct Orthopedic Care  won by GWL Advertising and Direct Orthopedic Care

2019    Wild Turkey: 101 Years, No Apologies won by Heat

2018    Rip It Social Media won by TMV Group

2017    Put a Price on your Precious won by These Days

2016    Ask Pharma won by Atmosphere Proximity

2015    Which Career Character Are You? AT&T Quiz won by AT&T – Jennifer Terry-Tharp

2014    The Walking Dead Chop Shop won by INNOCEAN USA

2013    Revlon Expression Experiment won by VML

2012    The Source Code Mission won by The Visionaire Group

2011    Coca-Cola Happiness Machine won by Definition 6

 

In addition to mobile applications, awards will be presented within each of the industry categories and advertising formats such as:

Mobile Apps

Email message campaign

Web sites (including microsites and landing pages)

Online ads (including banner, pop-up or interstitial)

Online applications

Integrated ad campaign

Rich media ads

Online Video

Voice Skills and Actions

Online newsletter campaign

A complete list of past winners can be found at the IAC Award Website.

Best Email Advertising Campaigns to Be Named by Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association judges will select the best email advertising campaigns in 86 industries as part of their 19th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. Companies or agencies wishing to nominate their email marketing work for consideration may do so at www.IACward.org before the deadline January 29, 2021.

“Email marketing is the workhorse of online marketing for many companies trying to maintain an ongoing relationship with customers and prospects,” said William Rice, president of the Web Marketing Association.  “The creative used in an email marketing campaign has gone from text only to highly personalized ads targeting highly segmented lists.  Each email advertisement and campaign will be judged on creativity, innovation, impact, design, copywriting, and use of the medium. The IAC Awards provides an opportunity to find out who is doing an outstanding job creating email advertising. It’s also a great marketing opportunity for the winners to promote their work to senior management, customers and prospects their outstanding work”.

The 2021 Internet Advertising Competition Awards is industry based and will accept entries from 86 industries, including construction, computer hardware, consumer goods, credit unions, medical, financial services, real estate and small business just to name a few. Entries judged to be outstanding will receive an IAC Award. The entry receiving the highest score in each industry will be recognized as the best email advertisement for that industry.

Past Best of Show Email Campaigns winners include:

Year    Winner for Entry Name                                          

2020    Scoppechio for Longhorn Steakhouse email campaign

2019    TMV Group for Faygo Email Newsletter

2018    Sanky Communications for Vera Fall/Welcome Series

2017    USA Network for Mr. Robot Email Campaign

2016    USA Network for  Mr. Robot Email Campaign

2015    Acxiom Digital Impact for L’Oreal Mousse Absolue Campaign

2014    FVM Strategic Communications for OCE “Choose My Future” Email Nurturing Campaign

2013    McCann Digital Israel for Designed for Peace

2012    VerticalResponse for Customers Get Their Deal On VerticalResponse

2011    CDMG Inc. for Coffey Anderson – Email campaign

2010    PGATOUR.COM and Datran Media’s StormPost for PGATOUR.COM Scores Hole in One with Video in Email

 

Past Best of Show Email Messages Winners include:

Year    Winner – Entry Name

2020    Olive Garden for Olive Garden – New Year

2019    Zeta Creative | Giant Food Stores for Giant Food Stores Halloween Sweet Spot

2018    Drum Agency for AT&T Surprise Offer December Email Promotion

2017    Sanky Communications for Covenant House 2,000 Heroes for Homeless Kids

2016    Orange Label Art for Advertising – Greenwell Farms: Holiday Email Campaign

2015    Miles and Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa For Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Email

2014    Acxiom Digital Impact for Garnier Stylefinder Email

2013    Marketing Results, Inc. for Marketing Results Holiday Email

2012    TMP Worldwide for ESPN – Tutu Email

2011    e-Dialog, Inc. for e-Dialog 2010 Holiday Card

2010   e-Dialog, Inc. for e-Dialog 2009 Holiday Card

 

The 2021 Internet Advertising Competition Awards are open to all organizations and individuals (advertising and interactive agencies, corporate marketing departments, etc.) involved in the process of developing Internet advertising. Entries may be submitted online at http://www.iacaward.org.  The deadline for entry is January 31, 2020 and will be judged on creativity, innovation, impact, design, copywriting, and use of the medium.

In addition to individual email creative and email campaigns, Awards will be presented within each of the industry categories and advertising formats such as:

Social Media

Online Video

Rich media ads

Web sites (including microsites and landing pages)

Online ads (including banner, pop-up or interstitial)

Online applications

Online newsletter campaign

Integrated ad campaign

Mobile Apps

Voice Skills and Actions

 

“We believe that winning an industry specific award is more valuable to the participant.  It allows the participants to be judges against their peers, just like in the marketplace,” said Rice.

Interactive agencies that win multiple awards will also be in the running for Top Agency Award. In a change from prior years, each entrant will be awarded points based on the level of award for each award received. A Best of Show will be worth 5 points, Best of Industry 3 points and each Outstanding award 1 point. The agency with the most points will be awarded the Top Agency Award.

In an effort to recognize those organizations that demonstrate exceptional development skills across multiple entries, agencies that win more the 6 awards will also be recognized with an Outstanding Advertising Developer award from the Web Marketing Association. In 2020, seven agencies won this honor.

Judging for the IAC Awards will take place in February, 2021. Judges will consist of a select group of Internet advertising professionals with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in Web advertising. Past competition judges have included top executives from leading corporations, institutions and media organizations such as Arc Worldwide, Beeby Clark+Meyler, Brunner Digital, Campbell-Ewald, CNN, Deep Interactive Asia, Digitas, EuroRSCG 4D, Google, IBM Interactive, JWT, Mastercard, McCann Worldgroup, Possible, SapientRazorfish, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Small Army, Tectis GmbH, TMP Worldwide, Universal McCann Interactive and Wunderman / Y&R.

 

 

A complete list of past winners can be found at the IAC Award Website.

Best Interactive Applications to Be Named by Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association judges will select the best online interactive apps in 86 industries as part of their 19th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. Anyone wishing to nominate their applications work for consideration may do so at www.IACAward.org before the deadline of January 29, 2021.

“Online apps are an effective advertising tool to build brand awareness and engage consumers wherever they may be,” said William Rice, president of the Web Marketing Association.  “The IAC Awards provides an opportunity to show the world your expertise in this emerging field. It’s also a great marketing opportunity for the winners to promote their work to senior management, customers and prospects”.

The 2021 international Internet Advertising Competition Awards are open to all organizations and individuals (advertising and interactive agencies, corporate marketing departments, etc.) throughout the world involved in the process of developing Internet advertising. Entries may be submitted online at www.IACAward.org.  The deadline for entry is January 29, 2021 and will be judged on creativity, innovation, impact, design, copywriting, and use of the medium.

In addition to online apps, IAC Awards will be presented within each of the industry categories and advertising formats such as:

Social Media

Web sites (including microsites and landing pages)

Online ads (including banner, pop-up or interstitial)

Rich media ads

Email message campaign

Online newsletter campaign

Mobile apps and websites

Integrated ad campaign

Online Video

Voice Skills and Actions

 

The 2020 Best of Show for Interactive Applications went to Hong Kong Trade Development Council for HKTDC Marketplace App

Past top winners in Interactive Application format include:

 

Year    Entry Name                 Winner

2020    Big Goals Bracket  won by Adams & Knight, Inc.

2019    Words With Friends 2 won by Heat

2018    There’s Beauty in The Build won by Wastell Homes & tbk Creative

2017    Pitbull Messin Around Launch won by Razz Interactive

2016    StopChildPorno Filter won by These Days

2015    Caine’s Quest – Jupiter Ascending won by Thinkingbox

2014    Egg Beaters Benefit Calculator won by POSSIBLE

2013    Manulife – Ride to 65 won by Manulife Financial

2012    Beef Equity – Here’s the Beef won by Wendy’s and The Kaplan Thaler Group

2011    Toyota Sponsafier won by Saatchi & Saatchi LA

2010    Apple Jacks Gliders won by Biggs|Gilmore

Interactive agencies that win multiple awards will also be in the running for Top Agency Award. Each entrant will be awarded points based on the level of award for each award received. The agency with the most points will be awarded the Top Agency Award. Agencies that win more the 6 awards will also be recognized with an Outstanding Advertising Developer award from the Web Marketing Association. In 2018, four agencies won this honor.

Judging for the IAC Awards will take place in February, 2021. Judges will consist of a select group of Internet advertising professionals with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in Web advertising. Past competition judges have included top executives from leading corporations, institutions and media organizations such as Arc Worldwide, Beeby Clark+Meyler, Brunner Digital, Campbell-Ewald, CNN, Deep Interactive Asia, Digitas, EuroRSCG 4D, Google, IBM Interactive, JWT, Mastercard, McCann Worldgroup, Possible, SapientRazorfish, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Small Army, Tectis GmbH, TMP Worldwide, Universal McCann Interactive and Wunderman / Y&R.

A complete list of past winners can be found at the IAC Award Website.

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