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Key Dates:
18th Annual Webby Awards -
April 8, 2014: Webby Nominees announced, People's Voice Awards voting begins
April 24, 2014: People's Voice Awards voting ends
April 28, 2014: Webby Award and People's Voice Award Winners announced
May 19, 2014: The 18th Annual Webby Awards will be held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
May 20, 2014: Webby Awards available on demand at
Key Facts:
The Webby Awards is the Internet's most respected symbol of success. The 18th Annual Webby Awards received 12,000 entries from all 50 US states and over 60 countries worldwide.
Winners are chosen by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences a global organization whose newest members include Tumblr founder David Karp,Internet Co-creator Vint Cerf, Huffington Post Media Group President Arianna Huffington, Mozilla CEO and Chair Mitchell Baker, Creator of the Gif Steve Wilhite, Internet co-creator Vint Cerf, and mobile-phone inventor Martin Cooper.
Judging Criteria:
Winners are selected for recognition based on excellence in the following criteria:

Websites & Mobile:
content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, interactivity and overall experience

Interactive Advertising & Media:
creativity, integration, overall experience

Film & Video:
concept & writing, quality of craft, integration, overall experience

content, creativity, engagement, overall experience
Past Winners:
Recognition by the Webby Award puts you in the esteemed group of industry leaders such as Twitter, Google, eBay, Pinterest, Skype, Instagram, BBC News, CNN, The Guardian, The New York Times, Aol, Tumblr, Wikipedia, ESPN, Funny or Die, Comedy Central, PBS, The Huffington Post, the Sundance Channel, and The Onion.
Important Links:
  • Webby Awards Website
  • Webby Awards Twitter
  • Webby Awards Facebook
  • Webby Awards Tumblr
  • Webby Awards YouTube
  • Webby Awards on Google+
  • Webby Awards Flickr