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The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Established in 1996 during the Web's infancy, The Webbys are presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 550-member body of leading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities.


WINNERS: In each of the 100+ categories, there are two chances to win a Webby Award. The Academy vote will choose a single Winner based on review and analysis of the nominees. These entries will receive a Webby Award. Additionally, the online community, through a public vote, will select a Winner from the nominees in each category. These entries receive a Webby People's Voice Award for Websites, Interactive Advertising, and Online Film & Video, and a Webby Mobile Voice Award for Mobile content. For more information regarding Winners, see The Webby Awards Winner Resource Center.

NOMINEES: The Academy will select the five (5) best entries in each of the 100+ categories based on review and analysis using specific judging criteria. PricewaterhouseCoopers provides vote tabulation consulting for the judging process. These five selections will then be recognized as Webby Nominees. For more information regarding Webby Nominees, see The Webby Awards Nominee Resource Center.

OFFICIAL HONOREE: As a result of the superior quantity and quality of entrants, the Webby honors additional outstanding entries alongside our Nominees and Winners as Official Honorees. Being selected as an Official Honoree means an entry has been selected as one of the best on the Web as part of the Webby judging process, based on the Webby judging criteria. Less than 20% of entries in the Webby Awards are deemed Official Honorees. With thousands of entries in the Webby Awards each year, being selected as an Official Honoree is a notable achievement. There may be multiple entries (or no entries) in each category designated as an Official Honoree. For more information regarding Webby Honorees, see The Webby Awards Honoree Resource Center.

STATUETTES AND FRAMED CERTIFICATES: Webby Award, Webby People's Voice, and Webby Mobile Voice Award Winners will receive a beautiful hand-casted Webby Statuette, the symbol of Web excellence, and may purchase duplicate statuettes for clients, colleagues or other team members involved in the site. Nominees and Offical Honorees may purchase custom framed certificates to commemorate their honor. Go to the Webby Store for more information.