Nominees Announced April 2nd

Categories

The 28th Annual Webby Awards Call for Entries opens on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. Below is a list of the categories & definitions.

The Webby Awards accepts eight types of entries:

  • Websites and Mobile Sites, honors to celebrate the best Websites designed for any screen including desktop and mobile, including features like aesthetic and user experience to, Comedy and News sites. New honors this year for Responsible Technology.
  • Advertising, Media & PR, honors for the breadth of the digital advertising landscape, including Innovative PR, Branded Content, Media and Integrated work.
  • Video, honors video that premiered Online, from Documentaries, Series & Channels, Performance and Craft, Branded Entertainment and more
  • Social, honors the scope of social media across all platforms, from the best Sports, Music and Experimental & Innovation to News & Information including Best Creator, Content Series & Campaigns, Video and more.
  • Podcasts, honors recognizing outstanding work in podcast Episodes, Series and Limited Series & Specials, across Creativity & Marketing, Crime & Justice, Sustainability & Environment, Best Host, and Best Writing and more.
  • Games, honors for outstanding work in games across mobile, social, and browser platforms, from Action & Adventure to Puzzles, Strategy & Trivia, to Social Impact and more.
  • Metaverse, Immersive & AI, honors for exceptional work in creating and executing metaverse, immersive, virtual and – new this season – a cross-disciplinary suite of AI categories to honor work created for websites, apps, software, games, social and video.
  • Apps, dApps & Software, honors outstanding Apps, dApps (Decentralized Apps) and Software in a multitude of categories within five category types; General Apps, Features, Software Services & Platforms and new this year dApps General and Responsible Technology. 

Descriptions for each category are listed below the category lists and can be accessed by clicking the category link. If you don’t find what you’re looking for here, or have any questions at all please email Webby Awards Producer Evey Long at evey@webbyawards.com 

# In order to support a vibrant Internet community, categories denoted by # can be entered for $215. Student categories can be entered for $70.

New Categories are highlighted in green.


New categories highlighted in green.

# Denotes $215 categories.


The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Websites, designed for any screen including desktop and mobile, in a variety of categories. New this year, we have honors for Responsible Technology. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered. Entries entered into more than one category may win multiple awards.

The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Video in a multitude of categories within four category types including; Features, General Video, Performance & Craft, Video Series & Channels and Branded Entertainment. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered. Entries entered into more than one category may win multiple awards.

The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Apps, dApps & Software in a multitude of categories within four category types; General Apps, General dApps (Decentralized Apps), Features, and Software Services & Platforms in addition to Responsible Technology honors. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered. Entries entered into more than one category may win multiple awards.


The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Podcasts in a variety of unique categories within four category types; Features, General Series, Limited-Series & Specials, and and Individual Episodes. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered. Entries entered into more than one category may win multiple awards.

The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Social in a variety of category types including Features, General Social, Social Content Series, Social Campaigns and Social Video. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered. Entries entered into more than one category may win multiple awards.

The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Games in a multitude of categories within two category types; Features and General Games. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered. Entries entered into more than one category may win multiple awards.

The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding work in Metaverse, Immersive & AI including work in virtual reality, AR, and 3D world experiences alongside virtual video experiences including conferences, concerts, and events. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered. Entries entered into more than one category may win multiple awards.

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