About The Webby Awards


Quick Facts

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28th Annual Webby Awards Key Dates:
– September 12, 2023: Call For Entries Opens
– October 28, 2023: Early Entry Deadline
– December 15, 2023: Final Entry Deadline
– April 2, 2024: Nominee Announcement
– April 23, 2024: Winners Announcement
– May 13, 2024: The Webby Awards Show

Key Facts: The Webby Awards is the Internet’s most respected symbol of success. The 28th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 13,000 entries from all 50 states and over 70 countries worldwide.

Judges: Webby Winners are selected by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), a global organization of industry experts and technology innovators. You can see them all here. The online public also chooses The Webby People’s Voice Winners by casting ballots for their favorite Nominees during the annual voting period.

Judging Criteria: Winners are selected for recognition based on “overall experience,” as well as excellence in the following areas:

– Websites and Mobile Sites: Content, Structure & Navigation, Visual Design, Overall Experience, Functionality and Interactivity

– Video: Concept & Writing, Overall Experience, Quality of Craft, Integration & more

– Advertising, Media & PR:  Creativity, Overall Experience, Integration & more

– Apps and Software: Content, Structure & Navigation, Visual Design, Functionality and Interactivity, Creative Production & more

– Social: Content, Creativity, Overall Experience, and Engagement

– Podcasts: News & Politics, Best Host, Best Series, Best Live Podcast Recording & more

– Games: Strategy and Puzzles, User Experience, Sound Design, Writing, & more

AI, Metaverse & Virtual: Technology, Public Service & Activism, Media & Entertainment & more

Learn more about The Webby Awards Judging Academy here.