Being nominated for a Webby is a prime opportunity to show the world what you’ve been up to and just how awesome your work is. Read on to find out why you should take advantage of your Nominee status.
YOU’RE IN THE RUNNING TO WIN A PEOPLE’S VOICE AWARD
All Webby Nominees are eligible to win the Webby People’s Voice Award as chosen by the online public. Voting is a prime time to generate followers, fans, and buzz. The Webby People’s Voice Awards polls are open fromApril 2nd through April 18th at 11:59 PST and anyone can vote at vote.webbyawards.com. We encourage you to log into the Nominee Center with your Confirmation Number and start campaigning now.
YOU ARE NOW OFFICIALLY AN INDUSTRY LEADER
With the prestige and cache that accompany a Webby nomination, you’ve joined the ranks of the Internet’s best and brightest. Past Webby Nominees include: Google, The Onion, Nike, Still Processing,The BBC, Spotify, Merriam-Webster, Instagram, Girls Who Code, NASA &Buzzfeed.
YOU’LL IMPRESS YOUR CLIENTS
Whether it’s maintaining current clients or winning new business, a Webby Award nomination validates your work and gives prospects the confidence they need to invest in your services.
YOU CAN MAKE HEADLINES
Past Webby Nominees and Winners have garnered coverage around the world: from CNN, BBC, USA Today, The New York Times, and entertainment outlets such as E! and People. Last year’s Webby Awards received over 9 billion media impressions worldwide. Read our media coverage here. A Webby nomination offers countless publicity opportunities in national, local, and trade media, or on internal communications and marketing materials.
YOU CAN SALUTE YOUR TEAM IN A BIG WAY
Your Webby nomination allows you to recognize your valued employees for their accomplishments. There’s no better way to show them that you think their work is award-worthy than to share your Webby news with the world.
YOU’VE PROVEN THAT YOU STAND OUT AMONG YOUR PEERS
Out of the thousands of sites, videos, apps, ads, and social accounts that were entered, there are only a handful of Nominees chosen by our Academy, and you’re one of them.
YOU CAN MEET THE MOVERS AND SHAKERS
When you win a Webby or Webby People’s Voice Award, you’re invited to attend the 23rd Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City hosted by Comedian and Writer, Jenny Slate. There you’ll get to rub elbows with the industry’s best. To see who attended last year’s Webby Awards, check out the photo gallery here.
RECEIVE VALIDATION FOR A JOB WELL DONE
Now more than ever, the value of Internet expertise is crucial for any organization. As a Webby Nominee, your work exemplifies excellence in the industry, which you’ll be able to share with your clients, competitors, and the guys and gals at corporate.
YOU CAN DELIVER A FAMOUS 5-WORD SPEECH
Webby People’s Voice Winners, will have the opportunity to deliver a 5-Word Speech. Past Webby Award Winners and their speeches include; Al Gore (“Please don’t recount this vote.”); Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour (“Sometimes, geeks can be chic.”); Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Opal Tometi (“Stay Turnt. Black Lives Matter.”); Stephen Colbert (“Me. Me. Me. Me. Me.”); The Women’s March (“Women, look what we did!”); and Amy Poehler (“Me, you, PS22 dance party.”). Your 5-Word Speech will be shared with the world on the official Webby Awards social media platforms and YouTube channel.