Winning a Webby is a very big deal—you’re now officially recognized across the world as the best of the Internet. Pretty cool, right? Now it’s time to make sure everyone knows: Here are 7 reasons why you should promote your Webby Win.
YOU’RE OFFICIALLY AN INDUSTRY LEADER
With the prestige and cachet that accompany a Webby win, you’ve joined the ranks of the Internet’s best and brightest, making you—and your work—an industry leader.
YOU’LL IMPRESS YOUR CLIENTS
Whether it’s maintaining current clients or attracting new business, “Webby Award Winner” validates your work and gives your clients and prospective clients a strong reason to use your services.
YOU CAN MAKE HEADLINES
Past winners have received coverage from news outlets around the world—like CNN, The Guardian, BBC,USA Today, Buzzfeed and TheNew York Times. A Webby win offers countless publicity opportunities in international, local, and trade media.
YOU CAN MEET THE MOVERS AND SHAKERS
As a Webby Winner, you’re invited to attend the 21st Annual Webby Awards. This year’s ceremony will be held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on May 15, 2017. You’ll not only get the chance to mingle with your fellow Winners at the event, but also have the unique opportunity to meet the Webby community of digital professionals, luminaries, and celebrities. See who attended the 20th Annual Webby Awards here.
YOU CAN DELIVER A 5-WORD SPEECH
As a Winner, you get to deliver one of The Webby Awards’ famous 5-Word Speeches to a global audience. Past Webby Winners—and their speeches—include Kim Kardashian: “Nude selfies till I die.” Al Gore: “Please don’t recount this vote.” Anna Wintour: “Sometimes, geeks can be chic.” Bjork:“A.E.I.O.U,” and Kevin Spacey & Dana Brunetti for House of Cards: “The Oscars should do this.” Need some inspiration? Watch more 5-Word Speeches on our YouTube channel.
YOU CAN SALUTE YOUR TEAM IN A BIG WAY
Your Webby win allows you to recognize your valued employees for their accomplishments. There’s no better way to show them that you think their work is awesome than to share this news with the world.
YOU’VE PROVEN YOU STAND OUT AMONG YOUR PEERS
Out of 13,000 entries, there are only a handful of Winners. Your work truly stands out and sets the standard for Internet excellence.