Congratulations on being selected as a Winner in the 24th Annual Webby Awards. Out of 13,000 entries from all 50 U.S. states and 70+ countries, and 2.5 million votes cast by 600,000 people in the Webby People’s Voice Awards—the 24th Annual Webby Awards is one of the biggest in our history.
You have joined an elite group: the best of the Internet. Whether selected by our prestigious Academy or chosen by the online voting public in the People’s Voice Awards, your win is an outstanding accomplishment, achieved by only the top 4% of all entered work. Now, it’s time to let the world know—and generate buzz for your clients and partners.
Here’s what to do now:
Participate in The Webbys From Home!
Tuesday, May 19th at 3pm ET | 12pm PT, All Webby Winners (including yourself) will be recognized in The Webbys From Home Internet Celebration. The celebration is going to be amazing, featuring 5-Word Speeches by your team, and with special appearances by Michelle Obama, Dr. Anthony Fauci, D-Nice, Questlove, Tom Hanks, Imogen Heap, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland, Jill Scott, David Chang, FKA twigs, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, and many more!
Read more details on giving your 5-Word Speech (and a guide to upload one) here.
Promote Your Webby Win
Being selected as a Webby Winner exponentially sets your work apart from any competition. You are now the global, industry standard. Below are a few reasons to spread the news:
1. You Are Officially an Industry Leader.
You’ve officially become the best of the Internet, and that is plenty to brag about. Past Webby Winners include: BBDO New York, National Geographic, Spotify, Nike, m ss ng p eces, and NASA—as well as Special Achievement Winners like Kim Kardashian West, Issa Rae, Adam Sandler, Miley Cyrus, D-Nice, Jesse Williams, FKA twigs, Mitchell Baker, and more.
2. You’ll Make Global Headlines
Every year, The Webby Awards receives a lot of media buzz, and therefore so do our Winners. Last year’s Webbys earned over 13 billion media impressions and headlines in publications around the world. This year, will generate even more press, with the launch of Webbys From Home, a first-of-its-kind Internet Celebration.
The entire world will be looking to Webby Winners. Make sure you’re ready.
3. You’ll Impress Current and Future Clients
Being named a Webby Winner is impressive. Potential clients and partners will see that you produce award-winning digital projects, which validates your work and gives people a strong reason to work with you and use your services. We’ve made a few logos and badges you can use in your communications. Eighty percent of Webby Winners attribute their win to earning new business.
4. Experience The Webbys From Home
As a Webby Winner, you will be one of the few people who have exclusive access to Webbys From Home to participate and experience the show. Your 5-Word Acceptance Speech will be marked in Internet history, and memorialized for people, everywhere, to see.
5. 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.