Jun 212011
 

Last April, there was an App awards ceremony called Appy’s Awards to honor app development which Angry Birds was the biggest Appy’s winner. This time we have even bigger Internet awards ceremony called “The Webby Awards” which was established in 1996 to honor excellence on the Internet. It’s not easy to win Webby Awards as all the nominees and winners are truly representing the best of the web and there are nearly 70 categories awards to be awarded to these incredible person or companies.

the webby awards 2011

If we called the Oscar awards is the most honorable awards for the best actors and films, then The Webby Awards is the Oscar awards for the best of Internet. Just for your info, the winners of Webby Awards had been announced on May 3 and honored on June 13 in New York City. You can watch all the 15th Webby Awards Ceremony on Youtube.

Below is a complete list of 15th annual Webby Awards Winners:

Webby Award Winner People’s Voice Winner
ACTIVISM
REDU Avaaz
ART
Adobe Museum of Digital Media YouTube Play
ASSOCIATIONS
American Institute of Architects AARP: The Website
AUTOMOTIVE
2011 Mediocrity Vespa website
BANKING/BILL PAYING
Lending Club Chase Blueprint Demo
BEAUTY AND COSMETICS
Boss Bottled Night Redken.com
BEST COPY/WRITING
NewYorker.com The Onion
BEST HOME/WELCOME PAGE
LEGO.com LEGO.com
BEST NAVIGATION/STRUCTURE
Hidden Heroes Zappos.com
BEST PRACTICES
Dropbox Skype
BEST USE OF ANIMATION or MOTION GRAPHICS
Monet 2010 Adobe Museum of Digital Media
BEST USE OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Nationa Geographic National Geographic
BEST USE OF VIDEO or MOVING IMAGE
The Wilderness Downtown TED.com
BEST VISUAL DESIGN – AESTHETIC
Monet 2010 LIFE.com
BEST VISUAL DESIGN – FUNCTION
TED.com VIMEO
BLOG- BUSINESS
TechCrunch HuffPost Business
BLOG – CULTURAL
The 99% Laughing Squid
BLOG – POLITICAL
Truthdig Comedy Central’s Indecision
CELEBRITY/FAN
Team Coco Team Coco
CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS/NON-PROFIT
Historypin PBS.org
COMMUNITY
OpenIDEO Twitter
CONSUMER ELECTRONICs
Engadget Engadget
CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
Gone Google Gone Google
CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS
Anne Frank House Smithsonian Institution
EDUCATION
TED.com TED.com
EMPLOYMENT
Freelancer.com Freelancer.com
EVENTS
TribecaFilm.com YouTube Play
FAMILY/PARENTING
BabyCenter BabyCenter
FASHION
NOWNESS Vogue.com
FINANCIAL SERVICES
Mint Mint
FOOD and BEVERAGE
Epicurious Epicurious
GAMES
Lego Star Wars III Robot Unicorn Attack
GAMES RELATED
The Escapist The Escapist
GOVERNMENT
The Architect’s Virtual Capitol NASA Home Page
GREEN
SHFT.com SHFT.com
GUIDES/RATINGS/REVIEWS
Yelp Yelp
HEALTH
Attraction WebMD
HUMOR
Funny or Die CollegeHumor
INSURANCE
Responsibility Project University of Farmers
IT HARDWARE/SOFTWARE
DELL Demo Slam
LAW
Threat Level Threat Level
LIFESTYLE
MarthaStewart.com The Escapist
MAGAZINE
NewYorker.com National Geographic Magazine Online
Movie and FILM
The Warden Sixteen Toy Story Official Web Site
MUSIC
Pandora Pandora
NETART
Welcome to Pine Point The Wilderness Downtown
NEWS
NPR NPR
PERSONAL BLOG/WEBSITE
What I Made What I Made
PHARMACEUTICALS
SpeakFromTheHeart.com SpeakFromTheHeart.com
POLITICS
FactCheck.org NPR News Election 2010: It’s All Politics
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Blenderbox Awesomeville
RADIO/PODCASTS
NPR NPR
REAL ESTATE
Zillow.com Zillow.com
RELIGION and SPIRITUALITY
The Buddha The Buddha
RESTAURANT
Pure Management Group Chipotle Website
RETAIL
Groupon Groupon
SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY
Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing
SCIENCE
NASA Global Climate Change Discovery News
SELF-PROMOTION/PORTFOLIO
Summit Projects Twitter Knitter
SOCIAL MEDIA
Vimeo Vimeo
SPORTS
MLB.com ESPN.com
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
LG Optimus – 1,000 Acts of Kindness When Facebook becomes a book
TELEVISION
Boardwalk Empire – Interactive Boardwalk Hulu
TOURISM
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Online The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Online
TRAVEL
Jetsetter Lonely Planet
WEB SERVICES & APPLICATIONS
Dropbox Dropbox
WEIRD
Awkward Family Photos Awkward Family Photos
YOUTH
A Thin Line National Geographic Kids

Special Achievement Awards:

Webby Artist of the Year LCD Soundsystem
Webby Special Achievement Dan Savage
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Martin Cooper
Webby Person of the Year Watson
Webby Film & Person of the Year Funny or die
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Red Burns
Webby Agency of the Year Wieden + Kennedy
Webby Breakout of the Year Groupon
(RED) Webby Award Ushahidi

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