The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS).

It is is one of the most established internet-focused awards and has been called “The Oscars of the Internet.”

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The Webby Awards recognize excellence in 5 major media types: Websites, Online Film & Video, Social, Interactive Advertising & Media and Mobile Sites & Apps.

Two awards are presented in every category - The Webby People’s Voice Award and The Webby Award. Entries for The Webby People’s Voice Award are accepted from the general public, however ultimately the nominees for both awards in each category are selected by the members of the academy.

This year there were approximately 13,000 entries from all 50 U.S. states and more than 60 countries! The top 20% of all entries are awarded the distinction of Official Honoree.

Two Moovweb customers, Forever21 and White House | Black Market were recently awarded this distinction.

Forever21’s mobile site was 1 of only 6 Official Honorees for Mobile Sites & Apps / Shopping (Handheld Devices). Fellow Honorees included Birchbox, Target app, Rue La La iOS 8 iPhone app, Nixon and Coach app.

White House | Black Market’s tablet experience was 1 of 5 Official Honorees for Mobile Sites & Apps / Shopping (Tablet). Fellow Honorees included Staples for iPad, zulily iPad app, Rue La La iOS 8 tablet app, and VIETRI, Inc.

We are proud to work with Forever21 and White House | Black Market to provide their customers with optimized mobile and tablet experiences and warmly congratulate them on this prestigious recognition.

 
 

by Anis Salvesen