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Fans Can Vote Online to Help DigitalUs Win Internet’s Top Honor for the 20th annual Webby Award for Best Association Website.
Orlando, Florida — April 15th, 2016 – DigitalUs, in conjunction with Solodev, announced today that it is a finalist for The Webby Awards in the category of Best Association Website for its work on behalf of the Florida Dairy Farmers (FDF). DigitalUs recently launched the revamped website for FDF that has already been honored with an AVA Digital Awards Gold Medal. The FDF site is a finalist for the "Webby" along with sites from heavyweight associations such as the United Auto Workers, Screen Actors Guild and Recording Industry Association of America.
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of Web industry experts, including Tumblr founder, David Karp, Executive Creative Director at Refinery29, Piera Gelardi, Musicians Questlove & Grimes, Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram, Eva Chen, Twitter Co-Founder, Biz Stone, Jimmy Kimmel, and and creator of the .gif file format, Steve Wilhite.
“We are so honored to be recognized in this competitive category for the “Webby People’s Voice Award.”, said Joe Tucker, Creative Director at DigitalUs "We have a talented design & development team that put principles and out of the box thinking first. We are all about building the most compelling digital experiences and another nomination for FloridaMilk is just more validation that we’re doing exactly that.”
As a nominee, DigitalUs is also eligible to win a Webby People’s Voice Award, which is voted online by fans across the globe. From now until April 21st, DigitalUs fans can cast their votes at the Webby Awards Website.
Winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 and honored at a star-studded ceremony on Monday, May 16, 2016 at Cipriani on Wall Street in New York City. There they will have an opportunity to deliver one of The Webby Awards’ famous 5-Word Speeches. Past 5-Word Speeches include: Steve Wilhite’s “It’s Pronounced “Jif” not ‘Gif’; Stephen Colbert’s “Me. Me. Me. Me. Me.”; and Björk ‘s “A E I O U.”
DigitalUs is an Orlando-based digital marketing agency. We don’t just build websites. We build brands – and businesses – online. At DigitalUs, we believe that a website is never just a website. It’s a digital expression of your brand – and the center of your marketing universe. A place where your purpose, vision and mission collide. It should deliver your brand promise to your customers – anytime, anywhere and on any device. From healthcare to hospitality, government to retail, DigitalUs has helped hundreds of businesses and organizations bring their digital brands to life – and reach their strategic goals.
About the Webby Awards
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Advertising & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile Sites & Apps and Social. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received nearly 13,000 entries from all 50 states and over 70 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Xfinity, SeeSo, Google, Vitamin T, YouTube, Adformatie, Advertising Age, Code and Theory, Cool Hunting, Creativepool, Digiday, FITC, Internet Week New York, It’s Nice That, Mashable, Mobile Marketing Association, Moleskine, Ninja Marketing, Northside Festival, NUMA, Social Media Week, SoDA, Springwise, Taste Talks, The Drum, The Guardian News Media, The Hollywood Reporter, Tube Filter and VentureBeat.