Mailchimp.Com Nominated for Best IT Hardware/Software Website for the 10Th Annual Webby Awards
MailChimp.com on the Shortlist for Top International Honor for the Web
April 11, 2006
The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web, today nominated MailChimp.com for the Best IT Hardware/Software Website of 2006.
Winners will be announced on May 1, 2006 and honored at The 10th Annual Webby Awards Gala in New York City on June 12th. The ceremony will be hosted by comedian and actor Rob Corddry, correspondent for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”
Hailed as the “Oscars of the Internet” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization that includes David Bowie, Harvey Weinstein, Arianna Huffington, Matt Groening, Jamie Oliver, Internet inventor Vinton Cerf, and RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser.
“The Webby Awards honors the outstanding work that is setting the standards for the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards. “MailChimp’s Nominee selection is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”
As a nominee for a Webby Award, MailChimp.com is also eligible to win a People’s Voice Award. Voting is open to the public from April 10th to April 27th at http://peoplesvoice.webbyawards.com.
The 10th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states.
Founded in 1996, The Webby Awards is known worldwide for its famous five-word speeches..
Hailed as the “Oscars of the Internet” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. Established in 1996, the 10th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide.
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences is dedicated to the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and interactive media. The Academy is an intellectually diverse organization that includes over 500 members consisting of leading experts in a diverse range of fields, such as musician David Bowie, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, Internet inventor and Google Chief Internet Evangelist Vinton Cerf, “Simpsons” creator Matt Groening, Real Networks CEO Rob Glaser, and fashion designer Max Azria. For more information, visit www.iadas.net.
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