Fastspot Receives Multiple Accolades in the 15th Annual Webby Awards

04.13.2011

Fastspot is proud to announce they have been honored with a Nomination and two Official Honoree distinctions in the 15th Annual Webby Awards.

The announcement, made Tuesday, April 12, named Fastspot's Jambalaya word game app as one of five Official Nominees in the Games - Tablet and All Other Devices category. Fastspot's work on Websites for local businesses Woodberry Kitchen and Ziger/Snead was also praised; each received Official Honoree distinction in its respective category.

These accolades represent the fifth consecutive year that Fastspot has been honored by the Webbys. For the 11th Annual Webby Awards in 2007, Fastspot received Official Honoree distinction for their work on the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum's People's Design Award site and ultimately won a Webby People's Voice Award for that project. In the 2008 and 2009 Awards, the agency received Official Honoree nods for the American Beverage Association's Issue Microsites, the Baker Artist Awards, and Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum's Educator Resource Center. Last year, Fastspot gained two Official Nominations and won the School/University Webby for the innovative Virtual Tour they created for Bucknell University.

The Webby Awards is the Internet's most respected symbol of success. 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, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile Websites.

As a nominee, Fastspot is also eligible to win a Webby People's Voice Award, which is voted online by the global Web community. Voting for this honor is now open. From now until April 29, Fastspot's supporters can cast their votes at http://webby.aol.com/media_types/mobile-web in the Games - Tablet and All Other Devices category. People’s Voice Award winners will be announced on May 3, 2011. Webby winners will be honored at the 15th Annual Webby Awards in New York City on June 13, 2011.