At which awards show do restaurant
executives get to share the stage with Al Gore, David Bowie, Meg Whitman,
and the Beastie Boys?
At The Webby Awards, the only award ceremony that Vanity Fair 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 and video, and mobile
The 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from over 60
countries. The awards season was capped by a star-studded June gala
showcasing an influential group of Internet luminaries including YouTube
Founders Steve Chen and Chad Hurley, rock legend David Bowie, eBay CEO
Meg Whitman, and Beastie Boys.
The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts
and Sciences, a 550-person judging academy whose members include Vinton
Cerf, R/GA’s Chief Bob Greenberg, “Simpson’s” creator Matt Groening, Arianna
Huffington, and Harvey Weinstein.
To enter a Website in the 12th Annual Webby Awards, visit
www.webbyawards.com. The early entry deadline is October 26, 2007.
Restaurant industry sites can also enter in interactive advertising categories
and feature categories such as Best Navigation and Best Copy Writing.
Nominees will be announced in April and winners will be honored at the gala
ceremony in June 2008. In keeping with Webby tradition, all winners’
speeches are limited to just five words.