Industry News | September 15, 2010

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The Webby Awards is seeking entries for this year’s Best Restaurant Website award.

From September 14 to December 17, the 15th Annual Webby Awards will accept entries for the Best Restaurant Site of the year at The early entry deadline is October 29.

Yo! Sushi took home the top restaurant prize at the 14th Annual Webby Awards on June 14. Nominees included WOOD, Lucien Restaurant, Giraffe Restaurants, and Electrolux Art Home PDT.

“The restaurant industry is doing some of the most interesting and innovative work on the Internet today,” says David-Michel Davies, executive director of the Webby Awards. “The Webby Awards is an exciting opportunity for restaurant industry leaders to be recognized alongside Internet luminaries.”

The Webby Awards is an international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including websites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile Web and applications.

The 14th Annual Webby Awards received a record 10,000 entries from more than 60 countries. The awards season was capped by a star-studded June gala showcasing an influential group of Internet leaders including Roger Ebert, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Poehler, and Internet co-inventor Tim Berners-Lee.

The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 650-person judging academy whose members include Martha Stewart, David Bowie, Arianna Huffington, and Harvey Weinstein.

Restaurant industry sites can also enter in interactive advertising categories and feature categories such as Best Navigation/Structure and Best Copy/Writing.

Nominees will be announced in April and winners will be honored at the gala ceremony in June 2011. In keeping with Webby tradition, all winners’ speeches are limited to five words.

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