Sid Lee

Sid Lee

February 04, 2010 08:00 ET

Ergonet and Sid Lee Recognized as Sitecore's North American Site of the Year Category Winner for

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 4, 2010) - Ergonet and Sid Lee announced today that the site has been named the North American Sitecore Site of the Year category winner (Best Non-Profit Site).

Selected from several customers, is being recognized for its use of Sitecore technology to develop more effective business processes and advancing online strategies.

The purpose of the multilingual site is to promote ONE DROP™ which was established by the founder of Cirque du Soleil®, Guy Laliberté. The organization's mission is simple: to provide access to water in developing countries and to raise everyone's awareness on water-related issues.

ONE DROP website is a unique, multilingual, inspiring and fully interactive portal that offers people from around the world the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of the 'water for all' cause by inviting them to carry out a positive action or make a donation.

The site, which includes dynamic functionalities and web 2.0 tools, is based on a call to action strategy to mobilize as many people as possible. After the launch of, many spontaneous worldwide events and opportunities had to be integrated into the initial site:

  1. AQUA: A JOURNEY INTO THE WORLD OF WATER worldwide multisensory touring experience website section (including interactive terminals linked to the portal);

  2. Guy Laliberté's Poetic Social Mission in Space (a multilingual section – French-English-Russian – of the site, including a mission log presenting the adventure on a daily basis);

  3. The broadcast of the worldwide event Moving Stars and Earth for Water (an historic show integrating live performances, pre-recorded capsules from space and videos, as well as the uninterrupted flow of comments from the website-based web 2.0 functionalities offered, all simultaneously broadcasted on ONE DROP website and on television).

About Ergonet (

Founded in 1995, Ergonet is a firm specialized in the development of integrated web initiatives. Its corporate philosophy consists of ensuring the success of marketing | relational | operational web initiatives with an integrated and results-based approach.

About Sid Lee (

Sid Lee is a company that develops brand experiences—by creating products, services and spaces—and markets them through advertising, experiential marketing, branded content and interactive communications. To embed brands, products, spaces and services with more meaning and more resonance, we have assembled one of the most diverse creative teams in the world. Our 250 artisans work globally for top-tier clients from our Montreal, Paris and Amsterdam ateliers. Sid Lee received the title of Agency of the year 2009, awarded by Marketing Magazine.

About Sitecore's Site of the Year contest

Sitecore's Site of the Year contest honours customers who have leveraged Sitecore's technology to develop the most outstanding websites. The Sitecore Site of the Year contest is divided into four regions- International, Denmark, United Kingdom, and North America.

This year's entries were judged within the following categories: Consumer Goods, E-commerce, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare, Legal, Media, Non-Profit, Sports/Entertainment and Travel. Each nomination was judged by a panel of Sitecore specialists on the following attributes:

  1. Use of Sitecore as a technology platform

  2. Integration of Sitecore to other software/technologies

  3. Design implementation

  4. Branding

  5. Results delivered

About Sitecore

Sitecore's Web Content Management System (CMS) and portal software solutions enable companies to deliver compelling web experiences. Sitecore's award-winning CMS software makes it easy for businesses to create and update dynamic, full-featured websites of all types. Sitecore's industry leading flexibility and scalability allows companies to better leverage their content, improve customer experience and drive business growth.

Thousands of public and private organizations, including national governments and Fortune 500 companies, use Sitecore solutions for their websites. These organizations have created and now manage more than 22,000 dynamic websites with Sitecore, among others; Microsoft, Sara Lee, Siemens, Toshiba, Omni Hotels, Computer Associates, ISS and Lloyds of Lodon.

Ergonet, a firm specialized in the development of websites, inter/intra/extra Net portals and web management systems, was created in 1995. Its corporate philosophy consists of ensuring the success of marketing/relational/operational web initiatives with an integrated and results-based approach.

Ergonet offers a unique expertise to various organisations by developing custom web solutions that can be directly connected to existing internal systems. Its initiatives generally based on Sitecore CMS include membership integrated online services solution, internal management and e-business applications as well as custom-tailored development. 

Contact Information

  • Ergonet
    Nathalie Deshaies
    Vice-president, Business Development
    514-493-3746 ext. 225
    Chantal Marcotte
    Communications Manager
    514-723-7646 ext. 7279
    Sid Lee
    Katia Aubin
    Communications Director
    514-282-2200 ext. 318