BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2016) - Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced the winners of the 2016 Acquia Engage Awards Program. The Acquia Engage Awards showcase the amazing digital experiences that Acquia's partners and customers are building.
More than 150 submissions were received from partners and customers. A panel of web content management and digital marketing experts selected winning projects in 13 categories from a field of 88 finalists. Each digital experience was evaluated for its visual design, functionality, integration and overall experience to determine the winners in each category.
"I was very impressed by the quality of this year's submissions for the Acquia Engage Awards," said Beth Negus Viveiros, managing editor of the Chief Marketer Network, who served as a judge for the award program. "Across the board, the websites entered for consideration showcased excellent design and measurable results, and offered user experiences that were not only attractive but easy to navigate and use."
This year's Acquia Engage Award winners are:
Brand Experience: VML and Xerox
Commerce: HS2 Solutions and Wilson Sporting Goods
Consumer Brands: MyPlanet and SpartanNash
Digital Experience: Princess Cruises and Princess@Sea
External / Customer Community Sites: Miggle and ThinkNation
Financial Services: CI&T and Commonwealth Financial Network
Healthcare: Hatch 130 and Steward Health Care
Health Sciences: The Formery and DKMS
Higher Education: Connective DX and Clark University
High Technology: Isovera and Intralinks
Media, Entertainment for Publishing: Cogapp and Yiddish Book Center
Nonprofit: FFW for YMCA Twin Cities
Public Sector: IDEO and City of Boston, Department of Innovation for Technology
"Acquia's partners and customers are working tirelessly to drive the future of digital. Together we're helping organizations develop elegant solutions that inspire and engage audiences, and create significant value for their businesses," said Joe Wykes, senior vice president of global channels and commerce at Acquia. "This year's honorees are working closely with Acquia to not only execute on today's opportunities, but to also lay the groundwork for success in the world of tomorrow. We congratulate the finalists and winners, as their work continues to affirm that Acquia partners and customers are setting the new precedent for exceptional digital experiences."
CMSWire's Dom Nicastro and CMS-Connected's Laura Myers also served on the jury.
Acquia is the leading provider of cloud-based, digital experience management solutions. Forward-thinking organizations rely on Acquia to transform the way they can engage with customers -- in a personal and contextual way, across every device and channel. Acquia provides the agility organizations need to embrace new digital business models and speed innovation and time to market. With Acquia, thousands of customers globally including the BBC, Cisco, Stanford University, and the Australian Government are delivering digital experiences with transformational business impact.
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