BURLINGTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 28, 2014) - Thrillworks Inc. announced that it has been honored for Best Blog-Business, Website and Corporate Social Responsibility, Website in the 18th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. The IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of web industry experts, including media mogul Arianna Huffington, Skype CEO Tony Bates, Mozilla CEO and Chair Mitchell Baker, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, mobile-phone inventor Martin Cooper, and Creator of the Jif Steve Wilhite.
Since 2001, Thrillworks Inc. has been the online agency for some of Canada's most recognized brands. Our approach to our work can be loosely defined by our (unofficial) motto "no one-site stands". We believe that a website is something that needs to be nurtured and maintained and we aim to foster long-term partnerships with our clients.
"Honorees like Thrillworks are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. "It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 12,000 entries we received this year."
"To have our work be honored alongside TechCrunch, Adobe and Disney speaks volumes about the caliber of work being produced by the Thrillworks team. Now add the fact that we had two of our submissions honored, we are truly humbled," said Karen Wood, Vice President, Thrillworks Inc.
The 18th Annual Webby Awards received 12,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states. Out of all the 12,000 entries submitted, fewer than 15% received this honor and were deemed an Official Honoree.
About Thrillworks Inc.:
Thrillworks Inc. is a full-service interactive agency providing mobile and website design services that combine strategy, design and technology to help clients maximize their business potential online.
About The Webby Awards:
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 & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile & Apps, and Social. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Microsoft, Dell, Vitamin T, MailChimp, Engine Yard, Funny or Die, AdAge, Percolate, Mashable, Business Insider, Internet Week New York and Guardian News and Media.