Web Marketing Association Names Best Restaurant Web Site Following 2006 WebAward Competition

Best Web Sites Announced in 10th Annual WebAward Competition covering 96 Industries Including the Restaurant Industry

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West Simsbury, CT (PRWEB) December 22, 2006

http://www.webaward.org - The Web Marketing Association is pleased to announce the Best Restaurant Web Site Winner as part of the 10th annual international WebAward Competition, the Internet's premier website award competition.

"Restaurant websites have become very skilled at demonstrating their ambiance through design, music and virtual tours," said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. "The ability to view the restaurant gives those searching online a more realistic feel for what they can expect when dining there."

Restaurant websites represent a highly competitive industry within the WebAward competition. Each website is judged on the same seven criteria including:

  •     Design
  •     Innovation
  •     Content
  •     Technology
  •     Interactivity
  •     Copy writing
  •     Ease of use

The overarching goal of the WebAward Competition is to provide a forum to recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing the most effective restaurant websites on the Net today.

This year's best web site in the restaurant industry is:

Montage Studio - http://www.studiolagunabeach.com

2005 Apollo Interactive, Inc.

2004 Net Success

2003 Brann

A complete list of past and present WebAward winners can be found at: http://www.webaward.org.

The WebAward competition awards web sites in 96 industries as well as determining overall web site awards including Best of Show.

The 2006 Best of Show WebAward was presented to New York-based Big Spaceship (http://www.bigspaceship.com), for its outstanding work on the "TBS: Department of Humor Analysis" web site at http://www.tbshumorstudy.com. Big Spaceship joined forces with Mother Interactive to turn their very silly questionnaire into an addictive, fully interactive web site.

R/GA (http://www.rga.com) was named Top Agency at the 2006 WebAward Competition, taking home 19 WebAwards.

The 2006 WebAward Competition sponsors include:

BURST! Media (burstmedia.com)

Misukanis & Odden (misukanisodden.com)

SimpleFeed (simplefeed.com)

Register.com (register.com)

NewsUSA (newsusa.com)

AdTools Inc (adtoolsinc.com)

Small Army (smallarmy.net)

TopRank Online Marketing (toprankresults.com)

Creative Chocolate Printing Company (creativechocolateprinting.com)

Perseus Development Corp (perseus.com)

PRWeb (prweb.com)

Media Sponsors include:

Website Services Magazine (websiteservices.com)

AdRants (adrants.com)

MarketingVox (marketingvox.com)

MediaPost (wediapost.com)

eComXpo (ecomxpo.com)

Ad:Tech (ad-tech.com)

Macworld (macworldexpo.com)

The Web Marketing Association thanks all of its sponsors for helping to make this annual competition possible.

About WebAwards

The 10th annual international WebAwards competition sets the standard of excellence in 96 industry categories by evaluating Web sites and defining benchmarks based on the seven essential criteria of successful Web site development. The goal of the Web Marketing Association, sponsor of the WebAwards, is to provide a forum to recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing some of the most effective Web sites on the Internet today. Entrants benefit from a Web site assessment by a professional judging panel and the marketing opportunities presented to an award-winning Web site. For more information, visit http://www.webaward.org.

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