Caktus Group Wins Two Communicator Awards for Web Design

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Caktus Group was awarded two prestigious Communicator Awards for their work on the PyCon 2015 website.

PyCon 2015 Site Design

PyCon 2015 Site Design

We’re very proud of the team and what they were able to accomplish.

Caktus Group, the nation’s largest Django web application firm, recently received recognition for its design excellence on the PyCon 2015 website. The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts awarded Caktus two 2015 Communicator Awards: Gold Award of Excellence in Event Websites and a Silver Award of Distinction in Visual Appeal. The Communicator Awards, with over 6000 international entries, is considered the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals.

“We’re very proud of the team and what they were able to accomplish. It’s wonderful that the judges of such prestigious awards found our work compelling,” said Colin Copeland, Caktus Group Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer. “The award also is a great nod to the efforts of the PyCon 2015 organizers. It’s fantastic for PyCon to be in the company of other large brands such as the Canadian Olympic Team, Lexus, and Red Hat.”

The PyCon 2015 website, built on behalf of the Python Software Foundation, supports the largest annual gathering for the open-source Python programming language. With a bright, clean, and playful modernism, the colorful stripes allude to both Python and the event’s venue, the Palais des Congrès de Montréal. The team working on the site included Trevor Ray (Designer), Rebecca Muraya (Developer), David Ray (Developer), and Ben Riseling (Project Manager).

Caktus is the largest custom Django web application development firm in the US, building web and mobile tools for businesses and social good. Major projects include the development of Libya's SMS voter registration system, the first of its kind in the world. Clients include Cox Media Group, UNICEF, International Rescue Committee, and Discovery Communications.

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, interactive and audio. This year’s Communicator Awards received thousands of entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the

The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. Please visit for a full member list and more information.

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