Communique Award Recognizes Web Sites Setting the Standards for the Internet
McLean, VA – May 9, 2005 – The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for web sites, today recognized www.CommuniqueConferencing.com as Webby Worthy, a distinction made for the first time this year to recognize sites exhibiting remarkable achievement. The site is produced by the Communiqué Conferencing Web Services team.
Hailed as the “Online Oscars” by Time Magazine, The Webby Awards are determined by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization with a membership that includes musician David Bowie, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, The Body Shop president Anita Roddick, “Simpsons” creator Matt Groening, Real Networks CEO Rob Glaser, and fashion designer Max Azria.
“The Webby Awards honors the outstanding web sites that are setting the standards for the Internet,” said Tiffany Shlain, creative director and founder of The Webby Awards. “Communiqué Conferencing’s’ Webby Worthy selection is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”
“CommuniqueConferencing.com reflects the organization’s commitment to add ease and convenience to conducting conferences,” said Daniel Miller, Communiqué’s Internet technology director. “Communiqué strives to offer customers the highest quality customer experience from product selection to delivery and is honored to receive recognition for its efforts.”
The 9th Annual Webby Awards received a record number of entries from over 40 countries and all 50 states. Out of the over 4,000 entries submitted, fewer than 20% received this honor and were deemed Webby Worthy. For more information regarding The Webby Awards, visit www.webbyawards.com.
Winners will be announced on May 3, 2005 and will be honored at a gala event in New York’s landmark Gotham Hall on June 6, 2005.
About Communiqué Conferencing
Communiqué Conferencing, Inc. provides premium audio and Web conferencing services to organizations worldwide, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Communiqué offers best-of-breed audio and Web conferencing technology that is fully integrated, easy-to-use and supported by world-class customer service available 24×7. For more information visit www.communiqueconferencing.com or call 1-866-332-2255.
About The Webby Awards
Called the “Oscars of the Internet” by the New York Times, the Webby is the leading international award honoring excellence in Web design, creativity, usability and functionality. Established in 1996, the 9th Annual Webby Awards received over 4,000 entries from all 50 states and over 40 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards are presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: The Creative Group; Adweek, Brandweek and Mediaweek magazines; IDG; Fortune and FSB; advanced Studius; The Online Publishing Association; PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Rackspace Managed Hosting. For more information visit www.webbyawards.com.