Winners of Episerver Website Awards 2013 announced

London UK, 19 November 2013

Gatwick Airport, Arriva and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors recognised for best B2C, B2B and E-commerce websites

Episerver, a global software provider for innovative ecommerce and digital marketing solutions, today announced the winners of the Episerver Website Awards 2013, which celebrate best-in-class websites built on the Episerver platform.

Over 40 brands in the UK entered the awards, which were judged by a panel of six industry expert judges with extensive experience in digital marketing, brand development and ecommerce implementation, and voted for by the public, resulting in the following winners:

Best B2C website – winner Gatwick Airport by Auros and Merchant Marketing, runner up Pizza Hut by Amaze
Best B2B website – winner Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors by POSSIBLE, runner up Talktalk Business by twentysix
Best E-commerce website – Arriva by Freestyle Interactive

The entries were judged on evidence of customer centricity, multichannel and mobile innovation, business results, customer benefits and the overall experience. The winning websites all demonstrate true excellence, incorporating advanced personalisation and responsive design to deliver a seamless experience for their visitors.

The winners were announced at an awards ceremony as part of Episerver's Customer and Partner day, held at the Hyatt Regency, London, on 19th November 2013, where the winning brand and partner company were presented with an award.

Maria Wasing, VP Global Marketing of Episerver and judge on the panel commented: "The standard of award entries this year was very high and the judging panel was extremely impressed in how brands are evolving their digital strategies. Gatwick, Arriva and RICS outshone the competition due to their outstanding visitor offering, including behavioural adaptability, personalisation and the exemplary use of the Episerver platform."

Episerver also announced the winners for its annual Partner of the Year awards in the UK at the Customer and Partner day:

Associate Partner of the Year - Delineo

Solution Partner of the Year - Amaze

Premium Partner of the Year - Netcel

The winners of the Premium Partner awards was announced at a Premium Partner's lunch on 5 February 2014. Nominees for the year were Netcel, Auros, and Maginus.

About Episerver

Episerver connects ecommerce and digital marketing to help business create unique customer experiences which generates business results. Episerver's platform combines content, e-commerce and multi-channel marketing capabilities to work full-circle for businesses online, from intelligent optimization, lead-generation through to conversion and repeat business.

Sitting at the centre of the digital marketing ecosystem, Episerver empowers online and IT professionals to create superior customer experience for more than {PagePropertyPlugin} websites worldwide. Built on .net, and supported by a pioneering partner network of over {PagePropertyPlugin} partners in over {PagePropertyPlugin} countries, Episervers platform gives customers the ability to deliver the right content to the right person in the right format at a time that suits them. This approach means customers can maximize their investment in digital marketing and increase ROI. The company was founded in 1994 and has offices in the {PagePropertyPlugin}.