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Episerver Web Awards 2019

Think you deserve an Episerver Web Award?

This year we're taking our Episerver Web Awards global and we're hosting awards ceremonies at our Global Ascend events. We're looking for nominations from customers, and their partners, who have found truly innovative and creative ways to use the Episerver platform to drive standout digital experiences. We've chosen categories that span all corners of our customer database, so read on if you'd like to make a nomination. 

Choose which award you would like to nominate for, and specify the location of the Ascend event you will be attending. Nominations close at the beginning of August and the winners will be announced at our Ascend events. If you're submitting a nomination be sure to register for an Ascend event near you.

The categories

  • Best lead generation and nurturing

    This award is given to the website that most effectively generates leads and guides visitors through the customer journey with relevant content. Public content is mixed with gated content to provide useful information and collect contact details. Many B2B sites would fit into this category.

  • Most helpful and engaging intranet

    This award is given to the intranet that best supports employees or internal organizations in their work. The intranet should make it easy for users to find information and complete tasks on their mobile, tablet or laptop. Social elements are also important, such as comment capabilities, instant messaging, wikis and groups.

  • Most innovative digital solution

    This award is given to the most innovative digital solution that solves a challenge or meets a market demand in a new and exciting way. The solution sets a new standard for digital content, commerce or marketing. It improves customer or user experiences while supporting the overall strategies and goals of the organization.

  • Best buying experience

    This award is given to the digital commerce website that best combines an easy buying process with relevant and engaging content. This can include a quick checkout flow, smart search, social functions like ratings and reviews, personalized content, or chat options for fast service. Awarded to B2C or B2B websites.

  • Best user interface and navigation

    This award is given to the website that best helps visitors complete their tasks quickly and efficiently. The site should be easy to navigate and have strong search capabilities to help visitors find the information they need. A high level of customer service is important, such as chat or self-service features.

  • The People's vote - Coming soon!

    Once we've shortlisted the nominations, you'll have the chance to cast your votes for the website that you believe encompasses all aspects of our nomination categories. This is the website that you think best reflects a "truly standout digital experience".

How does it work?

Both partners and customers can nominate a website that is based on Episerver's platform and has been launched within the last 18 months. As a partner, you need permissions from the end customer to participate in the competition. 

You can nominate your website by choosing a category and filling in the form on the category page. Try to describe your nomination as concisely as possible. 

Submission deadlines

Ascend Copenhagen - Nominations closed

Ascend Berlin, Ascend Benelux - Nominations closed

Ascend Miami, Ascend Stockholm, Ascend London - Nominations closed

Ascend Helsinki - Nominations closed

Best of luck!

The judges

  • Kent Allen, Co-founder, Global Ecommerce Leaders Forum

    Kent has spent the last 20 years providing market analysis, research & thought leadership, marketing deployment and consulting services within the ecommerce technology and digital marketing community. Kent's research, content marketing & thought leadership skills, coupled with his strong client interface skills allow him to define and execute next-generation marketing and commerce strategies & improve business performance.

  • Erin Jordan, VP and Partner, Walker Sands Communications

    Erin Jordan leads the commerce and marketing technology practice at Walker Sands, an award-winning integrated marketing agency for business-to-business technology companies. As VP and Partner at Walker Sands, Erin leads data-driven PR and marketing strategies for companies across e-commerce, manufacturing, CPG, supply chain and logistics to help them reach measurable business goals.

  • Kim Davis, Editor in Chief, DMNews

    Kim is the editor in chief of DMNews, an online publication covering all aspects of digital and data-driven marketing. As Editor in Chief, Kim brings a wealth of experience in marketing technology and SaaS from enterprise to the arts and entertainment.

  • Den Howlett, Co-founder, Diginomica

    Den is the co-founder of Diginomica, a media property designed to serve the interests of enterprise leaders in the digital era. Diginomica captures the attention of today's informed buyers with their authoritative, thoughtful reporting that separates signal from noise. With his 20+ years of experience in implementing software and commenting on enterprise software and strategies, Den is widely regarded as the leading European authority on financial and business intelligence applications.

  • Debby Penton, Managing Director, Wildfire

    With 20 years' experience shaping campaigns for leading digital and martech brands, Debby Penton is Managing Director of award-winning tech PR agency Wildfire. She is the Chair of the PRCA technology group and a regular judge for industry awards including PR Week, PRCS and the Holmes Report SABREs.

  • The people's vote!

    Once we've shortlisted the nominations, you'll have the chance to cast your votes for the website that you believe encompasses all aspects of our nomination categories. This is the website that you think best reflects a "truly standout digital experience".