Akavit has been honored as an Official Honoree in the Email Marketing category of the 18th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. The IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of web industry experts, including media mogul Arianna Huffington, Skype CEO Tony Bates, Mozilla CEO and ChairMitchell Baker, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, mobile-phone inventor Martin Cooper, and and creator of the Jif Steve Wilhite.
“Honorees like Akavit are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 12,000 entries we received this year.”
“We are proud to receive this presitgious recognition by such an esteemed organization,” said Rob Betts – Director of Creative Services. “Our Akavit Holiday Gift email campaign and microsite application were developed to thank our clients, so it’s an unexpected bonus to receive an award for the work.”