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Winners Announced: Website of the Year Awards

Website of the Year 2015

  • Winners
  • Finalists

Meet the Winners

April 6, 2016


Eighteen winners across categories honored for the best in website creativity, design, user experience, functionality and overall presentation.

Finalists

Intranet

Dixit Today, BNP Paribas Fortis

dixit.bnpparibasfortis.be
Implemented by idweaver, for BNP Paribas Fortis (Belgium)

With Telerik Platform for mobile apps, employees access private intranet articles on the Dixit website and on IOS and Android.

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Dixit Today

Ecommerce

A Little Bird Told Me...

www.alittlebirdtoldme.nl
Implemented by Van der Helm Services

Uses custom payment providers, inventory warehouse controls and automatic purchase creation; sales increased by 50% post launch; the site also uses the Sitefinity personalization module.

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Multisite

Wärtsilä

www.wartsila.com
Implemented by Siili Solutions

Runs 70 sites on a single Sitefinity instance; integrated with Marketo and Salesforce, and load-balanced. Utilizes the Sitefinity Digital Experience Cloud and Amazon Web Services.

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Consumer Goods

Tata Global Beverages

www.tataglobalbeverages.com
Implemented by Indigo Systems & Technology Consulting

Created a world-class user experience, a compelling visual design and a neat structure via multisite management, site sync and mobile responsiveness features.

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Food & Beverages

Redpack Tomatoes

www.redpacktomatoes.com
Implemented by Aptera Software

Via multisite technology, Red Pack brand joined 2 other Red Gold brands sharing interaction through recipe searching and reviews.

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redpack

Banking

Hello Bank!

home.hellobank.be
Implemented by idweaver

First Belgian bank to offer credits loans application fully online; multi-lingual site; integrated with banking system for loan calculation & application through web services.

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hellobank

Insurance

Tradex

www.tradex.com
Implemented by Dock9

Observed a 35% increase in organic traffic and a 25% increase in conversions post launch; substantial cost savings with 90% (vs. 30%) of the daily updates being done in-house and not outsourced to an agency.

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Healthcare

Lakeland Health

www.lakelandhealth.org
Implemented by Enqbator

Offers a retail type of experience when choosing a physician as the site integrates with online Physician bios and Healthgrade.com ratings directly; uses the Sitefinity personalization, multisite capabilities and load-balancing capabilities.

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Education

ROC Tilburg

www.roctilburg.nl
Implemented by Estate Internet

Bold, new website integrates with Summit, Educus, Icares education solutions. Site also includes student portal and is responsive to students accessing site on mobile devices.

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Construction

Essex Crane

www.essexcrane.com
Implemented by Americaneagle.com

Leveraging multisite; two separate websites sharing same code base, website maintenance from a single location. Integrated Hawk Search, delivering dynamic product catalogs and custom form submissions.

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Manufacturing

Clopay

www.clopaydoor.com
Implemented by Evoke Technologies

Responsive website, integrated with Oracle CRM, has met goal of Business team managing content. Traffic increased by 13% and mobile traffic has increased by 100%.

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Transportation

Delphi Automotive

www.delphi.com
Implemented by Springthrough

Utilizes the Sitefinity Load Balancing, Site Sync and Ecommerce modules as well as Sitefinity’s MVC support; runs on Microsoft Azure; also, the site has witnessed an overall traffic increase by 37% in the first 6 months after launch.

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Associations

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

www.aapmr.org
Implemented by Vanguard Technology

Lack of mobile, a difficult to manage Sharepoint-driven site, integration with iMIS Association Management Software were all overcome with their newly launched site.

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aapmr

Non-Profit

World Vision

www.worldvision.com.au
Implemented by Websilk

Newly launched site upgraded from older Sitefinity version, integrated CRM and legacy systems; leveraged the re-designed site to improve customer engagement.

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Services

Tribridge

www.tribridge.com
Implemented by US Digital Partners

What started as a site facelift project from an older version of Sitefinity became an entire redesign. Much of the original code was kept, making the project move along efficiently.

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Sports & Entertainment

Team GB

www.teamgb.com
Implemented by Aqueduct

Extensive integration work including social login and external data feeds automatically creating or updating Sitefinity pages. Also integrated with the Sitefinity Digital Experience Cloud.

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Tourism & Hospitality

Outback Steakhouse

www.outback.com
Implemented by Bloomin' Brands IT / Wondersauce

Online ordering capabilities with CRM integration; also features a content rules engine which allows content managers to choose which content block should display based on time of day, day of week, selected restaurant.

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Graphic Design

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

www.lowryparkzoo.org
Implemented by Roger West

More than half of the new 100,000 sessions per month are on a mobile device since the launch. Year-over-year online sales increased by 151%.

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View the Finalists:

Intranet:

KeolisAmey Docklands

http://keolisameydocklands.info

Powerful customization and data integration. Active intranet users increased from 50 to 2000+ users. Page load time decreased by 27%.

Implemented by Appius

Euler Hermes

http://www.mijneulerhermes.nl

Sitefinity MVC support, integration capabilities and marketing features. Results in an intranet site that talks to the main website.

Implemented by Estate Internet

Dixit Today, BNP Paribas Fortis

http://dixit.bnpparibasfortis.be

With Telerik Platform for mobile apps, employees access private intranet articles on the Dixit website and on IOS and Android.

Implemented by idweaver, for BNP Paribas Fortis (Belgium)

Ecommerce:

God Mat på 123.no

https://123.no

Unique business model using Sitefinity as the central point for gathering and using information from various logistic and payment APIs, which also trigger events in Sitefinity such as shipping notifications and invoicing, as well as document creation (shipping documents, etc.).

Implemented by By Syn-RG

A Little Bird Told Me...

http://alittlebirdtoldme.nl

Uses custom payment providers, inventory warehouse controls and automatic purchase creation; sales increased by 50% post launch; the site also uses the Sitefinity personalization module.

Implemented by Van der Helm Services

Aprilaire

www.aprilaire.com

Provides customized and tailored ecommerce experience with unique pricing logic where each parent product has the option to have children products that have unique SKUs, but display to the frontend user as one product; also features volume discount logic.

Implemented by Clotho Digital

Multisite:

Wärtsilä

http://www.wartsila.com/

Runs 70 sites on a single Sitefinity instance; integrated with Marketo and Salesforce, and load-balanced. Utilizes the Sitefinity Digital Experience Cloud and Amazon Web Services.

Implemented by Siili Solutions

Kansas City Area Development Council

http://thinkkc.com

Doubled the average time visitors spend. Runs 5 sites in a multisite setup; load-balanced. Heavy customization and extensive use of multi-media.

Implemented by Triple-I

Indianapolis Home Show / Marketplace Events

www.indianapolishomeshow.com

38 tradeshow sites running via multisite, sharing templates, users and settings; managed through one administration panel; all 38 sites are seeing great improvements in their KPIs.

Implemented by Ripple Effect Interactive

Consumer Goods:

Energizer

www.energizer.com/

Website build created excitement during brand’s new product launch and has increased the number of mobile device visitors. Now accurately measuring website initiatives via analytics.

Implemented by Beeby Clark & Meyler

Tata Global Beverages

http://tataglobalbeverages.com/

Created a world-class user experience, a compelling visual design and a neat structure via multisite management, site sync and mobile responsiveness features.

Implemented by By Indigo Systems & Technology Consulting

Carolina Skiff

www.carolinaskiff.com/

Customized a ‘build your own boat’ and events modules and developed a secure dealer portal on a completely mobile responsive site.

Implemented by Roger West

Food & Beverages:

Redpack Tomatoes

www.redpacktomatoes.com

Via multisite technology, Red Pack brand joined 2 other Red Gold brands sharing interaction through recipe searching and reviews.

Implemented by Aptera Software

José Olé

www.joseole.com

Product locator map integrating an external IRi product locator along with Google Maps API; features a rating widget for all product pages. Pinterest integration for easy pinning of recipes.

Implemented by Inalign

#BoraCozinharJunto, MAGGI®, Nestlé Brasil

boracozinharjunto.com.br

Recipes custom module with social sharing capabilities and login; fast website with clean HTML, taking advantage of the Sitefinity MVC support; load-balanced.

Implemented by F5 and Pereira & O'Dell

Banking:

Savings Institute Bank & Trust

www.savingsinstitute.com/

Combines powerful features and scalability thanks to the use of the Sitefinity platform; integrated with numerous 3rd party systems.

By ZAG Interactive

Commercial Bank of Dubai

www.cbd.ae/

The site integrates with the banks middleware and CRM systems to enable a smooth flow of data; utilizes the Sitefinity multisite and site synchronization capabilities; load-balanced.

Implemented by Prototype Interactive

Hello Bank!

https://home.hellobank.be

First Belgian bank to offer credits loans application fully online; multi-lingual site; integrated with banking system for loan calculation & application through web services.

Implemented by idweaver

Insurance:

IRMI

www.irmi.com/

Takes full advantage of the Sitefinity ease of use, saving immensely on time and resources needed for site updates; integrated with Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Zuora Google Search Appliance, JangoMail, Vimeo, Wistia; load-balanced.

Implemented by IRMI's IT team and Falafel Software

Tradex

www.tradex.com/

Observed a 35% increase in organic traffic and a 25% increase in conversions post launch; substantial cost savings with 90% (vs. 30%) of the daily updates being done in-house and not outsourced to an agency.

Implemented by Dock9

Aedes SA

www.aedessa.be/

Utilizes the Sitefinity multisite capabilities to achieve centralized website management and integrated data analyzing; seamlessly integrated with their existing ERP system in addition to other third party systems.

Implemented by Aedes IT

Healthcare:

Lakeland Health

www.lakelandhealth.org

Offers a retail type of experience when choosing a physician as the site integrates with online Physician bios and Healthgrade.com ratings directly; uses the Sitefinity personalization, multisite capabilities and load-balancing capabilities.

Implemented by Enqbator

Columbus Regional Health

www.crh.org

The site incorporates the content and domains of 22 existing websites, merging them into one overall health system website; also integrates with their in-house-built patient pre-registration system, Google Analytics, Clockwise MD, StayWell, USAePay.

Implemented by Primacy and Columbus Regional Health

St Lukes Hospice

www.stlukes-hospice.org

Provides an improved user journey, consistent brand implementation and a significantly enhanced look and feel; takes full advantage of the ease of use of the Sitefinity system and its mobile support.

Implemented by Itineris

Education:

School of the Arts Singapore

www.sota.edu.sg

People-centered experience for visitors combined with greater control of the corporate communications team over the online presence.

Implemented by A8

Lowestoft College

www.lowestoft.ac.uk/

Leveraging ease-of-use, historic website was quickly replaced with a fresh and responsive look and feel; resulting in a substantial increase to applications.

Implemented by Itineris

ROC Tilburg

www.roctilburg.nl/

Bold, new website integrates with Summit, Educus, Icares education solutions. Site also includes student portal and is responsive to students accessing site on mobile devices.

Implemented by Estate Internet

Construction:

Caverion

www.caverion.com/

Ease of use and existing content creator expertise from a previous version of Sitefinity, the new site includes multisite and load-balance, enables quick creation and deployment of campaigns.

Implemented By Siili Solutions

Rodda Paint

www.roddapaint.com/

Integrates with Microsoft platform services. Site has product data custom search tool, on-the-fly creation of PDF data sheets, store locator tool and discrete login for Dealer's Only section.

Implemented by Graphically Speaking

Essex Crane Rental Corp.

www.essexcrane.com/

Leveraging multisite; two separate websites sharing same code base, website maintenance from a single location. Integrated Hawk Search, delivering dynamic product catalogs and custom form submissions.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

Manufacturing:

Clopay

www.clopaydoor.com

Responsive website, integrated with Oracle CRM, has met goal of Business team managing content. Traffic increased by 13% and mobile traffic has increased by 100%.

Implemented by Evoke Technologies

Larson

www.larsondoors.com/

Multisite feature and use of custom modules insure quick delivery of customer access to consistent product information and up to date Dealer location and contact information.

By Aptera Software

Amana Heating and Air Conditioning

www.amana-hac.com/

First of 4 sites leveraging multisite, site sync, responsive design, eCommerce, and mobile features to increase traffic by 18% and decrease bounce rate by 4%.

Implemented by Softway

Transportation:

Delphi Automotive

www.delphi.com

Utilizes the Sitefinity Load Balancing, Site Sync and Ecommerce modules as well as Sitefinity’s MVC support; runs on Microsoft Azure; also, the site has witnessed an overall traffic increase by 37% in the first 6 months after launch.

Implemented by Springthrough

Irish Aviation Authority

www.iaa.ie/

Features a custom flight planning extranet; load-balanced; Sitefinity has had a tremendously positive impact on the metrics of the website with visitor traffic up by approximately 50% since go live and sessions up with 60%.

Implemented by Engine Solutions

İGA

www.igairport.com/

Leverages the Sitefinity ease of use and flexible administration options, its mobile support and multilingual capabilities. Extensibility and scalability were also main factors when choosing the CMS platform for the project.

by Project House / Havas

Associations:

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

www.aapmr.org/

Lack of mobile, a difficult to manage Sharepoint-driven site, integration with iMIS Association Management Software were all overcome with their newly launched site.

Implemented by Vanguard Technology

The Catholic Health Association of the United States

www.chausa.org

Integrates with AMS and CHA’s Learning Management System, Crowd Wisdom; the Aptify integration is used in the password-protected submission of videos.

Implemented by Matrix Group International

The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand

https://ipenz.nz/

Hosted on Microsoft Azure, website leveraged multisite to engage and increase their membership. Already seeing increase of competence assessment applications.

Implemented by VC R&D

Non-Profit:

Federation of Small Businesses

www.fsb.org.uk/

Personalization functionality used extensively throughout the site to present differing content and CTA’s to member and non-members.

Implemented by Every1

World Vision

www.worldvision.com.au/

Newly launched site upgraded from older Sitefinity version, integrated CRM and legacy systems; leveraged the re-designed site to improve customer engagement.

Implemented by Websilk

Allen County Public Library

www.acpl.lib.in.us/

Modern look, mobile friendly site, and templates make refreshing content easy. Programs are easily viewed. Integrated Enterprise Catalog, Analytics, Book Letters.

Implemented by Digital Strategy Team

Services:

Adverteren bij RTL

www.adverterenbijrtl.nl/

Integrated with ERP-system; live data automatically shown without needing a web editor.Commercial day schedules and viewer ratings can be shown immediately.

Implemented by SWAT

POPLA

http://popla.co.uk/

Load-balanced and fully responsive site integrated with Microsoft Azure and Dynamics CRM. Goal of having an appeal submission process with content managed by Marketing was met.

Implemented by Hitachi Consulting

Tribridge

www.tribridge.com/

What started as a site facelift project from an older version of Sitefinity became an entire redesign. Much of the original code was kept, making the project move along efficiently.

Implemented by US Digital Partners

Sports & Entertainment:

Team GB

https://www.teamgb.com

Extensive integration work including social login and external data feeds automatically creating or updating Sitefinity pages. Also integrated with the Sitefinity Digital Experience Cloud.

Implemented by Aqueduct

Gulfstream Park

www.gulfstreampark.com

Custom integrations to third party systems to establish an exciting and robust Racing section that includes upcoming and past race statistics, as well as close to real time updates.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

Skydive Arizona

www.skydiveaz.com/

Takes full advantage of the Sitefinity flexible administration options and ease of use; 22% increase in site traffic since deployment.

Implemented by Simply Bits

Tourism & Hospitality:

Outback Steakhouse

www.outback.com

Online ordering capabilities with CRM integration; also features a content rules engine which allows content managers to choose which content block should display based on time of day, day of week, selected restaurant.

Implemented by By Bloomin' Brands IT / Wondersauce

Best Western

www.bestwestern.co.uk

Provides personalized and extremely fast content delivery across all devices; features connections to 3rd party systems for authenticating user logins; extranet portal.

Implemented by Spinbox

The Streets of Barangaroo

www.thestreetsofbarangaroo.com

Offers a multi-channel digital experience for site users and have witnessed a steady increase in active users, return visitors and growth in new users and onsite engagement; extensive customizations of the Sitefinity site search service and API.

Implemented by The White Agency

Graphic Design:

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

http://www.lowryparkzoo.org

More than half of the new 100,000 sessions per month are on a mobile device since the launch. Year-over-year online sales increased by 151%.

Implemented by Roger West

QPS Employment Group

www.qpsemployment.com

Customization and multi-lingual support increased search traffic by 15%, decreased bounce rate and increased time on site, online sign-ups are up 10% since launch.

Implemented by Azavar Technologies

Clean & Green Singapore

https://www.cgs.sg

Took advantage of out-of-box features, security, and ease-of-use and customization capabilities. People-centered experience and social media integration.

Implemented by A8