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05-Winners

Website of the Year

2016

  • Winners
  • Finalists



Meet the Winners

February 28, 2017


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

Intranet

Intranet Presidencia

Implemented by LFI Agencia Digital

In just few weeks, the platform has scored an increase of 50% in all the metrics - number of visits, page views, unique users, time of permanence, pages seen per session, etc.

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intranet-presidencia

Ecommerce

M & M Food Market

www.mmfoodmarket.com
Implemented by Shikatani Lacroix Design

Growth in mobile and tablet traffic as well as improved onsite metrics for these channels. Improved eOrder experience and growth in the number of online orders.

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real-food

Multisite

United for Healthier Kids by Nestlé

www.u4hk-me.com
Implemented by F5

In multisite setup with 5 other public facing websites - unidosporcriancas.com.br, u4hk.ph, uxns.com.mx, unitedforhealthierkids.pk, u4hk.com.eg. Personalized for the 50 predicted markets. Load-balanced.

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united

Consumer Goods

Tropicana

www.tropicana.com
Implemented by VML

Leveraged Multisite add-on to consolidate numerous markets with various websites into one cohesive environment sharing the same assets and site templates to achieve a consistent global brand.

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tropicana

Food & Beverages

PDQ

www.eatpdq.com
Implemented by Roger West

The site allows content editors to get behind the steering wheel of their own website and easily add or edit news, community events, special promotions and add location finder, all in responsive design.

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pdq

Banking

Old National Bank

www.oldnational.com
Implemented by Old National Bank and InGen Technologies

A key component in the company multichannel marketing strategy, this website leverages Sitefinity’s personalization and built-in events, blogs and email marketing modules to increase traffic from all devices.

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old-national

Insurance

Royal Neighbors of America

www.royalneighbors.org
Implemented by Royal Neighbors of America

The site takes advantage of Sitefinity’s extensibility and scalability, while utilizing the Sitefinity Digital Experience Cloud to improve conversions.

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royal

Healthcare

Demelza Hospice Care for Children

www.demelza.org.uk
Implemented by Itineris

Progress Sitefinity has enabled Demelza to start personalizing the journey for their different audiences, while achieving a fantastic new look and feel and great brand positioning.

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demelza

Education

Westminster College

www.westminstercollege.edu
Implemented by Westminster College

The site takes full advantage of the Progress Sitefinity Ecommerce add-on for a new school merchandise online store. The site has realized a 15% increase in applications for the upcoming academic year, as well as a 22% drop in the average bounce rate.

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westminster

Construction

MI Windows

www.miwindows.com
Implemented By Aardvark

Organic Search is now driving 60% of referred traffic to the site vs. 10% prior to Sitefinity launch. The visibility of the site has increased greatly allowing MI Windows to reach new customers at an increasing rate.

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miwindows

Manufacturing

Goodman

www.goodmanmfg.com
Implemented by Softway

In multisite setup with a few other consumer-facing marketing websites. Integrated with Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Overall traffic increased by 17% YoY, where mobile traffic alone by 57%.

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goodman

Energy & Utilities

ESB

www.esb.ie
Implemented by Arekibo

Load-balanced, integrated with Newsweaver, Mailchimp and Campaign Monitor. The ESB team now enjoys significantly decreased publishing lead time.

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esb

Transportation

Allied

www.allied.com
Implemented by Aptera

The site was redesigned in 2016 to increase conversion rates and decrease bounce rates. The new development increased the site speed in Google’s guidelines.

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allied

Associations

SASED

www.sased.org
Implemented by Americaneagle.com

SASED’s website with Progress Sitefinity has led to growth in traffic, while improving accessibility of content and creating a more dynamic user experience.

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sased

Services

Caliber Portfolio Lending

www.caliberportfoliolending.com
Implemented by Caliber Home Loans

Building this site from the ground up, there were 3 different dynamic modules made by module builder, custom content types, shared content blocks and customized page templates.

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caliber

Sports & Entertainment

Packers Everywhere

www.packerseverywhere.com
Implemented by Americaneagle.com

Integration with 3rd party systems such as Offerpop together with Sitefinity’s strong mobile capabilities has resulted in a stunning 17% increases in page visits within the 1st week after launch, most of which from mobile.

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packers

Tourism & Hospitality

Big Bear Mountain Resort

www.bigbearmountainresort.com
Implemented by Mammoth Resorts / Still-Water Interactive / Falafel Software

Successfully consolidated 2 websites into 1, taking full advantage of Sitefinity multisite management add-on to preserve their unique brand identities into brand-specific micro-site sections.

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big-bear

Events

Families

www.familiesonline.co.uk
Implemented by IDS Logic

The site has replaced two major company websites to achieve clean and uncluttered experience for customers.

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families

Graphic Design

Paper Pumpkin

www.paperpumpkin.com
Implemented by Stampin’ Up!

Provides a mobile-friendly front facing application for customers and transfers day-to-day content creation and editing activities from the development to the marketing team.

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paper-pumpkin

Finalists

Internet:

assurant

Assurant Solutions

www.assurant-pdv-tim.ef5.com.br

Integration with CRM Assurant, ERP Assurant, Google Analytics, GTM, Tim SSO. Custom modules developed with KendoUI and ASP.NET AJAX.

Implemented by F5
intranet-presidencia

Intranet Presidencia

In just few weeks, the platform has scored an increase of 50% in all the metrics - number of visits, page views, unique users, time of permanence, pages seen per session, etc.

Implemented by LFI Agencia Digital
acontece-na-nestle

Acontece na Nestlé

www.acontecenanestle.com.br

Nestlé’s Collaborators community portal noticed an increase in active intranet users from 50 to 2000+ users. Page load time decreased by 27%.

Implemented by F5

Ecommerce:

xpressflower

Xpressflower.com

www.xpressflower.com

Used by more than 15 outlets around Singapore to execute orders. Average order size has increased by 20-30%. Orders from the outlets have increased by 50%.

Implemented by А8

mnm

M & M Food Market

www.mmfoodmarket.com

Growth in mobile and tablet traffic as well as improved onsite metrics for these channels. Improved eOrder experience and growth in the number of online orders.

Implemented by Shikatani Lacroix Design

jones-dairy-farm

Jones Dairy Farm

www.jonesdairyfarm.com

Site visitors increased by 50% YoY, and successful visits rose by 100%. Sitefinity Ecommerce has been customized to accommodate a multi-shipping address option per order.

Implemented by Clotho Digital

Multisite:

united-for-healthier-kids

United for Healthier Kids by Nestlé

www.u4hk-me.com

In multisite setup with 5 other public facing websites - unidosporcriancas.com.br, u4hk.ph, uxns.com.mx, unitedforhealthierkids.pk, u4hk.com.eg. Personalized for the 50 predicted markets. Load-balanced.

Implemented by F5
fastsigns

FASTSIGNS

www.fastsigns.com

600+ websites spawned, one for each US franchise. Advanced search and multi-faceted Product/Solution galleries. Registered users can save products and solutions from the galleries to their own IDEABOOK. Various 3rd party integrations.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com
ruukki

Ruukki

www.ruukki.com

23 sites in multisite setup with 18 language options. Integrated with Oracle Eloqua, M-Files, PDM, DocRaptor. Load-balanced, personalized. Utilizing also Sitefinity DEC and KendoUI.

Implemented by Siili

Consumer Goods:

nextel

Nextel

www.nextel.com.br

The site is personalized for 7 different markets and serves content to both corporate and individual users as well as people with disabilities. Load-balanced. Custom modules utilizing ASP.NET AJAX and KendoUI tools.

Implemented by F5

cesar

Cesar

www.cesar.com

Significantly improved mobile customer experience and reduced bounce rate from mobile visitors after replacing old non-responsive website with new mobile-friendly responsive website.

Implemented by Catapult Marketing

tropicana

Tropicana

www.tropicana.com

Leveraged Multisite add-on to consolidate numerous markets with various websites into one cohesive environment sharing the same assets and site templates to achieve a consistent global brand.

Implemented by VML

Food & Beverages:

pdq

PDQ

www.eatpdq.com

The site allows content editors to get behind the steering wheel of their own website and easily add or edit news, community events, special promotions and add location finder, all in responsive design.

Implemented by Roger West

receitas-nestle

Receitas Nestlé

www.receitasnestle.com.br

Aggregates recipes content and services while having the flexibility to freely expand in volume, maintaining excellent performance with over 5 million accesses monthly.

Implemented by F5

nescau

Nestlé Nescau

www.nescau.com.br

The site serves as a hub capable of delivering diverse content in a flexibly and agile manner with 4 different waves of communication, without any interruption in its operation. It integrates with Nestlé’s CRM and is load-balanced.

Implemented by F5

Banking:

texas-capital-bank

Texas Capital Bank

www.texascapitalbank.com

Website content updates no longer require IT support. The site is integrated with Pardot to create the opportunity for effective lead generation and nurturing while driving more traffic.

Implemented by Texas Capital Bank and Spire Agency

old-national-1

Old National Bank

www.oldnational.com

A key component in the company multichannel marketing strategy, this website leverages Sitefinity’s personalization and built-in events, blogs and email marketing modules to increase traffic from all devices.

Implemented by Old National Bank and InGen Technologies
BankUnited

BankUnited

www.bankunited.com

BankUnited was able to create a simple, automated three-step approval process that would keep the institution in line with industry regulations. This enabled expedited content publication while keeping it accountable.

Implemented by Bayshore Solutions

Insurance:

vaudoise

Vaudoise Assurances

www.vaudoise.ch

Seamless integration with internal enterprise systems and Google API as well as plans for SharePoint integration ensure this website greatly improves the work of both marketing and IT departments.United Fire Group

Implemented by Wide Agency

ufgInsurance

United Fire Group

www.ufginsurance.com

Leveraging Progress Sitefinity, this website has managed to increase the number of sessions with 6000 for the 1st month after launch and has drawn new customers and potential job seekers.

Implemented by United Fire Group

royal-neighbors

Royal Neighbors of America

www.royalneighbors.org

The site takes advantage of Sitefinity’s extensibility and scalability, while utilizing the Sitefinity Digital Experience Cloud to improve conversions.

Implemented by Royal Neighbors of America

Healthcare:

pressganey

Press Ganey

www.pressganey.com

Progress Sitefinity provided flexibility to build custom modules to support a state-of-the-art website design and enhanced functionality to reflect the company's thought leadership and content-driven brand.

Implemented by iMarc

beaumont

Beaumont Health

www.beaumont.org

Sitefinity was chosen to replace three disparate healthcare system websites, each with their own CMS infrastructure and distributed content management teams, outdated designs and feature sets.

Implemented by Centretek

demelza

Demelza Hospice Care for Children

www.demelza.org.uk

Progress Sitefinity has enabled Demelza to start personalizing the journey for their different audiences, while achieving a fantastic new look and feel and great brand positioning.

Implemented by Itineris

Education:

hague-university

The Hague University

www.thehagueuniversity.com

Utilizes a broad range of out-of-the-box connectors that come with Sitefinity to integrate with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and SalesForce. Sitefinity’s simplistic back-end interface increased content managers’ productivity by 400%.

Implemented by Estate

peirce

Peirce College

www.peirce.edu

Building the website on Sitefinity allowed to clearly analyze different marketing channels and their impact on the leads/conversions as well as improved SEO value, creation of campaign landing pages, and ease of content updates.

Implemented by Primacy and Peirce College
westminister-college

Westminster College

www.westminstercollege.edu

The site takes full advantage of the Progress Sitefinity Ecommerce add-on for a new school merchandise online store. The site has realized a 15% increase in applications for the upcoming academic year, as well as a 22% drop in the average bounce rate.

Implemented by Westminster College

Construction:

mi-windows

MI Windows

www.miwindows.com

Organic Search is now driving 60% of referred traffic to the site vs. 10% prior to Sitefinity launch. The visibility of the site has increased greatly allowing MI Windows to reach new customers at an increasing rate.

Implemented By Aardvark

fibo

Fibo

www.fibo.no

Utilizes the Sitefinity load-balancing and e-commerce capabilities. Website visits are 5 times as many as last year’s average. Marketing team is fully independent.

Implemented by Syone
quadrangle

Quadrangle Architects

www.quadrangle.ca

28% increase in mobile sessions. Social traffic up by 88% Traffic from key global markets increased by as much as 90%. Sitefinity portal area on the website, connected to Deltek Vision software.

Implemented by Flywheel Strategic

Manufacturing:

goodman

Goodman

www.goodmanmfg.com

In multisite setup with a few other consumer-facing marketing websites. Integrated with Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Overall traffic increased by 17% YoY, where mobile traffic alone by 57%.

Implemented by Softway

streamlight

Streamlight

www.streamlight.com

Since launch, bounce rate has dropped by 15%. Onsite engagement has also increased: number of pages viewed per session rose by 25%, pageviews by 15% and average session duration increased by 7%.

Implemented by Trellist Marketing and Technology
haworth

Haworth

www.haworth.com

Utilizes Sitefinity DEC; multisite, translation, load-balancing, e-commerce functionality, as well as Project Feather (MVC). The site is translated into 11 languages and has seen an increased engagement after switching to Sitefinity.

Implemented by Springthrough

Energy & Utilities:

chelan-county

Chelan County PUD

www.chelanpud.org

Various customizations and 3rd party system integrations with SharePoint, BookingBug, Cold Fusion and more. Mobile traffic and time on site increased by 10% YoY.

Implemented by Chelan County PUD

esb-energy-for-generations

ESB

www.esb.ie

Load-balanced, integrated with Newsweaver, Mailchimp and Campaign Monitor. The ESB team now enjoys significantly decreased publishing lead time.

Implemented by Arekibo
momentum-energy

Momentum Energy

www.momentumenergy.com.au

Digital sales increased 10 times. Integrated with Salesforce Marketing Cloud and a custom billing platform. Utilizing Sitefinity Site Sync add-on.

Implemented by Momentum Energy

Transportation:

wizzair

Wizz Air

wizzair.com

The site features 23 languages, utilizing a 3rd party translation provider in the background. The site enjoys faster performance and easily editable content at the same time.

Implemented by Wizz Air
dublin-airport

Dublin Airport, daa

www.dublinairport.com

A dramatic increase in user engagement: users are more engaged with the site, viewing more content and staying longer. The site integrates to Advam Prebook parking and ecommerce engine.

Implemented by Arekibo
allied

Allied

www.allied.com

The site was redesigned in 2016 to increase conversion rates and decrease bounce rates. The new development increased the site speed in Google’s guidelines.

Implemented by Aptera

Associations:

cds

Chicago Dental Society

www.cds.org

Brought in-house all website editing and updates from an outside vendor. Implemented a dynamic website that allows for easy updates to dentist records, dentist searches, mentors programs, store and class fields.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

SASED

SASED

www.sased.org

SASED’s website with Progress Sitefinity has led to growth in traffic, while improving accessibility of content and creating a more dynamic user experience.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

BCBS-global

Blue Cross Blue Shield Global

www.bcbsglobal.com

Through Enterprise Multisite Management and Localization add-ons the website serves content for different markets and in different languages with superior user experience.

Implemented by Trellist Marketing and Technology

Services:

organized-living

Organized Living

www.organizedliving.com

The site takes advantage of the Sitefinity MVC support. Since launch, the site ranks higher on search results and enjoys a significantly higher number of incoming leads. Integrates with MS Dynamics CRM.

Implemented by Organized Living and Sparkbox
caliber-portfolio-lending

Caliber Portfolio Lending

www.caliberportfoliolending.com

Building this site from the ground up, there were 3 different dynamic modules made by module builder, custom content types, shared content blocks and customized page templates.

Implemented by Caliber Home Loans

easy-park

EasyPark

www.easypark.ca

Upgrading from an older Progress Sitefinity version, this website was able to accommodate more product categories which aided brand amplification and boosted online conversions.

Implemented by Graphically Speaking

Sports & Entertainment:

bsl

BSL

www.bsl.org.tr

Ease of use of the system as well as simplistic drag and drop interface enables content editors to dynamically update the website saving time and resources and boosting productivity.

Implemented by Turkish Basketball Federation

packers

Packers Everywhere

www.packerseverywhere.com

Integration with 3rd party systems such as Offerpop together with Sitefinity’s strong mobile capabilities has resulted in a stunning 17% increases in page visits within the 1st week after launch, most of which from mobile.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

yash-raj

Yash Raj Films

www.yashrajfilms.com

Reduced bounce rate by more than 70% after switching from a non-responsive website to Sitefinity CMS. Managed to move content updates and edits to in-house marketing team thus cutting on costs drastically.

Implemented by Idealake

Tourism & Hospitality:

henry-ford

The Henry Ford

www.thehenryford.org

Astounding results just 9 months after launch: site management efficiency increased by 50%, traffic is up 12%, conversions are up 16%, digital collections usage is up 150%, online revenue has increased by 24%.

Implemented by Perficient Digital

big-bear mountain

Big Bear Mountain Resort

www.bigbearmountainresort.com

Successfully consolidated 2 websites into 1, taking full advantage of Sitefinity multisite management add-on to preserve their unique brand identities into brand-specific micro-site sections.

Implemented by Mammoth Resorts / Still-Water Interactive / Falafel Software
spa-experience

Spa Experience

www.spaexperience.org.uk

Key integration with Booker business management software made possible for online booking of spa services. Sitefinity also managed to preserve SEO rankings despite changing the domain name.

Implemented by Itineris

Events:

families-online

Families

www.familiesonline.co.uk

The site has replaced two major company websites to achieve clean and uncluttered experience for customers.

Implemented by IDS Logic

smart-fin-center

Smart Financial Centre

www.smartfinancialcenter.net

Takes full advantage of the Progress Sitefinity module builder tools to build automated scheduling and routines with minimal additional coding. Combines powerful website with digital signage and marketing functionalities.

Implemented by Bill Young Productions

ges

GES

www.ges.com/eu

Utilizes to full extend the multisite and multilingual capabilities of Progress Sitefinity to run multiple sites in different geographic regions and markets while having the ability to create new ones at scale with ease.

Implemented by Aptera

Graphic Design:

cpa

TSCPA

www.tscpa.org

The site leverages a contemporary design where the entire resolution of the screen is used to utilize the most space. Over half of site users now are returning visitors and average time spent on site has doubled.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

paper-pumpkin

Paper Pumpkin

www.paperpumpkin.com

Provides a mobile-friendly front facing application for customers and transfers day-to-day content creation and editing activities from the development to the marketing team.

Implemented by Stampin’ Up!

catapult-marketing

Catapult Marketing

www.catapultmarketing.com

Empowered content creators to edit the website independently from developers which increased the number of updates per month and ultimately the quantity of unsolicited requests to participate in client RFPs.

Implemented by Catapult Marketing