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Website of the Year Awards

2017

Website of the Year Awards

  • Winners
  • Finalists

It's Time to Reveal the Winners

April 18


Since its inception in 2011, the Sitefinity Website of the Year Awards have been recognizing websites powered by Progress Sitefinity for creativity, design, user experience, functionality and overall website presentation.

We’re excited to announce the 2017 winners and celebrate these innovative, best-in-class websites developed using Progress Sitefinity.

The overall winner—the website with the most votes—will be announced at ProgressNEXT as part of the Web Experience category of the App Innovation Awards

Congratulations to all the winners!

Multisite

Polaris Fashion Place

www.polarisfashionplace.com
Implemented by Mindstream Interactive

With over 80 property websites in a multisite setup, Washington Prime Group has managed to combine an advanced level of authorship with ease of maintenance and unique customer experience.

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Polaris Fashion Place

Automotive & Transportation

Aston Martin

www.astonmartin.com
Implemented by POSSIBLE

A truly global site, reaching across 6 regions, 15 languages and 163 dealer websites, while offering a much-improved digital experience.

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Aston Martin

Consumer Goods & Services

PMI

www.pmi.com
Implemented by Emakina Group

The site has made a major leap forward in usability and scalability, while enjoying seamless integrations with NASDAQ systems and TALEO.

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PMI

Food & Beverages

Nestlé Brazil

www.nestle.com.br
Implemented by F5

The new site lived up to stakeholders’ expectations – it improved SEO and maintenance, while keeping Nestlé’s politics and standards for quality, technology and security.

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Nestlé Brazil

Banking

DSK Bank

www.dskbank.bg
Implemented by Studio X

The new site enables site administrators to create engaging content on the fly, while offering a superb level of customer interaction through various online forms and custom features.

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DSK Bank

Financial Services

IMG

www.imglobal.com
Implemented by IMG

Since launch, the site has seen a 18.9% increase in conversion rate, while pages per session are up 25.2% and average session duration is up 33.4%.

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IMG

Healthcare

Dr. Shterev Hospital

www.shterevhospital.com
Implemented by Studio X and Dr. Shterev Hospital

The site takes advantage of the content personalization and digital experience management capabilities of Sitefinity and leverages the Darvin AI chatbot by Progress to enable patients to book appointments on social media.

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Dr. Shterev Hospital

Education

Murdoch University

www.murdoch.edu.au
Implemented by Precedent Communications Australia

Shortly after launch, the site has seen a 32% increase in traffic from mobile devices, along with a 194% increase in the traffic to “Study” page.

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Murdoch University

Government

Cuyahoga County

www.cuyahogacounty.us
Implemented by Americaneagle.com

The site directly correlates with Cuyahoga County’s strategic priority of providing superior services and superior customer experience.

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Cuyahoga County

Real Estate & Construction

Plumlife

www.plumlife.co.uk
Implemented by Itineris

Significant improvements in user engagement: average session duration increased by 24% after the first month, volume of returning users increased by 15% and bounce rate dropped by 23%.

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Plumlife

Manufacturing

Clarke

www.clarkefire.com
Implemented by F648 Consulting

The site comes with great custom functionality, multilingual support, backend localization and an intuitive layout for a superior user experience.

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Clarke

Associations

NVAR

www.nvar.com
Implemented by Matrix Group International

Since launch, NVAR has seen a 27% increase in site visits and a 40% increase in pageviews. Bounce rate decreased by 14 and registrations for their annual conference doubled.

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NVAR

Non Profit

TOUCH Community Services

www.touch.org.sg
Implemented by A8

Six months post launch, online donations have increased by 15%, online donors by 145% and there has also been a 77% productivity increase in processing volunteer sign-ups.

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TOUCH Community Services

Services

Signature Flight Support

www.signatureflight.com
Implemented by Signature Flight Support

The new Signature Flight’s website is feature-rich, intuitive and aesthetically enjoyable. It has seen a 9% increase in search engine traffic and a 5% increase in web-submitted reservations.

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Signature Flight Support

Technology

Aptiv

www.aptiv.com
Implemented by Springthrough Consulting

Aptiv’s new website has shown a very strong start with daily sessions going from 0-10k+ in the first business day and a total of 270+ new email subscribers within the first week.

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Aptiv

Tourism & Hospitality

Goomo

www.goomo.com
Implemented by Idealake

Utilizing Sitefinity's marketing automation, the site has realized a 30% increase in lead generation and 25% in bookings. The site's country rank pushed up to 4,875 and is now driving a traffic of over 800K organic visitors.

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Goomo

Graphic Design

LEAP Frame

www.leapframe.com
Implemented by LEAP

The site leverages a complex design and offers great performance despite the multiple motion background videos. At the same time, it is easy to navigate through and maintain.

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LEAP Frame

2017 Finalists:

Multisite


Kindred Healthcare

Kindred Healthcare

www.kindredhealthcare.com 

Kindred Healthcare had 300 websites which they wanted to consolidate into a stable multisite environment, which allowed site templating and the ability to create easy to use widgets and modules.

Implemented by LEAP
Polaris Fashion Place

Polaris Fashion Place

www.polarisfashionplace.com 

With over 80 property websites in a multisite setup, Washington Prime Group has managed to combine an advanced level of authorship with ease of maintenance and unique customer experience.

Implemented by Mindstream Interactive
Parkway Shenton

Parkway Shenton

www.parkwayshenton.com 

The newly revamped website is one of 15+ websites using multisite management to easily share content and images for better control of the Parkway branding, while increasing leads and conversion.

Implemented by A8
Automotive & Transportation


Aramex

Aramex

www.aramex.com

The site delivers superior localized experiences via a responsive one-stop-shop for all types of audiences, leading to a steady increase in traffic from mobile devices.

Implemented by Aramex and Eleks
Aston Martin

Aston Martin

www.astonmartin.com

A truly global site, reaching across 6 regions, 15 languages and 163 dealer websites, while offering a much-improved digital experience.

Implemented by POSSIBLE
TVR

TVR

www.tvr.co.uk

TVR’s new site celebrates their 70th anniversary by unveiling their brand new sports car, so it had to match the car’s power and stunning design.

Implemented by Spinbox
Consumer Goods & Services


Síminn

Síminn

www.siminn.is

The site combines a mobile-first approach with a completely overhauled online sales process with orders being delivered instantly to Salesforce.

Implemented by Síminn
Etika Group

Etika Group

www.etikaholdings.com

Fast time to market for new content was crucial for Etika’s new online presence. Another key requirement was optimal page load times.

Implemented by Splash Interactive
PMI

PMI

www.pmi.com

The site has made a major leap forward in usability and scalability, while enjoying seamless integrations with NASDAQ systems and TALEO.

Implemented by Emakina Group
Food & Beverages


Level 257

Level 257

www.level257.com

Shortly post launch, the Level 257 team noticed an increase in contact inquiries regarding events planning and online reservations.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com
Tropical Passage

Tropical Passage

www.tropical-passage.com

Beverage Flavors International needed a modern and user-friendly website to present their new product, Tropical Passage, and help them reach new markets.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com
Nestlé Brazil

Nestlé Brazil

www.nestle.com.br

The new site lived up to stakeholders’ expectations – it improved SEO and maintenance, while keeping Nestlé’s politics and standards for quality, technology and security.

Implemented by F5
Banking


American Momentum Bank

American Momentum Bank

www.americanmomentum.bank

Comparing 90 days before to 90 days after launch, the site has seen a 26% decrease in bounce rate, a 6.94% increase in page views and a 14% increase in pages per session.

Implemented by Bayshore Solutions
DSK Bank

DSK Bank

www.dskbank.bg

The new site enables site administrators to create engaging content on the fly, while offering a superb level of customer interaction through various online forms and custom features.

Implemented by Studio X
CAFCU

Corporate America Family Credit Union (CAFCU)

www.cafcu.org

The new site allows CAFCU to publish content automatically at a future date, have site-wide alerts, and manage marketing ads with ease.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com
Financial Services


SELCO

SELCO Community Credit Union

www.selco.org

Sitefinity has allowed SELCO to create an engaging web presence with strong SEO and a fluid end user experience, while preserving scalability.

Implemented by Affirma Consulting
reliancesmartmoney.com

reliancesmartmoney.com

www.reliancesmartmoney.com

In just few weeks, the platform has scored an increase of 30% in all the metrics with an overwhelming 50,000 users who've joined since revamp.

Implemented by Idealake
IMG

IMG

www.imglobal.com

Since launch, the site has seen a 18.9% increase in conversion rate, while pages per session are up 25.2% and average session duration is up 33.4%.

Implemented by IMG
Healthcare


Virginia Heart

Virginia Heart

www.virginiaheart.com

With a fresh new look and responsive design, Virginia Heart has seen a significant increase in both website traffic and conversions. The new Patient Portal allows patients to pay bills online as well as view medical records.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com
Dr. Shterev Hospital

Dr. Shterev Hospital

www.shterevhospital.com

The site takes advantage of the content personalization and digital experience management capabilities of Sitefinity and leverages the Darvin AI chatbot by Progress to enable patients to book appointments on social media.

Implemented by Studio X and Dr. Shterev Hospital
Feros Care

Feros Care

www.feroscare.com.au

Just a week after launch, analytics showed a 42% decrease in page load time, a 10% decrease in bounce rate and a 33% increase in page views per session, which ultimately improved the site’s SEO ranking.

Implemented by Adelphi Digital Consulting Group
Education


Voyager Sopris

Voyager Sopris

www.voyagersopris.com

Featuring custom widgets to satisfy the complex design requirements of the business team, the site combines a modern look & feel with superb usability.

Implemented by Aptera Inc.
Murdoch University

Murdoch University

www.murdoch.edu.au

Shortly after launch, the site has seen a 32% increase in traffic from mobile devices, along with a 194% increase in the traffic to “Study” page.

Implemented by Precedent Communications Australia
AITSL

AITSL

www.aitsl.edu.au

Time on site decreased by 40 seconds, indicating that users locate desired content faster. Page views increased by over 100,000 year over year.

Implemented by Websilk
Government


Ajman Municipality

Ajman Municipality

am.gov.ae

The site follows strict security, performance, functional and presentation requirements, featuring multiple special integrations as well as English and Arabic language versions.

Implemented by Argo Ventures Digital
INAPI

INAPI

www.inapi.cl

With multilingual support and revamped content strategy and structure, the INAPI site saw an increase of 20% in web traffic in the first few months from launch.

Implemented by LFI Agencia Digital
Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County

www.cuyahogacounty.us

The site directly correlates with Cuyahoga County’s strategic priority of providing superior services and superior customer experience.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com
Real Estate & Construction


PRI

PRI

www.pri-group.com

In the initial 90 days of being live, PRI’s new website noticed a 37% increase in sessions, a 39% increase in users, a 47% increase in page views, an 8% increase in pages/session and a 4.5% decrease in bounce rate.

Implemented by Bayshore Solutions
Plumlife

Plumlife

www.plumlife.co.uk

Significant improvements in user engagement: average session duration increased by 24% after the first month, volume of returning users increased by 15% and bounce rate dropped by 23%.

Implemented by Itineris
Regency Centers

Regency Centers

www.regencycenters.com

Downloads of Regency's mission-critical brochure went up 60% and connections with leasing agents went up 45% after launch, bounce rate went down 15% and time spent on site increased by 27%.

Implemented by Truematter
Manufacturing


Clarke

Clarke

www.clarkefire.com

The site comes with great custom functionality, multilingual support, backend localization and an intuitive layout for a superior user experience.

Implemented by F648 Consulting
247TailorSteel

247TailorSteel

www.247tailorsteel.com

Now featuring three language versions, German, English and Dutch, the site has seen a 28.5% increase in the number of site registrations and downloads, year over year.

Implemented by Logisz
Direct Comfort

Direct Comfort

www.directcomforthvac.com

The site utilizes the Sitefinity Ecommerce module to display all products, along with their technical specifications and installation configurations.

Implemented by Softway
Associations


NVAR

NVAR

www.nvar.com/

Since launch, NVAR has seen a 27% increase in site visits and a 40% increase in pageviews. Bounce rate decreased by 14 and registrations for their annual conference doubled.

Implemented by Matrix Group International
AGD

AGD

www.agd.org

Three months post launch, traffic to the site increased by 36.3%, bounce rate decreased by 40% and sessions with search soared by 24,844.44%.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com
ASPET

ASPET

www.aspet.org

Five months post launch, ASPET saw a 1,744% increase in the number of visitors using search. Unique page views and pages per session rose by 4.19% and 6.23 %, respectively.

Implemented by Results Direct
Non Profit


TOUCH Community Services

TOUCH Community Services

www.touch.org.sg

Six months post launch, online donations have increased by 15%, online donors by 145% and there has also been a 77% productivity increase in processing volunteer sign-ups.

Implemented by A8
The Leprosy Mission

The Leprosy Mission

www.leprosymission.org

The new site gave the charity the global presence it deserved and a look that befits the fantastic work undertaken.

Implemented by Itineris
Brain Tumour Research

Brain Tumour Research

www.braintumourresearch.org

The new site has improved the online presence through SEO and offers superior usability for donations, information access and fundraising campaigns.

Implemented by Spinbox
Services


Signature Flight Support

Signature Flight Support

www.signatureflight.com

The new Signature Flight’s website is feature-rich, intuitive and aesthetically enjoyable. It has seen a 9% increase in search engine traffic and a 5% increase in web-submitted reservations.

Implemented by Signature Flight Support
Tressler

Tressler

www.tresslerllp.com

All site metrics have had a phenomenal improvement since launch: page load time has decreased by 98%, bounce rate has dropped by 47%, pages per session have increased by 205%.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com
Shungham

Shungham

www.shungham.com

Shungham's webiste enjoys seamless integrations with MS Dynamics and ClickDimensions and improved user engagement with site visits up by over 120%.

Implemented by Argo Ventures Digital
Technology


Emerge Solutions

Emerge Solutions

www.emergesolutions.com

Emerge Solutions needed a scalable platform that could help them reach out to new market segments and could grow with their needs.

Implemented by Bayshore Solutions
Dock9

Dock9

www.dock9.co.uk

Dock9’s revamped site delivers personalized experiences to financial services users by sub sector, driving leads up by 250% in the first month.

Implemented by Dock9
Aptiv

Aptiv

www.aptiv.com

Aptiv’s new website has shown a very strong start with daily sessions going from 0-10k+ in the first business day and a total of 270+ new email subscribers within the first week.

Implemented by Springthrough Consulting
Tourism & Hospitality


Goomo

Goomo

www.goomo.com

Utilizing Sitefinity's marketing automation, the site has realized a 30% increase in lead generation and 25% in bookings. The site's country rank pushed up to 4,875 and is now driving a traffic of over 800K organic visitors.

Implemented by Idealake
JNTO

JNTO

www.seejapan.co.uk

The revamped site features new functionality such as quizzes, forms and user areas. The team noticed an increase in average session duration and visits from tablet devices, along with an improved SEO presence.

Implemented by Spinbox
Little Rock

Little Rock

www.littlerock.com

The site leverages Sitefinity’s personalization and customization capabilities to introduce a unique user experience, leading to an overall decrease in the bounce rate among other improvements in user engagement.

Implemented by TEAM SI
Graphic Design


AVIXA

AVIXA

www.avixa.org

Featuring multiple customizations and integrations, and a modern design, the site has seen a 13% drop in bounce rate to a healthy 50.47%; the exit rate across all pages dropped by nearly ⅓ to 27.45%.

Implemented by Fig Leaf Software and AVIXA
Plascon

Plascon

www.plascon.com

The site offers a contemporary design with a clean and intuitive layout to improve engagement and brand awareness, while gaining control over content and preserving scalability.

Implemented by Firewater
LEAP Frame

LEAP Frame

www.leapframe.com

The site leverages a complex design and offers great performance despite the multiple motion background videos. At the same time, it is easy to navigate through and maintain.

Implemented by LEAP