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Golden Arroba Awards for 2007


Golden Arroba Awards for 2007

The website with two statuettes already to its credit for best website in the Sports category and for being the biggest winner of the night, walked off with the highest honors again in the Second Annual Golden Arroba Awards in last Tuesday’s ceremony held in the Aula Magna of the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD).

The competition included 15 categories and handed out five special awards: Best Web Design, Best Vote Winner, Best Web Cover Design, Best Coverage in the Country and Best Publicity Campaign.

Each winner in the various categories and special prizes received the Golden @ Award, a sleek statuette made of pressed marble and plated with 24-karat gold. They also won a $5,000 cash incentive and $20,000 dollars in products from the sponsors of the contest.

Winners in all the Categories:

  1. Applications and Internet Services
  2. Art
  3. Associations
  4. Banking and Finance
  5. Blogs
  6. Sports
  7. E-commerce
  8. Education
  9. Entertainment
  10. Government
  11. Hotels, Tourism and Restaurants
  12. Institutional
  13. Best use of animation and moving images
  14. Personals
  15. Religion
  16. Professional Services

 5 Special Categories

  1. Best Web Design
  2. Largest Vote Recipient
  3. Best Website Cover
  4. Best Coverage in the Country
  5. Best Publicity Campaign

The Competition

The Golden @ Contest, the most important of its kind in the United States and Latin America which recognizes websites contributing to the development of the Internet Industry, has a team of some 50 experts from 17 countries who evaluate the participating websites under the observation  of the BDO International auditing firm.

The president of Golden @ International, Fabrizio Altamirano explained at the ceremony the main elements that serve as a basis for judging the websites: design, navigation, content and creativity, each of which have three to five areas in which they are evaluated.  The Golden @ Contest began in El Salvador in 2001 and is based on strategic alliances between communication and media leaders in each country.

 Date of Publication: December 5, 2007

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