1. Technology

Awards for Web Designs and Web Designers

If your site is worthy, winning an award can give you recognition and promotion. These links are some of the better awards on the Web.
  1. Reader's Choice Awards 2010 (19)
  2. Reader's Choice Awards 2009 (11)
  3. Readers' Choice Awards 2011 (17)
  4. Readers' Choice Awards 2012 (16)

Reader Submitted Awards and Contests
There are many more awards and contests for web designers than any one person can keep track of. These are some of the awards that About.com readers have submitted.See submissions

Providing Useful Criticism for Websites
Awards are all well and good, but often people lose sight of how to comment on a Web site. It's easy to forget you're criticizing a person (or people) and not just a computer.

Australian Web Awards
Web design award for Australian designers. There are many different categories, and the designer or owner must live in the Australian state indicated.

Best of the Web
This award is chosen by readers. Your site would be submitted and then voted on by visitors to the BOTW Web site.

Best of WWWomen Sites!
An award for sites that are made for women. It is for sites that represent the best in "content, inspiration, exploration, and presentation".

CLIO Awards
The CLIO Awards are an advertising design competition honoring creative excellence and innovation.

Dehanced for Lynx
It isn't that hard to make your site readable for Lynx, but some sites appear to go out of their way to be unviewable.

Dutch Interactive Awards
The Dutch Interactive Awards are for designs in several categories created by web designers living in the Netherlands.

Fresh Digital Awards
This is a broad category of awards for designers in the United Kingdom.

Horizon Interactive Awards
This award covers many different aspects of online design including webcasts and video as well as websites.

Interactive Media Awards
Every quarter a new set of categories opens up that you can submit your designs to.

Open Web Awards
This is an award that covers innovation in Web and online technology. There are 26 categories and they take nominations from all over.

Pan Arab Web Awards
This award highlights the best web design in the Pan Arab region.

SXSW Web Awards
The South by Southwest conference has an award to highlight the best new web designs.

The Onyas
These are awards for web designers in New Zealand given by the New Zealand web industry.

The Webby Awards
One of the most prestigious awards on the Internet. Nominations are accepted in many different categories.

Web Marketing Association's Web Award
Many different industries are represented in this award.

Reader's Choice Awards 2011 -- Nominate Your Favorites
Nominate Your Favorite Web Designs and Web Design Software for…

Readers Choice Awards and Other Web Design Awards
There were lots of great sites and products nominated in the nomination phase of the About.com Readers' Choice Awards for Web Design and HTML, but now it's time to vote on which ones really are the best of the best. Vote in seven categories on the Web Design / HTML site and then head over the awards.about.com and vote in the many other...

Awards Sites from Personal Web
The Personal Web Guide links to a lot of great awards to aspire to.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.