Site of the Year 2016 Winners

Site of the Year Global Winner 2016

Best Tourism, Hospitality, and Entertainment Site

Belfast Waterfront
Implemented by i3 Digital

Belfast Waterfront is an iconic venue with an exhaustive entertainment and events program. The website is modern, sleek, fully responsive, and engaging. Brand awareness and inquiries have increased greatly.
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Best Business Services Site

DHL Freight
Implemented by PUXdesign

DHL Freight needed to offer their services to customers easily. The website is now a self-service B2B portal with simple online tools, and it currently has 21 unique cultures for countries across Europe.

Best Consumer Goods Site

Implemented by EMAKINA CEE and NL

With Segway’s entrance into European and Middle Eastern markets, an expanded web presence was key. There are now over 50 cultures, and each is vivid and vibrant, targeting users directly and emotionally.

Best E-commerce Site

Green Meadows Beef
Implemented by Efinity Group Limited

Transparent information about the food’s sources and preparation are front and center to promote trust in Green Meadows Beef, while their 'customer first' approach is represented through the UX design.

Best Education and Career Site

ROC van Amsterdam
Implemented by TrueLime

Current and future students of the ROC can now create online profiles to search, “like”, and compare programs of interest, and it is now much easier for visitors to find the exact information they need.
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Best Financial Services Site

Firefly Credit Union
Implemented by ZAG Interactive

Firefly Credit Union, as a newly-rebranded service, had to make a good online impression. The new site has a fresh responsive design, enhanced functionality, and marketing power to meet all its goals.
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Best Government and Municipal Site

Screen Australia
Implemented by Twisted Pear Concepts

Screen Australia’s new site is responsive and visually immersive, showcasing and supporting the Australian screen industry. It has lifted the agency's profile and greatly improved access to funding.

Best Healthcare Site

Implemented by Interesting

Sanitarium’s website needed to convey joy and purposeful living to help with the “generational change” it was striving for. The brand can now be seen as a trustworthy source of food and nutrition content.
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Best Industrial/Manufacturer Site

Ryobi Tools EU
Implemented by NetConstruct

Ryobi wanted to encourage repeat visitors and create closer relationships with customers through the EMS and Content Personalization. Currently, the site has 24 cultures and over 2 million active contacts.

Best IT and Digital Experience Site

Implemented by Create Studios

Blackdot has grown into a multinational sales and marketing consultancy firm, so the website needed to adjust. Now, when users select their job roles on the homepage, the info that follows is personalized.

Best NGO Site

Save the Children Netherlands
Implemented by Icemedia

The Save the Children website wanted to make it easy for visitors to see exactly how and where children are being helped. The website makes it simple to donate, resulting in significant more donations.
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Special categories

Best Cloud Deployment

Implemented by MMT Digital

Multinational pharma company Allergan serves over 100 countries, meaning the website needed to serve users across the globe equally as fast, while coping with spikes in demand. With this deployment, Allergan is sure visitors will always have access to key medical info.
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Best Customer Success

Recorded Books
Implemented by Distinction

Customers visiting the Recorded Books website can find titles more easily than ever, and admin users can manage all aspects of the site. Since implementation, the site has seen a 75% increase in sales.
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Best Graphic Design

Green Meadows Beef
Implemented by Efinity Group Limited

As an online vendor, Green Meadows Beef paid special attention to the shopping cart experience, both on mobile and desktop. The design is clean, fresh, and on message, maintaining a “family-owned” vibe.

Best Integration

Wiltshire Farm Foods
Implemented by MMT Digital

The seamless integration between Dynamics and Kentico allows over 75 local outlets in the UK to utilize their own tools while staying 100% in sync, working under the Wiltshire Farm Foods name.
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Best Intranet

RaceTrac Portal
Implemented by Kentico client

RaceTrac employees wanted one convenient space for key internal information. Their new intranet has integrated collaboration tools and chat, custom functionality, and various notification configurations.

Best Kentico Online Marketing Implementation

Implemented by Sprinx Systems, a.s.

EMOS wanted to expand into the B2C world. This project consists of 11 sites in total—five B2B sites, five B2C sites, and one corporate portal—and utilizes EMS with all of its Online Marketing features.

Largest Site

BDO Global
Implemented by TrueLime

BDO Global, the global auditing, tax, and advisory service, has more than 100 distinct sites with over 100,000 pages and 37,000 attachments in total. All of this content is handled by over 100 editors.

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About Contest

The annual Kentico Site of the Year contest seeks out the best Kentico implementations and chooses the top three from each category to be put to the public vote. Finalists are then announced in March and the site with the most votes overall is named Kentico Site of the Year.

How to Participate?

  • December 6, 2016 — Submissions open
  • January 24, 2017 — Submissions close
  • February 14, 2017 — Public voting begins
  • March 14, 2017 — Public voting ends
  • March 21, 2017 — Winners are announced

Benefits for Participants

Finalists and winners receive:

  • Kentico Site of the Year 2016 Winner/Finalist plaque and certificate
  • Kentico Site of the Year 2016 Winner/Finalist badge for online use
  • Partner Points (partners only)
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