Press release from Spectrum Communications

The Australian Interactive Media Industry Association (AIMIA) has congratulated eight of its members that have been named as finalists in the 14th Annual Webby Awards. The Webby Awards honour excellence on the Internet on an international scale.

"That eight AIMIA member companies have been nominated demonstrates the depth of the Australian digital industry and its ability to compete on an international scale,” said Simon Goodrich, AIMIA Victoria President and Webby Awards Ambassador to Australia.

John Butterworth, AIMIA CEO praised the success of the nominees, “This is great news for our members. AIMIA members are not just leaders in our own market, but they’re now taking on the world in the digital industry. Every year, more and more Aussie digital companies are taking their products and services to the world and these nominations reflect the level of talent we have in this country.”

Tim O’Neill, Joint MD at digital agency Reactive said, “We’re delighted with our nomination and proud to have our client Crumpler recognised for being at the forefront of online retail. It would be great if everyone could get behind all the local nominees by voting online for the people’s voice category.”

The AIMIA member companies nominated for a Webby Award are:

Category Name Company Credits
Retail Crumpler Reactive Media
Employment Ocean Recon Visual Jazz
Rich Media: Non-profit/Educational Cyber Bullying Affects Real Lives Profero
Family/Parenting Drinkwise The White Agency
Integrated Campaigns 6 Beers of Separation BMF
Integrated Mobile Experience 42Below Because We Can The Hyperfactory
Travel Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics Shapeshifter Resn (NZ)

About AIMIA
Founded in 1992, AIMIA is the peak national industry body representing the Interactive Media and Digital Content sectors in Australia. AIMIA is devoted to the commercial development of the industry as a whole and to the commercial development of the distinct AIMIA members and AIMIA member groups that comprise the Interactive Media and Digital Sectors. See www.aimia.com.au.