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min's Best of the Web Awards is the industry's top honor in the digital space, recognizing outstanding Web sites and digital initiatives among consumer and b2b magazines. The Awards will also salute the Digital Media People of the year along with the Hall of Fame. The awards are presented by media market intelligence leaders, min and min's b2b. The winners and honorable mentions will be honored at an awards breakfast in NYC on April 3,  2012 at the Grand Hyatt.

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min is excited to introduce Jay Lauf as our keynote for the Best of the Web Awards on April 3rd at the Grand Hyatt, NYC.

About Jay Lauf:
Jay is the publisher of The Atlantic, is a 23-year veteran of the publishing industry with stints on both the editorial and business sides at newspapers, trade and consumer magazines, and websites. The Atlantic under his leadership has increased digital ad revenue 284 percent since 2008, and the media industry has taken note of his successes. In 2009, he was named one of min’s "21 Most Intriguing People in Media," and then he and Atlantic Media Co president, Justin Smith were named Ad Age's "Publishing Executives of the Year" the following year. Prior to joining The Atlantic, he was the publisher of Wired magazine.

 2012 Digital Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Rich Antoniello, CEO, Complex Media
  • Bob Cohn, Editorial Director, The Atlantic
  • John French, CEO, Cygnus
  • Michael Friedenberg, President and CEO, IDG Enterprise
  • Dirk Standen, Editor-in-Chief:
  • Kristine Welker, VP, Hearst Digital Media

Digital Team of the Year-Finalists

  • Cygnus Business Media
  • InvestmentNews
  • Lucky
  • Saveur
  • The Atlantic
  • Ziff Davis Enterprise

Advertiser Program/Partnership

Lucky & Revlon "Empower Her World"
Condé Nast
Fairchild Fashion Media
Forbes & Dell: Human Ingenuity Program
Forbes Media

Hillshire Farm: Love Your Lunch
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.

Organic Gardening Magazine- Nature's Path Gardens for Good Grant
Rodale, Inc.
Saveur; Bonnier Corp.

Most Decisive Super Bowl Moments Presented By Bing
Sports Illustrated & ABC "Pan Am"
Time Inc.


Fit Pregnancy's "Ask The Labor Nurse-Blog"
American Media, Inc.

Daily Beauty Reporter
Allure Magazine

Healthy SELF,
Condé Nast's PopWatch
Entertainment Weekly Magazine
Simple Tip
Real Simple

A Blog Around the Clock
Scientific American
Slate's "Weigel"
Slate Magazine

JCK's Cutting Remarks
TMG Custom Media

Community/Social Networking
Glamour Magazine

Lucky Social Community

Mental Floss
Mental Floss Magazine

Organic Gardening Magazine
Rodale, Inc.

JCK's Community Dashboard
TMG Custom Media

Contest/Online Games

Instant Stylist & Nordstrom

Red Carpet Trivia Live

"This Old House Reader Remodel Contest" sponsored by GMC
This Old House
UBM Electronics' Drive for Innovation
UBM Electronics

Van Cleef and Arpels: Hidden Gems
The Studio at Condé Nast

Digital Magazine

Gourmet Live
Condé Nast

October 2011 Digital Edition

Teradata Magazine Online
Teradata Corporation

Traditional Home

Editorial Excellence - Overall

Travel + Leisure
American Express Publishing
Condé Nast

Spring 2012 Fashion Week Digital Media
Slate Magazine
Sports Illustrated
Time Magazine
Time Inc.

Editorial Excellence - Special Section

AgWeb Harvest Maps
AgWeb's Jobs Rated Report

Design-It-Yourself Weddings Center on
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc

Education channel on
Scientific American

Project Recovery
Southern Living Family Health Guides
The Parenting Group; Bonnier Corp.

Email Newsletter/s

BT to Go
Budget Travel's Your Daily Holiday Treat
Real Simple

We're In Your Inbox: Saveur Newsletters
Saveur; Bonnier Corp.

JCK News Daily
TMG Custom Media

Genius Award

Anthony Adams
Ziff Davis Enterprise

Michael Beller
Source Interlink Media
Lisa Brewer
Time Inc.

Integration with Print

SELF's Drop 10 Challenge
Condé Nast 
Pensions & Investments
Crain Communications Inc.

Real Simple's Take Back Dinnertime
Real Simple

"Cities: Better, Greener, Smarter"
Scientific American

JCK magazine,, JCK News Daily, JCKtv
TMG Custom Media

Marketing Campaign

G-Shock Influencer
Complex Media
Radio Star
Jakarta Fashion Week

Ball Canning and MSLO - You CAN Do It!
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.

Lubrizol Custom Digital Magazine
SAE International

Microsite/Custom Website

Emmys Dashboard - Royals

The L'Oréal Paris Academy
Time Inc.

Women's Health Guide To Your Breasts
Women's Health Magazine

New Site

The Grindstone
Rodale, Inc.
The Atlantic

The BrainYard
UBM TechWeb

Overall Digital Excellence
Investors Business Daily, Inc.
Meredith Corporation
Men's Health
Rodale, Inc
The New Yorker
The Week Magazine
Time Inc.

JCK Online
TMG Custom Media

Premium Content
Foreign Affairs

Traditional Home
Ward's Automotive Group

Redesign Redesign
American Media, Inc.

CNN Money
Essence Communications
Questex Media Group
Women's Health Magazine

Allure Magazine

31 Launches in 12 Months
Cygnus Business Media
Essence Communications
Hearst Digital Media
TMG Custom Media

JCK Online
TMG Custom Media

Smartphone App - Free

Must-Have Recipes from Better Homes and Gardens
Meredith Corporation

Real Simple Holiday Gift Guide App
Real Simple

Truck Trend Insider
Source Interlink Media

The New Yorker Goings On
The New Yorker

Smartphone App - Paid

SI Swimsuit 2011
Sports Illustrated's Can I Eat It?
The Parenting Group; Bonnier Corp.

Tablet App - Free app

Bloomberg Businessweek+
Bloomberg, L.P.

InStyle Hairstyle Try-On
InStyle Magazine

The Cut on the Runway
New York Media

Sports Illustrated Football Rivals
Sports Illustrated
TIME - Populist
Time Inc.

Tablet App - Paid - Interactive

Journey to the Exoplanets App for iPad
Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux

SAIL Launches New Sailboat Review iPad App
Source Interlink Media

Cooking Light's Quick & Healthy Menu Maker App
Time Inc.

Fortune 500+ app
Time Inc.

UBM Electronics' ARM TechCon
UBM Studios

Tablet App - Paid - Magazine Edition

The New Yorker
Condé Nast

Condé Nast
THE LIFE & GENIUS of STEVE JOBS (Oct. 24, 2011 Issue)
People Magazine

Sports Illustrated
Time Inc.

Use of Photography's Inside Line Photography
Fairchild Fashion Media
Shooting Stars: Photography on
Saveur; Bonnier Corp.
TIME - LightBox
Time Inc.

Uses of Social Media

A Day in American Agriculture
American Media, Inc.

Royally Social
Parenting's Social E-Card Campaign
The Parenting Group; Bonnier Corp.

Video: Magazine-Branded Show
Condé Nast

Magazine-Branded Shows on
Entertainment Weekly Magazine
Bicycling Magazine 2011 Tour de France
Rodale, Inc.
"Hammer it Out"
This Old House

Video: Overall

Corn College TV

Condé Nast's Inside Line
Fairchild Fashion Media
Shake the Dickens Out of It
Saveur; Bonnier Corp.

EdTech Focus on Higher Education
TMG Custom Media

Virtual Store

THQ Games Saints Row the Third Collaboration Program
Complex Media
Mental Floss
Mental Floss Magazine 

WIRED Store 2011
The Studio at Condé Nast

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Sponsorship Opportunities

To sponsor the Best of the Web Awards program, including the breakfast and special issue, or to purchase an ad in the special issue contact Sponsorship & Exhibits Manager Anna Lawler at or 956-462-5590

Contact Information

For any questions, please contact Marketing Associate, Danielle Sikes at (203) 899-8433 or

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2010 winners

2009 winners

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