min's Best of Web Awards & Most Engaged Media Brands 2010

Keynote Presenter:
James Spanfeller
James J. Spanfeller
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Spanfeller Group

Join min for the Best of the Web Awards Breakfast on April 28, 2010 as we recognize outstanding Web sites and digital initiatives among consumer and b2b magazines. min will also salute the Digital Media People of the year along with the Digital Hall of Fame. At this must-attend industry event, winners and honorable mentions will be honored for leading the way in the digital arena over the past year.

At the breakfast, min will also honor the Most Engaged Media Brands of the Year. These magazines have succeeded in following their partner/readers onto a range of new media paths, always faithful, always attentive, always engaged. The In-Box Awards Winners will also be honored at the breakfast. The In-Box Awards winners celebrate singular achievements in email publishing, the content providers that are advancing the form and individual email innovators.

The breakfast will be filled with excitement from the award winners, great food and entertainment; all while you mingle with top media professionals. Congratulations to min’s Best of the Web Awards Finalists & min’s Most Engaged Media Brands.

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Breakfast Registration:

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Table of 10 $4,000.00


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Grand Hyatt New York
Manhattan Ballroom
Park Avenue at Grand Central Terminal
New York, NY USA
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Questions? Contact Mary Lou French mfrench@accessintel.com; 301-354-1613.

In-Box Awards Winners

Most Engaged Brands

Min BOW Awards Finalists


Digital Hall of Fame Inductees 2010

  • Bob Carrigan, CEO, IDG
  • Chuck Cordray, SVP/GM, Hearst Magazines Digital Media
  • Mark Golin, Editor, PEOPLE Digital
  • Paul Maidment, Editor, Forbes Media
  • Tanya Wenman Steel, Editor-in-Chief, Epicurious.com
  • Lauren Wiener, SVP, Meredith Interactive

Content Strategist of the Year

  • Rachel Fishman Feddersen, Editor-in-Chief, Parenting.com

Digital Teams of the Year

  • Glamour.com
  • Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

Tweeter of the Year

  • Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia - Martha Stewart

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Ad Program / Partnership

  • Alpha Media Group - Hometown Hotties
  • Condé Nast Digital - Mercedes-Benz "Live Well Dashboard"
  • NY Media - NYMAG.com Partnership with HSBC's "Values Soapbox" Campaign
  • TechWeb's Internet Evolution/IBM Partnership
  • Yahoo! Inc. - The Thread 


  • Entertainment Weekly - PopWatch
  • Five Great Myths of Social Networking
  • RealSimple.com - Kristin van Ogtrop's Adventures in Chaos
  • USANA Health Sciences, Inc. - What's Up USANA
  • Wired.com - Threat Level Blog 

Community/Social Networking

  • Epicurious.com/Condé Nast Digital - Community Features on Epicurious.com
  • Internet Evolution
  • MensHealth.com - Belly Off! Club
  • Wired.com - How-To Wiki
  • Yahoo! Shine 

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Contests/Online Games

  • Arkadium - National Geographic Channel Expedition
  • Brides.com - Groom of the Year
  • PEOPLE/Time Inc. - "Bunches of Cash Hunt"
  • The New Yorker - newyorker.com Cartoon Kit
  • Wired.com – Gone Forever: What Does It Take to Really Disappear?
  • Women’s Health - Win Today


  • Epicurious.com/Condé Nast Digital - Epicurious.com
  • IAC/InterActiveCorp - The Daily Beast
  • PEOPLE/Time Inc. - People.com
  • Saveur - Saveur.com
  • Smart Meetings - Smartmeetings.com
  • Style.com/Conde Nast Digital - Style.com


  • Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. - Martha Stewart Shop
  • PEOPLE/Time Inc. - PeopleStyleWatch.com

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Editorial Excellence

  • BettyConfidential - BettyConfidential.com
  • Concierge.com/Condé Nast Digital - Concierge.com Interests & Ideas Features
  • IAC/InterActiveCorp - The Daily Beast
  • Pace Communications - FourSeasonsMagazine.com

Email newsletter

  • Garden & Gun Magazine - Talk of the South Email Newsletters
  • MensHealth.com - MensHealth.com Newsletter
  • The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - 497% Growth in Click Rate With Video Screenshot Test

Integration with Print

  • Meredith Corporation - A Recipe for Success: Meredith and Ripple6 Stir Up Mixingbowl.com
  • Rogers Publishing Limited - Microsoft Office Cover Tool
  • TechWeb - InformationWeek's Analytics Strategy

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Marketing Campaign

  • Brides.com - Groom of the Year
  • Cornerstone Promotion - The Levi's/FADER Fort
  • Playboy Enterprises – SoCo’s Sponsorship of Playboy's Uncovered
  • Readers Digest Association – TasteofHome.com’s Spooky Slow Cooker Giveaway

Microsite/Custom Website

  • American Express - The OPEN Forum Website - OPENForum.com
  • Newsweek Inc. - Newsweek's 20/10: The Decade In Rewind 
  • Playboy Enterprises Inc. - AMC Mad Men
  • The Knot Inc for Elizabeth Arden - Elizabeth Arden "My Inner Bride" 
  • World Wrestling Entertainment - SummerSlam 
  • Ziff Davis Enterprises Inc. - Smarter Technology

Mobile Application

  • Allrecipes.com - Allrecipes Dinner spinner
  • Concierge.com/Condé Nast – Postcard by Concierge.com iPhone App/Concierge.com
  • MensHealth.com - Eat This Not That
  • Parade/Parade.com - Marilyn vos Savant's Numbrix 
  • The Knot Inc. for Secrets Resorts & Spas - "Wedding 911" iPhone App

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Mobile Strategy

  • Epicurious.com/Condé Nast Digital 
  • Handmark, Inc. - Forbes.com Mobile Reader
  • PEOPLE/Time Inc. - People Goes Mobile
  • Time Magazine - TIME.com Mobile

New Site

  • Financial Times - Howtospendit.com
  • IAC/InterActiveCorp - The Daily Beast
  • Meredith Corporation - Recipe.com
  • MSP Communications - deltaskymag.com 
  • Pace Communications - FourSeasonsMagazine.com
  • PEOPLE/Time Inc. - PEOPLE Finds New Niche with PEOPLE Pets
  • The Atlantic - The AtlanticWire

Online Exclusive Coverage

  • AARP – AARP Presents The Stonewall Riots: 40 Years Later, A Milestone Anniversary 
  • Bicycling.com - Bicycling.com's 2009 Tour de France coverage 
  • Sports Illustrated – "Sources tell SI Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003"

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  • Financial Times - Lehman Anniversary Special
  • TechWeb - IE Radio/IETV
  • The New Yorker - newyorker.com-The New Yorker Out Loud

Premium Site

  • MensHealth.com - MensHealth.com Personal Trainer 
  • Penton Media - WardsAuto.com


  • Billboard.com and Razorfish - Billboard.com
  • Bonnier Corporation New York - OutdoorLife.com
  • Guideposts.com
  • RealSimple.com - RealSimple.com 
  • Sports Illustrated - SI.com
  • Taunton Press - FineCooking.com
  • Time Inc. - SouthernLiving.com

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Use of Twitter

  • Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. - Martha Stewart
  • PEOPLE/Time Inc. - PEOPLE Digital Takes Over Twitter
  • SmartMoney - SmartMoney.com: ReliveTheCrash
  • Time Inc. - Health
  • Wired.com

Uses of Interactivity

  • Bicycling.com - Bicycling.com's GPS Rides and Maps
  • Billboard.com and Razorfish - Billboard.com
  • Entertainment Weekly - EW.com
  • InStyle.com - InStyle.com's Hollywood Makeover Cover Girl Integration
  • Wired.com - Cutthroat Capitalism: The Game
  • Ziff Davis Enterprise Inc. - Smarter Technology

Video: Overall Use of Video

  • Bonnier Corporation - FieldandStream.com
  • Style.com/Condé Nast - Style.com
  • TechWeb's Internet Evolution
  • Time Inc. - CNNMoney.com
  • Wired.com

Video: Magazine Branded Show

  • Allure.com - Allure Backstage: The Look Of
  • Automotive News/Crain Communications – Automotive News TV
  • Concierge.com - Insider Reviews video series
  • Field & Stream Heroes of Conservation/Bonnier Corporation
  • Glamour.com - 20 Outfit Ideas From America’s Most Stylish People
  • Time Inc./CNNMoney - Assignment Detroit

Virtual Trade Show

  • Martha Stewart Weddings - Luxury Wedding Expo
  • TechWeb - Information Week The Business Case for Windows 7
  • TechWeb - Information Week 500 Virtual Event

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Winners of the In-Box Awards for 2010 for Eletter Excellence

Consumer Media Brand Eletters:
Parenting Magazine

B2B Eletters:
GlobalSpec: Specs & Techs
IDG Enterprise – TechDispenser
EETimes.com Daily Eletter
Hong Kong Trade Development Council – Hong Kong Trader
TechWeb: Interop NY campaign

Consumer/B2B Eletters:
TMG’s CDW-G eletters
Zinio’s Daily Spotlight

Winners of the Most Engaged Media Brands for 2010

 Better Homes & Gardens
The Economist
Entertainment Weekly
Every Day with Rachael Ray
Farm Progress
IEEE Spectrum
Internet Evolution
Martha Stewart Weddings
Moose River Media for LawnSite/PlowSite
National Geographic Kids
 Sporting News
Taste of Home
Teen Vogue
 Yoga Journal

Sponsorship Opportunities

To sponsor the Best of the Web Awards program, including the luncheon and the Special Online Report featuring the Best of Web contact Erica Gottlieb at 212-621-4612; egottlieb@accessintel.com.