Best Advertising Websites

Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best Advertising web site as part of the annual WebAward Competition.  Since 1997, the WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world.

Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve while receiving valuable independent feedback on your development efforts.

Best Advertising websites are selected by judges who review the entered websites using the seven criteria below:

  • Design
  • Ease of use
  • Copywriting
  • Interactivity
  • Use of technology
  • Innovation
  • Content


As a participant, you will receive:

  • An independent evaluation of your Advertising Website by independent expert judges
  • Valuable feedback to help Benchmark your efforts against other Advertising industry websites.


If your site wins recognition with the Advertising WebAward, you will also get:  

  • A beautiful statue or certificate of achievement to display proudly
  • Higher visibility for your company
  • A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
  • Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
  • The admiration of peers, friends and co-workers – maybe even a raise!
  • A personal achievement for your resume

Each year the Web Marketing Association's WebAward Competition names the Best Advertising web site.  Best websites are selected by judging the entered websites using seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content.  Websites not selected as best Advertising website are also eligible for an Outstanding Website Award or a Standard of Excellence Award.

Setting Advertising Trends and making Advertising News

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Entering the WebAwards can help keep you up on Advertising Trends by showing you how other Advertising websites compare to the WebAward standards. You also can make Advertising news if you have the Best Advertising website. Advertising news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.

The 2021 WebAward competition has ended. Please add your name to our mailing list to be notified about WebAward 2022.


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Here are the past Best Advertising WebAward winners:

Year  Winner Site Name
2020 Independent Creative Agency &UGO
2019 Mightily Mightily Website
2018 IQ Agency IQ Agency Website
2017 Patients & Purpose Patients & Purpose
2016 TMP Worldwide TMP Worldwide Website
2015 MediaMath Marketing's Big Moment
2014 The Engine is Red The Engine is Red
2012 Venables Bell & Partners Slim Jim's Center for Spice Loss
2011 Corey McPherson Nash Corey McPherson Nash
2010 Metia Mass Effect 2 Silverlight Campaign
2009 Red Square Agency Red Square Agency Website
2008 Sharpe Partners Burns Group
2007 Spot Runner Spot Runner Website
2006 Spot Runner Spot Runner
2005 Young & Rubicam Brands/Wunderman, Detroit Meet the Lucky Ones
2004 Hanon McKendry/The Brand Consultants Lake Effect Website
2003 Google Google Adwords

*some URLs may no longer be valid, especially for older WebAward winners.

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