Denver, CO, April 12, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web, today nominated Vail Resorts: Resort Explorer for the Best Tourism Web site of 2007. The work is produced by Creation Chamber.
Winners will be announced on May 1, 2007 and honored at The 11th Annual Webby Awards Gala in New York City on June 5th. The ceremony will be hosted by comedian and actor Rob Corddry, star of Fox's new sitcom "The Winner" and a former correspondent for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization that includes David Bowie, Harvey Weinstein, Arianna Huffington, Matt Groening, Jamie Oliver, Internet inventor Vinton Cerf, and RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser.
"The Webby Awards honors the outstanding work that is setting the standards for the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards. "The Vail Resorts: Resort Explorer Nominee selection is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators, Creation Chamber."
“Resort Explorer is a great example of the kind of work our incredibly talented design and development teams continue to produce,” stated Samantha Mason from Creation Chamber. “It’s great to see them gaining well-deserved recognition for their achievements through the Webby Awards. I’m excited to see what lies ahead for Creation Chamber as we grow and continue to produce award-winning projects that utilize the most innovative technologies in interactive.”
As a nominee for a Webby Award, Vail Resorts: Resort Explorer, is also eligible to win a People's Voice Award. Voting is open to the public from April 10th to April 27th at http://peoplesvoice.webbyawards.com
The 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states.
Founded in 1996, The Webby Awards is known worldwide for its famous five-word speeches.
About Creation Chamber:
Privately-owned Creation Chamber, Inc. -- headquartered in Denver, Colorado -- designs, develops and manages business-centric, sharply-designed technology solutions.
In February 2001, Phil Lockwood founded the company to fill a regional need for an interactive agency that offered expertise in all 3 related disciplines: information architecture, design, and technology. Since that time, the company has averaged 100% growth year over year and received countless industry accolades. Now a recognized team of the most talented and experienced web professionals in the nation, Creation Chamber continues to expand and deliver award-winning software systems that set the standard in emerging technologies such as Flex and Ajax -- and this is all done through the company's profitable and debt-free business philosophy.
The bottom line: creative technology must solve each business problem to address the unique issues faced by each client. It's about focusing fun, skill, dedication and creativity into the development of superior technology solutions.
About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. Established in 1996, the 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Adobe; The Creative Group; Verizon; AOL Video; dotMobi; Level3; Adweek; Fortune; Reuters; Variety; Wired; IDG: Brightcove; PricewaterhouseCoopers; 2advanced.Net; KobeMail and Museum of the Moving Image.
About the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS):
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences is dedicated to the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and interactive media. The Academy is an intellectually diverse organization that includes over 500 members consisting of leading experts in a diverse range of fields, such as musician David Bowie, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, Internet inventor and Google Chief Internet Evangelist Vinton Cerf, "Simpsons" creator Matt Groening, Real Networks CEO Rob Glaser, and fashion designer Max Azria. For more information, visit www.iadas.net.
Contact: Samantha Mason