Sunday, January 20, 2019

Bestweb 2019 - Category Update

BestWeb 2019 - Categories are updated for the upcoming competition!!

Applications will be called from the 22nd of April 2019 

1.Best Advertising & Marketing Website

Web sites that advertise products and services either for third parties or its own products without e-commerce features. Sales, classified advertising and deal coupons information. Web designing and digital marketing companies included.

2.Best SME Website
Commercial organisations (Ltd cos, partnerships or sole propriotorships) with annual turnover less than Rs. 100M

3.Best Corporate Website
Large organizations/companies/ corporations with annual turnover of at least Rs.100M.

4.Best University and Education Institute Website
Organizations providing Higher Education, Universities, Schools, Institutes, Affiliated Universities, Student recruitment, etc., (private and government)

5.Best e-Commerce Website
Web sites providing e-commerce facilities to make online transactions/ payments. 
(These websites should enable SSL certificates)

6.Best Banking and Finance Website
Banks and Financial Institutes (government or private)

7.Best Government Website
Corporations, ministries, authorities and other bodies which come under parliamentary supervision. (Budgets and final acounts are reported to the parliament).

8.Best Media, Sports & Entertainment Website
Websites of TV, Radio, newspapers, news sites, sports, games, reality shows, events, parties, music, video, etc.

9.Best Nonprofit Website
Organizations that provide information or services to the general public without a commercial objective.

10.Best Travel & Tourism Website
Websites providing services for tourists and local travelers, Hotels, tour companies, booking serives, travel agents, etc.

11.Best Health & Wellness
Hospitals (Human & Animals), wellness and fitness products and services, spas, medical equipment, pharmacies etc.
should have any needed licences.

12. Best personal website
Websites focused on an individual such as politicians artistes, authors, professionals, etc.

Special Categories:

Category Winners
The most outstanding websites against each category will be selected based on the selection criteria.
Overall Winners
Overall winners will be chosen from the winners of all  12 categories.
Special Awards - 1
All 12 categories of applicants are eligible to apply for the following Special Awards, if the websites  are  maintained in all 3 languages. (Please indicate in the initial application by way ticking the "Special Category Optional")

·         Best Sinhala Website

·         Best Tamil Website
·         Best mobile-optimized website

Special Awards - 2
All shortlisted sites  are eligible for following special award.
·         Most Popular Website

Provided that minimum criteria are satisfied.

Special Awards – 3
·         Best Web Developer
Selected based on the awards won by sites created by that developer.