Best Site of the Year: The List of Winners

Kentico “Best Site of the Year 2009“ Contest has its winners.

On Monday, November 30, the online vote on was closed. We “counted“ all your voices in 11 industry categories and 1 special category (Best Design) and finally chose the winners of the rest of the special categories internally.

You can find all the web champions together with screenshots, short description and corresponding links on the “Best Site of the Year“ page.

The web site of Chicago Zoological Society: (implemented by Designkitchen) was chosen the Global Winner of the Contest. This web site received the most of public votes and won 2 categories – Best Nonprofit Organization Site and Best Graphic Design.

Here is the list of winners:

Category Web Site Winner URL Client/Partner
Best Association Site White Rose Forest NetConstruct Ltd
Best Consumer Products Site DTSwiss orange8 interactive ag
Best Education Site  Learning Outside the Classroom  Oculus Design & Communications Limited
Best Financial Services Site  JLT  Crafted Media
Best Healthcare Site  Get Started
Best Manufacturing Site  Kinematics Manufacturing, Inc.  Gatesix Inc.
Best Nonprofit Organization Site  Chicago Zoological Society  Designkitchen
Best On-line Store  Bluesoft
Best Other/At Large Site  Visit Europe  Last Exit
Best Publishing Site  Delta Sky Magazine  bswing and MSP Communications
Best State/Local Government Site  EU Matters  X Communications
Best Intranet Site  MyShaw  Shaw Industries Intranet  Shaw Industries


 Special Category  Web Site Winner  URL  Client/Partner
Best Graphic Design Chicago Zoological Society  Designkitchen
Most complete use of Kentico CMS features  Park City Green  Data Transfer Solutions, LLC
Largest Site  Royal Horticultural Society  Royal Horticultural Society
Best Integration  EVN Portal  diamond:dogs Group
Best Migration from another CMS  Atom Group

We would like to thank all competitors and voters for participating in the contest and of course, congratulations to all the winners!

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Lenka Navratilova

I am currently on maternity leave with my little daughter, but I still have time to keep you informed about the best projects created by our clients and partners on Kentico. I previously worked as a Partner Manager taking care of our partners' needs.


Les Girvan commented on

Congratulations to all the winners, fantastic websites and creative solutions.