Interested persons are encouraged to nominate their favourite .eu or .ею website by filling out a submission form during the nomination period from 4 April 2017 (00:00 AM CET) – 4 July 2017 (11:59:59 PM CET).
Once the nomination period ends, three websites per category are shortlisted according to the number of nominations they receive. The three finalists from each of the five categories are then published to www.eurid.eu and webawards.eurid.eu on 4 September 2017.
Subsequently, they are evaluated by a jury of distinguished representatives from various European stakeholders who will select the winner based on the evaluation criteria outlined in the awards rules. All finalists are invited to take part in the awards ceremony that takes place in Brussels, Belgium on 21 November 2017.
Please nominate your favourite .eu or .ею website for one of the following categories.
The Leaders category is for websites that represent established national businesses.
The Rising Stars
The Rising Stars category is for websites that represent start-ups.
The Laurels category is for websites that represent educational institutions, charitable organisations, or pan European projects.
The House of .eu
The House of .eu category is for websites that represent blogs, news outlets, and the media.
The Better World
The Better World category is for websites that represent green initiatives and environmentally-friendly organisations.
The five winners of the 2017 .eu Web Awards will receive the following prize package
Emily Taylor has worked in the field of Internet Governance for 15 years, and is an Associate Fellow of Chatham House. She has collaborated in various projects with the biggest names in the industry including ICANN, Verisign, Ofcom and UNESCO.
Alexandrine Gauvin had been Communications Manager at CENTR since early 2015. In addition to her years of experience in corporate and strategic communication, she has been actively engaged in CENTR’s Marketing Working Group and is a member of the European Association of Communication Directors (EACD).
Lise Fuhr is the Director-General at ETNO, the association representing Europe’s leading telecom operators. Lise also sits in the Board of the Public Interest Registry (PIR), has previously worked as the Chief Operating Officer of DK Hostmaster and DIFO the registry for .dk. She is also co-chairing the Cross Community Working Group for the IANA Stewardship Transition.
Maria Rosa Gibellini has been the Director-General of European Internet Forum from since 2012. She has strong experience in events management, communication and public relations.
Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder is Chief Information Security Officer at IIS, The Internet Foundation In Sweden. She is ranked as one of Sweden’s leading experts on IT security. She is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), as well as a board member of the Swedish Law and Informatics Research Institute (IRI) and a member of the information security council of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB).
Mark is a specialist in global Internet addressing and naming. For five years, Mark was the Senior Strategist for Internet Naming and Addressing Policy at BT. He is also an active contributor to work in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and ICANN.
Any individual aged eighteen (18) years and over, who is a resident of a Member
State of the European Union, Liechtenstein, Iceland or Norway and who has accepted the awards rules, can nominate a .eu or .ею
website for participation in the .eu Awards, with the exception of employees of EURid, members of the jury and
their respective family members.
Please note that websites of accredited registrars or websites relating to any accredited registrar activity or projects are excluded.
Your nomination has been received!
Please remember that the 3 finalists for each category are shortlisted by the number of nominations they receive, so make sure to spread the word!