NEWS
Apr 25, 2013

Americaneagle.com Wins 10 Awards at the Horizon Interactive Awards Competition

Horizon Interactive AwardsDES PLAINES, IL – April 25, 2013 - Americaneagle.com today announced that the agency has won 10 awards in the Horizon Interactive Awards, placing in Gold, Silver, and Bronze. The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, announced the 2012 award winners to highlight this year’s "best of the best" in interactive media production.

Americaneagle.com was recognized for their excellence with a Gold award for client Erehwon in the E-commerce / Shopping category. Silver-winning work included Danze, Inc. in E-commerce / Consumer Information, Chicago Park District in Government Agency, The Orange Bowl in Non-profit, and the Morton Grove Public Library in Government Agency. Also included in the winners were Bronze-placing clients Grand Victoria Casino in Entertainment Industry, WeatherTech in E-commerce / Shopping, Homewood Flossmoor in School/University, and Heid Music in E-commerce/Shopping.

The 11th annual, international competition saw over 1000 entries from over 25 countries around world including: including: Austria, Australia, Brazil, Belgium, Canada, China, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Martinique, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, and nearly all 50 of the United States of America. An international panel of judges, consisting of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds, as well as an end user panel evaluated categories ranging from online advertising to mobile applications. The 2012 winning entries showcase the industry’s best interactive media solutions including web sites, mobile applications, print media, online advertising, video, and more.

Heid Music, a family-owned and operated musical instruments, lessons, and rental business, was ecstatic to be honored in the award competition. "Not only is heidmusic.com a great ecommerce tool, it also supports our brick & mortar locations and all of the cool stuff going on every day," explained DeDe Heid, Marketing Director. "Americaneagle.com did an awesome job understanding what was most important to us and helped us build a website custom to our needs and that serves our business & our customers."

Mike Svanascini, President of Americaneagle.com, said of the honors, "We are honored to have so many of our sites featured in the Horizon Interactive Awards. It’s a true testament to our high standards that so many of our sites, for clients big and small, received accolades despite steep competition from top global agencies."

The Horizon Interactive Awards holds the competition each year with the winners being announced in April. For more information visit the Horizon Interactive Awards at www.horizoninteractiveawards.com.

About the Horizon Interactive Awards
In its 11th year, the Horizon Interactive Awards was created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. Since 2001, the competition has received tens of thousands of entries from countries around the world and nearly all 50 US States. Each year, those entries are narrowed down to the "best of the best" to be recognized and promoted on and international stage for their excellence. The judging process involves a Horizon Interactive Awards advisory panel, end user panel and a worldwide panel of judges consisting of industry professionals. Winning entries are dubbed the "best of the best" in the interactive media industry. For more information, visit www.horizoninteractiveawards.com.