Recognized with 8 Horizon Interactive Awards for 2011

Horizon Interactive AwardsLeading website developer honored with 8 awards, including "Best in Category" for Garrett Popcorn

PARK RIDGE, IL – May 8, 2012 –, a leading website design, development and hosting company, today announced that they have been recognized for their online excellence with eight awards in four different categories by the Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition. was recognized for their website development work on Garrett Popcorn’s site, as it won the highest honor of "Best in Category" for E-commerce. Other winners in the E-commerce category included:, DJ Bennett, and DaySpring Cards, which all won Silver awards. A Bronze award was also received for the Mars Veterinary Wisdom Panel website. In addition to E-commerce recognitions, websites Spectrum Technologies, Inc. and G.H. Cretors Popped Corn were honored with Bronze awards in the categories of "Business-to-Business" and "Consumer Information", respectively. Furthermore,’s Mobile and App Division was recognized with a Gold award in the "Entertainment" category for the Bill James Baseball IQ app.

The year 2011 marked the tenth anniversary of the Horizon Interactive Awards, and the international competition saw over 1,000 entries from over 20 countries around world, including: Turkey, China, Spain, UAE, Canada, France, Russia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Australia, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Germany 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 many different and diverse categories ranging from online advertising to mobile applications. The 2011 winning entries showcase the industry’s best interactive media solutions including websites, CDs and DVDs, online ads, video, mobile applications and more.’s eight winning customers were thrilled to learn about the recognition. Bronze winner Spectrum Technologies noted, "We realize the website is a large part of our brand messaging and our intent has always been that it should be a resource to educate existing and prospective customers on our innovative product offerings and brands. We are grateful to be selected to receive the bronze award," said Mike Thurow, President & CEO of Spectrum Technologies, Inc.’s CEO, Tony Svanascini, was also excited with the announcement and said, "It’s great to hear that these projects have been given the recognition they deserve. We are very proud of our team of experienced, talented, dedicated professionals. At the same time, these projects would not have been award-winning without the help and support of our clients. We are striving to continue this award-winning trend with some exciting projects currently in production."

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About, Inc., Inc., founded in 1978, is a leading Web design, development, and hosting company based in Park Ridge, Illinois. Currently, employs approximately 200 professionals in offices throughout the country including Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Washington D.C., New York, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles. Some of their 5,000+ clients include Hobby Lobby, New York Giants, NASCAR, Stuart Weitzman, Garrett Popcorn, Chicago Bears, Abbott Laboratories, and the U.S. Army. For additional information about, visit

About the Horizon Interactive Awards

In its 10th year, the Horizon Interactive Awards was created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. Since 2001, the competition has received many 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