.eu Web Awards a success

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Brussels, 20 November 2014 - The .eu Awards Ceremony took place last night at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussels where 130 guests (including representatives of the nominees and their respective registrars) congregated to see six .eu domain name holders presented with a prestigious award and a media package worth 5 000 EUR for their outstanding .eu websites.

The event, hosted by Irish presenter Conor McNally, followed the launch of an online competition which ran from 23 June until 5 September 2014 and saw well over 100 websites submitted and subsequently evaluated by representatives from various European stakeholders based on the criteria set forth in the awards rules.

EURid can now reveal the lucky winners in each category:

The LEADERS (Established business with more than 10 employees)
cleveron.eu

The RISING STARS (Start-up/Entrepreneur with 1 to 10 employees)
museums.eu

The LAURELS (Education/Institutional/Pan European ongoing project project)
eutraining.eu

The HOUSE of .eu (News/Media/Entertainment/Blog - company or private)
upfrontgroup.eu

The BETTER WORLD (Environmental/green projects)
agriclimatechange.eu

The SURPRISE award for MOST NOMINATED website
etherial.eu

Congratulations to all the winners!

See the .eu Web Awards photo gallery or watch highlights from the evening here.

Following the presentation of the awards, the night ended with a live performance from Kim Wilde.

The .eu Web Awards are organised in partnership with the European Voice and the European Internet Foundation