Berndt Group Earns A+ for American Montessori Web Site
American Montessori Society Web Site Takes Home W³ Award & WebAward Honors
September 27, 2012
BALTIMORE, MD—The Berndt Group (TBG), www.berndtgroup.net, a Baltimore, Maryland-based full service interactive agency, has received W³ Award and WebAward honors for its work on the American Montessori Society (AMS) web site.
The W³ Awards honors creative excellence on the web, and recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind award winning sites, videos and marketing programs. The Berndt Group earned a Gold award in the Education category for its work on the American Montessori Society web site.
The WebAwards, now in its 16th year, is the longest running annual web site award competition dedicated to naming the best web sites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for all web site development. Each nominated site goes head-to-head with other sites in their categories. The Berndt Group earned a "Non-Profit Standard of Excellence" award for its work on the American Montessori Society web site.
With the launch of www.amshq.org and its new brand identity, The Berndt Group produced another great association site, for a very special client. The American Montessori Society site is an example of best practices for a major association. Developed in the Sitecore CMS, the new site and new identity for the organization is a successful example of The Berndt Group taking an organization to the next level of sophistication and strategy. Learn more about the AMS project by reading the case study or check out the details in our portfolio.
John Berndt, President & CEO commented, "Wow, a home run! We are thrilled that the American Montessori Society web site is so recognized by the various awards competitions. This was a great site to work on and the client was a dream client."
Marcy Krever, AMS Senior Director of Marketing & Communications, added, "We at AMS are delighted to have received such high honors! For all of us involved, building the site has been a labor of love, furthering the cause and spreading the message of Montessori education throughout the world. Not enough can be said about John Berndt and The Berndt Group, whose professionalism and integrity took our vision and created an interactive masterpiece. We are truly grateful."
About the W³ Awards
The W³ Awards honors creative excellence on the web, and recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind award winning sites, videos and marketing programs.
The W³ is sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, interactive, advertising, and marketing firms. IAVA members include executives from organizations such as AvatarLabs, Big Spaceship, Block Media, Conde Nast, Coach, Disney, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Estee Lauder, Fry Hammond Barr, Microsoft, MTV Networks, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sotheby's Institute of Art, Victoria's Secret, Wired, Yahoo! and many others.
About the WEBAwards
The Web Marketing Association was founded in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and development of the best web sites on the World Wide Web. This organization is made up of Internet marketing, online advertising, PR, and top web site design professionals who share an interest in improving the quality of online advertising, internet marketing, and web site promotion.
The Web Marketing Association is the producer of the WebAward Competition. Now in its 16th year, the WebAward program is the longest running annual web site award competition dedicated to naming the best web sites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for all web site development.
About The Berndt Group
The Berndt Group has been a leading Web design, development and brand communications firm since 1991. The firm provides an integrated set of creative services, including strategic consulting, brand and application development, software implementation, web site design, and internet marketing. Based in Baltimore, MD, the firm services a diverse international and regional base of over fifty active clients, including: The National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, Baltimore Museum of Art, Johns Hopkins Institutions, University of Maryland Institutions, SafeNet, Inc., Raytheon, U.S. Immigration, The Federal Aviation Administration, The U.S. Forest Service, The Abell Foundation, and many others. For more information, visit www.berndtgroup.net.
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