TBG Named Webby Award's Official Honoree for Maryland Science Center Website

May 9, 2006, Baltimore, MD

TBG (The Berndt Group), a Baltimore, Maryland-based full service interactive agency, announced that it has been named an Official Honoree in the 10th Annual Webby Awards for their work on the Maryland Science Center website www.mdsci.org. This distinction is given to those sites and teams that have demonstrated a standard of excellence.

The Webby Awards is the leading international honor for websites and individual achievement in technology and creativity. Of the more than 5,500 entries submitted to the 10th Annual Webby Awards, fewer than 20% were distinguished as an Official Honoree. This honor signifies an outstanding caliber of work. TBG was recognized alongside top agencies and companies such as Avenue A / Razorfish, AOL, Paramount Pictures, and marthastewart.com.

“The Webby is one of the most prestigious Internet awards in our industry and we couldn’t be more pleased to receive our second recognition from the Academy,” said John Berndt, President and CEO of TBG.

The Maryland Science Center website was developed to capture the interactive experience of a Science Center visit. Features include a Flash-driven “magnifying glass” that gives site visitors a fun way to interact with the site’s homepage, a homework helper that generates study questions and links to external resources, trip planners, online ticketing, and email newsletter signup. 

This is TBG’s second Webby Awards recognition, they received the People’s Voice Winner in the category of Cultural Institutions for the National Aquarium in Baltimore website in 2005.

About The Webby Awards

The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence in Web design, creativity, usability and functionality. Established in 1996 during the Web's infancy, the Webbys are presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 500-member body of leading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities www.webbyawards.com.

About TBG

TBG (The Berndt Group) is an award-winning, national digital agency focused on meaningful digital transformations that combine leading user experience, implementation of platforms and automation, improved digital operations, and the adoption of best practices around personalization and user engagement. We are a leading Sitecore Gold partner, with 10+ years of experience developing major digital ecosystems on Sitecore. Our well-known clients span a wide range of sectors, with a high concentration in healthcare, financial services, and direct-to-consumer markets.

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