Award Categories

Award Categories

Best Advertising & Marketing Website

Web sites that advertise products and services either for third parties or its own products without e-commerce features. Sales, classified advertising and deal coupons information. Web designing and digital marketing companies included.

Best SME Website

Commercial organisations (Ltd cos, partnerships or sole proprietorships) with annual turnover less than Rs. 100M

Best Corporate Website

Large organizations/companies/ corporations with annual turnover of at least Rs.100M.

Best University and Education Institute Website

Organizations providing Higher Education, Universities, Schools, Institutes, Affiliated Universities, Student recruitment, etc., (private and government)

Best e-Commerce Website

Web sites providing e-commerce facilities to make online transactions/ payments.(These websites should enable SSL certificates)

Best Banking and Finance Website

Banks and Financial Institutes (government or private)

Best Government Website

Corporations, ministries, authorities and other bodies which come under parliamentary supervision. (Budgets and final accounts are reported to the parliament).

Best Media, Sports & Entertainment Website

Websites of TV, Radio, newspapers, news sites, sports, games, reality shows, events, parties, music, video, etc.

Best Nonprofit Website

Organizations that provide information or services to the general public without a commercial objective.

Best Travel & Tourism Website

Websites providing services for tourists and local travelers, Hotels, tour companies, booking services, travel agents, etc.

Best Health & Wellness Website

Hospitals (Human & Animals), wellness and fitness products and services, spas, medical equipment, pharmacies etc.
should have any needed licences.

Best Personal Website

Websites focussed on an individual such as politicians artistes, authors, professionals, etc.

Special Award Categories

Special Categories:
  • Category Winners
    The most outstanding websites against each category will be selected based on the selection criteria.,
  • Overall Winners
    Overall winners will be chosen from the winners of all 12 categories.

 

Special Awards – 1
  • Best Sinhala Website
  • Best Tamil Website
  • Best Mobile-optimized Website

Note: All 12 categories of applicants are eligible to apply for the following Special Awards, if the websites are maintained in all 3 languages. (Please indicate in the initial application by way ticking the “Special Category Optional”)

 

Special Awards – 2
  • Most Popular Website

All shortlisted sites are eligible for this special award.

Note: Provided that minimum criteria are satisfied.

 

Special Awards – 3
  • Best Web Developer

Selected based on the awards won by sites created by that developer

BestWeb Award Categories – 2009 to 2018
Award Categories - 2009 to 2018
Best Advertising & Marketing Website

Advertising products and services either for third parties or its own products without e-commerce features. Sales, classified advertising and deal coupons information.

Best Business (SME) Website

Organizations generate profits. Organization staff can be an individual to several employees. The website itself can be designed for generating money.

Best Corporate Website

Large organizations/companies/ corporations which generate high level profits and have dedicated teams and budgets allocated to develop/maintain the website.

Best Education & Professional Services Website

Organisations provide professional services including education.

Best e-Commerce & e-Banking Website

Web sites provide e-commerce facilities to make online transactions/ payments.

Best Government Website

Corporations, ministries, authorities and other bodies which come under parliamentary oversight (Budgets and final accounts are reported to the parliament).

Best Media, Sports & Entertainment Website

TV, Radio, newspapers, news sites, sports, games, reality shows, events, parties, music, video, etc …

Best Nonprofit Website

Organizations that serves information or services to the general public with no commercial profits.

Best Travel & Tourism Website

Provide information and related services for tourists, local travelers and information seekers.