Award Categories

Type and Size of organizations

Best University & 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 Government Website

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

Best Non-profit Website

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

Best Personal Website

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

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.

Business Activities

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 Media, Sports & Entertainment Website

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

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 Banking and Finance Website

Banks and Financial Institutes (Government or Private)

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

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”)

Best Tamil Website

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”)

 Best Mobile Optimized Website

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, provided that minimum criteria are satisfied.

Special Awards – 3

Best Web Developer

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