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HGX Creative Awarded The "Internet's Highest Honor"

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The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web, today recognized the Keep Local Farms™ site as an Official Honoree, a distinction that recognizes work exhibiting remarkable achievement. The work is an ongoing production by HGX Creative.

Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. The Academy is an intellectually diverse organization that includes members such as musicians Beck and David Bowie, Internet inventor Vint Cerf, political columnist Arianna Huffington, Real Networks CEO Rob Glaser, “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening, R/GA Founder and Chairman Robert Greenberg, Virgin Atlantic Chairman and Founder Richard Branson, and The Weinstein Company Co-Founder Harvey Weinstein.

“The Webby Awards honors the outstanding work that is setting the standards for the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards. “The Official Honoree selection is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”

“We’re thrilled that the Keep Local Farms site has received this distinction,” said Debbie Nierman, President of HGX Creative. “The team has been especially committed to working on the Keep Local Farms site because the cause is near and dear to us as individuals and as a company. We have been designing high-quality corporate sites and microsites for years, and it’s rewarding to be recognized by the industry.”

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About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. Established in 1996, the 14th Annual Webby Awards received over 8,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states. Out of more than 8,000 entries submitted, fewer than 15% received this honor and were deemed Official Honorees.

Winners are chosen by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), a global organization of industry experts and technology innovators, such as David Bowie, Harvey Weinstein, Matt Groening, Jamie Oliver, Internet co-inventor Vinton Cerf, RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser, R/GA CEO Bob Greenberg, and Crispin Porter + Bogusky Partner and Chief Creative Officer Alex Bogusky.

About HGX Creative:
Serving the east coast with locations in Boston and Fort Lauderdale, HGX Creative is proud to have clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. HGX is a recent recipient of the 2006 PPAI Bronze Award for Outstanding Use of Promotional Products in a Campaign, a 2006 American Graphic Design Award (Web site design) and the Load of Gold 2006 award for Best Web Site, Asociaciones.

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508-405-4506 (p); 508-405-4509 (f)
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