Naerum, DK, September 23 - Ida Institute today announced that its website, idainstitute.com, has earned a Standard of Excellence Award in the Non-Profit category in the 2009 WebAward competition. Sponsored by the Web Marketing Association, the annual WebAward competition recognizes outstanding corporate websites that are judged against Internet standard and peer sites within their industries.
Idainstitute.com captured top honors in seven criteria, including design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, copywriting and ease of use. Awards judges praised the website's "unique and attractive" design elements, easy-to-navigate menu and visual cues and well-written content.
"We are extremely pleased to be recognized with a 2009 WebAward," said Ida Institute Director Lise Lotte Bundesen. "Our goal is to continue to make idainsitute.com an accessible and easy-to-use resource and a catalyst for discussion for hearing care professionals and others interested in the human dynamics of hearing loss. This award and the positive feedback from our members tell us we are achieving our goal and we look forward to adding new and exciting features in the coming year."
Idainstitute.com is a unique multi-media web site that includes an extensive extranet featuring forums and networking platforms for its members. The site allows for downloads of video lectures, interviews, articles, presentations, educational tools and articles. Launched in October 2008, idainstitute.com has hosted more than 10,000 visitors worldwide. Membership to the site is free.
About the Ida Institute
Established in 2007 with a grant from the Oticon Foundation, the Ida Institute is as a non-profit independent educational institute located in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Institute seeks to foster a better understanding of the human dynamics of hearing loss from its recognition to its resolution - the patient journey. By serving as a catalyst for knowledge sharing and the development of innovative and practical tools, the Institute assists hearing care professionals in helping hearing impaired people address the physical, psychological and social challenges of hearing loss. For more information, visit www.idainstitute.com.
About the Web Marketing Association
Established in 1997, the Web Marketing Association has set a high standard for Internet marketing and corporate web development on the World Wide Web. The Boston-based organization is staffed by volunteers and is made up of Internet marketing, advertising, PR and design professionals from across the nation. Judges for its 2005 WebAward competition included members of the media, advertising executives, site designers, content providers and webmasters. For more information visit: http://www.webaward.org/winner.asp?eid=14071&utm_source=addthis&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=addThis.