Eventbase’s Official SXSW App Wins People’s Voice Award at 2014 Webbys
NEW YORK, NY, April 28, 2014 - Eventbase Technology Inc., creators of the world’s most trusted event app platform, is proud to announce that it has won a Webby People’s Voice Award.
Powered by Eventbase, the official South By Southwest app (SXSW Go) received the most votes from members of the public in the Events (Handheld Devices) category.
The Webby People's Voice Awards are selected by Internet users from more than 200 countries worldwide. This year, more than half a million people participated in the voting.
Eventbase (formerly known as Xomo) is the world’s most trusted event app platform. Eventbase enhances the attendee experience by providing a feature-rich, location-aware, native event app with ground-breaking innovations including Session Live audience engagement and iBeacon micro-location interactions. Eventbase Premium powers official native apps for the largest events on earth, including South By Southwest (SXSW), three Olympic Games (Vancouver 2010, London 2012 and Sochi 2014), Spring Fair (UK’s largest tradeshow), Sundance Film Festival and Lollapalooza. Eventbase also offers Eventbase Free, a self-service app that's perfect for events of any size - including conferences, festivals, sport and community events.
About South By Southwest (SXSW) Conferences & Festivals
The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery. Year after year, the event is a launching pad for new creative content. New media presentations, music showcases and film screenings provide buzz-generating exposure for creators and compelling entertainment for audiences. Conference panel discussions present a forum for learning, business activity thrives at the Trade Shows and global networking opportunities abound. Austin serves as the perfect backdrop for SXSW®, where career development flourishes amid the relaxed atmosphere. Intellectual and creative intermingling among industry leaders continues to spark new ideas and carve the path for the future of each ever-evolving field, long after the events' conclusion.
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 & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile & Apps, and Social. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS).
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