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RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION™

AN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

For nearly 20 years, the Horizon Interactive Awards competition has been recognizeing, promoting and awarding the best web sites, videos, online advertising, print media and mobile applications. Each year, the competition receives thousands of entries from all over the world and a volunteer panel of industry professionals, from diverse multi-media, graphic design, advertising and marketing backgrounds, review the entries to determine the work that is to be recognized. Additionally, the competition features non-entry recognition for specific designers, developers and agencies that are high achievers in the competition with the Distinguished Agency awards. Our mission is simple: giving credit where credit is due!




Over the past 19 seasons, the Horizon Interactive Awards has received tens of thousands of entries from nearly all 50 states in the USA and over 40 other countries worldwide

50/50

  US States

40+

  International Countries

20K+

  Over 20,000 Entries

Australia
Austria
Belgium
Brazil
Canada
China
Croatia
Czech Republic
Egypt
France
Germany
Greenland
Hong Kong
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Latvia
Martinique
Malaysia
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Philippines
Portugal
Poland
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
South Africa
Slovakia
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Syria
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
Ukraine
United Kingdom
USA

AWARDS TO BE WON

Individual Entry Awards

  • Best of Show - 1 Best of Show Winner per competition.
  • Best of Category - 1 Best of Category Winner per category.
  • Gold - All Gold level winners are eligible for Best of Show and Best of Category
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Best Use of Photography
  • Best Use of Typography

Agency / Developer Awards

  • Best Agency
  • Best Agency Runner-up
  • Distinguished Agency

Any agency/developer who enters and wins 4 or more awards receives the "Distinguished Agency" status. The Best Agency and Best Agency Runner-Up awards are the Horizon Interactive Awards highest honor for agencies / developers and represent a high level cumulative awards among their entry awards.

CUSTOM AWARD STATUES

6 Inch Statue
Metal Statue


The original statue that was custom designed for our competition. It is a 6" diameter, 2" thick solid crystal statue with the Horizon logo etched into the glass. The winning entrant name, category and medium and project title will also be etched into the center of the statue crystal.


The brushed metal statue is freestanding and measures 10 inches in height. The competition year is laser cut into the top right of the statue and all winner information is printed on the metal face. The award level is printed in color on the top left.

ABOUT OUR AWARD PARTNER - CRISTAUX INTERNATIONAL

Obsessed with the art of storytelling, Cristaux designs and manufactures some of the world’s most innovative and well-crafted recognition concepts in the industry. From custom recognition awards to full-service program solutions, Cristaux helps companies drive brand growth by bringing visions to life.

Its clients range from Fortune 500 companies to noteworthy charitable organizations, televised events and exclusive shows and galas held all over the world. To learn more about Cristaux, please visit: www.cristaux.com.


Cristaux is proud to be the official manufacturer of the Horizon Interactive Awards. Awards are exclusively available to winners for purchase through the entry dashboard.

Cristaux Logo

Winners Items & Tools

Each winning entry receives a complimentary paper winners certificate that is double matted and ready for framing ($10 shipping). Also, as a Horizon Interactive Awards winner, you will have the opportunity to purchase one of two different types of award statues.  Our very popular annodized metal statue is laser cut with the winning entry year and personalized on the metal surface.  The original 6" round glass statues are made of 100% SOLID Crystal, chemically etched with a frosted Horizon Awards 1/2 moon with your personalized details on the award. Also, In our winner’s tools area located in your entry account, you will find winners badges, logos and a ready made press release about your win that you may customize this for use with your own PR efforts.







 

Top 5 Reasons to Enter the Horizon Interactive Awards

Recognition on an international stage - winners of the Horizon Award are recognized world wide as the top designers and developers of web sites, mobile apps, videos and more. It’s about more than bragging rights, it truly is a validation of your efforts amongst your peers.

Strengthen relationships with your clients - every year we receive feedback from winners about how their clients are thrilled to have been involved with an award winning company. Winning a prestigious international award proves to your clients that you are a valuable partner in their digital media endeavors.

Get an edge on the competition - if a potential client is faced with a decision between your company and a competitor, you’re able to back up your work with the fact that you have achieved a respected industry award. This might make the difference between a yes or no on a proposal.

A valuable marketing opportunity - promoting your successes in the industry provide you with a unique opportunity to publish content about your company and generate additional buzz. You’ll gain added exposure by leveraging your recognition over social media, blogs, press releases and more.

Empty trophy cases look... empty - As a Horizon Interactive Awards winner you will have access to the highest quality, one-of-a-kind solid crystal statues made exclusively for the Horizon Interactive Awards competition. If your walls are bare as well, you can choose either a framed certificate or double matted certificate ready for your frame.