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Nomination Deadline Extended for First Annual Blue Drop Awards

on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 14:00

Veteran Drupal community members, including Volacci, Lingotek, Standing Cloud, Build a Module and Synaptic Blue, announce an extension of the nominating period through March 22 for the first annual Blue Drop Awards. The grassroots initiative will spotlight the best-of-the-best in Drupal website development and design.

“We created the Blue Drop Awards to recognize the amazing development work that takes place in the Drupal Community every year,” said Ben Finklea, CEO, Volacci. “We have decided to extend the deadline for submitting nominations to ensure maximum community participation; we want every worthy Drupal project to have a chance to be a part of this.”

Blue Drop Awards organizers are calling on members of the community to nominate and vote on the following categories:

Best Enterprise Website Built With Drupal
Best Business Website Built With Drupal
Best Marketplace Website Built With Drupal
Best Social Website Built With Drupal
Best Non-Profit/Education Website Built With Drupal
Best Media Website Built With Drupal
Best Personal Website Built With Drupal
Best Interesting Website Built With Drupal
Drupal Website of the Year

The website with the highest overall votes will be named The Drupal Website of the Year.

Representing more than 630,000 contributors and developers, Drupal is the largest, most active open-source technology community in the world. The Blue Drop Awards were created to promote Drupal to the greater technology community and to recognize innovative, next-generation websites and the companies that built them. With thousands of sites leveraging Drupal, the new awards program is designed to be the first democratic, voter-driven recognition program for Drupal members.

To Nominate and Volunteer:

Nominations are open through March 22 and can be made by submitting sites for consideration to

Organizers of the Blue Drop Awards are currently seeking additional volunteers to review nominations in order to identify the top 10 in each category.

Open community voting to identify winners in each category will kick-off on March 27 and continue through April 6. Winners will be announced on April 10.

For more information on how to volunteer or participate as a sponsor, please contact Ben Finklea, CEO, Volacci at (512) 632-4222 or Ben(at)Volacci(dot)com.