Jerry Kennelly wins Overall Dot ie Net Visionary 2011

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on September 30th, 2011

– 14 Companies Announced as Winners in the Dot ie Net Visionary Awards –

The Irish Internet Association (“IIA”) this evening announced Jerry Kennelly of Tweak.com as the Overall Net Visionary Winner in the Dot ie Net Visionary Awards. Also announced this evening were the winners in 14 individual categories, all of whom were decided by public vote. The Awards, now in their 13th year took place in the prestigious Wintergarden at the National Gallery of Ireland – perfectly befitting a celebration of the creativity and genius of the industry.

Joan Mulvihill, CEO of the Irish Internet Association commented: “This has been a great year for the IIA’s Dot ie Net Visionary Awards. Five new award categories allowed us to showcase fantastic new businesses and fresh talent in the industry. All of the winning businesses have proven their commitment to excellence in this fast-paced and dynamic sector. Unlike any other awards, all those shortlisted were voted winners by their peers showing the best spirit of competition, community and collaboration.”

She added: “In choosing The National Gallery we found the perfect backdrop to showcase the kind of creativity and ingenuity that our industry inspires. And of course it was the ideal place to award Jerry Kennelly of Tweak.com the Overall Net Visionary title. I’m sure the artists behind the masterpieces hanging here would be happy that the title has gone to a man who has anchored his career to the marriage of the visual arts and technology.”

David Curtin, CEO of IE Domain Registry Limited commented: “The IE Domain Registry is delighted to be the headline sponsor for this year’s Dot ie Net Visionary Awards. Now in its 13th year, the standard of the shortlisted websites for the Awards continues to increase year-on-year. The level of innovation, originality and creativity, not to mention the power and functionality of the underlying website applications, continues to impress. For the winners, it is a wonderful accolade to be recognised by their peers in the Internet community, as being the ‘best of the best’. These websites will provide a quality benchmark for others to rank and improve their own online offerings.”

Maeve Kneafsey, Chair of the Irish Internet Association commented: “A NetVisionary has to have had a record of business success, vision and the belief to see it through. Jerry Kennelly is set to realise his vision for the second time.”

The IE Domain Registry would like to congratulate Jerry Kennelly and all of the other winners and shortlisted websites at this year’s Dot ie Net Visionary Awards.

Dot ie Net Visionary Winners 2011

Overall Net Visionary Winner sponsored by IEDR
Jerry KennellyTweak.com

Best Breakthrough Brick to Click
McCabes Pharmacy

Best Cloud Service
SortMyBooks Online Accounting Software

Best in Digital Marketing
Bua Marketing

Best Mobile App Developer
Furious Tribe

Best Online Trader
Rainbusters

Best Rookie
Coder Dojo/Disruptive Developments Limited

Best Open Data Initiative
NDRC, Inventorium

Best Use of Social Media
SocialMedia.ie

Best Web Design
Arekibo Digital

Best Web Developer
Dovetail

eGovernment Award
The Arts Council/ An Chomhairle Ealaíon

Innovation Award
FEXCO Tax Free Limited

Internet Start-up
Learnpipe

Social Contribution
ReachOut.com

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