TechWeb's Internet Evolution Wins 3 MIN's Best of Web Awards

Internet Evolution wins MIN awards for Digital Team of the Year, Best Community/Social Networking Site, and Best B2B Magazine-Branded Video

Mar 18, 2009

TechWeb announced today that Internet Evolution won three awards in min's annual Best of the Web competition, which recognizes online publishing excellence in journalism, marketing, and use of technology.

B2B social networking site Internet Evolution (, which led the field of TechWeb entrants, grabbed top honors in three categories:

  --  Digital Team of the Year: Stephen Saunders, founder of Internet
      Evolution; Chris Williams, Web development manager; Warren Hultquist,
      director, Web operations; Ken Surabian, design director; Terry
      Sweeney, editor in chief; Nicole Ferraro, site editor; Mary Jander,
      ThinkerNet editor; Kevin Cramer, copy chief; and Amy Averbook,
      director, corporate marketing

  --  Best Community/Social Networking Site, beating out Everyday Health for
      Vaseline; on MySpace (; (Meredith
      Interactive); SI Digital and Citizen Sports, Search
      Fantasy Football (Sports Illustrated)

  --  Best Video: Magazine-Branded Show (B2B), over other finalists that
      included CSPTV NACS Show Coverage (CSP Information Group Inc.); and
      Information Week's Start-up City TV (InformationWeek Business Tech

"We're absolutely delighted that Internet Evolution won three of the four awards for which we were named finalist. This highlights the increasingly pivotal role that social networking is playing in the B2B publishing market," said Stephen Saunders, Founder of Internet Evolution.

Read more about the Internet Evolution awards won at min's annual Best of Web competition this morning in New York City here:

About Internet Evolution

Internet Evolution ( hosts more than 140 world-famous Internet experts -- such as Kevin Mitnick, once the most-wanted computer hacker in the world; Dr. Lawrence Roberts, inventor of packet switching, and one of the world's foremost authorities on telecom network architectures; Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google; and Craig Newmark, the founder of -- all of whom are addressing today's critical socio-economic issues within its ThinkerNet blogosphere. Internet Evolution also offers broadcast-quality broadband video documentaries and interviews; investigative reports; and user-generated content facilitated via the latest Web 2.0 technology.

About TechWeb

TechWeb (, the global leader in business technology media, is an innovative business focused on serving the needs of technology decision-makers and marketers worldwide. TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed media brands in the business technology market. Today, more than 13.3 million* business technology professionals actively engage in our communities created around our global face-to-face events, Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat, and VoiceCon; online resources such as the TechWeb Network, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise,,, and The Financial Technology Network; and the market leading, award-winning InformationWeek, TechNet Magazine, MSDN Magazine, and Wall Street & Technology magazines. TechWeb also provides end-to-end services including next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, research, and analyst services. TechWeb is a division of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

*13.3 million business decision-makers: based on number of monthly connections

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to

  Amy Averbook
  TechWeb's Internet Evolution
  (212) 925-0020 x112

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