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About The Awards

AN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

The Horizon Interactive Awards, now in its 21st year, has become one of the most prestigious awards in the field of interactive, web design and creative media. The competition recognizes, promotes and awards the best web sites and web site design, interactive, videos, online advertising, print media and mobile applications. Each year, the Horizon Interactive Awards 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.

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

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

50/50

US States

40

International Countries

20,000+

Entries

Individual Entry Awards

Best of Show
Best of Category
Gold, Silver, Bronze
Best Use of Photography
Best Use of Typography

There is only one Best of Show award per competition and one Best of Category (per category) per competition. All Gold Level winners are eligible for the Best of Category award in each category. There is only 1 entry selected for both the Best Use of Photography and 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. There is no additional fee or categories entered for these awards.

2022
Special Awards

Best Use of Motion / Animation
Best Use of Video
Best Overall Design
Best Overall Video
Best Overall Mobile App

The special awards will highlight the best overall mobile app, best overall video, best overall design, best use of motion/animation and best use of video from any category and media type. There will be only 1 winner of these awards in the 2022 competition.

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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.

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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.