Ben Finklea, Blue Drop Awards organizer and CEO of Volacci, a Drupal SEO company, says, “The Blue Drop Awards were created as a community-driven, grassroots initiative that recognizes the stellar development work in Drupal. This inaugural event has been a great success and we are excited to see the community excel.”
Awards were given across eight categories: Best Enterprise Website, Best Business Website, Best Marketplace Website, Best Social Website, Best Non-Profit/Education Website, Best Media Website, Best Personal Website, Best Interesting Website.
Energy.gov, developed by Phase2 Technology, received a first place Best Enterprise Website Built with Drupal award. Phase2 Technology also developed Worldcampus.psu.edu, which won third place for Best Non-Profit/Education Website Built with Drupal, and Zagat.com, which came in second for Best Media Website Built with Drupal.
Lullabot created several of the winning sites, including Best Marketplace Website Built with Drupal first place winner Safaribooksonline.com, and Grammy.com, which placed first in the Best Media Website Built with Drupal category.
The Blue Drop Awards were created to help spotlight some of the websites created on the Drupal open source technology. To see all the nominees, visit the Blue Drop Awards website.