Drumroll Please: 2018 Acquia Engage Award Finalists

2018 Engage Award Finalists

 

Three years ago, we launched the Acquia Engage Award Program to celebrate the best examples of our customers and partners’ work. In 2018, we revamped our award program categories to better highlight how these organizations are changing the game with digital. It’s safe to say that this year’s batch of finalists definitely lived up to the challenge.

Acquia’s customers and partners submitted projects for consideration across 14 categories. Nominations that demonstrated an advanced level functionality, integration, performance (results and key performance indicators), and overall user experience advanced to the finalist round, where an outside panel of experts will select the winning projects.

“This year’s Acquia Engage Award nominees show what’s possible when open technology and boundless ambition come together to create elegant, world-class customer experiences. They’re making every customer interaction more meaningful with powerful, personalized experiences that span the web, mobile devices, voice assistants, and more. Their work is inspiring, and we’re proud to recognize their accomplishments,” said Joe Wykes, senior vice president, global channels and commerce at Acquia.

This year’s field of finalists features 43 projects selected from more than 100 partner and customer submissions. Winners will be announced on October 24, 2018, ahead of the Acquia Engage Conference. In the meantime, you can read the stories of all of our finalists and nominees in the Acquia Engage Award Gallery.

It is our pleasure to announce the finalists for the 2018 Acquia Engage Awards. We think you will be impressed, if not inspired too.

Best Beyond the Browser

Earthquake Watch

Notting Hill Genesis and Manifesto 

Professional Bull Riders and Omnigon

Best Personalization Practice in Action

Bryant University and OHO Interactive

UW Medicine

Wendy's and VML 

Best Return on Investment

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and OPIN Software Inc.

Mobile Mini and Igility Solutions  

Spire, Inc and VML

Building on Your Terms

Panasonic Corporation of North America and FFW

Pega Community and Isovera

Singer Sewing and BORN Group

Excellence in Digital Marketing

CDK Global and Blue Fountain Media 

Centrica and IBM iX

Johnson Outdoors and Digitas 

Nestle Purina Pet Care and The Nerdery

Pegasystems Inc. and Mediacurrent

Leader of the Pack: Commerce

Lewis Office (HNI Corporation) and HS2 Solutions 

United Rentals and VML

Wilson Sporting Goods and HS2 Solutions

Leader of the Pack: Financial Services

FusionFabric.cloud and Elevated Third

Finastra.com and FFW

Hilliard Lyons and Blue Fountain Media

Paychex, Inc. 

Leader of the Pack: Health Care

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Appnovation

MU Health Care and Centretek

Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and EPAM Systems

Leader of the Pack: Higher Education

Harvard Library and Velir 

Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

University of California and Appnovation

Leader of the Pack: Media and Entertainment

MIT Press and Palantir.net

Ring of Honor and Ameex Technologies

Stage Entertainment and Inviqa

Leader of the Pack: Public Sector

Brisbane City Council

City of Los Angeles

NOAA Fisheries and Mobomo, LLC

Lightning in a Bottle

Crain Communications and Srijan Technologies

Mindtree and Bluetext

Southwestern Health Resources and Isobar

Pioneer of the Year

Mead Johnson and Ameex Technologies 

Vaisala and Mirum

Workfront and Blue Fountain Media 

Working Toward a Better Tomorrow

Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation and Hero Digital

Resources for the Future (NASA Consortium) and Palantir.net

YHA and Microserve

Congratulations to all finalists! Thank you to our partners and customers for their submissions. We will unveil the award winners this October. Stay tuned!

Gigi Anderson

Senior Marketing Communications Specialist Acquia