The Best Publishing Ad Internet Advertising Awards!

Best Publishing Ad

Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best Publishing Ad as part of the annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards.  We believe that judging your creative talent should be based on a peer group within that industry.

Now in its 21st year, the IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve.

Best advertising are selected by judges who review the entered advertising using the seven criteria below:

As a participant, you will receive:



If your site wins a Publishing Ad IAC Award, you will also get:  

Each year the Web Marketing Association's IAC Award Competition names the Best Publishing Ad.  The winners are selected by judging the entered creative using seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content.  Entries not selected as best Publishing Ad are also eligible for an Outstanding Advertising Award.

Setting Publishing Ad Trends and making Publishing Ad News

Entering the IAC Awards can help keep you up on Publishing Ad Trends by showing you how other Publishing Ad advertising compare to the overall Internet standards. You also can make Publishing Ad news if you have the Best Publishing Ad. Publishing Ad news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.

Here are past Publishing Ad winners:

Year Entry Name Award Level Winner
2024 Social Media Best Publishing Social Media Campaign Family Cookbook Project, LLC
2024 Best Publishing Website Family Cookbook Project
2023 Dundurn Press BIPOC Amplifier Best Publishing Online Campaign, Best Of Show Online Campaign Glacier Digital
2021 Best Publishing Website Family Cookbook Project
2019 Family Cookbook Project Newsletter Best Family Online Newsletter Campaign, Best Publishing Online Newsletter Campaign Family Cookbook Project
2019 Most Positive Job in the World Best Professional Services Social Media Campaign, Best Publishing Social Media Campaign CHROMA & ON BOARD THINK KONG
2018 Magic Tree House Best Publishing Website Sudden Industries
2017 Best Family Website, Best Publishing Website Family Cookbook Project
2017 World Opportunity Investor Best Publishing Integrated Ad Campaign CDMG Inc. / Craig Huey
2016 Penguin Random House – 'NIghtfall' Parallax Microsite Best Interactive Services Website SWELL Labs
2016 The Economist raising eyebrows and subscriptions campaign Best Magazine Online Campaign, Best Media Online Campaign, Best News Online Campaign, Best Publishing Online Campaign The Economist / agencies Proximity and UM
2016 NIV Zondervan Study Bible Website Best Publishing Website Verve Marketing Group
2015 Decoded Email Drip Campaign Best Publishing Email Message Campaign Klick Inc.
2015 Decoded Banner Campaign Best Publishing Online Campaign Klick Inc.
2015 Katalyst Digital Strategy Best Publishing Website Klick Inc.
2014 TRACKS / Robyn Davidson Best Publishing Online Video Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
2014 Digital Natives Help Launch Grain Brain Best Publishing Social Media Campaign Digital Natives Group
2014 Best Publishing Website Family Cookbook Project
2013 Oxford Handbooks Online Interactive Application Best Publishing Interactive Application Oxford University Press
2013 Oxford Bibliographies Digital Campaign Best Publishing Online Campaign Oxford University Press
2013 Capstone Young Readers Best Publishing Website
2011 What is the Price of Everything Best Publishing Online Video Sponge
2011 Creative by Epic (Website - Publishing) Best Publishing Website Epic Media Group (Creative by Epic)
2010 Book Promotion - Global Privacy & Security Law Best Legal Websites, Best Publishing Websites IT Law Group
2010 Boomer+ Interrogation 1 Best Publishing Online Video AARP Media Sales, Marketing Department
2009 Network World iDemand Best Publishing Interactive Application OTOlabs, a One to One Interactive Company
2008 NewsUSA Web Site Best Publishing Online Campaign NewsUSA
2007 Network World iDemand Best Publishing Interactive Application OTOlabs / Network World
2007 Social Media for the Lads Best Publishing Online Campaign Adam Duckworth & Mind Orchard
2006 The Official Anne Geddes Website Best Publishing Email Message, Best Of Show Email Message Kel Geddes Management Ltd
2006 Great Plains Press Best Publishing Microsite/landing Page
2005 The Official Anne Geddes Website Best Publishing Email Message Kel Geddes Management Ltd
2005 Nature Publishing Group Best Publishing Email Message Campaign Sarah Glasser
2005 Windows IT Prolympics Best Publishing Microsite/landing Page Windows IT Pro
2005 Yoga Journal Fusespot Best Publishing Rich Media Online Ad Fusebox Inc.
2004 Dream Home 2004 360-Degree Tour Best Media/publishing Integrated Advertising Campaign
2004 Dream Home 2004 360-Degree Tour Best Media/publishing Interactive Application
2004 PBS "The Blues" Rich Media Best Media/publishing Rich-media Advertisement Dotglu and PBS
2003 MD net guide Primary Care eNewsletter Best Media/publishing Email Marketing Message Using Html Intellisphere, LLC (MD net guide)
2003 Show 'em what you've got Best Media/publishing Non-animated Banner Campaign








The Internet Advertising Competition Awards evaluates all forms of online advertising including:

Online AdOnline Campaign
Rich Media Online AdRich Media Online Campaign
Email MessageEmail Message Campaign
Online Newsletter CampaignMicrosite/Landing Page
WebsiteInteractive Application
Mobile ApplicationOnline Video
Integrated Ad CampaignOnline Video campaign
Social Media campaignVoice skill or action


To view other industry winners, please click on the link below:

| Advertising | Advocacy | Airline | Architecture | Arts | Associations | Automobile | B2B | Bank | Beverage | Biotechnology | Blockchain | Blog | Catalog | Computer: Hardware | Computer: Software | Construction | Consulting | Consumer Goods | Cooking and Recipe | Credit Union | Crypto Currency | Design | Directory or Search Engine | Education | Electronics | Employment | Energy | Entertainment | Environmental | Events | E-Zine | Faith-based | Family | Fashion or Beauty | Financial Services | Food Industry | General Interest | Government | Health Care | Healthcare Provider | Home Building | Hotel and Lodging | Information Services | Insurance | Interactive Services | International Business | Intranet | Investment | Legal | Leisure | LGBTQ | Magazine | Marketing | Manufacturing | Media | Medical | Medical Equipment | Military | Mobile | Music | Mutual Fund | News | Non-Profit | Online Community | Other | Pharmaceuticals | Photography | Political | Professional Services | Public Relations | Publishing | Radio | Real Estate | Recreation | Regional | Restaurant | Retail | SAAS | School | Science | Shopping | Small Business | Sports | Technology | Telecommunication | Transportation | Travel | University