HKIRC’s 2011 Top 10 .hk Website Competition
Vote for your favourite .hk/.香港 websites and
gain the opportunity to win an iPad 2 and other exciting prizes

HONG KONG, 10 November 2011 – Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) today announced the shortlisted entries for the 2011 Top 10 .hk Website Competition. Twenty-four entries have been shortlisted from over 200 submissions in the first round of assessments. Pubic voting for the favourite .hk websites starts today and runs through 30 November 2011 (Wednesday). Please visit http://www.top10award.hk to vote now. Everyone who votes will be entered in a lucky draw and have an opportunity to win the grand prize of an iPad 2 and other exciting prizes.

“The 2011 Top 10 .hk Website Competition has received an overwhelming response, hitting a record high this year. Many participating websites include ‘Web Care’ elements which make it easier for people with disabilities to browse online information with minimal barriers. After the first round of assessment, 24 entries were shortlisted for public voting and consideration by our judges. We hope that members of the community will actively take part in public voting to help select the best from among these notable entries,” said Mr. Jonathan Shea, CEO of HKIRC.

Members of the public can go to http://www.top10award.hk to browse through the shortlisted websites and cast their votes. The 24 shortlisted entries are divided into two categories for public voting: 11 entries from the Corporate Group (large corporations and non-profit organisations with 100 staff or more) and 13 entries from the SME Group (SMEs and not-for-profit organisations with less than 100 staff). Each voter can select up to 5 favourite .hk/.香港 websites from each of the two categories. Hong Kong citizens aged 18 years or above are eligible for online voting. Only one form can be submitted by each participant.

About the competition
Judges will rank the entries based on criteria such as industry innovation, look-and-feel and ease of navigation, interaction, domain innovation and relevance, and contribution to society. Public voting accounts for 10% of the overall score. Vote now to support the most outstanding .hk/.香港 websites!

Winners will receive individual notifications on 21 December 2011. The Gold Prize winner of each category will be awarded HK$20,000 together with a certificate, trophy and logo exposure on promotional materials. The awards presentation ceremony will be held in early 2012.

Please visit http://www.top10award.hk for more information.

Major Sponsors of the Competition

Diamond Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Online Media sponsor

Media Partner

Mobile App Sponsor


About HKIRC
Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) is a non-profit-distributing, non-statutory company limited by guarantee designated by the Government of the HKSAR to undertake the administration of Internet domain names under the .hk and .香港 country code top level domain. HKIRC provides registration services for English domain names ending with .com.hk, .org.hk, .net.hk, .edu.hk, .gov.hk, .idv.hk, .hk and Chinese domain names ending with .公司.香港, .組織.香港, .網絡.香港, .教育.香港, .政府.香港, .個人.香港, .香港, and other domains to be introduced from time to time in Hong Kong.




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HKIRC
Dorothy Chow
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Fax : + 852 2319 2626
Email : marketing@hkirc.hk

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