HKIRC Announces Best .hk Website Awards 2019 Results
Recognising the Achievements of Outstanding .hk Websites
Hong Kong, 22 July 2019—Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) announced the winners of the “Best .hk Website Awards 2019” (the Awards) today. Aiming to bolster creativity, foster adoption of best practices and raise awareness on web accessibility in website development, HKIRC has been organising the Awards since 2009 to applaud and recognise websites with remarkable designs and comprehensive functionality. Mr. Victor Lam, JP, Government Chief Information Officer, was the Guest of Honour at the Awards today.
Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) announced the results of "Best .hk Website Awards 2019" at the Presentation Ceremony today.
This year’s competition is vigorous with around 350 entries from four streams, namely “Commercial”, “Non-Commercial”, “Government Department” and “Legislative Council member”. The award winners were meticulously selected by a judging panel comprising of industry veterans and thought leaders.
Winners of "Best .hk Website Awards 2019”
||Goba Solutions Limited
|Gift Flowers HK
|iGift Company Limited
|Hutchison Telecommunications (Hong Kong) Limited
|Non- Commercial –SME
||Competition Commission (Hong Kong)
|Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong
|Social Enterprise Business Centre, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
|Non- Commercial –Corporate
||Heep Hong Society
|The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups
|Hong Kong Baptist University
|Legislative Council Member
||Office of the Hon Chales Mok, Legislative Councillor (I.T.)
|Hon Elizabeth Quat BBS JP
|Fernando Chiu Hung Cheung Legislative Councilor’s Office
||Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau
|Water Suppliers Department
“Congratulations to the winners of this year’s award! The design of Awards winners’ websites is a sound manifestation of the refinement and sophistication of Hong Kong’s Internet landscape. I appreciate that all participants have made the effort to improve their websites. Everyone’s dedication to the cause could in turn amplify the impact and bring about a better, connected Internet world for all. I am anticipating more organisations to be inspired by the award winners and create websites that are both functional and appealing. ” said Mr. Simon Chan, Chairman of HKIRC.
Judging criteria for the Awards were comprehensive and all entries have been rated on overall website design and functionality, engagement, use of social media, and accessibility. These elements are essential for enabling the participating companies or organizations to achieve service excellence, as well as benefiting the local online community as a whole.
“We were very pleased that The Awards closed with overwhelming number of entries in all four categories this year. It has been very encouraging to receive keen support garnered from different organisations over the years. We were particularly impressed with the exceptional quality of work demonstrated by this year’s entries. The innovation incorporated in the features and the overall development of the websites is definitely at the top of the game,” said Mr. Wilson Wong, CEO of HKIRC.
For details on the Awards, please visit www.bestwebsite.hk. You can also follow HKIRC on Facebook for latest news and happenings.
Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) is a not-for-profit, 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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