The DigitalFilipino Web Awards aims to advocate the use of Internet and e-Commerce for business development, through the identification, promotion, and highlighting of best e-Commerce practices from various websites in the Philippines.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Judging: Community category

Here are the finalists competing for the Community category:
  1. Microsoft Philippines Community
  2. Mukamo Philippines
  3. myGlobe G-Blogs
  4. myPH
  5. SEO Philippines Forum

Judging: Books category

Here are the finalists competing for the Books category:
  1. A Country of Our Own
  2. Booktopia
  3. Books for Less
  4. Filipino Writer
  5. Powerbooks
  6. Sinag Tala
  7. Women in Bliss

Judging: Blog - Professional category

Here are the finalists competing for the Blog - Professional category:
  1. Jozzua on Entrepreneurship and Tech
  2. Macalua
  3. Manuel Viloria
  4. Standard Web Standards
  5. The J Spot
  6. Yugatech

Judging: Blog - Personal category

Here are the finalists competing for the Blog - Personal category:
  1. Blogie Blog
  2. Ivan About Town
  3. Noisy, noisy man
  4. Pinay G-Spot
  5. The Jona Story
  6. The Journal of the Jester-in-Exile
  7. Touched by an Angel
  8. TurfSite Manila
  9. Well, whatever

Judging: Beauty category

Here are the finalists competing for the Beauty category:
  1. FemaleNetwork
  2. Godiva Skincare
  3. VMV Hypoallergenics

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Judging: Automotive category

Here are the finalists competing for the Automotive category:
  1. Auto Search Philippines
  2. Aw2spec
  3. Chrysler Philippines
  4. Citimotors
  5. Ford Philippines
  6. Honda Cars Philippines
  7. Mercedes-Benz Philippines
  8. Ride
  9. Toyota

Judging: Auction / Shopping Portal category

Here are the finalists competing for the Auction / Shopping Portal category:
  1. Avalon.ph Internet
  2. Divisoria
  3. KabayanCentral
  4. MyAyala
  5. RegaloService

Judging: Association / Organization category

Here are the finalists competing for the Association / Organization Category:
  1. Adobe User Group Philippines
  2. Atikha Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative
  3. Philippine Web Accessibility Group
  4. Resources for the Blind
  5. Word for the World Christian Fellowship
  6. Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity & Sorority - U.P. Cebu - Philippines

Judging: Art Category

Here are the finalists competing for the Art Category:
  1. Art of Negros
  2. Ayala Museum
  3. Canvas
  4. Lopez Museum

Judging: Apparel / Fashion Category

Here are the finalists competing for the Apparel / Fashion Category:
  1. Hanford
  2. Kamiseta

Monday, February 26, 2007

Thank you for nominating and last call for donors/sponsors

My sincerest thanks to everyone who posted their nominations for the DigitalFilipino.com Web Awards. The same goes to those who requested to send their nominations through e-mail.

We shall be posting the nominees list this week.

To Philippine Schools Cyberfair entries, your website completion deadline is this Saturday.

As always, it is not too late to support these advocacy by donating prizes and even become a sponsor for only five thousand pesos (P5000).

We are expecting an audience size of 200 participants during the award ceremonies.

Monday, February 19, 2007

Judges roster

My sincerest thanks to the following club members and friends who helped out in the judging online. They are:


Note that judges who have websites that are finalists as well did not participate in those categories.

Submission extended up to February 25

Because of the erratic Internet connection that is being experienced lately, the deadline for submission is now extended up to February 25! We look forward to your entries!

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Janette Toral is the site owner of DigitalFilipino.com. At her highest value, she delivers independent insights through research, education, training, e-learning, consulting, public speaking.

She is a Fascinate Certified Advisor, Certified ScrumMaster, and Certified Scrum Product Owner. 

She participated in the IVLP or International Visitors Leadership Program 2011 (individual program) sponsored by the U.S. Embassy. Featured as 1 of the 6 women innovator at the APEC Women and Economy Summit 2011, San Francisco, USA.

She got recognized as Champion of Philippine Internet and E-Commerce Hall of Fame Award given by Asian Institute of E-Commerce in 2010; Globe Tattoo Digital Elder Award 2009; E-Services E-Champion Awards 2008 - Policy and Legal Category by the Department of Trade and Industry / CITEM / Board of Investments; International Schools Cyberfair Ambassador Award 2004 and 2002 given by Global Schoolnet USA; World Summit for the Information Society (WSIS) Philippines Awards 2003 E-Learning Category for her E-Commerce Workshop Online.

Janette, as former technical consultant / executive director of the Congressional Oversight Committee for the E-Commerce Law, was instrumental for the creation of policies in the area of consumer protection (value added services, e-commerce, electronic banking), data privacy for the private sector, and acceptance of electronic payment in government. 

As founding president of the Philippine Internet Commerce Society, she was instrumental for the passage of the Y2K Law and E-Commerce Law. She retired in 2002. Other organizations she served as board member in the past were the Philippine Computer Emergency Response Team (PH-CERT) and Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP).

She is a distinguished expert for the 2nd Expert Committee of APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance.

More info at http://janettetoral.com