2023 Website of the Year

Recognizing excellence and innovation

Public voting has closed. Stay tuned for when we announce the winners in mid-June. You are welcome to view the contenders in the different categories below.


Associations, Government & Public Sector

Public Defender Service for DC

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

It is the mission of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDSDC) to provide and promote quality legal representation to adults and children. Americaneagle.com believed in this project and partnered with the PDSDC to design a beautiful, cutting-edge website. PDSDC needed a modern website design to communicate its mission, programs and services while improving its accessibility, community engagement and recruitment. That’s what it got, seen through increased site traffic, performance and functionality.

Mortgage Bankers Association

Implemented by Results Direct

As the leading advocate for the real estate finance industry, the Mortgage Bankers Association represents and serves its members through a comprehensive array of capabilities and tools that enable members to successfully deliver fair, sustainable and responsible real estate financing. Results Direct was called in when the old CMS caused frustration internally and had ongoing training issues. Since launch, Sitefinity’s user-friendly backend tools have enabled users to maintain a site that is more current and lighter on overall content, which makes it easier for our members and customers to find what they are looking for faster.

Michigan Association of School Boards

Implemented by Enqbator

The Michigan Association of School Boards is a voluntary, nonprofit association of local and intermediate boards of education across Michigan. Their membership is comprised of 600+ boards of education, representing nearly all public-school districts in the state. The MASB partnered with Enqbator to develop a new and scalable website to refine the search functionality, streamline event registration, deliver superior user experiences for increased visitor engagement, and save staff time and workload working on the content.


Syracuse University Whitman School

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

Syracuse University Whitman School of Management needed an overhaul. The redesign done by Americaneagle.com was focused on using the home page for building and reinforcing the brand of the Whitman School of Management to be more in line with the Syracuse University branding. The Whitman School's new website drives interest and admissions of qualified undergraduate and master’s candidates, highlighting breaking news, faculty research, alumni successes and more.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Implemented by Websparks

Ngee Ann Polytechnic opened their doors with just 116 students in 1963 and offered courses in language, commerce and technology. They remain unwavering in their commitment to develop their students. However, their website became outdated with the most notable roadblock being hard to use functionality. Websparks digital agency created customized color schemes for each landing page and its own respective course pages, assisted with menus and flow.


Implemented by Websilk

The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) supports the successes of teachers and school leaders at every stage of their career. AISTL’s newly enhanced site provides teachers with the resources and platforms they need to improve their practice. To help solve these challenges AITSL in collaboration with Websilk digital agency created digital opportunities for teachers to engage AITSL to maximize their teaching ability. This engagement and support have been provided by utilizing strong digital platforms like the Sitefinity CMS to enable the capacity to deliver unique experiences for teachers.


Kensington Mortgages

Implemented by Rika

Kensington Mortgages has been one of UK's leading specialist lenders for over 25 years, catering to diverse home and mortgage buyer segments. A Sitefinity customer since 2016, Kensington partnered with implementation agency Rika Digital to respond to the evolving needs of a changing Financial Services market. They needed a boost to visibility and sales volumes through a much better performing lead-generating web channel to drive sales and marketing activities.


Implemented by Appius

Paymentshield is a leading home and letting insurance provider, including mortgage protection, landlord and tenant insurance. Their business model revolves around one-to-one personal service for insurance, with a focus on working with mortgage and financial advisers. The Paymentshield team was managing two separate websites for the consumer and the advisor audience. Migration to Sitefinity, implemented by Appius, enabled them to streamline the content curation experience and reduce the editorial overhead.

Your Money Further

Implemented by Americaneagle

YourMoneyFurtherTM is the end-user-facing website of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), and its goal is to raise the public understanding of credit unions as a personal finance solution. Sitefinity implementing partner Americaneagle.com handled this migration to help CUNA achieve their ambitious outreach goals. They are focusing on a sustained uptick in organic visits, as they refine and improve the credit union locator experience to channel more and more traffic to member credit unions.


IDEX Health & Science

Implemented by SmarterCommerce

IDEX Health & Science Technologies is a leader in medical technology producing and distributing highly precise fluidics components and sub-assemblies used in analytical and diagnostics instruments, as well as a growing range of medical equipment. Their new website replaced two legacy properties built on different CMS and offers a complete ecommerce solution offering direct integration with Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne via SmarterCommerce.

Casa di Cura Petrucciani

Implemented by CoMMedia

Casa di Cura Prof. Petrucciani is a private clinic in the Italian city of Lecce, affiliated with the National Health Service. The new website developed by Sitefinity implementing partner CoMMedia offers fast and convenient navigation, allowing the user to easily discover and access all the services provided in the clinic. The redesign has streamlined appointment booking and gives patients direct, easy access to their medical reports at any time, on any device. The new website is a management hub for content deployed on various social channels.



Implemented by UEBERBIT

BorgWarner designs and manufactures solutions that accelerate the world’s transformation to eMobility—leading the automotive industry to a future that is cleaner, healthier and safer for all. Their corporate website has been on Sitefinity since 2016. Leading the transformation of the automotive industry, the company went for a drastic change of look and feel to break with their perceived image as a legacy automotive supplier mainly known for combustion products. And they did it in just three months from the drawing board to launch.

Worthington Industries

Implemented by Hanson Inc.

Worthington Industries creates better outcomes for their partners by pairing deep technical expertise with an unrivaled passion for quality through steel processing, building and consumer products. With the help of Hanson, Worthington Industries introduced shared branding, reorganized and simplified site structure, created better storytelling, accurate content, addressed structural and SEO errors impacting traffic and focus on lead generation and self-service.

Stanley Consultants

Implemented by Spinutech

Stanley Consultants continues to improve lives for more than 100 years with innovative engineering, design and consulting solutions. Unfortunately, Stanley Consultants’ previous website was antiquated and did not reflect their true self. Spinutech came in to rebuild it as a high-performing, modern website with a seamless user experience that better showcases the company’s brand, skills and expertise. The goal was to position Stanley Consultants as a true industry thought leader. The team achieved this by integrating strategic SEO initiatives, re-writing site content and incorporating user workflows and multimedia features that aid on-site experience.


Actors Equity Member Portal

Implemented by SilverTech

The Actors' Equity association is the labor union representing American actors and theatrical stage managers. Their brand-new portal was built by Sitefinity implementing partner SilverTech to provide members a place to find important information, view and pay member dues and manage their membership details. The modern design, new navigation, and optimized search functionality provide a notably better overall digital experience, where the new Casting Call is the standout feature allowing members to search and sign up for auditions.

Palmer Gas Member Portal

Implemented by SilverTech

Palmer Gas & Oil worked with SilverTech to find a long-term sustainable solution for their customer and administration portals. Palmer Gas & Oil run a significant portion of their business through the portal and it’s essential to their everyday operations. The new portal was integrated with third party systems including their CRM and the system was architected to leverage a combination of content widgets and headless APIs to give Palmer Gas & Oil the marketing flexibility and the performance benefits of a front-end driven headless architecture.


Implemented by Equilibrium

The Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA) approached Equilibrium to develop a new website from the ground up that provides an engaging user experience tailored specifically to the needs of Western Australian users. The new website has contributed to a 58% increase in new user accounts and a 50% increase in email subscriptions. Most importantly however, it has seen a 32% increase in calls to real estate agents for advertised properties, and an increase of 30% in online form submissions to real estate agents.



Implemented by Spinutech

Panavision’s legacy Drupal / WordPress solutions limited their ability to scale and grow, failing to capture the complete story of the Panavision portfolio. Panavision partnered with Spinutech to build a consistent, audience-centric web presence that spans multiple domains and websites for the different divisions of the Panavision family of brands, as well as different geographies and languages to serve the company’s 500+ locations around the world. The redesigned Panavision website brings together their entire portfolio into a single platform and under one domain.


Implemented by Springthrough

Altair is a global technology enterprise that provides software and cloud solutions in product development, high-performance computing, and data analytics. Altair teamed up with implementation partner Springthrough to replace a custom CMS that wasn’t user-friendly and lacked key capabilities. Sitefinity proved a great fit in terms of ease-of-use, maintenance, and cost, while providing a scalable content platform for their global operation—with multilingual support, efficient workflows, and personalization.

Ahead Digital

Implemented by Ahead Digital

As a Progress partner, Ahead Digital chose to redesign their customer-facing website on Sitefinity to showcase their expertise in the platform. With the frontend built on Vue.js, the new website boasts eye-catching visuals and is highly interactive to present Ahead Digital as a pioneer in digital acceleration. The new website reflects their digital transformation and the lead-generation value they’re capable of delivering to prospects and customers.

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