CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On October 30, 2017, ParkWhiz won first place at the 2017 Vega Digital Awards competition in the Best Use of GPS/Location category for its mobile app, showing extraordinary prowess in digital creativity. The on-demand parking reservation service competed against more than 1,500 submissions from 32 countries throughout the world.
In addition to winning its top honor, ParkWhiz earned second place in the Maps & Navigation category and third place in the Best User Interface/Experience category.
The work was created by Elizabeth Lindemulder, Mary Eisenmann, Laura Galindo, Josh Elkins, Jessica Johnson and Brett Ransby.
“Our team is extremely excited and grateful to win these awards. We’re committed to giving our customers the most innovative products and want to provide the best possible parking experience,” said Lindemulder, vice president of product at ParkWhiz.
Vega Digital Awards is an international competition catered to all creative professionals who inspire through concept, writing or design through traditional or electronic media.
“We wish to recognize the singular achievements of small and medium-sized web design and advertising companies, and the creative professionals who are the driving force behind global digital communications industry,” said Kenjo Ong, president for the International Awards Associates (IAA). “We hope to find, encourage and reward the newest and brightest stars emerging in the world of digital communications.”
Vega Digital Awards is administered and judged by IAA Global and a carefully selected panel of internationally-recognized creative professionals. Entries in 200+ professional and student categories were rated according to rigorous standards. During the blind judging period, the panelists searched for and identified the most innovative and creative concepts, the strongest executions, and the highest quality in the digital media. Winners were selected from a broad scope of categories, from broadcast and print to social media and emerging platforms.
Grand Jury Panel
This year’s Jury Panel includes 37 renowned, experienced, and brand-new Judges from 16 countries worldwide. Judges hail from leading companies in the creative and digital industry from all corners of the globe, and include professionals from such power brands as Grayling, DMG, McCann Worldgroup, Unicef, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, etc.
Participation of International Brands
Numerous entries from international brands and top agencies from around the world were received for this year’s award program. The amount of time and passion dedicated to producing such astonishing works is truly admirable. Entries submitted by agencies for companies and brands such as eBay, Toyota, Dell, Mercedes Stadium, LG, Welder Watch, Garmin Vivo, and Clash Royale are among some of the winners from this year’s award.
This year’s Vega Awards competition included entries from 32 countries around the world. “Winning a Vega Award is a career milestone for recipients,” Ong said. “Only the best entries received recognition. We congratulate this year’s winners, and wish them great success.”
Headquartered in Chicago, ParkWhiz is the leading provider of scalable, on-demand parking services to both consumers and enterprise customers. Its consumer-facing applications, ParkWhiz and BestParking, provide the fastest and most efficient way for drivers to find and book parking spaces before reaching their destination. ParkWhiz helps consumers find parking with detailed, accurate data on over 27,000 parking facilities across the United States and Canada. The company’s Mobility Services Platform allows companies to integrate parking into their primary product or service. ParkWhiz delivers integrated parking data and transactional solutions to millions of consumers, mobile devices and connected vehicles through partners like Ford, Ticketmaster, Stubhub and many more. ParkWhiz has helped more than 6 million drivers seamlessly get where they need to be. For more information, visit ParkWhiz.com.
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