November 07, 2014 12:00 AM
WAYNE, NJ

2014 W3 AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED: SILVER, GOLD, AND BEST IN SHOW HONOREES UNVEILED

The Winners of the 2014 W3 Awards were recently announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts after receiving over 4,000 entries in its ninth year. GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to have won both a Best in Show Award and a Gold Award for their television commercials starring Jesse the Jack Russell Terrier. The W3 Awards honor outstanding Websites, Online Marketing, Mobile Sites/Apps, Web Video & Social content created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide. 

Highlighting the diversity of entries and winners in this year’s competition, the 2014 Best in Show winners represent an impressive group of agencies and companies of all sizes. The Academy selects recipients for this highest mark of distinction based on scoring and the judges award Best in Show honors to only the top 1% of all work entered. 

“We were once again amazed with the high level of execution and creativity represented within this year’s group of entrants. Our winners continue to find innovative and forward-thinking ways to push the boundaries of creativity in web design,” said Linda Day, the director of the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. “On behalf of the entire Academy, a huge congratulations to this year’s winners for their dedication and commitment to excellence on the Web – job well done!”  Ted Marcopolus, vice president of marketing services at GAF, said, “To be one of only 30 entries worldwide to receive a Best in Show Award is truly an honor.”

To learn more about GAF, visit www.gaf.com.

 

For a complete list of W3 Award Winners, visit www.w3award.com.

 

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About GAF 

Founded in 1886, GAF is the largest roofing manufacturer in North America. The company’s products include a comprehensive portfolio of steep-slope and commercial roofing systems, which are supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors. Its success is driven by its commitment to Advanced Quality, Industry Expertise, and Solutions Made Simple. GAF was the first roofing manufacturer to offer a Lifetime limited warranty on all of its laminated shingles, which then evolved with the introduction of the GAF Lifetime Roofing System by extending the Lifetime coverage beyond just the roofing shingles.  

With a focus on social responsibility, GAF developed Advanced Protection® Shingle Technology, providing superior durability and wind resistance while reducing the use of natural resources. The company also developed single-ply and asphaltic roofing membranes with superior durability and high reflectivity to meet the most rigorous industry standards while helping commercial property owners and designers reduce energy consumption.

GAF also supports the roofing industry through CARE, the Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence, which has provided education to over 125,000 professionals. CARE’s mission is to help professional contractors and distributors build their businesses through sales and management education, and to provide product and installation training to contractors, distributors, architects, property owners, and related industry personnel. For more information about GAF, visit gaf.com.

 
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