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Blue Drop Awards Voting Starts April 15, 2013

on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 17:08

AUSTIN, TEXAS, April 15, 2013– The Blue Drop Awards organizers announce the voting to start on April 15 and it is open to the public.

Created in 2012, Blue Drop Awards is an independent, community-nominated, event that aims to publicly recognize the excellent individuals, companies and projects that have pushed the limits and maximized the capabilities of the open-source content management system, Drupal.

“This year we have great contributors, innovative design and stellar work nominated for Blue Drop Awards” said Ben Finklea, CEO, Volacci. “We look forward to see what the public voting has in store for us and who will be the example of the best Drupal has to offer.”

The finalists are listed on and they are in the following categories:
Best B2C website
Best B2B website
Best Government website
Best Health Care website
Best Education website
Best Political Website
Best Marketplace/eCommerce Website
Best Retail Website
Best Social Website
Best Media Website
Best Entertainment Website
Best Sports Website
Best Religion and Spirituality Website
Best Non-Profit Website
Best Fundraising Website
Best Advocacy Website
Best Association Website
Best Personal Website
Best Weird Website

Drupal Book of the Year
Drupal Module of the Year
Drupal Event of the Year

Representing more than 630,000 contributors and developers, Drupal is the largest, most active open-source technology community in the world. The Blue Drop Awards were created to promote Drupal to the greater technology community and to recognize innovative, next-generation websites and the companies that built them. With thousands of sites leveraging Drupal, the new awards program is designed to be the first democratic, voter-driven recognition program for Drupal members.

Open voting starts on April 15 and will last until May 5. Winners will be announced on May 22 at an awards ceremony held at DrupalCon Portland.