Platinum 2015 Hermes Creative Awards for Port Canaveral and Lee County Tax Collector Websites; Five More Customer Websites Win Honors for Excellence in Design
TAMPA, FL and DENVER, CO, June 2015 – Bayshore Solutions earns honors for nine customer websites in the 2015 international Hermes Creative Awards competition. Winning websites include Port Canaveral, Lee County Tax Collector, MarineMax Vacations, Gardner Gibson, J.C. Newman Cigars-Perla Del Mar, CenterState Bank, Metro Development group, Charity Polo Classic, and Offshore Sailing School.
The Hermes Creative Awards recognizes outstanding work in the industry by creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. Over 6,000 entries from throughout the United States, Canada and several other countries were judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals to recognize work that exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.
Platinum Hermes Creative Awards were given to the Port Canaveral and Lee County, Florida Tax Collector websites.
Gold Hermes honors were earned by Gardner Gibson, J.C. Newman Cigars – Perla Del Mar Brand and MarineMax Vacations websites.
The websites for CenterState Bank, Charity Polo Classic, Metro Development Group and Offshore Sailing School received honorable mention recognition.
“Earning nine Hermes Creative Awards for our website designs is an honor,” said Kevin Hourigan, Bayshore Solutions’ President and CEO. “We strive for both creative and performance excellence in the websites we deliver to our customers as essential tools to grow their businesses.”
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Bayshore Solutions 2015 Hermes Creative Award Winners:
Platinum: Port Canaveral
The Port Canaveral website brings the content and public communications of six separate divisions into one attractive and easy to use website.
The site serves as a central source for helpful information on cargo & trade, cruise, port real estate, tourism and recreation, business services and tariffs, port operations, careers and public safety.
Learn more about the Port Canaveral website, click here.
Platinum: Lee County, Florida Tax Collector
The Lee County Florida tax collector’s website organizes a large amount of information and resources and presents this in a convenient manner utilizing bold imagery reflecting the highlights of Lee County. The site offers records search, online payment and location and wait time functionality in addition to readily accessible forms and documents for vehicle and driver licensing, taxes, business filings, permits and other state services.
Visit the Lee County Tax Collector website here.
Gold: Gardner Gibson
The Gardner- Gibson website is a fully responsive website designed to cater to sealant customers (from do-it-yourselfer individuals to professional contractors) and effectively address all information they need to evaluate use and purchase any of the Gardner Gibson products. The navigation to a myriad of products is clear, simple and straightforward, allowing a customer to drill down quickly to the type of product they need, get full information about it and find the nearest location to purchase it.
Read more about Gardner Gibson’s website here.
Gold: J.C. Newman Cigar Company – Perla del Mar
The Perla del Mar brand website for J.C. Newman Cigar Company leverages adventurous themes and incorporates social media Instagram imagery to showcase brand enthusiasts promoting the active lifestyle positioning of the brand. The website’s custom functionality features an interactive “Perla Pesona” selector to assist visitors in suggesting the best cigar for their tastes, product descriptors, and connections to upcoming brand events.
To visit the Perla del Mar Website, click here.
Gold: MarineMax Vacations
MarineMax Vacations site is a mobile-responsive experience that features custom lifestyle photography appealing to the aspirational vacation customer or yacht owner. The website is organized with clear paths and enticing calls to action to generate reservations and sales inquiries.
Read more about the Marine Max Vacations website here.
Honorable Mention: CenterState Bank
CenterState Bank website design presents a clean interface with convenient and relevant content to users on all screen sizes. This website combines business and personal messaging for distinct audiences into one comprehensive and brand-consistent website using image-enhanced clear calls to action that connect users to the specific information and feature functionality they need.
Learn more about CenterState Bank’s website design here.
Honorable Mention: Offshore Sailing School
The new Offshore Sailing School website fully embraces a mobile responsive approach. The new design updates and streamline content, uses custom imagery to create excitement and engaging calls to action to convert customers.
Learn more about the Offshore Sailing School website here.
Honorable Mention: Metro Development Group
Metro Development Group’s website highlights the capabilities of their master-planned communities development services. A clean and simple layout and bright images organize content directed to investors, property sellers, home builders and home buyer audiences. Integrated maps highlight their existing and future communities locations.
Honorable Mention: Charity Polo Classic
Charity Polo Classic’s website features a responsive design, visual imagery promoting the style and fun of the event as well as its serious purpose. A clean layout and clear access to event information helped the website encourage ticket purchases. Custom functionality enables participants to easily contribute their own event pictures to the website’s gallery.
Visit the Charity Polo Classic website here.
View more about Bayshore Solutions’ winning history with the Hermes Creative Awards here.