min’s Best of the Web Awards Breakfast

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 ⋅ 8:30 - 10:30 am ⋅ Yale Club, NYC

Join min to salute the winners and honorable mentions of the annual Best of the Web Awards program—recognizing outstanding social media, web and mobile initiatives among consumer and b2b magazines. In addition, the celebratory event will also spotlight the 2016 class of min's Digital Hall of Fame. The annual min day Summit, a place where magazine media professionals can focus on leveraging our industry’s specific challenges, promises and best practices, will be held immediately after the Awards Breakfast, from 11:00 am - 5:30 pm, also at the Yale Club. REGISTER

Keynote Presentation: Telling Stories with Virtual Reality

Jamie Pallot
Emblematic Group
Jamie Pallot is co-founder of Emblematic Group, pioneering producers of virtual reality content. The company’s work has been showcased at the Sundance, Tribeca, and SXSW festivals; at the World Economic Forum in Davos; and at TEDWomen. In 2016, Emblematic was awarded a grant from the Knight Foundation to make a series of VR documentaries with Frontline.

Pallot was formerly Editorial Director of Condé Nast Digital, where he won a National Magazine Award for General Excellence, overseeing sites including style.com, epicurious, and concierge.com and launching the company’s first IOS apps. Pallot has led major digital initiatives at Time Inc., Microsoft, and NewsCorp, as well as editing The Virgin Film Guide in the U.K. He is a former Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair and has written for The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times Magazine, and Harper’s Bazaar.

Guest Presenters

Mike Hofman
Executive Digital Director

Angela Matusik
Director of Branded Content Strategy

Lisa Chudnofsky
Site Director
Women's Health

Will Lee
Editorial Director
People.com and EW.com

2016 Digital Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Alex FordAlex Ford
    Praetorian Group
  • CSVRichard Malloch
    Hearst Business Media
  • Cherly BrownCheryl Brown
  • Chip SchenckChip Schenck
    VP, Programmatic Sales and Strategy
  • Stacey FarishStacey Farish
    SVP Entertainment & Publisher of Deadline
    Penske Media Corp.
  • Fred-SantarpiaFred Santarpia
    EVP & Chief Digital Officer
    Condé Nast
  • Evelyn WebsterEvelyn Webster
    Time Inc.


  • Ad Operations Team

    • Bloomberg Media – Bloomberg Media Ad Operations
    • Ink – TAD Team
    • UBM Americas – Topic Alignment Program (TAP) – An Ad Ops Success
  • Advertiser Program/Partnership

    • Dermatology Times – Derm Pulse
    • Foreign Affairs – Modernizing the Military
    • GQ.com – Tiffany’s “Style in a New York Minute”
    • Taste of Home – Galbani’s Homemade Italian Flavor
  • App

    • American Chemical Society – ACS Chemoji
    • Cozi Inc. – Cozi Family Organizer
    • The Bump – Shine Period & Fertility Tracker
  • Content Marketing Program or Campaign

    • Adobe Systems, Inc. – Adobe Astroboost “The Launch” Campaign
    • Hagerty Classic Cars – Hershey Swap to Street Challenge
    • Muscle & Fitness – 60 Day Revolution
    • Time Inc. – The Outfit
    • UBM Americas IT Media Group – Multimedia Campaign for CA Technologies
    • Weber Shandwick & Mars/M&M’S – Red Nose Day Campaign
  • Contest/Online Games

    • Oxygen Magazine – The Ultimate Oxygen Challenge
    • UPS Compass – Compass’ UPS Driver “Superhero” Promotion
  • Digital Magazine

    • Live Happy – June 2015
    • Society for Human Resource Management – HR Magazine
  • Digital Team of the Year

    • American Media Inc. – Radar Online
    • Cosmopolitan.com
    • GoodHousekeeping.com & HouseBeautiful.com Web Team
    • Harper’s Bazaar Digital
    • InStyle – InStyle.com
  • Editorial Excellence—Overall

    • American Media Inc.
    • DuJour Media
    • Inc. – Inc.com
    • UBM Americas Technology Group – Content Integration
    • People Magazine – PEOPLE.com
  • Editorial Excellence—Special Section

    • Cosmopolitan.com – Internet’s Most Fascinating
    • Inman – Special Report: How Hybrid Brokerages Are Changing Real Estate
    • InStyle.com – 50 Best Dressed Women in Hollywood
  • E-mail Newsletters

    • C&G Media Group – C&G Insider Newsletters
    • DuJour Media
    • Golf Channel – Golf Channel Hits a Hole in One with Email Marketing
    • Live Happy
    • National Association of REALTORS – HouseLogic.com
  • Integration with Print

    • InStyle & Mrs. Meyer’s “Inspired DIY” Multi-Platform Native Content Series
    • Oxygen Magazine – The Ultimate Oxygen Challenge
    • Remedy Health Media – Live Bold, Live Now on HealthCentral and in Diabetes Focus
  • Microsite/Custom Website

    • InvestmentNews – 40 Under 40
    • Live Happy – HappyActs.org
    • Prevention – R3 Summit Website
    • Sports Illustrated – Campus Rush
  • Multi-Media Feature

    • Budget Travel – Coast-to-Coast by Word of Mouth
    • InStyle.com – InStyle Virtual
    • Oil and Gas Investor – Thirty Under 40 Awards
    • Reader’s Digest – Trusted Brands
    • Runner’s World – 40 Million Steps
  • Online Community/Social Networking

    • Prevention – 21-Day Transformation Challenge
    • Real Simple Magazine – @WomenIRL Instagram Campaign
    • Time Inc. – The Outfit
  • Overall Digital Excellence

    • Delta Faucet – Manifest
    • Harvard Business Review – Harvard Business Review
    • InvestmentNews – InvestmentNews.com
    • People Magazine – PEOPLE.com
  • Overall Use of Social Media

    • Entertainment Weekly
    • National Association of REALTORS – HouseLogic
    • People Magazine – People Everywhere
    • Weber Shandwick & Mars, Inc./M&M’S – M&M’s 1 Million Tastes of Crispy Giveaway – #NashHasCrispy
    • Weber Shandwick & Mars, Inc./M&M’S – Red Nose Day Campaign
  • Piece of Native Advertising Content

    • allure.com – Allure’s Smell My Neck with Dolce&Gabbana Light Blue
    • Southern Living – Building Hope
    • Sports Illustrated – SI Overtime: Training with Sasquatch
  • Podcast

    • Inc. – Inc. Uncensored
    • Live Happy
  • Premium Content

    • Foreign Affairs – Anthologies
    • Inman – Deal or no deal: MLSs disclose terms with Zillow Group
    • WardsAuto.com
  • Redesign

    • Accenture – Creating a Disruptive Digital Platform to Showcase the Best of Accenture
    • Better Homes and Gardens – BHG.com
    • Food & Wine – Foodandwine.com
    • Foreign Affairs – ForeignAffairs.com
    • Motor Trend – MotorTrend.com
    • UBM Americas IT Media Group – Relaunch of Tech Digital Library
  • Relaunch

    • Dental Product Shopper – Ecommerce
    • Rodale’s Organic Life
    • WardsAuto.com
  • Use of Snapchat

    • Cosmopolitan.com
    • InStyle – Style in a Snap!
  • Use of Facebook

    • American Media Inc. – Radar Online
    • National Association of REALTORS – HouseLogic
    • Rodale’s Organic Life
    • SUCCESS.com – Facebook Strategy of SUCCESS Magazine
  • Use of Infographics

    • UBM Americas Content Marketing Services – Analytics Talent: Finding the Dividend
    • Nestlé SA – Interactive CSV Commitments
  • Visual Storytelling

    • allure.com
    • Condé Nast Traveler
    • Hagerty – @HagertyClassicCars
    • Harper’s Bazaar Digital
    • Hemisphere Magazine – Hemigram Campaign
    • Rodale’s Organic Life
  • Use of Twitter

    • Condé Nast Traveler
    • ELLE.com
    • Entertainment Weekly
    • People Magazine – @PEOPLE
    • Weber Shandwick & Mars, Inc./M&M’S – M&M’s 1 Million Tastes of Crispy Giveaway – #NashHasCrispy
  • Video: Magazine-Branded Show

    • Bloomberg Pursuits – MADE Digital Video Series
    • The Enthusiast Network – Roadkill
    • InStyle – “I’m Obsessed” New York Fashion Week Tiffany Takeover
    • Oxygen Magazine – The Ultimate Oxygen Challenge
    • Southern Living – Tradition in the Kitchen
  • Video: Overall Use of Video

    • People Magazine – PEOPLE Now
    • People Magazine – PEOPLE.com
    • Pfizer / Huge / Twist Marketing Present: ‘Get Ready. Get Set. Get Old. Pfizer’s Get Old Challenges Conventional Views of Aging Through New Campaign and Video’

Event Details

The awards breakfast will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on May 10, 2016 at the Yale Club, in New York City. Individual registrations and reserved tables of 10 are available for purchase.

Why Should I Book a Table?

By reserving a table at min’s Best of the Web Awards breakfast, you will ensure that your team will be able to sit together as we celebrate the honorees with priority seating at the front of the room. Seating at the breakfast is first come, first serve only without table reservations, so by securing a table your team will bypass the line and snag one of the best seats in the house. With a table sponsorship, you’ll receive priority seating, as well as added exposure with your company’s logo in the event program guide.

Pricing & FAQ


Registration Option Rate
Awards Breakfast (per person) $575
Awards Breakfast + min day (per person) $750
Awards Breakfast Table of 10 (priority seating) $6000




Will the winners be announced prior to the breakfast?

No, the winners for the Best of the Web Awards will be announced at the breakfast on May 10, 2016 and then on www.minonline.com immediately following the breakfast.


Where can I find the past winners of this awards program?

2015 Winners | 2014 Winners | 2013 Winners


How do I receive my award if I can’t attend the breakfast?

If you cannot attend the breakfast, please contact Mary Lou French at MFrench@accessintel.com to have your award mailed to you.


What is min day?

The min day Summit on May 10th in NYC is a place where magazine media professionals can focus on leveraging our industry’s specific challenges, promises and best practices. Reaching more people, through more channels, inspiring more passion and increasing engagement, growing revenue and getting smarter about your business—these topics are at the heart of what the industry is talking about and what the min day Summit is all about. We have an exciting lineup of speakers from magazine media, advertising agencies, tech companies and more. It will truly be a must-attend event for anyone looking to stay ahead of the industry’s biggest trends.


I am registered, but cannot attend. Can I cancel or transfer my registration?

You may substitute another individual in your place at no extra charge, but we do not refund registrations. That is clearly stated on the payment page of the registration process and confirmation message. If transferring, please forward the information to Rachel Feldman at rfeldman@accessintel.com.


Where will the awards luncheon be held?

The breakfast will take place at the Yale Club in New York City. The address is: 50 Vanderbilt Ave. New York, New York, USA 10017.


How can I become a sponsor?

If you are interested in sponsoring the awards breakfast, please contact Tania Babiuk at tbabiuk@accessintel.com to discuss the available opportunities.



Yale Club, NYC

The Yale Club is located at 50 Vanderbilt Avenue on the corner of 44th Street, across from the western entrance to Grand Central Terminal.

Contact Us


Rachel Feldman

To purchase congratulatory ads or learn about sponsoring the event, contact:
Tania Babiuk