Carlson Marketing's Door C Receives Prestigious W3 Award

Minneapolis | October 24, 2007

The International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA) today announced it has named Carlson Marketing's Door C website,, as a 2007 W3 Gold Award winner. The W3 awards honor outstanding websites, web marketing and web video created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide. IAVA received more than 2,700 entries. The W3 is the first major web competition to be accessible to the biggest agencies, the smallest firms and everyone in between.

Door C is the global creative and interactive arm of Carlson Marketing Worldwide. "It's a terrific testament to the talent in this agency and what we can collectively do," said Jo-Anne Ebensteiner, SVP, Global Chief Creative Officer. "And when you consider the competition, the likes of Tribal DDB, AvenueA/Razorfish and other leading interactive shops, it means we're in a position to go head-to-head with anyone. We've won about 20 creative awards now just this year; we're on a roll."

"We were incredibly impressed by the quality and creativity of this year's entries. W3 winners continue to raise the bar in web development and design, push the limits of web advertising and pioneer the use of web video," said Linda Day, IAVA Director. "On behalf of the entire academy, we applaud our winners as they continue to advance internet creativity and greatly contribute to the burgeoning online world."

Fewer than 10 percent of all entries are awarded a Gold. The W3 awards is sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising and marketing firms.

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