The Exabytes Group, the organiser of the prestigious Malaysia Website Awards 2016 (MWA 2016), officially wraps up the Award Presentation Ceremony of the said event on Saturday, 21 January 2017. 36 immensely talented website designers gained massive recognitions from their amazing work at Wisma Yeap Chor Ee, a notable and historic building in northern Malaysia, Penang.

The Malaysia Website Awards 2016 is the second in the series, seeking to recognise and reward the outstanding performance, talent and effort of the best web developers, web designers and web agencies; and at the same time encourage creativity, sharing and improvement of overall web design quality in the country.

Group CEO of the Exabytes Group, Chan Kee Siak said, “The Malaysia Website Awards 2016 is highly competitive, with the organizer receiving over 400 website submissions each month. In order to choose the best among numerous immensely talented website designers, MWA 2016 required all website submissions to be approved prior becoming qualified to participate.”

Co-organised by INVEST PENANG, a non-profit entity of the Penang State Government, and sponsored by MYNIC Berhad, MOLPay Sdn Bhd, OpenSRS, Frambie Malaysia, Printcious and Stock Unlimited among others, the Malaysia Website Awards 2016 features 3 categories, namely Commercial, Personal and E-Commerce. Participants are entitled to winning various awards according to the categories they fall under, ranging from the Site of the Month Award, the Public’s Favourite Website Award, and the grand prize, the Site of the Year Award. The media partner of MWA 2016 is SME Magazine.

The exciting award ceremony of Malaysia Website Awards 2016 was witnessed by several highly regarded industry experts, veterans and honorable judges.

This year, the Site of The Year Award was extremely competitive as several participants were competing neck to neck. The judging criteria of Malaysia Website Awards 2016 ranged from design to SEO, accessibility, performance and content.