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Blue Cat Design a finalist for the Pioneer Award in the Canadian New Media Awards
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April 14, 2000
New media firm Blue Cat Design has been chosen as one of four national finalists for the Pioneer Award in the Canadian New Media Awards. The awards recognize excellence in the Canadian new media sector. The awards will be presented at a gala show and reception, Thurs., May 18 at 7:30 p.m., at the John Bassett Theatre, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario.
The Canadian New Media Awards honour individuals and companies in a total of 12 diverse categories and highlight the world-class skills of the Canadian new media industry. The Pioneer Award will be awarded to the woman who has best advanced the growth and reputation of the Canadian new media industry through her outstanding talents and leadership skills.
"The finalists represent a cross-section of digital content creators and Internet professionals from every province, and the Northwest Territories," said Adam Froman, President and CEO at MMSG - MultiMediator Strategy Group Inc. "They are the leading lights of today's new media industry and the mentors to tomorrow's leaders and innovators."
"We are proud and excited to have been recognized as a pioneer in the new media industry" said Christine Collie Rowland, CEO and Creative Director of Blue Cat Design. "It's very gratifying to be recognized by our peers in the interactive design community."
Blue Cat Design (www.bluecatdesign.com) is one of Canada's premier Web developers and the 1999 winner of the Ontario Global Traders Award for Leadership in exporting. Since 1995, the interactive design firm has produced more than 200 Web sites for a diverse international clientele in the United States, Canada, Australia, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The editors of the Internet's premier directory, LookSmart.com, includes Blue Cat Design as one of only 20 firms listed in their "The World's Best Web Designers" category.
Blue Cat Design's Canadian clients include Zurich Insurance, MTD Canada, Jamieson Vitamins, Industry Canada, Timminco Ltd., and Gaines Pet Foods. Among their American clients are: M&T Bank, First Asset Financial Corp., Mount Sinai Medical Center and American Federal Recruiters.
Award category sponsors include: Beer.com; Bell ActiMedia; Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Ltd.; newMedia2000; Ontario Film Development Corporation; Province of Ontario, Ministry of
Energy, Science and Technology; SGI Canada; Sheridan College; The NRG Group, and MMSG - MultiMediator Strategy Group Inc. General sponsors include: Canada's Digital Collections; Onvia.com; Media Metrix; Rogers New Media; SaskFilm; Telefilm Canada; and Yellow.ca. The gala reception is sponsored by Canada.com.
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