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Immersion Active Partner David Weigelt Selected by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences to Judge Webby Awards

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), selected Immersion Active partner David Weigelt to judge the 14th annual Webby Awards.

The Webby is the leading international award for online achievement, as judged by the IADAS, honoring excellence in interactive design, creativity, usability, and functionality on the Internet. Of the nearly 10,000 entries submitted annually, fewer than 15 percent are distinguished as winners, nominees, and honorees.

ñIn 2005, Immersion Active was a Webby Official Honoree for an interactive training program developed for the Air Safety Foundation,î Weigelt said. ñTo be invited to be on the other side of the competition is a huge honor.î

In addition, Weigelt was honored as an associate member of the IADAS. Associate members are Internet professionals and former Webby winners who work with and on the Internet. They have are required to have demonstrable familiarity with the category in which they judge and are individually obliged to produce evidence of such expertise.

ñImmersion Active is the only online marketing agency in the United States solely focused on the 50-plus market,î Weigelt said. ñMy expertise in Internet marketing to baby boomers and seniors will bring a unique perspective to this yearsÍ judging.î