The Webby is one of the few real* web design and marketing awards and the nominations for this year have just been released. There are over a dozen categories, so I've provided just one for your perusal. Find all of them here.
Not surprisingly, most nominees are the work of international ad agencies for big, big brands (...with big, big budgets.) Also not surprising is the quality of the work-- most is right on target; a great fit for the audience and in some cases inventive, exploratory and fun. Take a peek:
* Some (well, most) website "awards" are actually just advertising. Pay a fee, win an award. I know, it's sneaky. We prefer to let our work speak for itself.