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Verndale Wins Two Silver Awards at the 12th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards Competition

  (April 16, 2014)
Verndale Wins Two Silver Awards at the 12th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards Competition

Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014

Verndale is honored to be a 2013 recipient of two Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition which highlights the years best of the best in interactive media production.

Verndale was recognized for their excellence with two Silver awards this year. The first was in the Responsive/Mobile Design category for work with Florida Family Insurance, a leading insurance company specializing in homeowner, condominium, rental and flood insurance throughout the state of Florida. The redesign and implementation project has transformed the engagement between Florida Family and its customers providing a fluid digital experience across all devices. Verndale implemented Sitecore CXM, which powers the mobile dedicated site providing Florida Family with ultimate control over sharing content in a refined and calculated manner. Additionally, Sitecores powerful Digital Marketing System was configured to personalize content based on user behavior and key values like top performing pages and services.

The second award falls under the E-Commerce/Shopping category for work with Rifton, an international manufacturer of medical equipment for people with mobility challenges. Verndale worked with Rifton to design a new responsive experience that is powered by Sitecore CXM platform which easily integrates with their legacy back-end CRM and ERP systems. This allows Rifton to provide a more personalized user experience which includes the simplification of an extremely complex product purchase. Verndale and the Rifton team worked to co-develop a heavily customized version of Sitecores native eCommerce functionality to support the buying experience.

Its a great honor to have our work recognized among the best of the best, said Joe Zarrett, president at Verndale. These awards showcase two businesses that have leveraged experience technology to fundamentally change their businesses.

The 12th annual, international competition saw over 1,600 entries from over 24 countries around world and was judged by an international panel of judges, consisting of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds, as well as an end user panel that evaluated categories ranging from online advertising to mobile applications.

The Horizon Interactive Awards holds the competition each year with the winners being announced the following April. For more information visit the Horizon Interactive Awards online:

About Verndale
Verndale is an Experience Technology Company building powerful, interactive experiences that combine our expertise in strategy, experience design and technology. By working across disciplines, partnering with the best in the industry and even co-developing with clients our collaborative style is the key to building remarkable systems that anchor brands, engage customers and deliver business results. Known for and sought after for our ability to take complex data and transform it into beautiful, usable experiences, at Verndale we are constantly evolving to be the leader in experience technology systems. Learn more at

About the Horizon Interactive Awards
In its 12th year, the Horizon Interactive Awards was created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. Since 2001, the competition has received tens of thousands of entries from countries around the world and nearly all 50 US States. Each year, those entries are narrowed down to the best of the best to be recognized and promoted on and international stage for their excellence. The judging process involves a Horizon Interactive Awards advisory panel, end user panel and a worldwide panel of judges consisting of industry professionals. Winning entries are dubbed the best of the best in the interactive media industry. For more information, visit

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