IDG’s Honored with WebAward

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – OCTOBER 1, 2002 – IDG's MacPublishing, LLC, publisher of Macworld magazine, is pleased to announce that its premier Macintosh news Web site, MacCentral (, has been honored with a 2002 Standard of Excellence WebAward from the Web Marketing Association.


"It means a great deal to be recognized for our achievements in the competitive environment of Macintosh news Web sites," stated Jim Dalrymple, news director for MacCentral. "The MacCentral team strives to provide our active community of Mac users with the most up-to-date news and information, in a easy to navigate format."

WebAwards ( are given annually to recognize the individual and team achievements of Web professionals who create and maintain outstanding corporate Web sites. Entries are judged by a panel of independent Internet experts in such areas as design, navigation, innovation, and usefulness to the target audience.

About the Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association (WMA) was founded in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and corporate Web development on the World Wide Web. Staffed by volunteers, this Boston-based organization is made up of Internet marketing, advertising, PR and design professionals from around the country who share an interest for improving the quality of advertising, marketing and promotion used to attract visitors to corporate Web sites.

About Mac Publishing LLC

Mac Publishing, LLC publishes the world's leading independent Macintosh publication and Web sites. Every month the award-winning Macworld magazine reaches over 2 million influencers of computer purchases(a), while the Mac Publishing Web presence garners an average of 2 million unique visitors. Mac Publishing sites include: and Headquartered in San Francisco, Mac Publishing is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research and event company.

About IDG

IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, which comprises more than 330 targeted Web sites in 80 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related events worldwide, and IDG's research company, IDC, provides global market intelligence and advice through 51 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at

(a) SOURCE: Intelliquest CIMS v 8.0