Network World Fusion Takes Home Two Min’s Best of the Web Awards

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA – JANUARY 13, 2003 – Network World, Inc., the Leader in Network Knowledge, has won two min's Best of the Web awards for its Web site, Network World Fusion ( Network World Fusion won in the b2b E-mail Newsletter category for its portfolio of 46 newsletters covering major industry and technology topics.


Network World's Customer Access Management (CAM) program took top prize in the b2b Ad Presentation category, which recognizes a site's ability to serve effective ad messages and offer advertisers unique selling platforms. Network World Fusion was also awarded an honorable mention for b2b editorial excellence, honoring the sites with the highest-quality content delivered in the most user-friendly and functional ways.

"All of min's picks showed an extraordinary understanding of how the Web's three I's – immediacy, intimacy and interactivity – can do more than extend a publishing brand into cyberspace," said Steve Smith, new media editor of min and min's b2b and consultant for the awards program.

"Network World is honored to receive these awards from min and min's b2b. It validates the work we have done and will continue to do to create content and community that bring vendors and Network IT Executives together and provide outstanding value to both," said Evilee Thibeault, ECO and publisher, Network World.

For more information about Network World's Customer Access Management program, visit

About Network World

Network World, Inc., the Leader in Network Knowledge, empowers Network IT Executives through education, information and community. Network World is the leading provider of news, analysis, reviews, events and education on information technology. Network World publishes the leading newsweekly, Network World, hosts the most active online community, Network World Fusion (, and produces educational seminars and events worldwide. Network World's portfolio of strategic marketing programs provides marketing and agency professionals with the tools to generate high-quality leads, optimize marketing campaigns, and create new revenue opportunities.

About Best of the Web Awards

The Best of the Web Awards are sponsored by min and min's b2b, which serve the consumer and trade magazine business with weekly news and information for publishing executives. The Best of Web Awards, the only program solely honoring magazine excellence online, is produced by PBI Media, LLC, a full-service b2b information and marketing solutions provider with its own stable of 52 magazines, directories and newsletters. Announcements of the 2002 awards will be made in min, min magazine, min's b2b and at