The American Philatelic Society has named the winners in this year’s Chapter and Affiliates Web Awards recognizing website excellence.
Eleven groups participated in the competition that was open to all APS chapter clubs; clubs or federations that run stamp shows; and affiliates. Each site was evaluated in a variety of areas, including overall content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, and interactivity. The judges were Donald J. Chenevert Jr., of Springfield, Missouri, and Lloyd A. de Vries, of Washington Township, New Jersey.
All entrants received a certificate and distinctive electronic award badge to post on their site signifying their award level and competition year. The 2018 competition will be held in the spring with details available at https://stamps.org/Club-Benefits.
Here is a summary of the awards. Congratulations to all!
American First Day Cover Society (www.afdcs.org)
American Topical Association (www.americantopicalassn.org).
Ebony Society of Philatelic Events and Reflections (www.esperstamps.org)
Europa Study Unit (www.europastudyunit.org)
The Stamp Forum (thestampforum.boards.net)
Chicago Philatelic Society (www.chicagopex.org)
Christmas Philatelic Club (www.christmasphilatelicclub.org)
Scandinavian Collectors Club (www.scc-online.org)
American Society of Polar Philatelists (www.polarphilatelists.org)
Compex Show Committee (www.compexstampshow.org)
Vermont Philatelic Society (www.vermontps.org)