Press Release

Yalo Recognized for Prestigious Interactive Media Award

The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, has announced the 2016 award winners to highlight this year’s “best of the best” in interactive media production. Yalo was recognized for their excellence with four awards at the following levels/categories: 


Video Promotional: The Great American Cocktail (Breakthru Beverage) 

Websites — Legal: Aderant 

Websites — Corporate B2B: Blue Sky Center (Jabil) 


Websites — Bank Finance: Westfield Bank 

“We’re proud that some of the excellent work we have done for our clients has been recognized by such a diverse and esteemed panel of judges in this competition,” said CEO, Arnold Huffman. “We always look to inject a little soul into our clients’ initiatives and believe UX, design and tech are equal partners in the success of the end user’s experience. This recognition goes to show that this approach is valued, not just by our clients, but by the industry as a whole.” 

The 15th annual, international competition saw over 1200 entries from around the world including 40 out of 50 US States and 20 countries including: Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Germany, Greenland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey, UK, Ukraine and Uruguay. 

An international panel of judges, consisting of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds evaluated categories ranging from online advertising to mobile applications. The 2016 winning entries showcase the industry’s best interactive media solutions including websites, mobile applications, print media, interactive displays, public exhibits, online advertising, video, email and more.

“The 2016 competition represents an outstanding execution of industry trends in terms of strategic online solutions and integrated campaigns through multiple media,” said, Mike Sauce, Founder of the Horizon Interactive Awards. “Many of our top award winners have continued to stay on the cutting edge of technology while maintaining the high bar for visual design. We’re continuing to see web sites that harness the power of the immersive online experience while coordinating across multiple delivery channels. Design is also continuing to evolve where you are seeing an equal blend between form and function and those 2 elements are combining to deliver digital solutions that not only look fantastic but have a real purpose. It is clear that digital creatives are paying close attention to performance across all media, brand identity, user purpose and the utility of the solution.” 

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 vis the link above.

About Yalo 

Since 2013, Yalo has been transforming brands by injecting soul and passion into their presence online and off (digital, print, video, experiential), drawing from music, art, sports, and entertainment to create unique customer experiences. We are a team of strategists, creatives, and technologists with the chops to develop the best branding and marketing solutions for our clients and their customers across a variety of traditional and digital formats and platforms. Yalo is based in Atlanta, Ga., and Cleveland, Oh.and located everywhere you are. See our collection of creative marketing services and then let’s have a conversation about your business needs.

Arnold Huffman, CEO, Yalo 

About the Horizon Interactive Awards 

In its 15th 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 many 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 an international stage for their excellence. The judging process involves a blend of the Horizon Interactive Awards advisory panel, an end user panel, and an international panel of volunteer judges consisting of industry professionals. Winning entries have been dubbed the “best of the best” in the interactive media industry. 

Mike Sauce, Founder and President Horizon Interactive Awards 

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