RAIN: Radio And Internet Newsletter
RAIN Awards 2013
at RAIN Summit Orlando
September 17, 2013




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Fourth annual RAIN Awards to spotlight best of the industry!
Awards will be presented at RAIN Summit Orlando
trophyThe RAIN Internet Radio Awards recognize the achievements and the best practices of the Internet radio industry. The awards will be presented at RAIN Summit Orlando on September 17, 2013. The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, July 31, 2013.



The RAIN Internet Radio Awards recognize excellence in five distinct categories:

1) Best Overall Online Radio Service

For the station/webcaster that provides the best overall online listener experience. Judges may consider programming, technology, popularity of the service, attractiveness of the site and/or player, ease of use, operational sustainability, integration of advertising assets (if applicable), and other criteria. Nominated services may be single-channel and multichannel "online only" operations or streaming broadcast stations.

2) Best Streaming Broadcast Station

For the single broadcast station that has executed the best streaming strategy. Judges may consider ways that the station has extended and enhanced its brand through the use of online streaming. Only broadcast stations that stream online are eligible.

3) Best Overall Digital Strategy

For the broadcast station, broadcast group, or online-only webcaster that has implemented the finest overall digital strategy. Judges may consider mobile, streaming, websites, downloads, video and/or other features. "Online only" services, broadcasters, and streaming broadcast stations are eligible.

4) Best Single-Stream Webcaster

Celebrates the best pureplay webcaster with a single stream of radio content.

5) International Excellence in Online Audio

Celebrates excellence in streaming audio among services not based in the US.