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FrontGate Media Receives 2 Wins at Web Marketing Association’s
Internet Advertising Competition Awards

Orange County, CA –  FrontGate Media, the leading media group & marketing service reaching the faith-based audience, has been honored with 2 awards in Internet advertising in the Web Marketing Association’s annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC).   FrontGate captured the top award in two categories winning “Best Marketing Website” and “Best Faith-based Website” for their newly redesigned website at The site was designed by FrontGate Media and Temple Studios.

The Web Marketing Association (WMA) was founded in Boston in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and corporate web development. The IAC Awards were initiated in 1999 to recognize outstanding companies and individuals in their respective industries. Judging is based on creativity, innovation, impact, design, copywriting, use of the medium and memorability. Judges are carefully selected for their professional experience and an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in advertising design and technology, as well as the objectivity to score entries according to a predefined set of criteria.  For more information and the full list of winners, visit

“We are grateful to be honored in the 2014 IAC Awards, particularly since the sole purpose of our faith-based web network and marketing services is to engage our unique audience to the benefit of for-profit and non-profit organizations,” said Scott A. Shuford, Chief Engagement Officer for FrontGate Media. “As the faith-based market has matured over the last 13 years; we are excited to be recognized as the top site in IAC’s Marketing category, as well as the Faith-based category, and look forward to continuing to engage clients with our unique market community.”

“The International Advertising Competition’s Best Website Award is an exclusive annual award given to one and only one site which is the absolute best entry in their category.  FrontGate Media’s work obviously impressed our panel of professional judges to achieve these honors, and ranks alongside other Best Website category winners as the top of their industry.” states William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association.


Established in 2001, FrontGate ( is the largest internet and events group reaching the faith and family values audience.  Serving as “Your Gateway To The Christian Audience,” FrontGate’s web network provides reach to more than 10 million people and 5 million email subscribers. The firm also provides strategy and execution for Faith-based Media Buying, Public Relations, and Social Media. FrontGate is certified by Google in Analytics Platform Principles.  The company plays a key role in the success of for-profit and non-profit organizations seeking the faith-based and faith-friendly audiences.

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Lori Lenz-Heiselman