On 26 November, 2020, Simpel was voted the ‘Website of the Year 2020’ by the Dutch public, making it the overall winner of the 20th edition of this exciting election.

The Website of the Year election* is the largest online public award given annually to the best websites in the Netherlands. The title was won by PSV in 2019.

The Dutch public has thus cast its vote in 39 categories. All websites were assessed for content, navigation, design and recommendation intention. Two prizes have been awarded in each category: the Best and the Most Popular Website of the Year. The ‘Best Website’ is the site with the highest score for qualitative characteristics. The ‘Most Popular Website’ is the site with the most votes.

New this year is the App category, which is judged by everyone on content, navigation and design.

The following sites and app can call themselves Website of the Year 2020 in their category:

Car and motorcycle brands

Best Car and Motorcycle Brands Website: Toyota
Most Popular Car and Motorcycle Brands Website: Toyota

Career

Best Career website: Unique Employment Agency
Most Popular Career Website: Timing

Communities

Best Communities website: Tis Hier Geen Hotel
Most Popular Communities website: Tis Hier Geen Hotel

Consumer electronics

Best Consumer Electronics Website: Apple
Most Popular Consumer Electronics Website: Apple

Fashion & Beauty

Best Fashion & Beauty website: Rico Moda
Most popular Fashion & Beauty website: John Beerens

Financial

Best Financial website: ASN Bank
Most popular Financial website: ABN Amro

Food & Beverages

Best Food & Beverages website: Surinamese food (Sandhia’s Recipes)
Most popular Food & Beverages website: Smulweb

Dating

Best Dating website: Relatieplanet
Most Popular Dating website: Relatieplanet

Sustainability

Best Sustainability website: hetkanWel
Most popular Sustainability website: hetkanWel

Education & Training

Best Education & Training website: Beter Spellen
Most Popular Education & Training website: Beter Spellen

Energy

Best Energy website: Energiedirect
Most popular Energy website: Energiedirect

Events

Best Events website: Follow the Beat
Most Popular Events Website: Follow the Beat

Health

Best Health website: Apotheek.nl
Most popular Health website: Gezondheidsplein

Charities

Dear Charities website: Lot of Happiness
Most Popular Charities website: CliniClowns

Hotels & Accommodation

Best Hotels & Accommodation website: Micazu
Most popular Hotels & Accommodation website: Voordeeluitjes.nl

Housing

Best Housing website: Funda
Most Popular Housing Website: Funda

Art

Best Art website: Kunstveiling.nl
Most popular Art website: Kunstveiling.nl

Lifestyle, Home & Living

Best Lifestyle website: ThePerfectWedding.nl
Most popular Lifestyle website: Margriet

Media, TV & Film

Best Media website: Opsporing Verzocht
Most Popular Media Website: Gids.tv

News

Best News website: indebuurt
Most Popular News website: indebuurt

Radio

Best Radio website: Radiozenders.FM
Most popular Radio website: Radiozenders.FM

Travel

Best Travel website: VakantiePiraten
Most Popular Travel Website: TUI

Shopping

Best Shopping website: Klium
Most Popular Shopping Website: Klium

Sport

Best Sports website: Racingnews365
Most Popular Sports Website: Racingnews365

Supermarkets

Best Supermarket website: Plus
Most Popular Supermarket Website: Jumbo

Telecom

Best Telecom website: Simpel
Most Popular Telecom Website: Simpel

Comparison

Best Comparison Website: Pricewise
Most Popular Comparison Website: Gaslicht.com

Transport

Best Transport website: Datona.nl
Most popular Transport website: Datona.nl

Insurers

Best Insurers website: Interpolis
Most Popular Insurers Website: Ditzo

Football clubs

Best Football Club website: FC Utrecht
Most popular football club website: PSV

Benefit

Best Value website: Pepper.com
Most Popular Benefit website: iBOOD

Leisure

Best Leisure website: Fijnuit
Most popular Leisure website: Route.nl

Weather

Best Weather website: Buienradar
Most popular Weather website: Buienradar

Traffic

Best Traffic website: ANWB
Most Popular Traffic Website: ANWB

Wellbeing & Fitness

Best Wellbeing & Fitness Website: HappyHealthy
Most Popular Wellbeing & Fitness Website: HappyHealthy

Working at environments

Best Working at environments website: WerkenbijCoolblue
Most popular Working at environments website: Action Careers

Apps

Best App: 24Baby.nl
Most Popular App: Rain radar

Overall Winner

Website of the Year 2020: Simpel

 

* The Website of the Year election is an initiative of Emerce in collaboration with MultiScope.

 

[Source Emerce]

Arianna