|2007 Open Source CMS Award Launched|
|Written by Packt Publishing|
|Tuesday, 17 July 2007|
Following on from the success of the inaugural Open Source Content Management System Award, UK publisher Packt is pleased to announce details of its follow up. With new categories and an increase in prize money, the 2007 Open Source CMS Award will launch on July 16 and is expected to appeal to a broader range of projects.
The 2006 Open Source CMS Award was designed to encourage, support, recognize and reward an open source Content Management System (CMS) selected by a panel of judges and visitors to www.PacktPub.com. Following 72 nominations and 15,000 votes, Joomla! was eventually declared the winner.
The 2007 Award will continue to support open source Content Management
Systems and in order to reward more than one project, Packt has
developed new categories for a wider variety of CMS’s to benefit from.
These are broken down into five different categories including the
overall winner and the most promising Open Source CMS. 2007 Open
Source CMS Award Launched with $20,000 Prize Fund
- Overall Winner
“For this year’s Awards, we wanted to support and give more exposure to a broader range of open source Content Management Systems” explains Packt’s marketing manager, Damian Carvill. “We received a fantastic response to last year’s Award and it confirmed our view that there is an impressive number of professional level open source Content Management Systems with large and enthusiastic communities.”
For more information about this year’s Award, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/award