April 21, 2009

GeoBeats, Inc. Nominated for Best Travel Video in the 13th Annual Webby Awards

Fans Can Vote Online to Help GeoBeats Win Internet's Top Honor

Rockville, MD April 21, 2009 - GeoBeats, Inc. announced today that it has been nominated for Best Travel Video in the 13th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. GeoBeats, Inc is an industry leader in online video production and advertising solutions for travel, local, and media industries.

"Nominees like GeoBeats are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, executive director of the Webby Awards. "It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the nearly 10,000 entries we received this year."

"We are excited to receive a Webby nomination in online travel video category," said Ashish Khurana, CEO of GeoBeats. "This nomination recognizes the consistent quality and compelling nature of our online video content."

As a nominee, GeoBeats is also eligible to win a Webby People's Voice Award, which is voted online by the global Web community. From now until April 30th, GeoBeats' fans can cast their votes in The Webby People's Voice Awards at

Winners will be announced on May 5, 2009 and honored at a star-studded ceremony in New York City on June 8th hosted by Seth Meyers. Winners will be able to share one of the Webby's famous five-word speeches with the world. Past Webby Award winners - and their speeches - include Al Gore ("Please don't recount this vote."), Beastie Boys ("Can anyone fix my computer?"), and Stephen Colbert ("Me. Me. Me. Me. Me.").

The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 650-person judging academy whose members include Internet co-inventor Vinton Cerf, R/GA's Chief Bob Greenberg, "Simpson's" creator Matt Groening, Arianna Huffington, and Harvey Weinstein.