Awards for Seznam.cz

2014

  • The Marketer of the Year – Seznam.cz Výzkumník received a little dolphin trophy in the competition of The Czech Marketing Company for interesting innovative projects in the field of marketing.
  • IIK Grand Prix 2014 – IIK awarded Seznam.cz as the absolute winner in the competition of internal communication projects. Our project was made to support internet television Stream.cz by the printed TV magazine with schedule and many activities that gave employees opportunity to participate on the making of our product.
  • Mobile Application of the Year 2014 – Mobile application Mapy.cz received three prizes in Mobile Application of the Year. Mapy.cz won in two categories chosen by the people’s choice, New Product of 2013 and Mobile Application of the Year, and in one category chosen by the technical jury for The Best UX Mobile Application. TVProgram.cz was chosen as the second best mobile application in the category Lifestyle.
  • ERDC 2014 - A team of researchers from Seznam.cz participated in both tracks of the Entity Recognition and Disambiguation Challenge 2014 hosted as a part of this year´s SIGIR. There were 28 teams from all over the word in the Challenge, 8 of them participated in both tracks such as Seznam.cz did. The Seznam.cz team was awarded a second prize in both of these tracks. Thus succeeded to prove its ability to link people, places, etc. listed in Freebase to their references in queries.

2013

  • Czech 100 Best 2013 – Seznam.cz was ranked the 39th best company in the Czech Republic in 2013.
  • FEIEA awarded Seznam.cz for the best Internal communication strategy – single issue. Seznam.cz has won with its charity programme supporting Movember campaign. The FEIEA Grand Prix is an annual awards competition celebrating the best internal communication achievements from across Europe.
  • Crystal Magnifier 2013 –Seznam.cz received four awards this year. In categories where the public voted, Seznam.cz won three prizes. The new version of mobile application Mapy.cz won in the category Mobile application, Stream.cz became the winner in the category Tools and Services and Stream.cz’s show Peklo na talíři won in the category Hobby Websites. Peklo na talíři also won in the category The Project of the Year, chosen by a technical jury.
  • Our project Seznam se bezpečně! was awarded Golden rescue cross (Zlatý záchranářský kříž) prize for an extraordinary and creative act in education. The award was presented by Miloš Zeman, the president of the Czech Republic.
  • Superbrands Awards 2013 – Seznam.cz was marked as one of the strongest Czech brand in Superbrands Awards 2013.
  • Stevie Awards 2013 – Seznam.cz was awarded bronze Stevie Awards in the category Company of the Year – Internet/New Media. The Stevie Awards were created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working people worldwide.

2012

  • Good Brand - Seznam.cz wins the award in the international survey among the readers of Reader’s Digest as the most reliable Czech IT company for the tenth time.
  • Big Brother Awards – Seznam.cz was awarded the only positive prize in the Awards for the Protection of its Users´ Privacy.
  • ČEKIA Stability Award – Seznam.cz was awarded with the highest rating of economic stability. We have received rating AAA which gives evidence of stability and high probability of fulfilment of liabilities in next twelve months.
  • Crystal Magnifier 2012 – The products and content sites of Seznam.cz received two awards. Through innovation and creativity, we won the users category Tools and Services with our tourist maps on Mapy.cz. And on-line music television Mixér.cz won in the category Content Inspiration, chosen by a expert jury.
  • Czech 100 Best 2012 – Seznam.cz was chosen as one of the 100 best companies in the Czech Republic. Our company was also awarded in the category Information and Communication Technology.

2011

  • Good Brand - Seznam.cz wins the award in the international survey among the readers of Reader’s Digest as the most reliable Czech IT company for the ninth time.
  • Seznam.cz has made it among the tenth of companies representing the Czech Republic in the international competition European Business Awards
  • Crystal Magnifier 2011 – Seznam.cz received the first place in All Star Category and thus was proclaimed the strongest brand of the Czech Internet. Mapy.cz won the Category of Tools and Services and the mobile application Mapy.cz won the Mobile Category. Novinky.cz were second in the News Category and Zboží.cz was among the top 5 websites in the Internet Shops Category
  • EFFIE – Seznam.cz gained a second place in the competition of the most effective Czech advertising campaigns – EFFIE – for its campaign called Lovecká sezona prepared with McCann Erickson Prague
  • The Czech 100 Best – Seznam.cz was proclaimed one of the hundred best companies in the Czech Republic, as it was with 9 other appreciated for its Dynamic growth
  • Seznam.cz belongs into the 100 biggest tax payers in the Czech Republic. See the web of the Czech Tax Office

2010

  • Good Brand – Seznam.cz wins the award in the international survey among the readers of Reader’s Digest as the most reliable Czech IT company for the eighth time
  • Czech Open Source 2010 – Seznam.cz is selected as the Company of the Year by the public in the survey organised by Root.cz, a Czech news server.

2009

  • Czech TOP 100 – Seznam is placed in the first one hundred most successful Czech companies
  • Crystal Magnifier 2009 – Seznam wins two first prizes in the voting of the Czech internet users: for searching for the first time and for email for the fourth time

2008

  • Good Brand – Seznam.cz wins the award in the international survey among the readers of Reader’s Digest as the most reliable Czech IT company for the sixth time
  • Crystal Magnifier, an internet survey awards Seznam as the best in the Electronic Mail category and Stream.cz wins the third place in the Entertainment category

2007

  • Crystal Magnifier 2007 – the results of electronic voting of internet users enlarged the last year’s collection of Seznam by:
    • IL blog in the Best Blog category
    • Stream.cz in the Project of the Year category
    and confirmed the previous year’s victory:
    • Ivo Lukačovič is the personality of the Czech internet for the second time
    • Email is the most popular mail in the Electronic Mail category
    • Super.cz is the most often read news page in the Entertainment and Tabloid category
  • Czech Top 100 – Seznam wins in the Information Technology and Internet category and it is placed in the first one hundred most successful Czech companies
  • Good Brand – Seznam is evaluated as the most reliable brand in the Internet Company category by the readers of Reader’s Digest
  • Prize for company image – Seznam replaces Google in first position, awarded by Rhodos, an association of advertising agencies

2006

  • Crystal Magnifier 2006 – awarded by the Lupa.cz server on the basis of users’ voting
    • Ivo Lukačovič is declared the personality of the Czech internet
    • Seznam Email is the best email service
    • Super.cz is the most read online news server in the Entertainment – Tabloid category
  • Fair Play Company – awarded by the Ethical Forum of the Czech Republic, Seznam is the holder of the first title awarded in the Czech Republic
  • Entrepreneur of the year – Ivo Lukačovič, the general manager of Seznam, is the finalist

2005

  • Award for image – 2nd place in the Web Portal category, awarded by the Rhodos association
  • One hundred admired companies in the Czech Republic – 1st place in the Information Technology and Systems category, awarded by Czech Top 100

2002 – 2005

  • “Good Brand 2002” – award given by Reader’s Digest, selection of the most reliable brand in the Czech Republic

2001

  • The most successful online advertising campaign for McDonald’s in Central Europe – the Ham! campaign realised in cooperation with Seznam
  • Most popular computer product – award in the Internet Page category for www.seznam.cz

2000

  • “Blind-friendly” certificate – award for Seznam.cz and Novinky.cz for adjustments to the needs of blind and visually handicapped users
  • Best entertaining server – award for Novinky.cz in the same survey
  • Best portal – award in the Czech At Sign 2000 announced by the Czech Internet Academy