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Annual Drupal Awards Nominations Now Open

on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:47

Blue Drop Awards, the independent, nominated, voted event, is pleased to announce that 2014 nominations for new Drupal contributions are now open.

Created in 2012, Blue Drop Awards aims to publicly recognize the excellent individuals, companies and projects that have pushed the limits and maximized the capabilities of Drupal, the open source content management system. In the three years since it started, Blue Drop Awards has grown to 24 different nomination categories.

Drupal projects -- and the people behind them -- are to be nominated by the Drupal community.

Community-driven awards celebrate the best in Drupal achievements

on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 16:50

Portland, Oregon, May 23, 2013

Last night, Blue Drop Awards were handed out by Blue Drop Awards founder Ben Finklea.

“We appreciate the support from the Drupal Community ” said Ben Finklea, CEO, Volacci. “The Blue Drop Awards were created to promote Drupal to the greater technology community and to recognize innovative, next-generation websites and the companies that built them. ”

Here are the Blue Drop Awards 2013 winners

Website categories:

2012 Blue Drop Awards Winners Announced

on Tue, 04/10/2012 - 17:58

2012 Blue Drop Awards Winners Announced

Drupal Excellence Celebrated Through Community Event
AUSTIN, TEXAS, April 10, 2012 – The votes have been tallied for the first annual Blue Drop Awards
and the team of volunteers is proud to announce 2012 winners across nine categories. With over 200
website nominations, the community has voted and selected innovative, progressive and dynamic sites.
Technologies, LLC of Columbia, MD.
Eyemaginations, Inc.

Blue Drop Awards featured on the Agile Approach weblog!

on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 20:48

"Good stuff, right? Your time to make your voice heard is running out...if you're not registered, you'll want to sign up ASAP. If you are registered, well then get yourself over to Blue Drop Awards and cast your votes!!"

Blue Drop Awards featured in the AmazeeLabs blog!

on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 22:33

"...every site, regardless of the category it is in, can be nominated as Best Drupal Website of 2012."

Blue Drop Awards featured in the Duo Consulting blog!

on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 22:29

"Duo has placed four different entries in the competition, and we’re hoping to ramp up the votes and add some new prizes to our trophy case."

Blue Drop Awards featured on the Lullabot blog!

on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 14:58

"We're very proud of these entries, and think they are excellent examples of Drupal being used to power some amazing sites. We'd love for you to check out our entries and vote before April 6. Let your voice be heard!"

Blue Drop Awards on the Modules Unraveled Podcast!

on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 02:15
While we were at Drupalcon, Brian Lewis with the Modules Unraveled podcast stopped by and did an interview with Ben Finklea. Listen here!

Blue Drop Awards featured on

on Fri, 03/09/2012 - 16:17

On March 9th, 2012, Ben Finklea, Drupal, and Blue Drop Awards was featured on the home page of Red Hat's prestigious community. The post was called, "Blue Drop Awards: Community recognition the open source way". Here is a key quote:

"What are the Blue Drop Awards?"

"It is, first and foremost, a vehicle to shine a spotlight on the Drupal community and raise our profile outside of the usual circles that already know Drupal.

Nomination Deadline Extended for First Annual Blue Drop Awards

on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 14:00

Veteran Drupal community members, including Volacci, Lingotek, Standing Cloud, Build a Module and Synaptic Blue, announce an extension of the nominating period through March 22 for the first annual Blue Drop Awards. The grassroots initiative will spotlight the best-of-the-best in Drupal website development and design.

“We created the Blue Drop Awards to recognize the amazing development work that takes place in the Drupal Community every year,” said Ben Finklea, CEO, Volacci. “We have decided to extend the deadline for submitting nominations to ensure maximum community participation; we want