Best of the Boroughs in a citywide contest that celebrates the local businesses, organizations and community individuals that make our city, and each borough, a unique place to live. These individuals love the City so much it’s in their web address.
Entrants across NYC will submit applications on what makes their .nyc business, website, store, organization or idea the best of their borough. There will be one winner chosen from each of the five boroughs and named the Best of Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens or Staten Island, depending on the borough in which they reside.
Any business or entity with a working .nyc website in use prior to 9/16/2020.
Judging criteria is based on general public appeal, the value to local community and economy, the history and story of the individual business as it relates to the greater good of the New York City community, and the overall experience of the .nyc website.
.nyc is a web address (like .com, .net, and .org), just for New York City. It’s a powerful way to showcase your business or idea and demonstrate your local pride. Only people, businesses and organizations with a physical address within the five boroughs can get a .nyc web address. Learn more here
Interested .nyc owners will submit their individual stories on what makes their business or entity the best of their borough through the online submission portal.
Submissions will be accepted September 16-30, 2021.
The winner from each of the five boroughs will be received a $5,000 cash prize and be featured in future marketing efforts for .nyc.
What you get:
Judging criteria is based on general public appeal, which will take into account the number of votes for each business received during the open public voting period.
History and story of the individual business or entity as it relates to the greater good of the New York City community.
How does your business or entity contribute to the borough in which your reside.
Quality of the .nyc website to include but not be limited to, visual aesthetics, content, functionality, structure and navigation.