The Connected Car Wins Platinum AVA Digital Award for Best Web-Based B2B Site

New York, NY, Jan. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Connected Car, a new digital community from Informa concentrated on the rapidly expanding connected car and autonomous vehicle industry, is a 2018 Platinum AVA Digital Award Winner for best Website in the Business to Business Category.

The AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design and production of digital communication. Work ranges from digital engagement campaigns to audio and video production to website development to social media interaction to mobile marketing.

"We're honored to receive this recognition," says Jonathan Keller, Managing Director of Light Reading.  "The Connected Car has been extremely well received and we are excited to continue to grow this innovative community in 2018."

The Connected Car was launched in mid-July, by Light Reading, as a laser-focused resource for the leaders, innovators and stakeholders in the connected vehicle ecosystem to formulate effective business strategies to achieve competitive edge. In just six months, The Connected Car has had a tremendous response, generating an average of 55,000 monthly page views and 30,000 monthly unique visitors. The Connected Car is sponsored by AT&T and Cisco Jasper.

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About The Connected Car

The Connected Car ( is a laser-focused, ever-evolving community resource for the leaders, innovators and stakeholders driving today's global automotive industry. The Connected Car allows the decision makers of the connected and autonomous vehicle industry to crowdsource the critical intelligence they need to achieve competitive edge and formulate effective business strategies. With a combination of reporting, webinars, instructional videos, moderated message boards, case-studies, research and analysis, this community unites the connected vehicle ecosystem; from OEMs to Tier1 suppliers, semiconductors/RFs to insurance carriers, enterprise fleet to technology and  commercial trucking to CSPs.

About Light Reading

Light Reading ( combines its research-led online communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global communications industry make informed decisions. is the ultimate source for telecom analysis for more than 400,000 subscribers each month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content and reputation. Light Reading produces targeted communications events and focused one-day and two-day conferences each year for cable, mobile and wireline executives.