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Luminato Festival, Toronto’s Festival of Arts and Creativity, is an annual ten-day celebration of the arts launched in 2007.  The festival is a global multi-arts festival dedicated to performance, visual art, music, theater, dance, and more.  Luminato Festival required an online presence that would celebrate the four pillars of Accessibility, Diversity, Collaboration, and Transformation to guide and inspire the Festival program. A.K.A was honored to work with the talented Luminato team to reimagine the festivals digital presence for their 10th anniversary and beyond.

The result was a dynamic and engaging website with a custom festival schedule planner to help festival goers plan and share their personalized festival schedule, leaving users with a lasting impression. A flexible website that has the capacity, and key capabilities to transition to their annual festivals for years to come. A.K.A. continues to work with Luminato each year to help launch each new festival season. 

The website has been a hit with the web community; Named a Site of the Month and nominated as Site of the Year by Kentico. Most recently, the site was nominated for Awwwards.com award.

We would love if you could vote for Luminato for an Awwwards.com award here!

Luminato’s 2018 Festival Season was just announced, check it out and buy tickets here!


Posted by Global Administrator on 4/4/2018 11:24:34 AM
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A.K.A. is always honoured and delighted to work with Oakville Hospital Foundation and celebrate the positive impact their work has on the Oakville Trafalgar Hospital and their community. Their Chief Development Officer shared her testimonial about the recent award-winning website design and development done for the foundation by the A.K.A. team;

"For more than a decade, Oakville Hospital Foundation has had a trusted and valued relationship with A.K.A. New Media. Together, we have launched several redesigns over the years and their insights and strategies have always hit the mark. The experience during our most recent web redesign was no different. From the very beginning, they took the time to truly listen and understand how our Foundation and the community we serve has evolved. They helped us build a vision for this project and engaged our most important stakeholders along the way. Their expert knowledge, professionalism, and exceptional customer service made the whole process feel effortless. The end result is a beautifully designed website that is not only functional, responsive and user-friendly, but also reflective of our organization’s brand and personality."

Suzanne Hallsworth
Chief Development Officer
Oakville Hospital Foundation 

Check out the new Oakville Hospital Foundation website.

Posted by Global Administrator on 3/20/2018 11:27:41 AM
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Every month, thousands of websites are developed globally using Kentico CMS. Kentico showcases only ten of the best designed and developed websites. A.K.A. is thrilled to announce that the new website we developed and designed for client, Baycrest Centre, has been selected as one of the "Top Ten Websites for February 2018." Baycrest Centre’s foundation, Baycrest Foundation, was also designated a Top Website from Kentico.
Baycrest Centre is an academic health sciences centre fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. Baycrest provides an exemplary care experience for aging clients, combined with an extensive clinical training program for students and one of the world’s top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience. Through its commercial and consulting arms, Baycrest takes its sought-after expertise, education and innovations to other healthcare organizations and long-term care homes, both in Canada and internationally. Baycrest Foundation’s mission is to enrich the quality of life of their community by providing crucial funding to Baycrest Centre in support of programs and services that promote excellence in care, research, education and innovation in brain health and aging.
The new websites needed to clearly reflect and promote the areas of excellence that Baycrest embodies (Care, Research, Education, Innovation), and do so in a user-friendly, user-focused and intuitive fashion. Baycrest is celebrating of their centennial this year and their online presence needed to better reflect the organization and ensure that it is positioned optimally for the centennial and beyond.



Posted by Global Administrator on 3/5/2018 11:17:49 AM
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We have some great career opportunities. If you’re interested in joining our award-winning team, apply here:

Business Development Associate (Intermediate Sales Position)

Web Designer

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Posted by Global Administrator on 2/16/2018 2:14:31 PM
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Every month, thousands of websites are developed globally using Kentico CMS. Kentico showcases only ten of the best designed and developed websites. A.K.A. is excited to share that the new website we developed and designed for our longtime client, Oakville Hospital Foundation, has been selected as one of the "Top Ten Websites for January 2018" and is nominated for "Site of the Month."

Oakville Hospital Foundation (OHF) works with the Oakville community to support Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. Oakville residents depend on their local hospital to deliver the healthcare they need. OHF has been a client of A.K.A. since 2002 and this is the second full redesign and redevelopment of their website done by the A.K.A. team. Goals of the new Oakville Hospital Foundation website redesign included establishing an elagent, mobile responsive, online platform to attract, convert, and deepen the relationship with its target audience, including its supporters, event participants, partners, and donors.

Check out Oakville Hospital Foundation's beautiful new website at: 

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