Nick launches second annual Parents' Picks Awards

MUMBAI: Nickelodeon‘s ParentsConnect announced this year‘s annual Parents‘ Picks Awards.

Parents can pick their favourite businesses and local resources in their communities across the US. Parents can vote online at for the best of the best in 30 different categories, including: best museum for families; best toy store; best playground/park; and more.


Voting for the awards will end on 15 July and winners will be announced on 15 August.

Nick senior VP Tanya Van Court says, "ParentsConnect is a great resource for families to find information that is helpful in their everyday lives. With Parents‘ Picks, we want to hear what parents have to say about the best places to eat, shop and play in their local communities. Their ideas, opinions and recommendations are key ingredients in ParentsConnect‘s mission to serve as a quality resource and authority on what‘s great for families all over the country."

ParentsConnect‘s Parents‘ Pick Awards will identify winners from more than 10,000 nominees in 52 US cities. Winning venues will receive a "Parents‘ Pick 2009 Winner" seal to display in their storefront windows, and will be featured on Nickelodeon‘s ParentsConnect for the rest of 2009 as one of the best family resources in the area.

Nickelodeon‘s ParentsConnect Local offers families a weekly events calendar and a complete listing of family-friendly resources near them. It allows parents to search for activities, events and attractions by their kids‘ ages and activity preferences.

Featuring the tagline We‘re not perfect, we‘re parents, Nickelodeon‘s ParentsConnect is the online resource providing parenting advice

and community, celebrating the reality of parenthood and making parents‘ lives easier.

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