Luis Madureira Pinto (far right) with CEST friends

SurferToday.com has won the 2008 ZON Multimedia - Creativity in Multimedia, in the 'Content in Multimedia' category.

The award ceremony was held last 15th December in the Estoril Congress Center, in Portugal.

Mr. Rodrigo Costa, ZON Multimedia's CEO, Mr. Mário Lino, minister for Public Works, Transport and Communications and Mr. José Pinto Ribeiro, minister for Culture, attended the event.

SurferToday.com founder Luis Madureira Pinto was given a scholarship in Digital Media at the University of Texas at Austin, USA and a 25.000€ prize money.

«I would like to address my special thanks to ZON Multimedia and my biggest hug and cheers to the CEST friends Camelo(s), Fidalgo, Tavares, Landolt, Mendanha, Almeida, Camacho, Leal, Maia, my girlfriend and family for their support and friendship. This is your award, too», he stated.

The ZON Multimédia group can be found in 1.5 million homes and businesses, reaching more than 5 million people in Portugal.

ZON has the largest digital cable network in the country, a digital satellite platform and 200 movie theatres to meet all telecommunication and entertainment needs.

ZON Multimédia is one of the top companies in the PSI-20 index and the fifth largest pay TV company in Portugal. It is also leader of the cinema market and the second largest internet provider. ZON Multimédia operates under the ZON TV Cabo, ZON Lusomundo Cinemas, ZON Lusomundo Audiovisuais and ZON Conteúdos brand names.

SurferToday.com is a surfing news center founded in 2007 and visited daily by surfers, windsurfers, kiteboarders and bodyboarders from more than 100 countries and 2000 cities in the world.

More about the 2008 ZON Multimedia - Creativity in Multimedia, HERE.