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B2B eCommerce Newcomer of the Year Award

Nominations are now open

The B2B eCommerce Newcomer of the Year Award is a distinctive recognition for fledgling businesses that have displayed exemplary performance and innovation in their maiden year of online commerce operations.

This award is dedicated to honouring those newcomers who, despite their recent entry into the B2B eCommerce realm, have made a significant impact, set themselves apart, and laid a robust foundation for future growth. The emphasis is on tangible results and achievements secured within the first year of trading.

Key Focus Areas for Assessment

  • Rapid Growth & Achievement: Evidence of significant growth metrics, including sales figures, customer acquisition rates, and market penetration within the first year of operation.
  • Innovation: Introduction of fresh, innovative eCommerce strategies, tools, or features that cater to the unique demands of B2B clients and differentiate the entrant from more established competitors.
  • User Experience (UX): Development of an intuitive, user-friendly online platform that prioritizes customer needs, ensuring ease of navigation, clear product or service information, and efficient transaction processes.
  • Customer Engagement & Retention: Demonstrated strategies to not only attract but also retain B2B customers, hinting at long-term business relationships and loyalty.
  • Operational Efficiency: Efficient backend operations that support the business’s growth, including inventory management, order fulfillment, and customer support systems.
  • Market Feedback & Reputation: Early signs of positive market reputation, as evidenced by customer testimonials, reviews, or third-party recognitions.
  • Strategic Vision: Clear articulation of future plans, showing how the initial successes lay the groundwork for sustained growth and how the newcomer envisions their journey in the B2B eCommerce landscape.

Entrants, irrespective of their size, are encouraged, where possible, to provide, evidence, data, case studies, and testimonials to fortify their submissions.

Make a nomination

Entries close Friday 28 June 2024, 11.59pm EST