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BigCommerce unveils Partner Awards winners

By Shannon Williams
Wed 28 Oct 2020
FYI, this story is more than a year old

BigCommerce has unveiled the winners of the 2020 BigCommerce Partner Awards at its Flagship Partner Summit. 

Now in its third year, the annual awards program recognises top-performing partners among BigCommerces global network of more than 2,000 agency and 800 technology partners for their work empowering BigCommerce merchants to build, innovate and grow their businesses.

This year, the BigCommerce Partner Awards feature 17 total categories whose applicants are evaluated by a panel of BigCommerce employees and executives. For the first time, the 2020 BigCommerce Partner Awards recognised three winners for each award based on their accomplishments respective to the geographic region in which they operate - Americas, APAC or EMEA.

"BigCommerce's partner-first philosophy is not only what differentiates our platform from other industry leaders, it also makes our annual Partner Awards especially meaningful both for the company and our global ecosystem of world-class partners," says Russell Klein, chief commercial officer at BigCommerce. 

"On behalf of BigCommerce employees around the world, Im proud to congratulate this years Partner Awards winners, and we thank them for their ongoing commitment to accelerating our merchants' growth."

The 2020 BigCommerce Partner Awards winners include:

Agency Partner of the Year: Awarded to Certified BigCommerce agency partners that have brought new, high-growth merchants to BigCommerce over the last year

Winners: Americas: Mak Digital Design; APAC: Matter Design & Digital; EMEA: Space 48

B2B Excellence Award: Awarded to agency partners that consistently demonstrate the ability to meet the complex needs of BigCommerces B2B merchants

Winners: Americas: Guidance; APAC: Moustache Republic; EMEA: 5874 Commerce

Creative Problem Solving Award: Awarded to agency partners with an exceptional talent for using creative problem solving to create powerful online shopping experiences

Winners: Americas: Americaneagle.com; APAC: 33 Bondi; EMEA: Like Digital

Excellence in Delivery: Awarded to agency partners that consistently demonstrate the ability to successfully launch their clients BigCommerce storefronts on-time and within budget, with high levels of customer satisfaction

Winners: Americas: Mojo Active; APAC: RANDEM Group; EMEA: 5874 Commerce

Headless Award: Awarded for agency partners ability to leverage BigCommerce's open APIs to deploy headless storefronts to power customised and engaging shopping experiences

Winners: Americas: The ZaneRay Group; APAC: Arkade; EMEA: Calashock

Marketing Solutions Award: Awarded to agency partners that provide outstanding marketing services for BigCommerce merchants, including omnichannel, email, SEO and more

Winners: Americas: Coalition SEO; APAC: Overdose Digital; EMEA: DeeperThanBlue

New Frontier Award: Awarded to agency partners accelerating BigCommerce's expansion into new countries through their local domain expertise and successful client storefront launches

Winners: Americas: Wagento; APAC: monimedia; EMEA: Thesio Group

New Partner of the Year: Awarded to agency partners that have demonstrated excellence within their first year as a BigCommerce Partner and generated the most MRR

Winners: Americas: Mindtree Limited; APAC: Aligent Consulting; EMEA: Tryzens

User Experience & Design Award: Awarded to agency partners with an exceptional talent for creating beautiful, world-class BigCommerce storefronts that enhance the shoppers experience

Winners: Americas: Born Group; APAC: Above&Beyond; EMEA: Williams Commerce

Tech Partner of the Year: Awarded to technology partners whose integration features a superior user experience demonstrated by a high volume of installation and positive user reviews over the last year

Winners: Americas: Shogun; APAC: Comestri; EMEA: Klarna

Best User Experience: Awarded to technology partners whose integration delivers a best-in-class user experience based on simplicity of app install and configuration process, ease of use and beautiful design throughout

Winners: Americas: Atom8; APAC: Trustpilot Reviews; EMEA: DEITY Falcon PWA Storefront

Customer Growth Award: Awarded to technology partners whose outstanding solution has generated the most revenue growth for BigCommerce merchants

Winners: Americas: Sales & Orders; APAC: Vend; EMEA: Linnworks

Innovative Integration Award: Awarded to technology partners that have built a new integration or feature that solves a critical need for BigCommerce merchants

Winners: Americas: Bolt; APAC: Atom8; EMEA: dotdigital

Merchant's Choice Award: Awarded to technology partners with solutions deemed a BigCommerce customer favorite, determined by both the quantity and average rating of its reviews in the BigCommerce App Marketplace

Winners: Americas: Rewind; APAC: Codisto; EMEA: Yotpo Reviews

New Frontier Award: Awarded to technology partners whose solutions have enabled BigCommerce merchants to expand their business into new countries

Winners: Americas: Adyen; APAC: Adyen; EMEA: JMango

New Tech Partner of the Year: Awarded to new technology partners whose solution(s) features a superior user experience, outstanding customer reviews and high install volume

Winners: Americas: Spocket; APAC: Klarna; EMEA: Pimberly

Think Big: Awarded to technology partners for their collaborative efforts in driving high-quality referrals that produce the highest average revenue for BigCommerce

Winners: Americas: PayPal; APAC: dotdigital; EMEA: Vend

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