CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Held in Chicago in June during IRCE, the awards ceremony will honor the outstanding achievements of online retailers and B2B sellers.
Internet Retailer, the world's leading publisher of strategic e-commerce business intelligence, today announces the call for nominations for its third annual Internet Retailer Excellence Awards, which recognize the outstanding achievements made in the past year by innovative online retailers and manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers that sell online to business buyers. Internet Retailer will host the 2017 Excellence Awards June 7 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Hotel, as the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) convenes for its 13th straight year. Internet Retailer serves as the official media sponsor of IRCE, which will occur June 6-9, 2017, at McCormick Place West in Chicago.
Recipients of the Excellence Awards will be determined by Internet Retailer senior editors and e-commerce industry experts. Based on their performances across multiple categories in 2016, online retailers and B2B e-commerce companies worldwide will be nominated as contenders for the following 13 awards. The top award, Internet Retailer of the Year, was won by Wayfair Inc. in 2016.
- Web Redesign of the Year
- E-Retail Marketer of the Year
- Best Marketing Video of the Year
- Best Product Video of the Year
- Mobile Commerce Award
- B2B E-Commerce Website Design of the Year
- B2B E-Commerce Marketer of the Year
- B2B E-Commerce Player of the Year
- Omnichannel Retailer of the Year
- Emerging E-Retailer of the Year
- E-Retail Growth Award
- Global E-Retailer of the Year
- Internet Retailer of the Year
Finalists from each category will be announced in March and winners will be honored at the Excellence Awards banquet the evening of June 7.
"We received hundreds of nominations last year and expect to receive even more in 2017 as the Internet Retailer Excellence Awards become better known with each passing year," says Molly Love, CEO of Vertical Web Media LLC, parent company of Internet Retailer. "There's so much exciting and creative work being done in e-commerce, and we're excited to be able to honor the best of the best each year at our awards banquet."
Submission forms are available online for companies to nominate themselves in up to three out of nine categories of the 13 Excellence Awards. Internet Retailer must receive all submissions by Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.
E-commerce solutions providers can attend the Excellence Awards by procuring a sponsorship package. For sponsorship information, contact: Tom Duggan, vice president of sales & product development, Internet Retailer, at 312.572.6250 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For media inquiries, contact: IR Awards Team at email@example.com.
ABOUT INTERNET RETAILER®
The flagship brand of Chicago-based e-commerce publisher Vertical Web Media, Internet Retailer provides comprehensive e-commerce business intelligence through print and digital channels, including a monthly magazine, research reports and databases (Top500Guide.com), websites, webinars and newsletters. Internet Retailer, launched in March 1999, is the largest e-retailing monthly magazine with 44,500 subscribers. InternetRetailer.com is the most-visited informational website in e-commerce featuring daily industry news and market analysis. The site attracts more than 205,000 unique monthly visitors. IRNewsLink, a daily e-commerce newsletter, is sent to more than 44,000 subscribers.
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SOURCE Internet Retailer