SALINE, Mich., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SISU Guard announced today that it has been named the winner for the sports and recreation category in the 2016 BigCommerce Design Awards. Presented by leading ecommerce platform BigCommerce, the award recognizes SISU's excellence in ecommerce design and online brand presentation.
"We are very honored to have been selected as the Sports Category winner of the BigCommerce Design Awards. As a CEO of a company that offers a great product, I already knew that with SISU we had something special. But I am sincerely grateful for the recognition from BigCommerce, and the opportunity to be recognized as their showcase website," said Sassa Akervall, CEO of Akervall Technologies, Makers of SISU Mouthguard.
"I am very pleased to receive this award because it is a recognition of our exceptional marketing team, our phenomenal partners and above all, the customers who are the strongest brand advocates of SISU Mouthguards."
"We selected this year's winners based on their ability to showcase the essence of their brand story while taking their shoppers through a seamless, beautiful purchase journey," said Andrea Wagner, head of design for BigCommerce. "Our merchants value design and realize the potential it has to connect them with their customers. The award winners represent some of the most captivating and well-designed online businesses."
The BigCommerce Design Awards recognize brands selling online through BigCommerce's platform that display the industry's best design, photography and approach to overall customer experience. Winners receive thousands in cash prizes, placement in Inc. Magazine and tickets to the Inc. 5000 Conference during October 2016.
To learn more about the awards, visit: https://www.bigcommerce.com/blog/design-awards/
ABOUT SISU MOUTH GUARDS
The SISU brand is widely recognized in the athletic community as a stronger alternative that is both lighter and less obstructive than traditional mouthguards. SISU Mouthguards are manufactured by Akervall Technologies, Inc (ATI). ATI is headquartered in Saline, MI and produces both athletic and night grinding mouth guards. The company was awarded Michigan's Top 50 companies to Watch in Spring of 2014 and also won the Advanced Material track at Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition for two consecutive years. For more info, visit: www.sisuguard.com.
CONTACT: Rita Shelley-Smith, 734-389-7398, [email protected]
SOURCE Akervall Technologies