Categories


The UK eCommerce Awards’ categories straddle multiple industry sectors as we understand that each has different requirements for success, guidelines and regulations and objectives and outcomes. The team awards will differentiate between small, medium and large businesses and between in-house and agency.

Please see the following descriptions for more information on each category:

WEBSITE AWARDS

Across all eCommerce Industry Sectors the judges will be examining the website for creativity, functionality, user experience and conversion.

Fashion / Apparel or Footwear eCommerce Website of the Year

This award recognises and rewards an exceptional fashion, clothing or shoes retail website.

Food & Drink eCommerce Website of the Year

This award recognises and rewards an exceptional food or drink sector website.

Subscription Website/Service of the Year

Open for all subscription website or service's, this award recognises and rewards an exceptional UK subscription website or service.

Beauty, Health & Well Being eCommerce Website of the Year

This award recognises and rewards an exceptional eCommerce website retailing beauty products, medicines or pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements or treatments.

DIY, Home, Furniture & Interior Design eCommerce Website of the Year

This award recognises and rewards an exceptional eCommerce website retailing DIY products and tools, furniture, home wares, gardening equipment and products, soft furnishings.

Sports, Leisure, Toys eCommerce Website of the Year

This award recognises and rewards an exceptional eCommerce website retailing sports equipment, products, services or tickets, toys and leisure equipment, services or products.

Travel & Tourism eCommerce Website of the Year

This award recognises and rewards an exceptional eCommerce website that sells travel or tourism including flights, travel, holidays, cruises, short breaks, accommodation, tourist attractions.

B2B eCommerce Website of the Year

This award recognises and rewards an exceptional eCommerce website retailing from one business to another.

B2C eCommerce Website of the Year

This award recognises and rewards an exceptional eCommerce website retailing direct to the consumer.

eCommerce Startup Website of the Year

This award recognises and rewards an exceptional eCommerce company less than 18 months old.

UK eCommerce Website of the Year

This Award recognises and rewards outstanding success. Judges will compare websites across multiple business sectors to crown an overall winner.

UK Mobile Experience of the Year

This award recognises and rewards a website which demonstrates outstanding user experience, functionality and conversion/engagement on a mobile device. It is important that you demonstrate your outstanding results and include an evaluation that recognises the challenges faced and why your work outshines the competition.

UK User Experience of the Year

This award recognises and rewards a website which demonstrates outstanding user experience, functionality and conversion/engagement. It is important that you demonstrate your outstanding results and include an evaluation that recognises the challenges faced and why your work outshines the competition.

INNOVATION / SOFTWARE / EXTENSION AWARDS

Innovation and technology are evolving eCommerce. Judges will be looking for new features/tools added to eCommerce experiences in the last twelve months.

Payment Solutions Technology Award

This award celebrates and rewards innovative payment solutions technology that has changed eCommerce for the better or delivered outstanding results.

eCommerce Innovation Award

This award celebrates and rewards an innovative tool, product or service that has changed eCommerce for the better or delivered outstanding results.

eCommerce Software or Extension of the Year

This award celebrates and rewards an innovative tool, product or service that has changed eCommerce for the better or delivered outstanding results.

CAMPAIGN / INITIATIVE AWARDS

Campaigns / initiatives are key to increasing engagement. Judges will be looking at the campaign’s objectives, strategy, creativity, implementation and the overall results achieved.

eCommerce Search Campaign of the Year

This award celebrates and rewards a PPC or SEO Search Campaign that has successfully enhanced the visibility of an eCommerce Business.

eCommerce Social Campaign of the Year

This award celebrates and rewards a Social Media campaign that has successfully enhanced the visibility of a eCommerce Business.

App of the Year

Judges will be looking for great design, excellent user interface, creativity and originality for the App of the Year. This category covers any sector or vertical.

AGENCY / TEAM / INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Power to the people! These awards recognise the teams and individuals behind websites and campaigns. Judges will be looking for evidence of great team-work: creativity, effective collaboration, challenges faced and overcome and results. Individual Award entrants must demonstrate the contribution they have made to their organisation and team. Entrants can be nominated by their organisation or self-nominated.

UK eCommerce Small Agency of the Year

This award celebrates an exceptional eCommerce Agency with under 10 employees.

UK eCommerce Medium Agency of the Year

This award celebrates an exceptional eCommerce Agency with 10 - 25 employees.

UK eCommerce Large Agency of the Year

This award celebrates an exceptional eCommerce Agency with 26+ employees

UK eCommerce In-House Team of the Year

Recognition of an outstanding in-house team that demonstrates consistently great results and innovation on an ecommerce website for their brand.

UK eCommerce Developer of the Year

This award celebrates an exceptional eCommerce developer in the UK.

UK eCommerce Rising Star Award

This award celebrates an exceptional eCommerce professional under 30 years old on the date of the Awards Ceremony. Entrants must include details of their career to date and the contribution they make to their organisation and the wider eCommerce industry.

COVID RESPONSE AWARD

In a difficult year business has faced unprecedented challenges due to Covid-19. Judges will consider the challenges your business faced, what aspects of your response were ground-breaking, what outcomes you expected, what success you had and what lessons you learnt and what you can adopt moving into a post Covid-19 world.

COVID-19 Outstanding Response Award

In a year like no other, where every business had to adapt to a changed environment, this is an award to recognise and reward an exceptional eCommerce response to the Covid-19 crisis.