Ghana eCommerce Awards launched in Accra

OML Africa has officially launched the maiden Ghana eCommerce Awards here in Accra with the purpose of recognizing and awarding online retail and payment industries for their innovative and standard excellence.

The eCommerce awards will also honor individuals who have achieved significant breakthroughs in innovation and whose pioneering work has resulted in a positive and profound impact on the eCommerce industry in Ghana.

Preserving the integrity of these awards and judging purely upon excellence is the absolute priority of the Ghana eCommerce Awards. The judging process has been designed to ensure all entries are judged on their full merits, professionally and impartially.

Speaking at the launch, Event Director of OML Africa, Paul Asinor said “This year is our fifth anniversary in the area of organizing eCommerce events so we decided to institute an awards scheme designed to identify, celebrate and reward individuals and companies who excel and show innovation in Ghana’s online business space. It is also to bring global standards to all players in this space and encourage best practice”

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The Ghana eCommerce Awards is also dedicated to honour individuals, who have achieved significant breakthroughs in innovation and whose pioneering work has resulted in a positive and profound impact on the eCommerce industry in Ghana”.

The awards will have 26 competitive award categories, 7 special recognition awards and 2 Lifetime Awards.Out of the 200 nominations received from over 100 individuals and organizations, online shopping platform leads the pack in terms of number of nominations for the award categories with 11 nominations, followed by online food ordering platform, and, a leading online fabric store with 8 nominations each.

Continental online commerce and marketplace giant, Jumia Group leading African fashion marketplace, and online retail shop, all have 7 nominations each

Other popular nominees include Tonaton, Zoobashop, Melcomonline, Aramex, DHL, Electromart, Mazzuma, AlexPay, Zeepay, Flutterwave, SynCommerce, MarketExpress, ZongoMart, Skynet Express and other household names in Ghana’s online retail space vying for the bragging rights in a healthy “who-is-who” contest

Some prestigious award categories include “Best Online Retailer of the Year’;” Best Male and Female eCommerce Entrepreneurs of the Year”; “Best e-Government Experience of the Year”; “ Best Multi-Channel Retailer of the Year”; “Best eCommerce Innovation in Payments”; “Best eCommerce Delivery Company of the Year” and many more.

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The winners will be announced and their awards will be presented on stage at the ceremony to be held on 30th November 2018 at Alisa Hotel, Ridge-Accra.

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