Announcing the Nexty's

CommerceNext is excited to announce The Nexty’s, a new award program that will identify and reward the best marketing performances among retail and e-commerce professionals.

The Nexty’s celebrate exceptional performance of people, programs and companies when it comes to digital retail and e-commerce customer acquisition and growth.

Below are the the six categories of awards for 2018:

  • Marketing Innovator of the Year
  • Best Use of Data in Marketing
  • Most Effective Social Strategy
  • Highest ROI with Least Resources
  • Most Impactful Media Campaign
  • Outstanding Online to Offline Campaign
Marketing Innovator Trophy

Sponsored by:
GP Shopper

We are currently open for nominations based on the six categories above. If you would like to nominate yourself, a client or a colleague, please complete the nomination form. Nominees must be of a retailer or brand.

The timeline for the 2018 awards will be as follows:

  • Nominations: March 16th - May 31st
  • Finalists Selected: June 15th
  • Voting on Finalists: June 18th - July 10th
  • Announce Winners: July 26th at CommerceNext


Winners will be selected based on a combination of our board of judges and a popular vote. The popular vote will contribute 50% to the overall score. The judges include:

  • Amit Shah, CMO at 1800Flowers
  • Amy Africa, CEO at Eight By Eight
  • Anurag Kadyan, VP, eCommerce at Toureau
  • Bree Casart, VP, eCommerce & Digital Marketing at West Elm
  • Charlie Cole, Global Chief Ecommerce Officer at Samsonite
  • Craig Elbert, Cofounder & CEO at Care/of
  • Dave Cost, VP, Ecommerce & Digital Marketing at Rainbow
  • Elyse Burack, Marketing Director at Boxed
  • Emily Culp, CMO at Keds
  • Emily Hickey, Principal at Chief Detective
  • Jason John, Chief Marketing Officer at Publishers Clearing House
  • Jon Mandell, Senior Vice President, Consulting at Teneo
  • Lev Peker, CMO at Adorama
  • Melissa Grillo Aruz, VP of Platform at Forerunner Ventures
  • Michael Lackman, CEO at Trade Coffee
  • Nisho Cherison, Senior Director of Growth, ThirdLove
  • Peter Francis, Partner at Diamond Capital
  • Qun Wei, Director of Marketing Analytics at Casper
  • Scott Ableman , SVP Marketing at GTT
  • Shawna Hausman, EVP, Ecommerce & Digital Marketing at Mission