Venda honored with Stevie Award for Best New Website with 'Convergent Commerce' Marketing Launch in 9th Annual American Business Awards

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Retailers to drive cross-channel revenue with next generation multichannel commerce solutions.

Ron Brien, VP Marketing said Venda’s ‘Convergent Commerce’ programs and solutions were conceived to help retailers and brands deliver unified experiences to their customers across all platforms - online, mobile, social and In-store.

Venda, a global leader in cloud (SaaS) commerce solutions, won a Stevie® Award for best new website in the 2011 American Business Awards.

The awards were presented during ceremonies at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Ceremonies were hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network and broadcast nationwide on radio by the Business TalkRadio Network.

Venda’s “Convergent Commerce – The Next Evolution in Multichannel” campaign won ‘Best new web site’ and was also honored as a finalist for ‘Marketing campaign of the year’ in the business services category. Venda was recognized by independent judges alongside industry bellwethers Accenture, Apple Inc., and Groupon.

More than 200 executives across the country participated in the judging process to determine the Finalists and Stevie Award winners.

“Our customers have come to expect continuous innovation at Venda and we are very proud of our team’s execution in advancing Venda’s brand, evolving our solutions and connecting with customers through engaging multichannel marketing programs,” said Jeffrey Max, CEO, Venda, Inc.

In accepting the Stevie, Ronald Brien, Vice President Marketing & Alliances said “I am accepting this award on behalf of Venda’s customers, partners and employees worldwide. Venda’s ‘Convergent Commerce’ programs and solutions were conceived to help retailers and brands deliver unified experiences to their customers across all platforms - online, mobile, social and In-stores – across the globe.”

The award comes in a year where merchants on the Venda platform saw an average year-over-year revenue increase of 63% vs. the industry-wide increase of 12% as reported by comScore.

Venda’s award winning multichannel marketing program included an internationally attended thought-leadership webinar on convergent commerce, traditional print media, online banner advertising, email campaigns, QR codes, branded Facebook and Twitter pages, and mobile sites accessible via smart phones and tablet/pad devices.

Stevie Awards were presented in over 40 categories including Best Overall Company of the Year, Executive of the Year, and Best New Product of the Year. More than 2,800 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration.

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of honorees in all categories are available at

About Venda

Since 2001, Venda has delivered more commerce sites and transactions to world-leading retailers and brands than any other cloud (SaaS) commerce provider. Venda has evolved from a best-in-class eCommerce pioneer to a global provider of end-to-end multi-channel commerce solutions. Customers realize superior ROI from Venda’s comprehensive web, mobile and social commerce suite, international commerce expertise, end-to-end fulfillment capability and transparent pricing. Venda’s reliability, scalability and flexibility suit customers across many industries – from global big box retailers and fashion leaders to electronics and media companies. Venda customers include global brands such as Tesco, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Superdrug, JVC, Urban Outfitters, Condé Nast and Jimmy Choo. Venda has offices in New York, London and Bangkok.

Contact Venda at sales(at)venda(dot)com or 212-808-4004. Connect with us at: , and and

Ron Brien
Venda, Inc.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at


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