The year’s top e-commerce products have been identified, and now begins the judging and voting for the Multiply Origination Awards.
They’ve narrowed down 2012’s most outstanding local products in fashion, food and beverage, and home and family care available on the Multiply Philippines website.
From almost 1,000 nominations, Multiply has shortlisted 30 local products that represent outstanding originality and creativity in the e-commerce space.
These will be reviewed by a panel of authorities in the world of e-commerce and entrepreneurship, and judged for the strength and innovativeness of the product concept, perceived value and marketability.
The judges for Multiply Origination: the Call to be a Business Stand-Out are:
GoNegosyo Founder and RFM Corp. CEO and President Joey Concepcion; Sulit.com.ph co-founder and Managing Director RJ David, BDO’s Sr. AVP for E-Commerce Lending Cofa Gutierrez; Multiply.com Philippines Country Manager Jack Madrid; and Chuvaness.com founder and lifestyle blogger Cecile van Straten.
The finalists for the following categories are:
Original Fashion Forward Ideas:
Honey Badger Bags, Manila Sole Shoes, Cabo Feather Miallot , Macy Satchel, Butter Tint, Under the Sea Charm Bracelet, Customizeable Wire Hangers, The Weekend Bag, USB Camera Necklace, and Smart Passport Folio.
Most Original Gourmand Idea:
Chuco Portrait, Enchanted Purple Hand-tied Purple Bouquet, Paris Halloween Treat Bracelet, Pineapple Vinegar, Trigona Sugar Bag, Crispy Tahong, Cake Clothes Line Design, Decorated Cake with 3D Designs, Dainty Vanilla I Love You Cookies, and 60% South Cotabato-Coco Regular Mini Crave.
Most Original Mommy Management Idea:
Hoot Hats, Sniffles Balm, Milea Bath andBody Wellness Essentials, The Mommy Patch Anti-Mosquito Rescue Stickts, BCV Tank Top, Mommy Mundo’s Mom 24/7 2012 Planner, The Proud Mama Reversible Nursing Cover, Momease Diaperbag Converter, Shoo Fly Insect Repellant Home Spray, and Tee Hee Shirts.
The public is also invited to vote for their favorite original product online at http://origination.multiply.com/#8 from December 1 to 20, 2012. Online results will contribute 30% to the final score of each finalist.
The three winners of the Multiply Origination Award will receive an Online Business Package worth Php 200,000, which includes a Samsung Galaxy SIII, a Cherry Superion Tablet, Smart Bro Pocket Wifi, a Gold Package from Sulit.com.ph worth Php 100,000, digital advertising and billboard exposure care of Multiply.com, and more.
Winners will be revealed on January 14, 2013.
The Multiply Origination Awards is presented by Multiply.com in partnership with Smart Money and Sulit.com.ph.