When The Herald got in-touch with mtc. and discussed the possibility of becoming digital partners through sponsorship of the category of ‘Best Online Newcomer’ at this year’s Herald Fashion Awards, it seemed the natural thing to do.
Having delivered bespoke eCommerce solutions for both Bluechip companies and some of the UK’s top independent retailers for over the past ten years, mtc. are delighted to celebrate the success of online platforms within Scotland’s fashion industry.
mtc. are no strangers to what it takes to succeed online in an extremely competitive market place. Having implemented their custom-built eCommerce solution into their ever-expanding range of eCommerce clients websites, the focus has been always on delivering ROI to the client whilst giving the customer great user experience.
David Rankine, Business Development Director at mtc. stated:
"As Scotland’s leading eCommerce developer, we are extremely proud to be sponsoring the award of Best Online Newcomer’ at this years awards. With Internet sales reaching record levels, we admire the Herald for recognising how online platforms and digital interaction have given businesses and consumers alike, direct access to the industry not only here in Scotland, but also the global marketplace".
His advice to entrants is:
"Entering the awards is a great way to showcase your online business to the wider public and highlight what makes your business stand out from the crowd – and let’s not forget that all important seal of approval from industry".
The judges are on the lookout for the top digital businesses that are doing something special, creating the buzz that makes them have competitive edge. The judging panel consists of Eva Arrighi - The Herald, Sheri Scott - Director of Betty & Bee and blogger at Forever Yours Betty, Stewart Bryden – Photographer, Marion White – Director of Fatbuzz, Dr Jen Ballie – Research fellow at the University of Dundee, Dr. Alex McCluskey – Glasgow Clyde College, Maurice Golden – Zero Waste Scotland and finally David Breckenridge – Scottish Textile & Leather Association.
The full list of categories for this year’s Herald Online Fashion Awards have been announced with retailers, bloggers and Fashionistas all in with a chance of picking up an award on the night.
Entry is free with the deadline today, 17th of September – so get your entries in NOW! mtc. would like to give a final shout out to any of our fashion clients to enter. Applications can be submitted via the online form at http://herald-events.com/heraldfashion/entry-form/.
The awards will be presented at a Black Tie event at the Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow on Sunday the 15th of November 2015.
We wish all entrants the very best of luck and look forward to reviewing the short-listed candidates for our category of Best Online Newcomer.