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SHAH ALAM, 22 Feb 2024 – The Malaysia Top E-Commerce Merchant (ECM) Awards 2024 Launching Ceremony marks the commencement of a prestigious event aimed at bringing together SME catalysts, local merchants, and related industry

Now in its 9th edition, it is calling for participants to seize the opportunity to win big in the e-commerce industry. With a coveted cash prize of RM 100,000 in value, merchants are encouraged to register for the competition before the deadline on
29 February.

This year, this award is introducing several new elements aimed at empowering participants with essential knowledge and skills. From e-commerce training sessions focusing on live streaming techniques, and AI-driven content creation, to strategies for marketing campaigns, and industry visits, participants will gain valuable insights and practical strategies to enhance their e-commerce ventures.

Sidec is proud to announce AFFIN BANK as the main sponsor for the 5th consecutive year, marking a milestone in our efforts to empower the e-commerce landscape. “We extend our heartfelt gratitude to AFFIN BANK for its continuous commitment to Sidec and our successful programs,” said Yong Kai Ping, CEO of Sidec. “The Bank’s steadfast support has played a pivotal role in the growth and success of the Malaysia Top ECM Awards over the years.”

In another exciting development, the Top ECM Awards welcomes new strategic partners for its 9th edition; Lazada as the Strategic E-Commerce Partner, Razer Merchant Service as the Strategic Payment Partner, and Shopline as the Strategic Webstore Partner. These partnerships underscore a commitment to fostering collaboration and innovation within the e-commerce community, empowering merchants to excel in today’s competitive market.

For several years, the Malaysia Top ECM Awards has been an emblem of success, honouring outstanding merchants in the e-commerce community. This year, the event celebrates its 9th edition, having recognised over 80 merchants as winners and top finalists. Among them are renowned brands like Russell Taylors, E-Ticketing, Samu Giken, Fipper, and Siti Khadijah. The Malaysia Top ECM Awards has played a pivotal role in this landscape, generating a GMV of RM 658 million over the past six years. Since 2018, the event has received over 2000 merchant applications, with 50% shortlisted for qualification.

According to Shopify, global e-commerce sales are anticipated to reach 6.3 trillion dollars worldwide in 2024, the immense potential of the e-commerce industry is undeniable. This presents a significant opportunity for Malaysian e-commerce to establish itself as a vital player in the global supply chain. Through initiatives like the Top ECM Awards, Malaysian businesses are empowered to innovate, excel, and collaborate, positioning themselves as formidable contenders in the global marketplace.

About Malaysia TOP ECM Awards
Established by Selangor Information Technology and Digital Economy Corporation (Sidec) in 2016, the Top ECM Awards celebrate the achievements of Malaysia’s e-commerce merchants, spotlighting their innovative spirit and entrepreneurial drive. We invite all e-commerce merchants in Malaysia to submit their entries and join us in celebrating the best in the industry. For more information and to enter the awards, please visit https://www.sidec.com.my/topecm/

Participating in the Top ECM Awards offers merchants not only the chance to win substantial prizes but also unparalleled exposure, networking opportunities with industry leaders, and feedback from a panel of e-commerce experts. Registration is open until 29 February 2024.