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Sitecore Announces 2015 Experience Award Winners in Asia

02-02-2016

Singapore – March.8, 2016 Sitecore®, the global leader in customer experience management, has announced the winners of its inaugural Sitecore Experience Awards Asia 2015.

The Sitecore Experience Awards celebrate the achievements of Sitecore customers and partners who have used the Sitecore® Experience Platform™ to deliver the extraordinary experience for their customers, with each award winner clearly demonstrating results for improving customer experience and achieving business objectives.

The award winners also showed how their organisations are benefiting from the extensive capability within the single, connected Sitecore Experience Platform, with many winners delivering personalized, multichannel, multi-device experiences to their customers, involving areas such as social media, business systems integration and cloud deployment.

This year’s awards received a record number of nominees  from Sitecore customers and solution partners battling over a total of 12 award categories, including industry, marketing specialization, business , and the overall Sitecore Experience Award.

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay took the coveted Overall Sitecore Experience Award, along with its Sitecore solution partner, POSSIBLE. They also won the Best Use of Email Marketing Award this year.

Esplanade is Singapore's national performing arts centre, offering a rich line-up of about 3,000 performances featuring dance, music, theatre, visual arts and more annually.

Esplanade won the award for its use of Sitecore Experience Platform 8 to transform its website, which has enabled it to deliver great personalised online experience to visitors based on both online and offline behaviour. Working closely with Sitecore solution partner POSSIBLE, Esplanade also connects data from multiple touch points via Sitecore to form a 360-degree view of customers and facilitate segmentation of contacts for delivering more targeted, relevant and timely emails.

“We are pleased and honoured to receive these awards and could not have done it without Sitecore and POSSIBLE. Through our newly revamped website Esplanade.com, we are now equipped to better understand, engage and serve our audiences. The dynamic, forward-leaning customer engagement engine has allowed us to be more targeted in our marketing and efficiently manage content across multiple channels. We will continue to work with our partners to ensure that our website remains user-friendly and delivers data-driven personalised and relevant content,” said Eunice Yap, Chief Marketing Officer, The Esplanade Co Ltd.

Steven Goddard, Senior Vice President, Sitecore APAC, commented: “The quality of our annual Sitecore awards continues to rise as our customers and partners keep on pushing the potential of the Sitecore Experience Platform.  We congratulate all of our winning partners and customers.  What is also great to see is our customers winning awards for the evolution of their Sitecore solution, clearly demonstrating that the Sitecore platform offers the long term stability and vision for leading brands to continue to grow their businesses.”

In addition, the following companies were each category winners at the Sitecore Experience Awards Asia 2015:

Overall Winner – Best Asia Site and Best Use of Email Marketing (Singapore)
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay - www.esplanade.com
Site delivered by POSSIBLE

Best Japanese Site (Japan)
Tokyo Star Bank (Internal website)
Site delivered by Fujitsu Social Science Laboratory Ltd. 

Best Business and Professional Services Site (China)
Lenovo - community.lenovo.com 

Best Financial Services Site (Japan)
Tokyo Star Bank (Internal website)
Site delivered by Fujitsu Social Science Laboratory Ltd. 

Best Healthcare and Medical Site (Japan)
Rhoto Pharmaceutical - www.rohto.co.jp
Site delivered by SoftBank Technology Corporation 

Best Manufacturing, Automotive, and Technology Site (Japan)
Daifuku - www.daifuku.com
Site delivered by SoftBank Technology Corporation 

Best Retail, Wholesale, and Consumer Goods Site (Japan)
Mizuno - www.mizuno.com
Site delivered by Nextscape Inc. 

Best Integration of Social Experiences Award (China)
Mary Kay (China) Cosmetics Co.,Ltd. - www.marykayintouch.com.cn 

Best System Integration Award (Japan)
Fujitsu (channel partner website)
Site delivered by Fujitsu Social Science Laboratory Ltd.

Best Use of Omni-Channel Award (Singapore)
Ascendas-Singbridge  - www.ascendas.com
Site delivered by Avanade and Tekcent 

Most Thorough Use of Analytics Award (Japan)
Asahi Culture Center - www.asahiculture.jp
Site delivered by Nextscape Inc. 

Business Transformation Award (China)
Beijing TongRenTang Health-Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. - www.trthealth.com.cn


About the Experience Awards
The Sitecore Experience Awards is an international competition held on an annual basis. Winners are selected in several categories within each region. The nominations list is based on input from partners, customers, the press, analysts and colleagues. Nominees are asked to submit an application outlining how they are using Sitecore to create amazing experiences that feel personal to every customer and create a powerful brand halo across every channel that delivers real business results. Winners demonstrate creativity in presentation, integration with rich data sources and applications, an ability to educate, inform and motivate to action, and a compelling overall user experience.
 

About Sitecore
Sitecore is the global leader in experience management software that enables context marketing. The Sitecore® Experience Platform™ manages content, supplies contextual intelligence, and automates communications, at scale. It empowers marketers to deliver content in context of how customers have engaged with their brand, across every channel, in real time. More than 4,600 customers—including American Express, Carnival Cruise Lines, easyJet, and L'Oréal—trust Sitecore for context marketing to deliver the personalized interactions that delight audiences, build loyalty, and drive revenue. For more information, please follow us @sitecore or visit: www.sitecore.com 

Media Contact:
Ryan Donovan
Sitecore
pr@sitecore.net 

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