What is the Marketplace 50?

The Marketplace 50 is a yearly recognition program of the top 50 most influential businesspeople and organizations in the multi-vendor commerce space, including marketplace, drop ship, and channel management models.

Why was the M50 started?

The Marketplace 50 was started to recognize and reward excellence in products, services, and companies in the marketplace industry. The awards reflect the desire to recognize great operators in the environment while promoting innovative solutions and platforms. By creating a sense of community, we aim to build credibility and increase the visibility of all key players in the marketplace ecosystem.

Who is McFadyen Digital?

McFadyen Digital is the leading global agency for ecommerce marketplace strategy and implementation. Taking a collaborative approach to composable digital commerce technology, strategy, architecture, and integrations, we work with enterprises to ensure their customers are delighted by scalable and profitable shopping experiences.

Award Categories

Recipients are recognized across five categories of excellence:

The Marketplace 50 Hall of Fame

These are the individuals whose contributions to the multi-vendor commerce space have set the tone for the entire industry. A winner of this category is inducted for life and therefore can only be awarded one time.

Marketplace Market Makers

These are the individuals who lead the market-setting organizations in terms of investments, valuations, and what comes next. A winner of this category may repeat, as is warranted.

Marketplace Thought Leaders

This category is for the media and analysts who cover the marketplace and multi-vendor commerce space via studies, surveys, articles, and other incredible thought-leadership that serves to raise the awareness and effectiveness of the overall space. A winner of this category may repeat, as warranted.

Marketplace Enablers

These individuals create and/or implement the software that powers the platform revolution by enabling multi-vendor commerce to transact at scale. Be it platforms, point solutions, or implementing the stack, these innovative leaders push the pace of what’s possible with a marketplace.

Marketplace Operator Excellence

These individuals are leading the way in providing an innovative marketplace shopping experience that benefits both the customers and the sellers. A winner of this category may repeat, as warranted.

Thought Leadership

Content pieces that will boost your marketplace knowledge.

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The Marketplace 50 honors leaders who are promoting the multi-vendor commerce model of platform business and pushing the pace of network-based commerce development from a business, technology, investment, and conceptual point of view. This highly competitive annual distinction accounts for dozens of factors and seeks to recognize those making a meaningful impact on this space.

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