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The Outstanding Shop Awards

Presented by Pixel Union and Out of the Sandbox


The ONLY awards program that recognizes the work of both agencies & merchants in building exceptional Shopify stores


Have you built an outstanding Shopify store using one of our themes?

Whether you’re an agency that recently revamped a client’s online shop or a brick-and-mortar merchant forced online due to COVID-19, we want to recognize the effort, talent, and skill that goes into creating exceptional e-commerce customer experiences.

Submit your online shop built using a Pixel Union or Out of the Sandbox theme for a chance to reign supreme as the most Outstanding Shopify Store of the Year!

Merchant prizes include:
  • 1-year subscriptions to all Out of the Sandbox and Pixel Union apps
  • 5 hours of custom development time from Blend Commerce
  • 1-year subscription to Loox
  • Access to exclusive discounts on Storetasker projects (they never offer these!)
  • Features on the Pixel Union and Out of the Sandbox blogs
  • ...and more to be announced!
Agency prizes include:
  • FREE theme licenses
  • Feature profile on the Pixel Union and Out of the Sandbox blogs
  • Testimonials from Pixel Union and Out of the Sandbox
  • Invitation to the NEW Pixel Union Partner Program
  • ...and more to be announced!

Applications are now officially closed! See who won >>



Meet the Judges

Adam Pearce

CEO of Blend Commerce

Olivia Kuczynski

Co-founder of Maukau

Bobby Stemper

Director of Growth at Storetasker

Doron Feder

Growth at Loox

Kurt Elster

Host of The Unofficial Shopify Podcast

Michael Morales

Co-founder of Maukau

Ross Allchorn

Founder & CEO of ShopCreatify

Sharon Austin

Director of Design at Out of the Sandbox

Carlo Franco

Product Designer at Pixel Union

Margaret Gauthier

Product Manager at Pixel Union

Andrea Dubecki

Content Manager at Out of the Sandbox

Kirsten Ludwig

Creative Designer at Pixel Union


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Submissions will close Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020. Qualifying sites must have either been built or undergone considerable change within the last 12 months (August 2019 - September 2020). Only sites built using a Pixel Union or Out of the Sandbox theme will be considered. Winners will be notified via email by Monday, October 5th, 2020.