At the China Electronic Commerce Association's annual conference and awards event on 21 September, 2014, Juwai.com won the "Most Influential Overseas Property Portal Award.” The award is widely coveted as one of the most prestigious prize within China’s e-commerce industry.
The event, the “E-Commerce Industry Gateway Conference of China” (translated) is endorsed by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. It operates under official government guidance, including that of the following government bodies: the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Commerce, General Administration of Customs and China Post.
Juwai.com co-CEO Simon Henry joined leaders of Chinese web giants VIP.com, CCTV.com, elong.com, meituan.com, Ganji.com and 5i5j.com in the conference’s official launch ceremony.
Juwai.com is firmly cemented as China’s No. 1 international property portal, with dominant consumer traffic, engagement figures, and top ranking on Baidu.com – the leading search engine in China with over 80% market share.
Headquartered in Shanghai and Hong Kong, Juwai.com serves the global Chinese community in their international property search needs. It is fast becoming an international Chinese brand serving Chinese-speaking consumers from all around the world who are searching for property in Chinese, both in other countries and in their own.
Andrew Taylor, co-CEO of Juwai.com, said: “This award validates all the Juwai team’s hard work to serve our Chinese consumers.
"It was thrilling as well as very humbling to hear the speaker who presented us with the award, introducing Juwai.com is the ‘most influential foreign website in China.’
"Of all the businesses at the conference, from the multi-billion dollar giants to the smallest startups, Juwai.com was the only one owned and operated by founders from overseas.
“Juwai.com is a Chinese brand, we focus on the Chinese consumer and provide them with products and services which they need to transact and invest securely.
“Juwai also has an international DNA, which allows us to provide compelling and value-driving products for our international customers.
“The combination of being a Chinese brand with international DNA is what makes us unique. It is key to our success.”