‘GATES announces ICT Industry Excellence Awards 2016’ To Recognize India’s Leading ICT Vendors’

GATES APAC Pte. Ltd, a leader in industry channel ecosystems, today, announced ‘GATES ICT Industry Excellence Awards 2016’ to recognize India’s leading ICT vendors.  The award ceremony will be part of the power packed three-day program GATES – India ICT Reseller Channel Summit which will take place in Bengaluru from October 4 – 6, 2016.

The awards ceremony will recognize ICT vendors for their excellence in delivery, performance, and commitment to the Indian sub-continent. Hundreds of top resellers and distributors will vote to live at a Gala Dinner on October 5th, 2016 to identify overall winner brands across 14 categories.

Vasudevan, K.S., Executive Director at GATES APAC said, “Vendors across the industry have been striving hard to perform better by devising various channel initiatives and support to enhance business and profitability – the awards at the summit aims to appreciate and celebrate the performance and commitment to the channel by vendors in different categories. As we endeavor to bring the ICT diaspora under a unified GATES platform, we hope that these awards will serve to  enhance the quality of service and health  of the channel ecosystem in the years to come.”

 “The Awards format using live electronic voting by reseller partners is new to India. It is an inclusive process and involves all industry stakeholders giving them an opportunity to voice their opinion.”he further added,

In run-up for the awards ceremony, GATES has formed a national jury panel comprising of elite senior executives from ICT diaspora, associations, and media, who will shortlist the nominees in each category.  This shortlisted nominees will be voted by 200 plus country’s top channel executives will their preferred vendor in a live voting session.

The 14 award categories for the ‘GATES ICT INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2016’ are:

  1. COMPUTING Vendor of the Year
  2. TABLETS Vendor of the Year
  3. SMARTPHONE Vendor of the Year
  4. PC & Mobile ACCESSORIES Vendor of the Year
  5. STORAGE Vendor of the Year
  6. PRINTING Vendor of the Year
  7. DISPLAY Vendor of the Year
  8. HOME NETWORKING Vendor of the Year
  9. SOFTWARE Vendor of the Year
  10. ACOUSTICS Vendor of the Year

Special Awards

  1. Most INNOVATIVE Vendor of the Year
  2. Hardware STARTUP Vendor of the Year
  3. MARKETING EXCELLENCE Vendor of the Year

 GATES – India ICT Reseller Channel Summit is being held between October 4 – 6, 2016 at Clarks Exotica Resort & Spa, Bengaluru, Karnataka and as a part of the summit, awards ceremony will be held on October 5th, 2016. Media representatives, resellers and vendors that have not yet registered for GATES – India ICT Reseller Channel Awardscan submit an online application to attend here – http://thegates.biz

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