EMEA Channel Academy Awards #11 february 2009 #Monaco

Taking place for the eighth consecutive year in 2016, the awards recognise excellence in the regional consumer technology channel. Voting is now open for vendors and channel customers to select the ‘Retail Distributor of the Year’ across 11 separate regions. 

Alexandra Sinson, Event Director for DISTREE EMEA 2016: “We expect a record number of online voting forms to be submitted this year. We believe that retailers, resellers and also vendors are best-placed to identify the Distributor of the Year in the regions they operate in. We encourage all suppliers and channel partners to submit their votes online.”

In addition there are 7 application-based awards that companies can enter, including 3 that are exclusively open to distributors. The full list of application-based awards can be found on the left hand column of this screen. Just click to enter and follow the instructions.  

Voting is now also open for vendors and distributors to select the ‘Retailer of the Year’ across nine separate regions. In addition, there is one separate category for ‘European Online Marketplace of the Year’, recognise the growing important of third party e-commerce platforms as a viable volume route-to-market for consumer technology products.

A shortlist of retail distributors, retailers and online marketplaces for each award has been created by independent channel experts in each region. Voters also have the opportunity to select a company not on the shortlist if that is their preferred option. The list of categories is as follows:


 

African Retail Distributor of the Year
Middle East & North Africa Retail Distributor of the Year
Central & Eastern Europe Retail Distributor of the Year
Russia & CIS Retail Distributor of the Year
South East Europe Retail Distributor of the Year
Southern Europe Retail Distributor of the Year
Northern Europe Retail Distributor of the Year
DACH Retail Distributor of the Year
France Retail Distributor of the Year
Benelux Retail Distributor of the Year
UK & Ireland Retail Distributor of the Year

Central & Eastern Europe Retailer of the Year
Russia & CIS Retailer of the Year
South East Europe Retailer of the Year
Southern Europe Retailer of the Year
Northern Europe Retailer of the Year
DACH Retailer of the Year
France Retailer of the Year
Benelux Retailer of the Year
UK & Ireland Retailer of the Year
European Online Marketplace of the Year


Distributor Criteria

  • Sales growth
  • Channel breadth
  • Credit facilities
  • Demand creation
  • Financing
  • Stock management
  • Logistics
  • Market development
  • Retailer engagement
  • Vendor relations