The finalists for the PCR Awards 2011 have been named, beginning the countdown to this year's celebration of the PC and IT channel.
The widest ever range of retailers, resellers, distributors and vendors are now up for an award at the event, which takes place on Thursday March 17th at the Lancaster London Hotel.
There are 16 awards up for grabs across Frontline, Distribution and Vendor categories, representing all aspects of the PC and IT channel.
"The PCR Awards have fully established themselves as a major event in the PC and IT channel's calendar," said Intent Media managing director Stuart Dinsey.
"This year's event on Thursday March 17th, at the new venue of the London Lancaster Hotel, looks set to be the biggest and best yet. And the lobbying from all sectors of the business was incredibly strong this year, meaning the awards are going to be hard fought."
"We look forward to seeing you all there on the night."
The full list of Finalists are:-
Drum Brae Solutions
Deep Blue Logic
West Wiltshire Micro
Soft Cell Computers
Andy Hayes, Peter Jones (London)
Steve Griffiths, Comet (Cardiff/Bridgend/Haverfordwest)
Andy Noble, Currys (Brixton)
Mark McCullugh, Tec7 (Guildford)
Paul Longran, Andrews TV (Colchester)
Michael Woschito, Selfridges (London)
George Asghari, ASK (Tottenham Court Road)
Value Added Reseller
The Support Store
Stem Computers Systems
Service and Support
Marketing & PR
Distributor of the Year
Gadget of the Year
Samsung Galaxy Tab
TomTom Go Live 1000
Campaign of the Year
Comet - 'Comet: Come and Play'
Microsoft - Windows Phone 7 launch
Intel - 'Sponsors of Tomorrow'
Ingram Micro - Ingram Micro Showcase event
Activision - Call of Duty: Black Ops release campaign
Trend Micro - Titanium campaign
The PCR Awards are sponsored by EntaTech (Platinum Partner), Interactive Ideas, KMS and Bit Defender (Gold Partners), Gem (Frontline Category Sponsor), Asus (Distribution Category Sponsor), AVG (After Show Party Host) and VIP (Drinks Reception Sponsor).
For more information about table and ticket sales contact Hannah.Short@intentmedia.co.uk.
For information about further sponsorship packages, contact Carly.Bailey@intentmedia.co.uk.