Who picked up the 19 awards this year?

PCR Awards 2014 winners revealed

The UK PC and tech industry’s finest were recognised at the 2014 PCR Awards last night at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington.

Hosted by comedian Alun Cochrane, the awards were all about championing the hard work of the tech channel over the past 12 months.

19 awards were handed out on the night across three categories – Frontline, Distribution and Vendor – plus two special awards. Notably, Lenovo won Computing Vendor and also took home the Grand Prix award.

The Special Recognition award, chosen by PCR’s Retail Advisory Board, went to Entatech’s Jon Atherton.

Here’s the full list of winners:


Independent Retailer – Utopia Computers

National Retailer – John Lewis

Reseller – CCL

Service & Support – PCs Made Simple


Software Distributor – Exertis Gem

PC Gaming & Hardware Distributor – VIP Computers

Components Distributor – Entatech

Peripherals Distributor – Exertis Micro–P

Consumer Electronics Distributor – Exertis Micro-P

Marketing & PR – Westcoast

Distributor of the Year – Entatech


Business/Utility Software Publisher – Microsoft

PC Games Publisher – EA

Peripherals Vendor – Turtle Beach

Components Vendor – Asus

Computing Vendor – Lenovo

Networking Vendor – TP-Link


Jon Atherton – Entatech



We hope you all had a great night and we look forward to seeing you at next year’s show.

Feel free to tweet us your comments and photos using the #PCRAwards hashtag on Twitter.

The PCR Awards were supported by Entatech (Platinum Partner), VIP Computers (Drinks Reception Host), Exertis Micro-P (After Show Party Host), Hannspree (Photo Booth Partner), Westcoast (Frontline Category Partner), Centerprise (Vendor Category Partner) BullGuard (Distribution Partner), Channel Assist (who provided free hangover packs) and Smithie UK, Intel and AOC (Gold Partners).

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