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.
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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).