A host of well-known companies in the channel have signed up as sponsors for the 2015 PCR Awards.
Distributor Entatech are on board as Platinum Sponsor, while other distributors VIP Computers and Exertis have signed up as Drinks Reception Host and After-Party Host respectively.
Gold Sponsors include chip maker Intel, distributor Northamber and monitor specialists AOC.
The event – which will take place on Thursday March 12th 2015 at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington – will include a mix of networking, partying and recognition of achievements in the UK PC and tech industry, as well as an evening dinner.
The lobbying process is now underway. To find out the list of award categories and make sure your company is in the running for an award, read ‘how to win a 2015 PCR Award’ – the deadline for entries is December 22nd.
Entatech UK marketing manager Steven Parker told PCR: "The annual PCR Awards provide a highlight for the tech industry to join together and celebrate a year of endeavour. Entatech UK Ltd are always strong supporters of the event, and are delighted to be Headline Sponsors for the 2015 Awards.
"Our relationship with PCR has strengthened over time, and we are always pleased with the level of return from advertising and editorial. Joining forces to host the annual PCR Awards reinforces our commitment to the channel, and formulates an important part of driving awareness."
AOC said in a statement: "We are extremely proud to be sponsoring the PCR Awards next March, as we have done for the past two years. As well as great brand exposure, we are always happy to continue supporting PCR with these events, as we feel they are vital to the industry and in keeping the competition healthy.
"It is a great evening; fabulous venue, food and entertainment and best of all a chance to socialise with colleagues, clients and competitors alike in a relaxed environment."
Mike Buley, Exertis retail director, added: "Exertis always loves being involved in the annual PCR Awards both as an attendees and a sponsor. It’s great to have Exertis associated with such a prestigious event and one which recognises and rewards the personal successes of individuals and teams within the industry. It’s also great to bring the team and mingle with reseller and vendors partners alike; we look forward to celebrating the industry’s achievements with many of our peers at next year’s awards."
Northamber director of strategy Alex Phillips commented: "Events like the PCR Awards, PCR Boot Camp London and North or our own events are seen as key opportunities for us all to meet and greet our customers and get feedback on what else we can do to help further serve our customers, as well as celebrating joint successes."