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Big names back sold-out trade awards

UK's biggest computer stores head for Caf? Royal event
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Amazon, Comet, DABS, Dixons, Ebuyer, John Lewis, Micro Anvika, Phones4U Play.com, Shasonic, Tesco and WH Smith are amongst the big names attending the first ever PC Retail Awards.

Launched by Intent Media to recognise excellence within the home and small business channel, the event takes place at the Café Royal, Regent Street on Thursday night (March 13th).

The evening is completely sold out, with over 300 representatives from the retail, distribution, hardware and software sectors all gathering under one roof.

Big name suppliers attending include Acer, AMD, Asus, Belkin, Dell, Ingram Micro, Intel, Interactive Ideas, Logitech, Microsoft, Spire, Tom Tom, Toshiba, VIP and XMA.

"We have been overwhelmed by the response to this event," commented PC Retail publisher Stuart Dinsey. "There is clearly a community here that is keen to network and celebrate each other's success."With so many top name retailers and suppliers coming along, we're set up for a fantastic evening of genuine value to all who attend.

"It's not black tie, it's not expensive to attend and there will be plenty of fun to be had as well as a series of awards voted by the industry itself."

The evening will be hosted by comedian, author and radio presenter Bob Mills.

Attendees include Acer UK, Amazon, Ainsdale, AMD, Antec, Arb Computers, Asustek, Avanquest, AVG, Axia Computer Systems, Barrington Harvey, Bear IT, Belkin Components, Big Red Solutions, Bluepoint, Brigantia, Bullguard, Causeway Computer Services, CCL Computers, Comet, Computer Shop @ Plymouth, DABS, Dell, Digimate, Dixons Stores Group, DJ Lighting Group, Drum Brae Solutions, Ebuyer, Entatech, Envisage, Forum Computers, Gear 4, Gem, GfK, Hannspree UK, HMV, Ingram Micro, Individual Computers, Intel, Intent Media, Interactive Ideas, ISE Computers, John Lewis, KMGS, KMS Components, Lenovo, Lexar, Logitech, London Computer Centre, Medea, Meroncourt, Mesh Computers, Micro Anvika, M2M, Microsoft, More2, One Click Technologies, PCA, PC n Digital, Pentech Systems, Phones4U, Play.com, Positive Computing, Realtime Distribution, Reggiana Light, Samsung, Shasonic, Spire Technology, Success International, Staples, Support Lounge, Symantec, Targus, Tesco, Tom Tom, Toshiba, VIP Computers, WH Smith, Widget UK, Wyvern Business Systems, XMA, YourTechOnline and YoYoTech.

An impressive array of sponsors includes Gem, AMD, Widget, Big Red, VIP Computers, Entatech, Realtime Distribution, Toshiba and KMS.

For more information about boosting your channel presence via PC Retail print, online or bespoke networking events, please contact advertising manager Katie.Rawlings@intentmedia.co.uk.

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