How to win a PCR Award: Distribution - PC Retail

How to win a PCR Award: Distribution

It's time to celebrate the best of the channel's disties, whether in software, peripherals, components, or consumer electronics
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As the PCR Awards 2012 - set for Thursday March 22nd at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington - draw closer, it's time to examine exactly how you can be one of the winners on the night.

This year sees a revamped line-up of categories. There are 19 Awards available across the Frontline, Distribution and Vendor sectors.

Find out here how to win one of the seven Distribution Awards on offer.

DISTRIBUTION
The Distribution Awards are designed to acknowledge the hard work put in by the unsung heroes of the channel – the distribution firms which are a vital link between vendors and retailers...

Software

Who’s eligible?
Any distributor that specialises in or has a large software offering.

Judges will consider the following criteria:
• Product knowledge
• Channel relationships
• Innovation
• Marketing activity
• Customer support

How do I make my opinion heard?
You can nominate your own company or a customer by emailing Andrew.Wooden@intentmedia.co.uk by November 30th, telling us why the firm should be considered a Finalist.

Gaming

Who’s eligible?
Any distributor that specialises in or has a large PC game offering.

Judges will consider the following criteria:
• Product knowledge
• Channel relationships
• Innovation
• Marketing activity
• Customer support

How do I make my opinion heard?
You can nominate your own company or a customer by emailing Andrew.Wooden@intentmedia.co.uk by November 30th, telling us why the firm should be considered a Finalist.


Components

Who’s eligible?
Any distributor that specialises in or has a large components offering.

Judges will consider the following criteria:
• Product knowledge
• Channel relationships
• Innovation
• Marketing activity
• Customer support

How do I make my opinion heard?

You can nominate your own company or a customer by emailing Andrew.Wooden@intentmedia.co.uk by November 30th, telling us why the firm should be considered a Finalist.

Peripherals

Who’s eligible?
Any distributor that specialises in or has a large peripherals offering.

Judges will consider the following criteria:
• Product knowledge
• Channel relationships
• Innovation
• Marketing activity
• Customer support

How do I make my opinion heard?
You can nominate your own company or a customer by emailing Andrew.Wooden@intentmedia.co.uk by November 30th, telling us why the firm should be considered a Finalist.

Consumer Electronics

Who’s eligible?
Any distributor that specialises in or has a large consumer electronics offering.

Judges will consider the following criteria:
• Product knowledge
• Channel relationships
• Innovation
• Marketing activity
• Customer support

How do I make my opinion heard?
You can nominate your own company or a customer by emailing Andrew.Wooden@intentmedia.co.uk by November 30th, telling us why the firm should be considered a Finalist.

Marketing & PR

Who’s eligible?
The communications arm of any IT distributor.

Judges will consider the following criteria:
• Visibility
• Press relations
• Channel relationships
• Marketing innovation
• Retailer/reseller support

How do I make my opinion heard?
You can nominate your own company or a customer by emailing Andrew.Wooden@intentmedia.co.uk by November 30th, telling us why the firm should be considered a Finalist.

Distributor of the Year

Who’s eligible?
Any distribution firm that has performed particularly well overall in the last 12 months.

Judges will consider the following criteria:
• Product knowledge
• Channel relationships
• Innovation
• Marketing activity
• Customer support

How do I make my opinion heard?
You can nominate your own company or a customer by emailing Andrew.Wooden@intentmedia.co.uk by November 30th, telling us why the firm should be considered a Finalist.

How are these awards won?
PCR will take soundings from the industry and consider any direct lobbying from retailers, suppliers or general readers before announcing a set of finalists in the January issue.

The winner is voted for by the Judging Panel, which will consist of up to 100 highly regarded industry executives taken from all sectors of the business. Members of the panel vote in confidence and are only revealed after voting is complete. They cannot vote for themselves or associated companies.

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