Lobbying open for PCR Awards 2010

Nominations now being taken for next year's event, held on Thursday March 25th at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington, London
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Lobbying is now open for the PCR Awards 2010, and the updated categories can be revealed following the announcement of the event last month.

All nominations should be sent to andrew.wooden@intentmedia.co.uk. For details of sponsorship packages, table and ticket prices, contact katie.rawlings@intentmedia.co.uk.

The ceremony will be held at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London, on Thursday March 25th 2010, and will once again provide the channel with an evening of entertainment and networking as key players in the UK trade are recognised for their achievements over the past year.

The basic format of the awards will stay the same, being split into Frontline, Distribution and Vendor groups. However a number of new awards have been introduced within these to better reflect the changing face of the channel, including Gadget of the Year, and Campaign of the Year.

The full list of categories is as follows:

Frontline

Independent retailer
Retail chain
Store manager of the year
Online retailer
Value Added Reseller
Service and support

Distribution

Sales team
Marketing and PR team
Specialist distributor
Distributor of the year

Vendor

Software publisher
Hardware manufacturer
Gadget of the year
Campaign of the year
Specialist vendor

Grand Prix

PCR will announce the finalists in the January issue. The winners will then be decided by a voting panel of up to 100 highly regarded industry executives.

“All the elements that have made the PCR Awards such a success over the last two years remain, such as the transparent voting process and incorporation of every aspect of the industry,” said PCR publisher Stuart Dinsey. “For 2010 we have updated some of the categories to ensure we are properly reflecting the trade, and once again look forward to holding the event in the prestigious Royal Garden Hotel.”

For more information on the awards, head over to www.pcr-awards.com.

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