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On April 26, 2022 the Channel community will gather to focus on how to excel in the new business normal. During this fast-paced afternoon, there will be panels and presentations, the release of the TOP 1OO SOLUTION PROVIDERS RANKING recognizing the top performers by revenue. We will also celebrate examples of innovation excellence across six categories


Channel Innovation Awards
Top 100 Solution Providers

Finding the Growth Opportunities

April 26, 2022 | 12:30 – 3:00 PM ET

  • Welcoming remarks by Fawn Annan
  • Opening remarks by Corinne Sharp, President, Canadian Channel Chiefs Council
  • Introduction of keynote by Bill Brandel, Senior Vice President and Country Chief Executive, Ingram Micro
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Deidre Deacon, General Manager, ViewSonic
  • Keynote address by Jason Bremner, Research Vice President, Industry and Business Solutions Research, IDC
  • Benchmark Report by Mary Whittle, Principal, Strategic Innovation Matters, Inc. 
  • The Data Management Master award
  • The Solution Providers winners 10- 6
  • Panel Discussion: The Channel… Post-Pandemic:
    The pandemic has created a new dynamic for businesses in the Channel. The old normal no longer works for the new post-pandemic business world. What did the pandemic change for your business? How did it affect the supply chain, vendors and enterprises in the Channel? This panel will shed light on the new practices and measures as a result of the past two years.
    Sponsored by Ingram Micro
  • The New Normal Ninja award
  • The fifth Solution Providers winner 
  • The C4 Award for Diversity and Inclusion
  • The fourth Solution Providers winner 
  • Fireside Chat: Emerging Technologies Sponsored by HPE
  • CDN Live Quiz Sponsored by HP
  • The Remote Work and Collaborative Workspaces Wunderkind award
  • The third Solution Providers winner 
  • The Innovator Of The Year award presented by Ingram Micro
  • The second Solution Providers winner 
  • The top Solution Providers of the year presented by HPE
  • Closing remarks
2022 Channel Benchmark Report


In addition to creating the Top 100 ranking, the information collected is used to create a snapshot of the Channel with information on trends, hiring inclinations and product preferences. Come back to this section to see the final 2022 benchmark report. You can download here a complimentary copy of last year’s report – sponsored by Okta right now.

2022 Top 100 Solution Providers List


Looking for the Top 100

For 2021 the CDN Top 100 has been combined with the Channel Innovation awards.

Put your company in the national spotlight

CIA winners and all finalists will be recognized at CDN’s Channel Innovation Gala. Submitting solution providers will be invited to a VIP pre-event partner workshop featuring a noted industry expert. All qualified nominations will be posted on the CDN website. Winning solutions will be profiled in CDN Magazine and Direction Informatique, ITWC’s a French language publication devoted to the Quebec marketplace. Winners will also receive a digital badge for use on their websites and in social media to help gain industry-wide recognition and end-user exposure.