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The gala, at which awards the best solution providers in the country, was preceded by two workshops.

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In the first, David Reid, former CEO of Epic Information Systems based in Manitoba, talked about how to sell your channel business for a premium.

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In part two, David Senf of IDC Canada discussed the major areas of growth for the Canadian channel, namely cloud and big data.

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Around 200 attendees participated in the evening portion of the gala, which recognized IT providers in 14 categories.

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Attendees followed along online on Twitter using the #CDN100 hashtag.

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Jeremy Erlick, vice president of central region sales for Compugen Inc., accepted two awards on behalf of his company.

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Melanie Forletta attended on behalf of Tech Data Canada, on the of the evening’s sponsors.

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Entertainment was provided by Grammy Award winning Soul Stew.


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Sandi MacDonald of Dell Canada.


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Jaclynn Cawkell of Digitcom Canada.



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Eric Gardiner, Softchoice, Paolo Del Nibletto, CDN, and Joel Hoidas of Softchoice.

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Herman Yeh of Northern Micro Inc.

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Lloyd Bryant received CDN’s first ever Lifetime Achievement Award for his work at HP Canada.


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