Approximately 200 attendees gathered to take in the annual CDN Top 100 Solution Providers gala.
Awards were handed out in 14 categories – including a lifetime achievement award – to 12 Canadian solution providers.
Check out photos of the winners, and stay tuned for more from the event.
For the first time, CDN presented a Lifetime Achievement Award. This year’s recipient is Lloyd Bryant of HP Canada, the company’s long-time leader, who retired late last year.
Lloyd Bryant (left) presented the Newcomer of the Year Award to CBCI Telecom, represented by Robert May, director of sales.
Fawn Annan, chair of the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) presented the award for Top Education Industry Solution Provider to 4 Office Automation Ltd. Bill Norgate, company president, accepted.
Equinix Canada senior account director Alano Medonte (left) presented the award for Top Financial Industry Solution Provider to Bradley Brodkin, president and chief executive of HighVail Systems Inc.
Charlie Atkinson, vice president and general manager of the enterprise group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (left), presented Jeremy Erlick, Compugen’s vice president of central region sales, the award for Top Government Industry Solution Provider.
OnX Enterprise Solutions was awarded No. 4 Solution Provider of the Year. Timothy Schnare, company CTO and vice president of its Canadian Canadian public sector strategy accepted.
Tech Data Canada president Rick Reid (left), presented the Rising Star Award to CentriLogic Inc. president and CEO Robert Offley.
Long View Systems sales director Ivan Brinjak (left) accepts the award for Top Oil & Gas Industry Solution Provider.
The only company to be recognized twice, Compugen Inc., was up onstage again to receive the award for No. 3 Solution Provider of the Year. Jeremy Erlick, vice president of central region sales accepted.
FlexITy Solutions Inc., represented by its Canadian vice president of sales John Pigatsiotopoulos, received the award for Top Healthcare Industry Solution Provider. The award was presented by Dell Canada channel chief Tara Fine.
John Husband, vice president of Canadian sales for Softchoice, accepts the award for No. 2 Solution Provider of the Year.
HP Inc. Canada’s new Managing Director Mary Ann Yule (left), presented the award for Top Retail Industry Solution Provider to Orckestra Inc. Emilie Tisseau, company partners and alliances marketing manager accepted.
Finally, Mary Ann Yule was able to present the No. 1 Solution Provider of the Year award to her former team at CDW Canada. The group was led by Daniel Reio, director of product and partner management and marketing (right). CDW Canada has won this award for the third year in a row.