Sydney, Australia – February 1, 2017 – APC by Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced nominations for the APC by Schneider Electric Partner Awards are now open until 5pm on Friday April 1, 2017. These awards are designed to celebrate the individuals and Partners who have contributed to the outstanding success of APC in 2016.
“We’re extremely excited to announce that nominations are now open and look forward to reviewing them as they come through. We’ve seen tremendous success, and the Partner Awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate this,” said Joe Craparotta, Vice President - IT Business, Vice President - Strategic Customers & Segments at Schneider Electric.
“The awards will recognise sales and technical excellence in delivering value based solutions. Recipients will have to demonstrate effective engagement with local APC representatives. They’ll also have to show how they’ve been innovative, where their competitive differentiation lies, and how their customer value has resulted in a profitable business,” said Muralee Kanagaratnam, General Manager, Channel & Alliances, Pacific at Schneider Electric.
This year, APC by Schneider Electric have added categories to recognise technical expertise, including Distributor Technical Champion of the Year and Partner Technical Champion of the Year.
“These categories have been designed to identify those who have excelled in technical enablement and ability to leverage the breadth of the APC portfolio,” Mr Kanagaratnam continued.
“We’ve also introduced the APC Hall of Fame Inductees, acknowledging the best of the best. The individuals would have contributed significantly to the growth of APC solutions within their business and the Data Centre community through innovative and beneficial activities,” said Mr Kanagaratnam.
The MSP Partner of the Year and Services Partner of the Year are also new additions.
The full list of award categories includes:
- Distributor Sales Champion of the Year 2016
- Distributor Technical Champion of the Year 2016
- Distributor of the Year 2016
- Elite Partner of the Year 2016
- Premier Partner of the Year 2016
- Select Partner of the Year 2016
- MSP Partner of the Year 2016
- Services Partner of the Year 2016
- Partner Sales Champion of the Year 2016
- Partner Technical Champion of the Year 2016
- Hall of Fame Inductees 2016
The winners will be awarded at the APC Partner Awards Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017, in Sydney.
To self-nominate or nominate a partner, visit APC Award Nominations page.