The benchmark for business leadership and excellence in Indian IT channels. The core objective behind CRN Xcellence Awards is to recognize companies and individuals in the IT channels who have excelled in their businesses by adopting best practices and applying sound business acumen, and to thus create role models that inspire a whole new generation of business leaders.
What sets CRN Channel Xcellence Awards apart from the several other channel awards, is the fact that they lay focus not just on the size of the company, but also aspects that are integral to making a company a true leader:
- Quality of turnover growth and profitability
- Product and solutions mix
- Quality of HR
- Best business practices
- Marketing & sales innovations
- Customer responsiveness
- Future growth strategies
Most of the awards are given by region while some of them are given away as a national category. There are close to
35 awards regional and national categories under CRN Xcellence Awards 2013, which will include:
- Systems Integrator
- Solutions Provider-Security
- Solutions Provider-Software
- Solutions Provider-Networking
- Solutions Provider-Server & Storage
- Enterprise VAR
- Managed Service Provider
- Cloud Service Provider
- System Builder
- Company Of The Year
- Outstanding Channel Contribution: Given to a veteran channel leader who has contributed immensely in shaping the Indian IT channels.
How to Apply
Those interested in participating in the Awards may download and fill the requisite application form. Download the nomination form most relevant for your company:
|Managed Service Providers
|Solutions Providers, Corporate Reseller, Systems Integrators, System Builders
|Sub – Distributors
Email the complete form to firstname.lastname@example.org or courier the hard copy to:
CRN Xcellence Awards 2013
C/o Editor, CRN
UBM India Pvt Ltd.
Unit No. 1 and 2, B Wing, 5th Floor,
Andheri Kurla Road, Marol,
Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400059
Board: +91-22-61727272 | Fax: +91-22-61727273
NOTE: We recommend you send the filled nomination form by email. The CEO-signed page should be scanned and emailed. Please don't send hand written form.
Final date for sending your nomination form is 31st May, 2013
Received entries will be evaluated by the CRN Editorial Team based on weighted parameters using the percentile method to arrive at top 3 nominees in each award category and its sub-categories.
The final three entries will be referred to a Jury Panel that will consist of eminent people from the IT channel industry. The Jury Panel will select the winner after analyzing and evaluating the nominees.
Jury Panel for 2012
Note: All the final nominees (top 3 in each of the enterprise VAR award categories) will automatically become eligible as delegates for CRN Leadership Summit 2013 being held from August 22 – 24th, 2013 at The Leela, Kovalam; while those in the sub-distribution and retail categories will become eligible for CRN Distribution and Retail Summit 2013
Read the profiles of CRN Xcellence Awards 2012 enterprise VAR category winners
Read the profiles of CRN Xcellence Awards 2012 sub-distribution and retail category winners