HP Growth Partner of the Year
Winner: Origin IT
“Origin IT has demonstrated growth, consistency and engagement this year and embraced our partnership, which resulted in a number of go-to market initiatives focused on client growth and value," says Oliver Hill, Business Manager and Commercial Channel Sales, HP New Zealand.
"We leverage each other’s strengths and Origin IT achieved a record-breaking year and congratulate them on their success."
Finalists: Bondwell, Datacom Wellington, Softsource and Think Concepts
HP Education Partner of the Year
“Cyclone has built up their expertise and knowledge in the education market so this award is a credit to their whole team," says Blair Strahan, Partner Business Manager, HP New Zealand.
"The relationships Cyclone has with their customers sets them apart and they fully deserve this award."
Finalists: Advaro, Lexel and New Era
HP Distributor of the Year
“Exeed were a powerhouse throughout 2015 and they had some strong competition, but deserve their win for being engaged with our staff and for helping to drive all aspects of HP in the New Zealand market," says Simon Bell-Booth, Wholesale Account Manager, HP New Zealand.
Finalists: Ingram Micro and Sektor
HP Retailer of the Year
Winner: Noel Leeming Group
“We have a long standing relationship with the Noel Leeming team and the outstanding group has been a huge supporter of HP across our entire portfolio, from commercial to our consumer range," says Tina Tu, Retail Account Manager, HP New Zealand.
"Our engagement with them has gone from strength to strength and we congratulate them on a great year."
Finalists: Dick Smith, JB Hi-Fi and Warehouse Stationery
HP Innovative Solutions Partner of the Year
Winner: Softsource Ltd
“Softsource put together a simple and innovative solution for productivity," says Blair Strahan, Partner Business Manager, HP New Zealand.
"The simple, no-fuss bundled offer, resulted in a great number of leads and new customers of Softsource Ltd and HP."
Finalists: Acquire, Lexel, Origin IT, Spark Digital and Think Concepts
HP Channel Sales Person of the Year
Winner: Jamie Hall, Origin IT
“Jamie has been a key driver behind Origin exceeding HP sales targets this year," Oliver Hill, Business Manager and Commercial Channel Sales, HP New Zealand.
"His dedication to recommending HP above other vendors and showing true value in partnership and relationship hand in hand with HP has been key to his and Origin's success in this area."