Channel Choice Awards - Voting Closed

Reseller News' online-only people’s choice awards allow readers to choose their favourite vendor, distributor and partner over the past 12 months.

Reseller News encourages all vendors, distributors and partners to share Channel Choice voting internally and externally, with only one vote per person at a business email address accepted.

Voting closes at midnight on Monday, 28 September (Extended Deadline).

Finalists Announced

Reseller News is proud to announce the finalists of the Innovation Awards in 2020, featuring a powerful line-up of emerging and established partners. 

This year plays host to over 170 finalist submissions — spanning nearly 90 businesses across partner, vendor and distributor organisations — in recognition of increased focus on customer innovation and excellence.

View the finalists HERE.

All Other Nominations Are Now Closed

Reseller News invites all reseller partners, start-ups, distributors and vendors to submit entries for a broad selection of industry awards. 

Important note: Selection criteria are provided with each award to facilitate your submission.
You can nominate your company as well as individuals deserving of an award below.
We only accept one nomination submission per individual or company for every award.
Nominations across multiple awards and categories are allowed. 

Click HERE to view a list of top tips to make your nomination stand out.

Nominations Open: July 6
Nominations Close: August 10 (Extended Deadline)
Channel Choice Awards Open: August 17
Channel Choice Awards Close: September 28 (Extended Deadline)
Judging Packs Out: September 3
Judging Packs Due: September 25


    Reseller News’ online-only people’s choice awards give readers the option to choose their favourite software vendor, hardware vendor, distributor and partner over the past 12 months.

    Channel Choice will run until Monday, September 14.

    • Partner
    • Distributor
    • Hardware Vendor
    • Software Vendor

    The Emerging Technologies awards recognise partners providing customer value through new and emerging technologies.

    • Digital Transformation
    • Smart Technology
    • Cloud Partner

    The Homegrown Innovators awards recognise New Zealand made excellence in the ICT market.

    • Start-Up
    • ISV
    • Service Provider

    The Entrepreneurship awards recognise individuals who contribute to their company’s success, open to individuals from vendor, distributor and partner companies.

    • Marketing Excellence
    • Management Excellence
    • Technical Excellence
    • Sales Excellence (*Partners)
    • Channel Excellence (Vendors/Distributors)

    The Partner awards recognise small, mid-sized and enterprise providers for their customer value and successes.

    • Corporate Citizen
    • Customer Value
    • Collaboration
    • SMB Partner
    • Mid-Market Partner
    • Enterprise Partner

    The Vendor awards recognise high-achieving technology organisations for business excellence and channel value.

    • Cloud Vendor
    • Security Vendor
    • Specialist Vendor
    • Software Vendor
    • Hardware Vendor

    The Distributor awards recognise distributors providing value to the channel, spanning partners and vendors.

    • Specialist Distributor
    • Cloud Distributor
    • Software Distributor
    • Hardware Distributor

    Over the past 4 years, a host of the ICT industry’s finest have been inducted into the Reseller News Hall of Fame. This award recognises the outstanding individuals that have demonstrated a long-term commitment to the New Zealand channel.

    The Hall of Fame is determined by the 80 appointed industry judges plus previous HoF inductees.

    • Hall of Fame Inductee