Winnipeg, MB – Broadview Networks announced that it has been selected as a finalist in the IAMCP Canada Partnership, Volume Licensing Partner of the Year and Marketing Innovation Partner of the Year award categories for the 2011 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. The ninth annual IMPACT Awards recognize excellence within the Microsoft technology partner community in Canada.
“Technology partners are at the core of Microsoft’s business.” said Neil Tanner, Vice-President, Small Business, Midmarket Solutions & Partners, Microsoft Canada Inc. “We are honoured to celebrate and recognize the outstanding achievements of industry leaders like Broadview Networks through the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. We are proud to work with them as they deliver innovative solutions to mutual customers. ”
Broadview Networks was chosen as a finalist in the IAMCP Canada Partnership, Volume Licensing Partner of the Year and Marketing Innovation Partner of the Year award categories.
The Partnership Award sponsored by the Canadian chapter of the IAMCP (International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners) recognizes technology Partners working together to drive the successful adoption of Microsoft-based technologies. As Microsoft broadens its offering to businesses and consumers, technology Partners can expand their portfolio by collaboration with other technology Partners in the Microsoft eco-system to provide a wider range of uniquely tailored solutions.
The Volume Licensing Partner of the Year Award recognizes partners who consistently seek to innovate with their Volume Licensing solutions and services, and provide ongoing attention to customer-service excellence. Successful entries will include descriptions of the organization’s dedication to customer engagement with T-36 activities and providing the most trained and qualified staff (MCPs for Licensing) in delivering the services and marketing strategies used to increase volume licensing revenue and annuity, as well as retain volume licensing customers by successful ongoing relationship management throughout the life of an EA (CPE).
The Marketing Innovation Partner of the Year Award will honour a technology partner for their outstanding performance in marketing innovation and co-marketing with Microsoft Canada Inc. The winning partner will have demonstrated new and creative ways to generate demand, acquire new customers, retain current customers, effectively communicate with their customers and support their sales teams.
Broadview Networks is pleased to receive this recognition in three award categories.
Broadview Networks, along with other technology partner winners and finalists in each of the award categories, will be honored at an award ceremony in Toronto on November 30, 2011.
About the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards
In 2003, Microsoft Canada Inc. launched the IMPACT Awards, a program to recognize the numerous achievements within it’s technology Partner community. This year’s awards program is bigger than ever with over 35 award categories designed to recognize excellence across Microsoft Partner Network competencies, emerging technologies, community involvement as well as sales, marketing and partnering excellence.
The IMPACT Awards are open to Active Canadian members of the Microsoft Partner Network.
For a list of all 2011 finalists, and more information on the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards, please visit http://www.microsoft.ca/awards
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