Now in its 11th year, over 500 vendors are nominated in 90 categories and voted by the Canadian IT Channel. It’s the largest such survey in the country. Companies with the majority of votes will win this prestigious award (100% decided by the channel).

This is a great way for channel partners get their voice heard!

Winning this award says that the channel thinks that you are #1 in servicing their needs. This survey gives vendors and distributors an annual benchmark to improve for next year. After a decade of voting, the big data shows the patterns in rankings for almost every vendor doing business in the Canadian IT Channel. Channel partners do take notice of the winners (and those who are slipping).

Smart channel executives use the rankings to gauge the overall performance of their team in the field. It helps them to plan a better game in the new year. Read about the past years at eChannelNEWS.

As a channel advocate, we are simply the messenger of the voice of the channel partners. Our mission is to ensure that the vendors and distributors understand the message and encourage them to improve or keep up the great work. When the needs of the channel partners are served best, everyone wins!

As we did last year, we are combining this event with Canada’s Best Managed IT Companies Awards in the same evening. The best vendors and distributors meet the best channel partners in one great evening of recognition and celebration. MSPs and VARs can learn more or take the test at Best Managed IT Companies.

All vendors, distributors and channel partners are welcome to join the celebration!

As we did for the past six years, we will continue to host our Channel Manager Summit exclusively for all channel management and representatives to learn about the very latest in channel development and best practices. This year, we will do the first “Mastermind” peer group sessions where vendors exchange ideas in solving their biggest pain points! If your job is to develop the very best channel partner ecosystem, then you do not want to miss this summit!


Voting starts on November 1, 2017 and ends on January 19, 2018. Awards Gala will be on February 1, 2018 in Toronto