Canon honours Middle East channel partners
Vendor reiterates commitment with channel community
Imaging solutions vendor Canon Middle East, has reinforced its commitment to both channel partners by awarding them channel awards for their business performances and innovative selling practices.
The announcement comes after the vendor held an exclusive two-day event that saw 170 key operational decision makers from Canon's tier one and tier two channel partners from across the Middle East region rediscover the power of imaging.
In the Middle East region, Emax UAE bagged the "Canon Middle East Performance Award for 2016" in the DSLR and lens category, considered as a prime business section for Canon. Carrefour UAE won the "Canon Middle East Performance Award for 2016 in the Compact Cameras and Selphy" section. Media Square from Lebanon got the award for "Pro-Imaging segment while eXtra in KSA walked away with the award for inkjet category of printers.
Canon also recognised their retailers for innovative selling practices across the Middle East region. Sharaf DG at Times Square in UAE and Sharaf DG in Bahrain won the "Canon Middle East Customer Experience and Display 2016" award. The Lulu chain of Supermarkets received the "Canon Middle East Innovative Selling Concepts 2016 award across their outlets in UAE, KSA, Oman and Qatar.
"When it comes to technology, performance and range, Canon is an undoubted leader in the imaging and business solutions category," said Hendrik Verbrugghe, marketing director, Canon Middle East and Canon Central and North Africa. "While this success is dependent on a variety of factors, one element that remains of paramount importance is our ongoing commitment service to both our end users, through the development of channel partners and dealers across the Middle East, as well as our service to those retail partners."
Verbrugghe added that: "Our channel partners are invaluable in fuelling our growth across the region and through events such as Imaging Inspired, Canon's robust channel support, incentives and marketing programmes, we are creating ever-more rewarding relationships which, in turn, result in great end user experiences at every stage,"
Held in Dubai, the ‘Imaging Inspired' event showcased Canon's latest and most powerful technology across cameras, printers and projectors through a series of events.