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Channel Influencers

The Channel Futures 50 Influencers of the Year is awarded to the industry’s top-performing executives in the technology and communications channel. These senior leaders represent the future of the channel. They are recognized as the year’s highest achievers in areas of strategic thinking and innovation in indirect sales channels.

Channel Influencer

Circle of Excellence

The Circle of Excellence is presented each year by Channel Partners Conference & Expo to industry leaders who embody channel excellence. This award honors executives for their vision, innovation and advocacy of the indirect technology and communications channel. Circle of Excellence members separate themselves from their competitors by their investment of resources aimed at supporting partners to help them better serve customers and bolster their value.

Circle of Excellence

Circle of Excellence Dinner

The Circle of Excellence awards are presented each year at Channel Partners Conference & Expo. All winners are honored and invited to celebrate at the beautiful Circle of Excellence Dinner.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 101

Channel Futures DE&I 101 (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 101) recognizes individuals from diverse and multicultural backgrounds who are driving diversity, equity and inclusion in the IT and connectivity channels through their words, actions and leadership. These individuals are propelling their organizations forward when it comes to innovation, business growth and customer/supplier connections. The list is compiled annually by the editors of Channel Futures with guidance provided by our DE&I advisory board and other industry leaders.

DE&I 101

MSP 501

Now in its 17th year, the Channel Futures MSP 501 is the IT Channel’s first, largest, and most comprehensive survey and ranking of managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide.

Each year, the MSP 501 recognizes some of the biggest and most successful managed service providers in the world. The data collected in the survey process fuels Channel Futures’ editorial coverage, event programming and thought leadership so that we’re talking about the things partners are most concerned with.

Applications for 2024 have now closed. Keep your eyes peeled - 2024 winners will be announced in June!

MSP 501

NextGen 101

The Channel Futures NextGen 101, an MSP 501 list,  honors industry-leading managed services and technology providers who are driving a new wave of growth and innovation for the tech channel via the groundbreaking solutions they deliver for their customers. Keep a close eye on these companies; they are the MSPs to watch and the future of the channel. 

NextGen 101

MSP 501 Gala

MSP 501 and NextGen 101 winners are honored at our annual MSP 501 Awards Gala during the Channel Futures MSP Summit & Channel Partners Leadership Summit. Every fall we host a celebration dinner and awards ceremony to honor Channel Futures' named top managed service providers in the world.

Technology Advisors 101

Channel Futures welcomes the very first vendor-and distributor-agnostic list of top leaders in the agent channel, the Technology Advisor 101. These individuals have demonstrated their commitment to business success, customer experience and thought leadership. 

TA 101

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