Awards Nominations

Celebrating the Past, Honoring the Present, Envisioning the Future

The CRN Excellence Awards honour the Solution Providers who demonstrate innovative use of a particular technology or a combination of technologies to create a distinct business benefit for their customers. This includes deploying a completely new solution or an innovative use of an existing technology to give their customers a competitive edge, improve operations, become more responsive to customers and partners or, simply, to add to the top or bottom line.

To ensure an unbiased selection of winners across different categories, the nominations will be shortlisted, reviewed, and judged by an eminent jury comprising of leading CIOs and a panel of Editors from the CRN and Express Computer team.

Join us in celebrating the enduring legacies and stellar performances of industry players at glittering ceremonies at CRN Channel Leadership Summit & Awards 2019.

Award Categories

Best Projects in different tech domain
Channel Innovators – who have created their own IPs
Channel Champions – from India’s new business hubs
Jury’s Choice – selected by CIOs & Editors Guild

Technology Categories for Nomination

  • Data Centre (Server, Storage, Networking)
  • Cloud
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data / Analytics
  • Internet of Things
  • Enterprise Security
  • Document Management
  • Enterprise Mobility
  • Enterprise Applications
  • Unified Communication
  • Security & Surveillance
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • Blockchain
  • Managed Services
  • Hyper Converged Infrastructure

Major Highlights of CRN Excellence Awards 2019:

  • A rigorous nomination process to be followed to qualify for awards
  • Winners in different Technology Categories to be selected by CIOs and Editorial Guild
  • A few, select solution providers to be recognized for innovation and creating their own IPs
  • Channel Partners from tier II & III cities to be recognized for their exemplary work
  • Vendors can nominate their partners and projects under different technology categories
  • CIOs to take sessions on how partners have become trusted advisors to their companies
  • Musical Night & Gala Dinner


1. Contact Details (Email, Mobile, Phone)

2. Nominated Project

About the Nominated Project:
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Indian Channel League 2019 (ICL)

After the stupendous success of the first edition, CRN team is proud to announce the second edition of Indian Channel League. ICL 2019 is an on-site competition, wherein technology vendors and solution providers come together to present a solution to the challenge thrown up by an eminent jury comprising of 4-5 CIOs. The team presenting the best solution to be recognized during Awards ceremony. (Certain vendors get a chance to form their own team*)

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