Vodafone UK has confirmed the winners of its 2014 Partner of the Year Awards at a glittering awards ceremony at The Lowry Hotel in Manchester last night. The awards ceremony followed the latest partner conference to update over 100 mobile and fixed partners on the opportunities for 2014 and to hear first-hand about Vodafone’s continuing strategy of providing a total communications portfolio to the channel.
During the evening high performing partners from 2013-2014 were recognised across the following categories:
•Total Communications Partner of the Year – CommsXchange
•Platinum Partner of the Year – OneCom
•Gold Partner of the Year – Connect Telecom
•Silver Partner of the Year – Your Company Mobiles
•One Net Partner of the Year – PMGC Technology Group Ltd
•Fixed Voice Partner of the Year – Italk
•Fixed Data and Internet Partner of the Year – Eison
Rob Mukherjee, Head of Vodafone Partner Services at Vodafone UK said: “The Vodafone Partner of the Year Awards is a clear demonstration of our commitment to our channel partners as we place them at the heart of our strategy for the coming year. Last night’s awards rewarded the best in class partners with the recognition they deserve for their continued focus on supporting British businesses to find new and better ways of working, and securing Vodafone’s position as a leading total communications provider.”
The conference also saw Vodafone announce its latest business and partner strategy. New to the programme is the ‘Solutions Pioneer’ accreditation. This accreditation launched on 1 April 2014 for those partners demonstrating a firm commitment to Vodafone’s strategy through proven capability and consistent sales performance across its total communications portfolio. Recipients of the accreditation were CommsXchange, Connect Telecom and Redsquid.
Rob Mukherjee continues: “We want to enable our partners to focus on the things that really matter – driving converged technologies, helping customers to find better ways of working and providing a fantastic customer experience. We also want to support our partners to be the best channel to market for our total communications portfolio, as we know this is what customers want.”