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Lenovo recognises partner success at Business Partner Gala Awards
Wed, 16th Nov 2022
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Lenovo has recently celebrated the return of its annual Lenovo Business Partner Gala Awards, an event they say brings together top partners from across ANZ and recognises them in 15 categories. 

This year's event took place in High Country, Queenstown, New Zealand, and was attended by more than 100 guests. Dicker Data, Datacom Systems, and Advent One were among the 2022 winners, with Ingram Micro's Caleb Leung picking up the ANZ One Channel Lenovo Legend Award.

Sunny Gandhi, Director Commercial Channel, Lenovo ANZ, says the awards were a great opportunity to celebrate partner success and give recognition to those that help nourish the company's ecosystem.

"It was an incredible evening bringing together our partners from across Australia and New Zealand after two years. Our partners are the beating heart of our business; without them, we wouldn't be able to achieve what we have today," he says.

"We've seen truly extraordinary innovation, professionalism, and dedication to driving exceptional customer service from our partners across the last 12 months, and it's time to celebrate them. Congratulations to all the winners this year and I can't wait to see what they will achieve in the year ahead." 

Categories recognise innovation, year-on-year growth as well as outstanding individuals. 

The winners are awarded based on three key criteria: (1) Ability to deliver innovative services, (2) Professionalism and commitment, and (3) Demonstrating exceptional customer service to improve cost efficiencies through best practices and enhanced productivity.

"Lenovo's distribution and channel partners are instrumental to our growing business and market share. Our partners' profitable growth and ease of doing business with us are critical priorities for Lenovo ISG," says Manu Mehra, MD – ANZ, Lenovo ISG.

"Business outcomes delivered successfully for our customers with the right partners are what differentiate Lenovo ISG in the market. We celebrate our partners' continued trust, support, and consistent engagement with the Lenovo partner program."

Lenovo has also announced the winners of its annual AP Channel Awards, which celebrates the best of Lenovo's partners across its ecosystem in Asia Pacific. 

Comprising of two key categories - Distributors and Resellers - the partners are judged based on two criteria, their unique skills and commitment to the partnership with Lenovo and year-on-year growth. ANZ partners had a strong showing, winning in five out of 11 categories overall.

A list of the Lenovo Business Partner Gala Awards 2022 is as follows:

IDG Australian Distributor of the Year 2022

Dicker Data Australia

IDG Australian Reseller of the Year 2022

Blue Connections

IDG Australian Public Sector Reseller of the Year 2022

Computer Alliance

IDG ANZ Commercial Services Reseller of the Year 2022

Datacom Systems

IDG New Zealand Distributor of the Year 2022

Dicker Data New Zealand

IDG New Zealand Reseller of the Year 2022

Cyclone Computers

IDG New Zealand Public Sector Reseller of the Year 2022

Datacom Systems

ISG ANZ Distributor of the Year 2022

Dicker Data New Zealand

ISG Australian Reseller of the Year 2022

Advent One

ISG Australian Innovation Partner of the Year 2022


ISG Australian Growth Partner of the Year 2022


ISG Australian Technical Excellence 2022

Dion Harris - Advent One

ISG New Zealand Reseller of the Year 2022

Belton IT

ISG New Zealand Technical Excellence 2022

Simon Watt-Wyness - Eagle Technology

ANZ One Channel Lenovo Legend 2022

Caleb Leung - Ingram Micro

Top Distribution Champion of the Year

VST ECS (Thailand) Co., Ltd.


One Lenovo

Top Distribution Growth of the Year

Dicker Data NZ Limited

New Zealand

One Lenovo

Top Reseller Champion of the Year

Sterling Infoways Pvt Ltd


One Lenovo

Top OEM Partner of the Year

Video Security Products Pty Ltd.


One Lenovo

Top IDG Commercial Partner of the Year



Intelligent Devices Group (IDG)

Top Workstation Partner of the Year

Storm FX Distributions Pty Ltd.


Intelligent Devices Group (IDG)

Top Services Partner of the Year

Systech IT Solution Pvt Ltd


Solutions and Services Group (SSG)

Top ISG Partner of the Year

Advent One Pty Ltd.


Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG)

Top Storage Partner of the Year

Damartech Co., Ltd.


Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG)

Top SDI Partner of the Year

Virtualflex Solutions Limited


Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG)

Top CSP Partner of the Year



Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG)