Nominations Open

ARN invites all partners, distributors and vendors to submit entries for a broad selection of industry awards. You can nominate your company as well as individuals deserving of an award below.

Nominations: Submissions must be received by Friday July 6, 2018 at 5pm. 

Important Note: Selection criteria are provided with each award to facilitate your submission. We only accept one nomination submission per individual or company for every award. Nominations across multiple awards and categories are allowed. 

Click HERE to view a list of top tips to make your nomination stand out.


    This category recognises the new and emerging companies that have impacted the ICT industry, and presented opportunities for the Australian channel as a result.

    The Start-Up category is open to businesses that started on or after 1 July 2013.


    The Emerging Technologies Awards recognise partners providing customer value through new and emerging technologies. Nominations for this award should demonstrate how a partner has delivered business outcomes through thinking ahead of the curve and delivering cutting-edge solutions, that go beyond traditional IT deployments.

    Note: This category is open to partners only. Vendors and distributors are not eligible to submit nominations.


    The Homegrown Innovators awards recognise Australian made excellence in the ICT market.


    The Partner awards recognise small, mid-sized and enterprise providers for delivering innovation and value to customers across Australia.

    Note: This category is open to partners only. Vendors and distributors are not eligible to submit nominations.


    The Vendor awards recognise vendors helping partners deliver innovative solutions to customers, through leading-edge technology and channel-centric programs.


    The Distributor awards recognise distributors innovating through the supply chain, providing value to vendors and partners across the channel.


    The Personal Innovation awards recognise individuals who contribute to their company’s success.

    Note: This category is open to people working in vendor, distributor or partner organisations.


    ARN’s online-only people’s choice awards allows readers the opportunity to vote for their favourite software vendor; hardware vendor; distributor; partner and channel enabler. Winners of the five Channel Choice awards will be those with the most votes through ARN’s online poll.

    Voting will run for four weeks, from July 13 to August 10, 2018 and only one vote per person/business email address will be accepted.

    • Channel Enabler
    • Partner
    • Distributor
    • Hardware Vendor
    • Software Vendor

    Over the past twelve years, a host of the ICT industry’s finest has been inducted into the ARN Hall of Fame. We look forward to presenting this exclusive accolade to the worthy individuals of 2018.

    ARN’s industry judging panel (170+ judges), as well as previous Hall of Fame inductees, will be asked to nominate one person from a vendor, distributor and reseller organisation worthy of recognition. The three individuals with the highest votes from our judges will be inducted. Inductees will have demonstrated a long-term commitment to the Australian industry.