HP held its HP Premier Business Partner Conference and Awards night from 22-23 July at Manly in Sydney. Held every six months, the conference brings together HP and its Premier Business Partner community to collaborate, communicate and receive updates from the HP business. HP understands that in any partnership, communication is paramount. This event provides the opportunity for the Partner Principals to engage with and provide feedback to HP’s senior management, channel team and regional operations. Over 80 delegates attended the event. Highlights included the HP Networking workshop and an update on the regional Partner Advisory Board. At the Awards night, HP Australia recognised and celebrated the outstanding achievement of its business partners. Award categories included highest achievements for revenue and growth in a number of areas including: Enterprise Servers and Storage, Networking, Imaging and Printing, Personal Systems, Thin Clients, and Services Attach.