Organized by GEC Media Group, the 6th edition of the GEC Awards roared its way to a houseful theatre as over 230 stalwarts, veterans and leaders from the IT industry walked the red carpet on 1st October at The Rixos Premium – JBR.
Over the years, the GEC Awards 2019 has emerged as one of the most pivotal recognition in the industry that felicitates the achievements of the IT solution and service providers in the Middle East and Africa region. This year the GEC Awards committee received over 246 in 72 categories, out of which 64 companies emerged as winners.
The event, held in Bollywood theme, was indeed a star-studded affair. The opening keynote was done by Haidi Nossair, Marketing Director MERAT followed by a market intelligence keynote by CONTEXT that was addressed by Timothy Davies and Guruvan.
The sponsors and partners of the 2019 edition were; Dell Technologies, Veritas, Bulwark Technologies, A10 Networks, Finesse, Rittal, Kingston Technologies, Talariax and Context.
The winners of 2019 are;
|Channel Partner Network
|Sariya Company Limited
|ASBIS Middle East
|DevOps Service Partner
|Top VAD Security – Partner Excellence
|Security VAD of The Year
|Top VAD of the Year
|Mideast Data Systems (MDS UAE)
|Bits Secure IT Infrastructure LLC
|KTC International LLC
|Start-up SI of the Year
|eSolutions Data Management
|Minsitry of Economy
|Abu Dhabi Police
|Real Estate & Construction
|Aruba, HPE Company
|Epicor Software Corp
|Transportation & Logistics
|ZEBRA Technologies Europe Limited
|Enterprise Solution – Data Protection
|Enterprise Solution – ERP
|Secure Identity Solutions
|Physical IT Infrastructure
|Rittal Middle East
|Veritas Technologies LLC
|Digital Transformation Vendor of the Year
|thyssenkrupp Elevator AG
|DEX Holding Ltd
|Guardian One Technologies DMCC
|Startup – AI
|AI – Powered CDP
|Emitac Enterprise Solutions LLC
|Saiber Innovation & Constellation Marine
|Abu Dhabi Municipality
|Editor’s Choice Award
|Top PR Agency 2019
“This year we are celebrating 6th year of The GEC Awards. Over the years, the awards have been recognized as one of the most benchmark events in the region. This year we felicitated 64 companies for their outstanding merit in imbibing the ‘change’ culture in enterprises and fearless transformation. We are also thankful to our valued sponsors and partners for their extended support” said Anushree Dixit, Editor at GEC Media Group.
Going by the tradition, the GEC Awards 2019 also crowned its Hero and Heroine. Samer Semaan of Pure Storage and Sahiqa Bennett of Searchie were the best dressed at the event.