Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc. has announced it was awarded the 2019 Channel Champion award by the Business Technology Association, at a BTA event in NYC. The Channel Champion award recognizes a vendor that brought BTA the most new dealer members during a campaign period: February 1 ““ July 31, 2019. Kyocera introduced more dealers than any other vendor during this campaign period.
The award was presented at the associaton’s recent Grand Slam event to Kyocera President and CEO Oscar Sanchez by 2018-19 BTA National President John Eckstrom. Eckstrom is president of a dealer partner of Kyocera’s in the Southeast through his dealership Carolina Business Equipment. Grand Slam was held Sept. 12- 13 at the Sheraton New York Times Square.
“This award serves to recognize Kyocera for its focus and success in encouraging dealers to join the Business Technology Association in order to help them remain the premier source of distribution in their local markets,” said Brent Hoskins, executive director for BTA. “This recognition has distinguished Kyocera among its peers for its commitment to help strengthen the BTA Channel through membership in the association.”
BTA’s networking and educational events, which are scheduled around the country throughout the year, are designed for independent office technology dealers. The events provide dealers with opportunities to meet and discuss new ideas, and participate in educational sessions presented by industry leaders. This year’s Grand Slam event, hosted by the association’s BTA East district, featured a keynote address by Chris Messina, the inventor of the hashtag, a dealer panel discussion on how dealers are growing net-new business and educational sessions centered around the document imaging industry. There were also 49 exhibiting companies.
“It is a tremendous honor and privilege to be recognized by BTA and the dealer community,” said Danielle Wolowitz, vice president of Corporate Marketing. “As a dealer-centric organization, Kyocera Document Solutions America is committed to sharing our expertise and insight to help support and drive growth for the independent dealer network.
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