The largest independent channels event in APAC

4-6 December Hong Kong

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The Canalys Channels Forums are major independent events for IT channel partners across EMEA, APAC and LATAM. The events bring together major technology vendors, distributors and resellers to discuss industry trends, forge new business relationships and create sales opportunities. Our emphasis on high-quality content, top-level speakers and innovative ideas and platforms has enabled us to grow and become the world's largest independent IT channel events.

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Keynotes

Keynotes

Compulsory sessions held in the main auditorium
Theaters

Theaters

Dedicated vendor breakout sessions
Theater panels

Theater panels

Multi-vendor panels, answering specific questions
Workshops

Workshops

Intimate sessions designed for small group discussions
1:1 meetings

1:1 meetings

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Rage hour

Rage hour

Join us for the very antithesis of a Happy hour - the Rage Hour.
Channel experts share
 

Channel experts share

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Independent Intelligence

What choices make you stand out from the crowd? How can you make the right business decisions? The answer is to join the Canalys Forum 2018, to ensure you’re getting the objective view. Here the partner and vendor communities come together to present their verdict. And Canalys analysts weigh in with our independent take on market conditions and the future. All this provides the fundamentals to help you make those tough judgments in 2018 and beyond.
 
Featured agenda topics:

Intelligence at the Edge
Improving creative thinking at senior levels
Building digital marketing competencies
2020 - what will define a successful channel partner
Skills for acceleration in multi/hybrid cloud
 
 
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CCF celebration​

CCF celebration is the social highlight of Canalys Channels Forum, hosted by our supporting distributors. A night of first-class food, drinks and entertainment awaits you!

Venue

This year, the channel comes together in the global financial hub and heart of Asia for a world-class experience at an unparalleled 5-star venue. With pride of place on Hong Kong's vibrant waterfront, the newly opened Kerry Hotel (part of Shangri-La Group) boasts the largest hotel meeting and event facilities in the city. Guests will be swept away by views of Victoria Harbour and the Hong Kong Island skyline, as well as a world-class art collection and designer interiors.

Kerry Hotel Hong Kong

38 Hung Luen Rd, Hung Hom, Hong Kong

We are global

CCF EMEA
Barcelona,SpainOct 9-11
CCF LATAM
Rio de Janeiro,BrazilNov 6-8
CCF APAC
Hong Kong,ChinaDec 4-6

Media

Media partners

Latest news

Channel Partner of the Year awards

Hall of fame: past winners

CCF APAC 2017 : Press release

Overall Candefero Partner of the Year 2017
EMEA: Bechtle Group
APAC: FUJI SOFT Incorporated
LATAM: Datastar

Candefero Revenue Growth Partner of the Year 2017
EMEA: Infotheek Group
APAC: Kawloon Networks System
LATAM: Uniples

Candefero Cloud: Software Partner of the Year 2017
EMEA: K3 Nordic
APAC: Embee Software
LATAM: W&S Central IT

Candefero Innovation and Transformation Partner of the Year 2017
EMEA: ConXioN
APAC: ACPL Systems
LATAM: LiveConsult

Candefero Cloud: Managed services Partner of the Year 2017
EMEA: SecureLink
APAC: ASI Solutions
LATAM: Team IT

Candefero Infrastructure Growth Partner of the Year 2017
EMEA: Infront IT-Partner
APAC: SMS Global Technologies
LATAM: Mision Tecnologica

CCF APAC 2016 : Press release

Overall Candefero Partner of the Year 2016
EMEA: Softcat
APAC: Data#3
LATAM: IT Line

Candefero Revenue Growth Partner of the Year 2016
EMEA: Econocom
APAC: Trends and Technologies
LATAM: Disc

Candefero Cloud: Software Partner of the Year 2016
EMEA: Redstor
APAC: LDS Infotech
LATAM:N1 IT

Candefero Innovation and Transformation Partner of the Year 2016
EMEA: Realdolmen
APAC: Origin IT
LATAM: Mision Tecnologica

Candefero Cloud: Managed services Partner of the Year 2016
EMEA: Cancom
APAC: FutureNet Technologies
LATAM:InfraTI

Candefero Infrastructure Growth Partner of the Year 2016
EMEA: CFI
APAC: Prosetch Solutions
LATAM: Febicom

CCF APAC 2015 : Press release

Overall Candefero Partner of the Year 2015
EMEA: Proact
APAC: Accel Frontline
LATAM: Grupo Compufácil

Candefero Revenue Growth Partner of the Year 2015
EMEA: Centralpoint.nl
APAC: BIT Group
LATAM: Emtec Group

Candefero Cloud: Software Partner of the Year 2015
EMEA: SecureData
APAC: Data#3
LATAM:Smartbytes

Candefero Innovation and Transformation Partner of the Year 2015
EMEA: Mauden
APAC: ACPL Systems
LATAM: N&DC Systems Integrator

Candefero Cloud: Managed services Partner of the Year 2015
EMEA: Cancom
APAC: Microware Limited
LATAM:Exacto IT Solutions

Candefero Infrastructure Growth Partner of the Year 2015
EMEA: Bechtle
APAC: Pronet
LATAM: Intesis

CCF APAC 2014 : Press release

Overall Candefero Partner of the Year 2014
EMEA: Cancom
APAC: Ethan Group
LATAM: IT2B Tecnologia e Serviços

Candefero Revenue Growth Partner of the Year 2014
EMEA: NetSolutions
APAC: ADCC Infocad
LATAM: Data Star

Candefero Security Partner of the Year 2014
EMEA: Lutec
APAC: Dimension Data
LATAM:Cortelco

Candefero Innovation and Transformation Partner of the Year 2014
EMEA: NCI Technologies
APAC: Locuz Enterprise
LATAM: Altus

Candefero IT -as-a-Service Partner of the Year 2014
EMEA: Cheops
APAC: Acclivis
LATAM:Go2neXt

Candefero Infrastructure Growth Partner of the Year 2014
EMEA: Datacentrix
APAC: Asia-Link
LATAM: Teltec Solutions

Overall Candefero Partner of the Year 2013
EMEA: Elmec
APAC: Datacom Systems

Candefero Revenue Growth Partner of the Year 2013
EMEA: Softcat
APAC: Galaxy Business Solutions

Candefero Online Sales Partner of the Year 2013
EMEA: MarkIT

Candefero Managed Services Partner of the Year 2013
EMEA: Business Connexion
APAC: Ethan Group

Candefero Innovation Partner of the Year 2013
EMEA: Lutech
APAC: Lauren

Candefero Data Centre Builder Partner of the Year 2013
EMEA: ACP
APAC: Dimension Data

Overall Candefero Partner of the Year 2012
EMEA: Softcat

Candefero Revenue Growth Partner of the Year 2012
EMEA: NTS

Candefero Online Sales Partner of the Year 2012
EMEA: Bechtle

Candefero Services Partner of the Year 2012
EMEA: Logicalis

Candefero Innovation & Transformation Partner of the Year 2012
EMEA: MarkIT

Candefero Mobility Partner of the Year 2012
EMEA: EBF

The Candefero Channel Partner of the Year awards recognizes channel partners for their superior performance in particular areas. Nominations can be made by channel partner, including vendors, distributors and customers.

All nominees are required to go through a simple acceptance and verification. Shortlisted candidates in each category were further interviewed by telephone by a Canalys analyst and may be profiled in future reports. Award winners will be announced at the corresponding events at Barcelona, Rio and Hong Kong in 2018.

 

Partners need to demonstrate strong organic revenue growth and be able to demonstrate plans for continued growth in 2019.
Partners will need to show outstanding performance and proven success in selling cloud. Partners will be judged on how their organization has developed a successful cloud computing practise.
Partners will be judged on how their organization has transformed to remain competitive.
Partners will need to demonstrate which new technology and solutions their organization has implemented and demonstrate a successful project they have deployed.
Partners need to show how a technology solution has had a positive environmental or social impact.

Canalys event app - stay connected

Canalys Channels Forum APAC, EMEA and Latam will once again be supported by the most innovative of technologies, which will allow our top-level audiences to make the most of their time among their peers.

The Canalys event app is now available as a white-label solution for vendors, channel partners and others to bring delegates the most memorable, digital-first experience on the market.

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EMEA: Barcelona, 9-11 October 2018
LATAM: Rio de Janeiro, 6-8 November 2018
APAC: Hong Kong, 4-6 December 2018