This years #CDN100 awards gala witnessed record attendance from the channel industry. The Canadian channel industry also broke another record – cumulatively grossing over $8 billion in revenue. The highlight of the night was the tie between CDW Canada and Softchoice for the number 1 spot. A tie for the number 1 spot is something that has never happened before in the history of CDN Top 100 awards. There was also a ‘tie’ for the lifetime achievement award. Channel veteran Rick Reid , president of Tech Data Canada and Dave MacDonald, the former president and CEO of Softchoice were presented the award.
The event also featured the 2017 Mercedes and Forza Horizon game booth for attendees to check out. If you’re interested in checking the full list of CDN 100 award winners, go to the link here. While the channel partners mingled and cheered for their peers, there was a lot of buzz on Twitter about the event. Let’s take a look at some of the best tweets.