Area9 scoops ARN Innovation Award - Australia Wide Regional Innovation Category

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Friday 10th December 2021

Area9 announced winner of ARN Innovation Awards, Australia Wide Regional Innovator for 2021.

Area9 leading technology services and solutions provider announced as winner of the ARN Innovation Awards, Australia Wide Regional Innovator for 2021. Winners were unveiled during a celebration ceremony hosted both virtually and attended by more than 600 technology executives from across the region.

“ARN congratulates Area9 on your recognition in the 2021 Australia Wide Regional Innovator” said Cherry Yumul, vice president of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation at IDG.

“Australia is once again brimming with inspiring examples of innovation, raising the bar for industry excellence through the deployment of bleeding-edge technologies and solutions. Two words perfectly illustrates the DNA of the Australian technology ecosystem – tough and transformative in equal measure.”

In 2021, Innovation Awards honoured the channel across eight categories, spanning Partner Innovation, Tech Innovation, Australia-wide Innovation, Start-up Innovation, Personal Innovation, Vendor Innovation, Distributor Innovation and Hall of Fame. Collectively, Innovation Awards in 2021 stands tall as the leading forum for setting the industry benchmark for ecosystem excellence across Australia.

The winners were selected by an executive panel of industry judges – acknowledging creativity, innovation and excellence.

 “Enormous credit to the market-leading companies and individuals continuing to press ahead in helping customers innovate at pace – despite the notable difficulties – which once again demonstrates the depth of transformation taking place across the region. Congratulations Area9 nothing can stop your pursuit of excellence.”

Area9 Director, Simon Watt said “We’re absolutely thrilled that Area9 has been awarded winner of the 2021 ARN Australia Wide Regional Innovator of the year. ARN is widely recognised as the peak voice of the Australian ICT channel community and it’s a great honour to once again be recognised as a top performer in our industry on the national stage”

On accepting the award Watt said “The last 2 years have really shown us that in the digital world we can truly deliver meaningful and innovative ICT services not only into regional locations but also out of regional locations. This was our first submission for these prestigious awards so it’s especially pleasing to win on our first attempt. Many thanks to ARN and to the amazing team at Area9 for their dedication and commitment through 2021, we’re immensely proud”.

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