Visionary Spotlight Awards

Announcing the 2019 Visionary Spotlight Awards


Beka Business Media and ChannelVision Magazine are proud to announce the 2019 Visionary Spotlight Awards!

Deadline for entry: April 19, 2019 – Nominations Open Dec. 1, 2018

The Visionary Spotlight Honorees will be recognized with an official media introduction, including a magazine feature in an upcoming issue of ChannelVision Magazine, and a series of online spotlights.  

Please contact Gerald Baldino at awards@bekapublishing.com  or call us at (203) 903-2745 with questions and for more information.

The Visionary Spotlight Honorees will be recognized with an official media introduction, including a magazine feature in an upcoming issue of ChannelVision Magazine, and a series of online spotlights.  

About the Awards

The VSA competition highlights both channel and service provider innovation in communications. The awards honor outstanding products, services and deployments across categories, with a new focus this year on emerging technology arenas, including SD-WAN, cybersecurity and new unified communications (UC) models.

Editors from Beka Business Media as well as a panel of judges from research firms and other independent industry resources will judge nominations based on a stringent set of evaluation criteria, highlighting overall innovation, as well as future industry impact of the nominated product or service; creativity and feature set differentiation; and ease of use and interoperability. Our team of respected industry veterans has deep experience in both channel/enterprise technology as well as the service provider arena.

Award winners will exemplify the communications industry’s overall level of rapid innovation, showcasing their capacity for future-thinking execution, and creativity and feature set differentiation. Winning entries will show off a cornucopia of opportunities for channel partners to boost their roles as trusted providers for business success.

Award Categories: Overall Excellence, Enterprise Technology, Service Provider Technology

Overall Excellence

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  • Channel Deployment of the Year 2019
  • Channel Program of the Year 2019
  • CSP Network Infrastructure Innovation of the Year 2019
  • CSP Communications Deployment of the Year 2019
  • Top Innovation Award 2019
  • Best Emerging Technology Breakthrough 2019

Enterprise Technology

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  • Conferencing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Enterprise Mobility
  • Hosted VoIP
  • International Deployments
  • Iot, Smart Office/City and M2M
  • Managed Services
  • Multi-location Deployments
  • Portals
  • Pots
  • SaaS and Cloud Applications
  • SD-WAN and SD-Branch
  • SIP Trunking and Broadband
  • Unified Communications and UCaaS
  • Vertical Markets and Deployments
  • Video Conferencing
  • Virtualization and NFV
  • Wi-Fi and Fixed Wireless

Service Provider Technology

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  • Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Back Office and OSS Innovation
  • Broadband and Capacity
  • Cloud and OTT Applications
  • Cloud Computing and Data Center Innovation
  • Cybersecurity
  • Emerging Markets Deployment
  • Green Communications Deployment
  • Managed Services
  • OTT/Content/Media Delivery and Enablement
  • Rural and Underserved Connectivity
  • Software-Defined Networking (SDN)/Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
  • Service Provider Mobile
  • Service Provider Video
  • Telecom Legal/Regulatory
  • Wi-Fi and Fixed Wireless
  • Wholesale Deployment