BenQ, a digital lifestyle vendor, hosted a meeting for its UAE projector partners in Dubai in collaboration with its authorised distributor Abcom Solutions. Over 170 partners from the UAE attended the event and awards were given to selected partners for achieving exceptional sales growth.
Manish Bakshi, General Manager of BenQ for the Middle East and Africa, said , “We want to recognise our local partners whose efforts in promoting the brand have enabled us to rank as number two projector brand in the MEA region and number three projector brand in the UAE in Q1 2011. Our aim is to be the number one projector brand in the region through building on our past success and with the continued development of innovative and cost-effective projector technology.”
The awards included:
Award of excellence, Al Ain region: Jobeil IT Solutions
Award of excellence, Fujairah region: Al Mutammid Office Equipments
Award of excellence, Ras Al Khaimah region: Al Mansoor Computers
Award of excellence, Sharjah region: Al Rayan Office Equipments
Award of excellence, Abu Dhabi region: Costless Electronics
Award of excellence, Dubai region: Right Time Trading
Most promising information technology reseller: Essen Trading
Most promising consumer electronics reseller: Jacky’s Electronics
Most promising corporate reseller: Digitise Technology Middle East
Most promising integrators: Hicom Computers
Most promising partner: E-max
Power retailer of the year: Sharaf DG.
According to data from market research agency Future Source, sales of BenQ projectors in MEA region jumped by nearly 60% YOY in the first quarter of 2011. The report also cites BenQ as the number one projector brand in Saudi Arabia with a 21% market share and number three in UAE – almost doubling its market share from 9% in Q1 2010 to 16% in Q1 2011.