Elko bags Intel award
by Stuart Wilson, Monday 4 April 2011
Baltic, Russian and CIS channel player Elko has been recognised by components giant Intel at the vendor’s recent EMEA distributor enabling conference (DEC). Intel handed one award to Elko for outstanding achievement in sales of Intel Core processors in 2010. Elko claims that it is now the number one distributor of Intel products in Russia, Latvia, Estonia and Slovakia.
Channel partners from across EMEA gathered for Intel’s DEC event allowing them to discover more about the vendor’s latest products and receive information on new tools for business development and discuss financial term.
Elko’s award was presented by Nigel Dallas-Conte, EMEA director of distribution at Intel and David Powell, director of worldwide distribution marketing and strategy. Alexander Budilov, sales department director at Elko Moscow, received the award.
During the event Kirill Gorozhanin, sales and product manager at Elko Moscow received a nomination for outstanding product management in Russia during 2010.
DISTREE IT Channel Forum
Due to rapid expansion and increased demand from vendors and channel partners, DISTREE Events has announced that DISTREE IT Channel Forum (DITCF) – the leading event for manufacturers, distributors, resellers and retailers operating in the Russia & CIS region – is relocating to St. Petersburg for its 2011 event. Find out more at www.distree.com/ru
DITCF 2011 will take place from 22-24th June at the Radisson Pribaltiyskaya Hotel in St. Petersburg. With delegates attending from across the Russia & CIS region, the 1,200 room hotel and modern world-class conference facilities will offer the perfect platform for high-level channel networking and business development during the three-day event. The move to a new venue offers significant benefits for DITCF delegates in 2011 including:
• All delegates can stay in the same hotel • World-class conference facilities • Increased exhibition space • Luxury breakout rooms • Private meeting rooms
To apply to attend this year’s event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org quoting code DITCF11