Solution Provider Lists and Awards

The Channel Company recognizes the accomplishments and service innovations of top-tier IT channel solution providers, including strategic service providers, systems integrators, MSPs, and VARs. Solution provider companies and leaders around the world are spotlighted for achievements that include accelerating sales and business growth, demonstrated technical knowledge and certifications, continuous technology service delivery innovations, and stand-out strategies transforming the entire IT channel.

MSP 500

The Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list recognizes leading North American solution providers that have demonstrated innovative and forward-thinking approaches to managed services. They help end users improve operational efficiencies and navigate the ongoing complexities of IT solutions, while maximizing their return on IT investments. This list is chosen from a pool of applications. There is no fee to apply. This list is featured in the February issue of CRN Magazine. See the latest list HERE.

Contact: Cody Savoie
Application Open: 11/1/2023
Application Close: 12/11/2023
Online Release: 2/12/2024
Print Release: 2/26/2024

Tech Elite 250

The Tech Elite 250 list comprises North American solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology suppliers, scaled to their company size. This list is chosen from a pool of applications. There is no fee to apply. This list is featured in the April issue of CRN Magazine. See the latest list HERE.

Contact: Cody Savoie

Application Open: 12/4/23
Application Close: 1/15/24
Online Release: 3/18/24
Print Release: 4/8/24

SP 500

The Solution Provider 500 list is CRN's annual ranking of the top integrators, strategic service providers and IT consultants in North America, ranked by their solution provider services revenue. This list is chosen from a pool of applications. There is no fee to apply. This list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine. See the latest list HERE.

Contact: Cody Savoie
Application Open: 1/25/2024
Application Close: 3/1/2024
Online Release: 5/28/2024
Print Release: 6/3/2024

Women of the Channel

The Women of the Channel list recognizes female IT channel professionals from vendors, distributors and solution providers for their accomplishments over the past year and the far-reaching impact they will have on the technology industry going forward. This list is chosen from a pool of applications. There is no fee to apply. This list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine. See the latest list HERE.

Contact: Jane O'Brien

Application Open: 12/4/2023
Application Close: 1/26/2024
Online Release: 5/6/2024
Print Release: 6/3/2024

Fast Growth 150

The Fast Growth 150 list recognizes the fastest-growing solution providers in North America based on two years' growth of net sales. This list is chosen from a pool of applications. The application is combined with the SP 500 applications and there is no fee to apply. This list is featured in the August issue of CRN Magazine. See the latest list HERE.

Contact: Cody Savoie
Application Open: 1/25/2024
Application Close: 3/1/2024
Online Release: 8/5/2024
Print Release: 8/5/2024

Triple Crown

The Triple Crown list recognizes solution providers that have achieved high sales, top technology certifications and continued growth. This list is reserved for companies that place on the Tech Elite 250, Solution Provider 500 and Fast Growth 150 within the same calendar year. There is no application and this list is featured in the October issue of CRN Magazine. See the latest list HERE.

Contact: Cody Savoie

Online Release: 10/7/2024

Print Release:
 10/7/2024

IoT Innovators

The IoT Innovators award recognizes solution providers and systems integrators across North America who are leading in IoT innovation and deploying IoT solutions. There is no application. To submit your company for consideration, send a recommendation before the list closes by clicking the link below. This list is featured online only. See the latest list HERE.

Contact: Jane O'Brien

List Closes: 8/15/2024
Online Release: 10/14/2024

Women of the Year

The Women of the Year awards is run by CRN in conjunction with the Women of the Channel conference series to shine a spotlight on women who have made significant contributions to the channel throughout 2024 and the companies that support them. All applications MUST be submitted electronically through this online application tool. Email applications will NOT be accepted. Applications with incomplete or insufficient responses may be disqualified. The application fee is $259 application per category. This list is featured online only. 

Contact: Jane O'Brien
Application Open: 5/20/2024
Application Close: 6/28/2024
Online Release: 12/11/2024
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