(CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA) March 28, 2019 — The Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) has announced it is now accepting nominations for the Global 2019 MPSA Managed Print Services (MPS) Leadership Awards. All 2019 nominations are due by Friday, April 5, 2019. Nominations will be judged by a panel of MPSA leaders from a variety of backgrounds. The association plans to reveal the winners in each of nine categories at the Business Technology Association (BTA) 2019 Gateway to Success event in Austin, TX on June 13-14.
The MPSA MPS Awards were established in 2010 to honor those companies that have excelled in various areas related to managed print. Winners are recognized as leaders, innovators, and dedicated members of the managed print services community.
The 2019 Award Categories
The following nine categories of awards reflect the diversity of the managed print services industry. Each nomination form covers six areas, including the extent of the program or service, problem solved, and approaches used.
Once nominees have completed the submission form, they should save the document and email it to the 2019 Awards Committee by the April 5 deadline. Please use this form for all submissions.
Best Independent MPS Provider – This award recognizes an Organization selling managed print services, but not owned by a manufacturer. The Organization may also be offering additional solutions around document management, document workflow, and/or business document processes.
Best International MPS Provider – This award recognizes an Organization that provides managed print services excellence outside of North America.
Best MPS Hardware – This award recognizes a product line that is specifically geared towards managed print service engagements. This product line incorporates specialized features and functionality to drive managed workflow, supplies fulfillment, serviceability and remote capabilities.
Best MPS Industry Collaboration – Each year we see various companies in the industry work together to make advancements by developing new products, training or programs that further the advancement of Managed Print Services. This award is intended to recognize the best collaborative effort by multiple organizations.
Best MPS Infrastructure Provider – This award recognizes an Organization that has no reseller agreement with end users, but provides necessary combination of components to create a successful program, e.g. Distribution, Parts, Supplies, and Break Fix Services, etc.
Best MPS Innovation Award – Each year we see new developments and initiatives in MPS which have the potential to redefine the way we view the industry. This award is intended to spot light the individual, the company, the product or process which can genuinely be hailed an innovation for the industry.
Best MPS Professional Services Provider – This award recognizes an Organization with more than one full time employee providing training, research, financing or consultancy.
Best MPS Software Provider – This award recognizes an Organization that develops software for the managed print services sector, whether sales management, device management, user management, service management, or billing.
Best MPS Support by an OEM – This award recognizes an OEM that supports their dealer channel that sells managed print services. The Organization may also offer support through pricing, programs or additional solutions around document management, document workflow, and/or business document processes.
Nomination Deadline: April 5, 2019
Awards Reception: June 13, 2019
The MPSA is seeking nomination for judges for the awards process. Current members of the MPSA who are interested in judging one or more award categories can email [email protected].
About the Managed Print Services Association
The Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that serves the MPS industry. Its focus is on the development of standards, education, and industry guidelines that unite the different segments of the industry and bring value to all those participating. For more information about benefits and memberships, visit http://yourmpsa.org/Membership.