Announcing the 2017 Visionary Spotlight Awards

Beka Business Media and ChannelVision Magazine are proud to announce the 2017 Visionary Spotlight Awards!

Deadline for entry: Extended to March 24, 2017 -- Nominations Open Dec. 1, 2016

The 2017 Innovation Awards program is open to all companies. Products and services entered must be commercially available as of Dec. 31, 2016.

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 Tara Seals at  or call us at (413) 313-8863 with questions and for more information.

About the Awards

The Visionary Spotlight Awards competition has been created to highlight both channel and service provider innovation in communications. The awards honor outstanding products, services and deployments across technology categories.

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.

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Awards Categories

  • Overall Excellence:
    Online Nomination Form

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    • Channel Deployment of the Year 2017

    • Channel Program of the Year 2017

    • CSP Network Infrastructure Innovation of the Year 2017

    • CSP Communications Deployment of the Year 2017

    • CSP Communications Deployment of the Year 2017

    • Top Innovation Award 2017

  • Enterprise Technology:
    Online Nomination Form

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    • Conferencing

    • Data, Ethernet and Converged Infrastructure

    • Enterprise Mobility Applications

    • HD Voice and Video

    • Information Security

    • International Deployments

    • Iot and M2M

    • Managed Services

    • Portal

    • SaaS and Cloud Services

    • SD-WAN

    • Storage and Virtualization

    • Unified Communications and VoIP

    • Vertical Markets

    • Wireless and Wi-Fi

  • Service Provider Technology:
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    • Back Office and OSS Innovation

    • Broadband and Capacity

    • Data Center Innovation

    • Emerging Markets Deployment

    • Green Communications Deployment

    • OTT and Online/Cloud Content and Services

    • Rural and Underserved Connectivity

    • Service Provider Mobile

    • Service Provider Video

    • Small Cells and Wi-Fi

    • Telecom Legal/Regulatory