EMPR Group has reached yet another significant milestone in our company’s history. This month marks the 20th Anniversary since the company was founded in July, 1998. What began as a small business with only 2 staff in NSW filling the gap in the IT replacement parts market, EMPR Group has grown into the largest and most trusted IT parts distributor across Australia & New Zealand. EMPR now has offices and warehousing in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane, plus office & warehouse facilities in Auckland, New Zealand.
ARN continues to celebrate and reward excellence across the Australian ICT channel with the Annual ICT Industry Awards, 2017. This year EMPR Australia has been nominated for not just one, but for TWO AWARDS within the Distributor category – Hardware Distributor and Specialist Distributor! We are so very proud of this achievement as being finalist testifies to our accomplishment within the ICT industry. Being recognised by the channel community as a contender for these prestigious awards alongside multi-billion dollar companies reinforces our vision and mission to serve the Australian Channel to the highest standard.
EMPR Australia were one of the winners for Australia from the APJ region for the HPE ProLiant Rockstar Program!
Ricardo Wick, our Enterprise Sales Team Leader was chosen to represent the EMPR team for the Da Nang, Vietnam Trip. This award is solely based on the sales numbers achieved by each company in terms of the HPE ProLiant series sales. Countries that were invited for the conference included Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
EMPR has been shortlisted as 1 of 5 finalists by the panel made up of: ARN’s President and Publisher, Susan Searle; ARN editor, James Henderson; ARN Deputy Editor, Hafizah Osman; Channel Dynamics’ Moheb Moses; and Hall of Fame inductee, David Henderson.
This year once again, our Chief Commercial Officer and Marketing team jointly worked on addressing the selection criteria for the Hardware Distributor category. EMPR prides itself on offering exceptional product range and customer service along with advanced logistics capabilities and channel partner initiatives through marketing, lead generation, training, technical support and tailored solutions over the past 12 months.
Being chosen as 1 of the top 5 finalists has reinforced our vision and goal of being one of Australia’s most preferred authorised parts distributors. It is definitely a very rewarding and fulfilling achievement as it has given us a confident reassurance that we are doing business right! Being up against some of the biggest names in the IT industry we are proud of how far we have come as a highly regarded company.
Macarthur business people will shed their corporate suits for boxing gloves on Saturday, July 23 in support of the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.
Knock out event: Local business people will compete in this year’s Corporate Clash on Saturday, July 23 at The Cube in support of the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.
The annual Corporate Clash is now in its third year.
After raising $68,000 last year, organisers Grant Butterfield and Mark Scarce have set themselves a goal for this year’s event.
“We’re aiming to try and raise $100,000 dollars this year,” Mr Scarce said.
A big THANK YOU to everyone for attending our event at the City2Surf, and for helping #TEAMEMPR raise much needed funds for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Our fundraising page was open until 6th September which allowed for additional donations. This pushed our fund raising over $90,000. An incredible result.
The ARN’s ICT Industry Awards is an annual event that allows IT vendors, distributors and resellers to come together as an industry and celebrate their accomplishments in the past 12 months.
The ARN’s ICT Industry Awards Night was held last Thursday at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney and attended by 680 ICT industry leaders including EMPR’s Mark Penfold (Chief Executive Officer) and Bryce McIntosh (Chief Commercial Officer).
The ARN ICT Industry Awards are held annually to recognise high achieving technology organisations over the past year. There are 8 categories for the awards; Vendor, Distributor, Partner, Community, Personal Innovation, Homegrown Innovators, Cloud and Telecommunications. Each category has up to 5 questions as part of the award criteria, with a mix of varied questions, organisations have a chance to put their best foot forward in answering the criteria. The submissions are judged by a panel of 100 and from there, the shortlist panel selects the finalists for each category. The shortlist judging panel is made up of ARN’s President and Publisher, Susan Searle; ARN editor, Allan Swann; ARN Associate Editor, Events, Jennifer O’Brien; Channel Dynamics’ Moheb Moses; and Hall of Fame inductee, David Henderson. Read more
The 2015 ARN Channel Choice Awards are now open and you have the opportunity to vote for your favourite Vendor, Distributor or Partner over the last 12 months.