Genius Computer Technology (GCT), one of the region’s leading distribution companies and solution providers in the field of IT peripherals, and networking, has won two awards at this year’s Middle East Retail Academy (MERA) 2014 Awards: Retail Distributor of the Year and PC Accessories: Retail Vendor of the Year on behalf of Genius.
Genius won in the PC Accessories Retail vendor category of with 43% of the votes in a line-up that included Belkin, Logitech, Microsoft, and Targus. GCT Distribution won the Retail Distributor of the year with 33% winning votes ahead of Grand Stores, ITE, Redington Lifestyle, and Trigon.
Milad Jabbour, CEO at GCT, said, “We are delighted with this recognition from our retail partners and owe them a big ‘thank you’ for the continued success and growth of our business in the region. We take this opportunity to firmly commit ourselves to creating more revenue generating opportunities for adding value to their business.”
Farouk Hemraj, CEO at DISTREE Events, commented: “We congratulate GCT on their two awards. In our 10-year association with GCT, we have seen a dedication to their partners which has resulted in the confidence from their partners seen in their nomination and ultimate win in the categories they were shortlisted. This year’s shortlisting process in each of the vendor categories involved a combination of continuous Middle East channel feedback over the past 12 months, independent market data and input from a DISTREE Events selection committee.”
The overall winner in each category was determined through a live electronic vote at the ‘MERA: 2014 Awards’ Gala Dinner on May 21st at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi in conjunction with DISTREE Middle East 2014.