ADI Announces 2014 Vendor Awards

Feb. 18, 2015
Hikvision Named ADI Vendor of the Year in the United States; Honeywell Cable Named ADI Vendor of the Year in Canada

Melville, N.Y., February 18, 2015 – ADI today announced the recipients of its 2014 Vendor Awards. ADI selected Hikvision as Vendor of the Year for the United States, and Honeywell Cable for Canada. ADI also recognized vendors in the categories of New Product of the Year, Best Sales Support, Best Marketing Support, Rookie Vendor of the Year, and Best Supplier Delivery Performance.

Each year, ADI recognizes key suppliers across North America for their support and contributions towards the growth and success of ADI. Vendors are evaluated based on revenue, sales support, marketing initiatives, inventory results and feedback from ADI’s sales leadership team. The ADI Vendor Awards were presented during the Vendor Symposium at ADI’s 2015 Kickoff Meeting held last month in ChampionsGate, Florida. The Vendor Symposium brought together over 400 attendees representing more than 175 manufacturers to celebrate the success of 2014, and outline plans for continued growth through 2015 and beyond. Vendors had the opportunity to spend time with ADI’s global leadership team and attend presentations given by ADI executives including Michael Flink, ADI Global President, and Rob Aarnes, ADI Americas President.

2014 ADI Vendor Award Recipients included:
Vendor of the Year – United States

Vendor of the Year – Canada
Honeywell Cable

New Product of the Year – United States/Canada
DeWalt Cordless Gyroscopic Screwdriver

Best Sales Support – United States
Axis Communications

Best Sales Support – Canada

Best Marketing Support – United States/Canada
Digital Watchdog

Rookie Vendor of the Year – United States/Canada

Best Supplier Delivery – United States/Canada
1st Place: Keyscan
2nd Place: Speco Technologies
3rd Place: Vivotek

“Hikvision is honored to be recognized by ADI as Vendor of the Year in the United States,” said Gordon Lang, director, Strategic Partners at Hikvision USA. “With ADI’s strong distribution channels we have been able to expand our reach and successfully deliver our products to dealers across the country. We look forward to furthering our success in North America in 2015.”
“Congratulations to all the ADI 2014 Vendor Award winners. Each of these suppliers has demonstrated their commitment to ADI and delivering value to our dealer base,” said Michael Flink, president of ADI Global. “Our vendor partnerships are important to the success of ADI, and we are proud to honor and celebrate their contributions and achievements.”

ADI is a leading global wholesale distributor of security and low voltage products, with over 200 branch locations in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Europe, Australia and India. ADI solutions include intrusion, fire, video surveillance, access, power, A/V, networking, telephony, central vacuum, tools & hardware, and wire & cable. For more information, visit

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