First 2017 win demonstrates Impartner's continued leadership in ChannelTech for helping companies accelerate revenue through indirect channels
SILICON SLOPES, Utah, March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global pure-play Partner Relationship Management (PRM) leader Impartner today announced it has won a Silver Stevie® Award in the Relationship Management Solution category of the 11th annual Stevie Awards® for Sales & Customer Service. This is the second year in a row the company has won the award for its flagship product, Impartner PRM, and its ability to increase revenue by up to 120 percent for companies selling through indirect channels.
In the judges' comments, Impartner PRM was lauded for its "compelling case for stronger focus on partner relationships backed by communications and tools that work," and "advancement in including the partner in the business priority by delivering a technological solution."
This award is the 19th award the company has received in just over a year, and follows on the heels of the company's recent news that in the past 12 months, acquisition of new customers has jumped 156 percent, partners signing into portals using Impartner technology have increased to nearly 3 million worldwide, customer churn has dropped 42 percent to an industry low, and attendance at the company's yearly customer conference climbed 3x from the year before.
"The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service continues to be among the most competitive and fastest-growing of our awards programs," said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards, which saw more than 2,300 nominations this year from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry, for which the full list of winners is here, www.StevieAwards.com/sales. "The growth of the program illustrates the importance of the functions highlighted – sales, business development and customer service – to successful enterprises of all types, and how integral recognition in these domains are to building and maintaining corporate reputations."
"By every metric, the PRM industry is simply on fire," said Dave R Taylor, Impartner chief marketing officer. "We've added an amazing slate of who's who of corporations that have turned to Impartner's out-of-the-box SaaS-based PRM solutions to transform the performance of their channel such as Splunk, Zendesk and Ingersoll Rand, and it's exciting to see the value we add to our customers recognized by the Stevies alongside other leading companies like Qualtrics, Citrix Systems and GoDaddy.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world's top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world's leading business awards programs, including the prestigious American Business AwardsSM and International Business AwardsSM. The awards were presented during a gala banquet on Friday, Feb. 24, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nev.
To learn more about Impartner's full suite of functionality and how companies with contemporary SaaS PRM solutions help generate an average of up to $9 million a year in additional channel revenue, click here.
With nearly two decades of experience in accelerating indirect sales, Impartner delivers the industry's most advanced SaaS-based Partner Relationship Management solution, helping companies worldwide manage their partner relationships and accelerate revenue and profitability through indirect sales channels. The largest pure-play PRM vendor in the world, Impartner provides the industry's only out-of-the-box solution that can deploy an enterprise-class Partner Portal in as few as 30 days, using the company's highly engineered, multi-award winning, three-step Velocity™ onboarding process. For more information on Impartner, which is based in Utah's tech hotbed, the Silicon Slopes, visit www.impartner.com, or in the United States call +1 801 501 7000, for EMEA general call +33 1 40 90 31 20, for London call +44 0 20 3283 4465, and for LATAM call +1 954 364 7883.