NOVEMBER 17, 2023: ARN is proud to announce the winners of the Innovation Awards in 2023, featuring a leading and diverse line-up of partners, vendors, distributors and individuals across Australia.

The winners were selected from 342 finalists which made the shortlist from a pool of over 160 organisations, spanning start-up, partner, vendor and distributor businesses.

Celebrated during a black-tie event at ICC, Sydney on 16 November that brought together more than 600 members of Australia’s channel community, this year’s Innovation Awards celebrated the accomplishments of more than 39 winners and a one new inductee into the ARN Hall of Fame – Steve Martin.

ARN congratulates blueAPACHE on your recognition in the Partner Innovation – Mid-Market category” said Adam Tan, Vice President at IDC and Foundry Asia Pacific.

“This is an impressive line-up of business and individual excellence across the channel and we are proud to recognise and celebrate such achievements.”

“The success stories behind these awards are testament to how adept the technology industry is at turning challenges into opportunities and how as a community we come together to do good. Congratulations from ARN.”

In 2023, the Innovation Awards honoured the channel across no fewer than eight categories, spanning Partner Innovation, Tech Innovation, Australia-wide Innovation, Start-up Innovation, Personal Innovation, Vendor Innovation, Distributor Innovation and Hall of Fame.

Reflective of a diverse technology network, finalists ranged from large-scale multinational consultancy firms to emerging start-ups, alongside leading system integrators, managed service providers and solution consultants, plus cloud specialists, independent software vendors, boutique agencies and application developers. This is in addition to channel-centric vendors, telecommunications providers and supply chain experts.

Within this standout group, finalists, highly commended and winners were located across the entire country.

In addition to honouring winners, ARN also holds wider responsibility for ensuring as many credible technology providers are endorsed through this unique awards program, aligned to the collective goal of providing a platform upon which the ecosystem can shine across Australia.

“Enormous credit to the market-leading companies and individuals continuing to press ahead in helping customers innovate at pace – despite the notable difficulties – which once again demonstrates the depth of transformation taking place across the region. Congratulations blueAPACHE, nothing can stop your pursuit of excellence.”

The winners were selected by an executive panel of industry judges – acknowledging creativity, innovation and excellence.

Additional information:

ARN Innovation Awards winner article: Meet the winners of the 2023 ARN Innovation Awards – ARN (

ARN Innovation Awards gallery: Winners grace the stage for ARN Innovation Awards 2023 – Slideshow – ARN (

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