our sponsors



QBS Distribution – Enterprise

QBS enterprise provide the market leading software delivery platform. Our team of licensing specialists take huge pride in delivering a fast, reliable and responsive service. Through our platform we enable software publishers and channel resellers to increase efficiency and achieve growth. Providing specialist software services for sourcing, business development, marketing and technical expertise. 


QBS Distribution – Consumer

QBS consumer provide a range of software from vendors such as Kaspersky, BitDefender, Panda, F-Secure and NordVPN. Providing best of breed software for security, vpn, data recovery and productivity.

Our team of consumer software specialist take huge pride in delivering a fast, reliable and responsive service. Through our partner programme we support resellers in obtaining exclusive pricing, products and marketing aids to support reseller in positioning the latest consumer software.



Whether it’s research or recreation, at work or at home, people are demanding superiority from their visual displays. At AOC, we work to deliver clarity of image that your eyes won’t believe. Combining quality and convenience, we innovate so that you can elevate – everything you do.

Our latest product ranges are built on our rich tradition of pushing the boundaries of display technology. As visual pioneers, we have merged power with performance, and wrapped everything neatly in impressive design.

Year after year, AOC monitors are awarded for their outstanding technology, value and performance. We believe in our quality – that’s why we commit to a 3-year warranty and exceptional service.

AOC incorporates functionality demanded by today’s users with the technology of the future. When it comes to innovation, convenience and performance are our guiding principles. Additionally, AOC prides itself in focussing on ergonomics, health and user friendliness as well as environmental friendliness and sustainability.

The environmental impact of our monitors at every stage of their life cycle is carefully considered, from production methods and packaging to power consumption during use.

CMS Distribution


CMS Distribution is a value added distributor of B2B and Retail products, connecting the best technologies to the smartest customers in the IT channel. We create global markets for our 150+ vendors selling to corporate resellers, managed service providers, high street and online retailers. These range from large multi-nationals to smaller, independent IT companies.

CMS Distribution specialises in taking emerging technologies to market whilst growing established brands using a range of value added services.

Our 350 people help our customers grow their business from eleven locations in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Sweden, France, Australia, China and the US.



Exertis are leaders in distributing technology, driving innovation and adding value through our specialist services. We are a key part of the channel that enables our vendors’ products and solutions to reach businesses and consumers though our network of retailers and resellers.

Our people make that connection happen, adding specialist knowledge and services along the way. We exceed our vendors’ and customers’ expectations at every opportunity, and make it easy for everyone to do business with us.



HANNspree is a leading global consumer electronics manufacturer specialising in visual technology, best known for its evolution of high-quality products with winning price vs performance ratio. Part of the HannStar Display Corporation, one of the largest glass panel manufacturers in the world, it benefits from a rich heritage and world-class technological prowess in display technology.

Each HANNspree monitor is crafted to deliver a harmony of design, performance and practicality, and the comprehensive range enables customers to select the right monitor for their individual requirements. HANNspree is a leading manufacturer of Touch Screen displays, is one of only a handful of monitor manufacturers in the world which offers specialist hard wearing tough glass solutions, and offers professional monitors with smart, ergonomic design.

The complete HANNspree portfolio includes computer monitors, digital signage, Tablets and entertainment systems, while HANNspree’s manufacturing capabilities enables bespoke display and touch solutions for business applications and hardware integration.



Established in 2003, Smithie UK is a specialist distributor with dedicated divisions for both IT and LED lighting. Smithie IT has become recognised as the go-to source for premium storage and IT hardware components. Representing some of the most prevalent global brands to the UK market, including: ASUS, Antec, Apacer, Canyon, Liteon, Pioneer, Prestigio, Samsung, Toshiba and Verbatim.

Serving an established network of retailers, resellers and system builders across the UK, Smithie IT’s reputable sales team offers unrivalled levels of technical expertise and industry knowledge, with over 100 years of combined IT experience.



SYNAXON UK was launched in the UK 2008 and has since become firmly established as the market-leading channel services group. SYNAXON is much more than a dealer buying group – it’s a thriving, dynamic and forward-thinking community that works to advance the development and growth of its members.

In everything we do, SYNAXON UK always puts its members’ interests first.

We offer a wide range of services as well as personalised account management and business development support that helps resellers, retailers and office products dealers thrive in a market that is changing at a faster pace than ever.

We help them to identify, understand and address new opportunities in new areas of technology and thus enable their customers to get the very best from their investment in IT.

SYNAXON also provides procurement, e-commerce, marketing, business development and reseller services that helps members to be more efficient and cost-effective and to drive their sales.

Put simply, everything we do is for the benefit of our members – and being a part of the SYNAXON family helps reseller businesses to thrive, grow and develop.




Founded in 1999, Tenda technology is recognised as a leading supplier of networking devices and network equipment. Committed to delivering easy-to-use and affordable networking solutions, the company’s products are available from CI Distribution, Exertis, Ingram Micro, Target Components and VIP Computers.




Zaboura is a London-based communications agency, comprised of strategic thinkers from all backgrounds. Over the last 12 years, we’ve helped some of the technology industry’s biggest brands get more bang for their buck.

We understand our clients’ business goals and create consistent brand experiences across all communications channels to maximise the impact of their marketing spend.

Our prime focus is emotional engagement with audiences – it’s passionately at the heart of everything we do. At Zaboura, insight determines every idea, every action, and every campaign. We take a scientific, 360-degree campaign approach – focusing on social, press, influencers and distribution channels.

We don’t leave results to chance, either – we employ technology, analytics and our Performance Communications methodology to hit the mark every time and provide the biggest return on investment. That’s why our clients stay with us.