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Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East, honoured its partners from the Middle East region for their performance in 2017 across several categories during the annual Middle East Distributor Conference 2018 that was recently held in Dubai. The event welcomed more than eleven distributors from across the Middle East. Led by senior executives and experts from Konica Minolta, this premier event featured informative sessions, customer case studies, success stories, future roadmap, updates, and market insights.
The event commenced with the presentation by Konica Minolta, Middle East managing director Kazuo Kobayashi, who outlined the Konica Minolta regional strategy and future plans. During the speech, Kazuo Kobayashi said, “This event proves to be a successful platform to bring together the brand’s partners and celebrate achievements. We take this opportunity to appreciate our partners for their dedication and commitment to Konica Minolta. We aim to continue our commitment to our partners in providing them with innovative and powerful solutions from Konica Minolta for today’s dynamic market.”
As part of the appreciation ceremony, Kazuo Kobayashi presented Outstanding Performance Award in the colour production sales category to Almana Partners, Outstanding Performance Award in the strategic colour category to Hoshanco Holding, and Outstanding Performance Award in OPS category to MHD. The Outstanding Achievement Award for achieving prominent market share in 2017 was presented to Al Mulla Group, while Juma Al Majid was honoured with the prestigious award of “Best Middle East Distributor of the Year 2017”.
Kazuo Kobayashi was followed by business development manager Nayyar Ansari, who presented the printing production road map and annual strategy for 2018. Konica Minolta Solution architect manager, Tina Vilaca along with Salih Kanli from CBK Soft, presented a new workflow and document management system for regional customers.
Earlier to the show, Pauline Brooks, marketing development manager said “The conference certainly gives us the perfect platform to connect with our partners and distributors from across the region, it also helps us in keeping our partners informed on the latest products, services, and technologies offered by Konica Minolta.”