Milestone Systems, the global leader in IP surveillance software, awarded IP Video Solutions (IPVS) with Africa’s top distributing honour at the Milestone Partner Open Platform function held at the luxurious Yas Rotana Hotel on the man-made Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, in May 2012.
In the height of spring, the five-star resort could not have provided a better backdrop as the most recognised members of the surveillance community from Africa, the Middle East, Australia and the USA gathered for the three day conference in which the world’s premier surveillance technology was showcased.
While exploring the oasis that is Abu Dhabi, delegates also enjoyed insight from Milestone’s renowned key speakers, as well as integration demonstrations and new product introductions from today’s leading manufacturers, including as Sony, Axis and Mobotix.
The forum concluded with an exclusive trip to Ferrari World, which was surpassed only by the awards banquet in which Eric Fullerton, Milestone’s chief sales and marketing officer, and Peter Biltsted, sales director of MEA and South Pacific, presented Marnix de Lorm, technical manager at IPVS, with the prestigious award.
“We have invested heavily in marketing and technical resources to make Milestone the biggest selling VMS in Africa, and we appreciate the award in recognition of the Best Value Added Distributor of the year in Africa,” says De Lorm.
“We would like to congratulate IPVS on this accolade. Their dedication and commitment shown to the Milestone brand over the last two years has paid off and this award is well deserved,” says Biltsted.The conference ended with worthy praise for a company that has worked tirelessly over the past two years to bring superior value to its customers. IPVS would like to thank all who were involved in facilitating this prestigious accolade.