QSC Audio Products LLC, based in Costa Mesa, Calif., announces that the company has received the Cutting Edge Award from Channel IQ, the leading provider of online pricing intelligence and channel management solutions.
The Cutting Edge Award is given to the Channel IQ client that is a leader in its industry, pushing the boundaries of technological innovation. The award winner consistently adopts Channel IQ technologies at beta stages to shape and grow new technologies. Nominees alongside QSC for the award included: a Fortune 500 Kitchen & Bath Manufacturer, a Fortune 500 Music Industry Manufacturer, and a Fortune 500 Children’s Products Manufacturer.
“We are thrilled to have been chosen by Channel IQ as the recipient of their Cutting Edge Award. At QSC, managing our channel is more than words on a piece of paper,” says Gina Bergmann, QSC's Senior Director, Sales Operations and U.S. Sales. “You have to have the right tools to do the job and Channel IQ provides us with the platform to make our vision of Channel Management a reality.
The year 2013 marked the second year for the Channel IQ-IQ Awards, which celebrate companies that are the best and brightest innovators and leaders in the Online Price Monitoring, Brand Intelligence, Brand Protection, and Retail Engagement Arena. The awards were given during Channel IQ’s recent 2013 Online Channel Management Summit in Chicago. Nominations and deliberations are conducted in front of executive management, and the list is then pared down to the top four in each category. Final nominees are voted upon by the entire executive management and sales teams in a private ballot.