MERLION held the traditional pre-New Year meeting with partners
On Wednesday, December 16, MERLION, the largest Broadline Russian distributor and one of the VAD market leaders, held a traditional pre-New Year meeting with key partners. The event was attended by over 1200 representatives of the largest Russian and global vendors, system integrators, resellers, as well as managers of popular retailers.
The following well-known global companies were represented as the partners: Acer, AMD, APC, Dell, Eaton, НP, HGST, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Kingston, LG, Microsoft, OCZ, Oracle, NetApp, Panasonic, Samsung, Symantec, Thermaltake, VERITAS.
In its welcoming remarks, Sergei Raskolov, chief executive officer of MERLION, blessed all visitors for fruitful cooperation and noted that it is mutual understanding and real assistance provided to each other by the partners of any tier which help the distributor in keeping the powerful and functional chain. The partners include both small regional organizations and the largest federal networks, as well as financial institutions providing facilities for the business, and, of course, the vendors, which are ready to share not only profit, but the risks with their Russian partners.
Top-managers of IBM, Dell, Intel, Acer, HP and Panasonic vendor companies, in their congratulatory speeches expressed profound gratitude to the distributor and its Russian partners - for proactive position and implementation of multiple educational, marketing and advertisement activities, which were not ceased in the 2015 and will be continued in the future.
Headliners of the MERLION event were the Guru Groove Foundation, “Moralniy Kodeks” and “Diskoteka Avaria”. All over the event the visitors could enjoy the performance of masters of ceremonies, participants of popular “Kvartet I” band.
Rich cultural program did not impede the participants of the pre-New Year event to sum up the results of cooperation in previous year and outline basic areas for further development of joint business. Growing interest of Russian business-community to the major December event of MERLION, geography and number of participants of the which increases yearly, has confirmed again the all-Russian scale of the stable chain of the largest Broadline Russian distributor and its close ties with leading global vendors.