HAMBURG, NJ (Sept. 27, 2023) – The nominations for the 2023 Frank Awards, which honor excellence and innovation in the office technology and document imaging industry, have been released by The Cannata Report.
The Cannata Report will reveal the winners of the Frank Awards at its 38th Annual Awards & Charities Gala on November 2, 2023. Mariano Rivera will attend the event, which benefits The Mariano Rivera Foundation’s printing technology education program. The event is sponsored by Hytec Dealer Services and TD Synnex.
The Cannata Report‘s Annual Dealer Survey, conducted earlier this year, determines the nominees in the 13 Frank Award categories. Nominees represent the top three vote recipients in each of the categories.
“This year’s Frank Award nominees reveal the change makers in the office technology and imaging solutions industry. The nominees are who dealers in the office tech industry are relying on to help them accelerate across-the-board growth and expansion,” said CJ Cannata, president and CEO.
Nominated for Frank Awards for the first time this year are Ginamarie Cairone of Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America in the Best Female Executive category, LEAF Commercial Capital in the Best Leasing Company category, and ecoprintQ in the Best Print Management Software Provider category.
The following is the complete list of The Cannata Report’s 2023 Frank Award nominees:
Best A4 Manufacturer: HP Inc.; Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc.; Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America
Best in Class: Ricoh USA; Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America; Toshiba America Business Solutions
Best Diversification Partner: ConnectWise; Intermedia; Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America
Best ECM/Document Management Software Provider*: DocuWare; Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc.; Square 9 Softworks; Toshiba America Business Solutions
Best IT and Security Services Provider: All Covered, a division of Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.; ConnectWise; Technology Assurance Group (TAG)
Best Leasing Company: GreatAmerica Financial Services; LEAF Commercial Capital; US Bank
Best Manufacturer: Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc.; Ricoh USA; Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America
Best Marketing Strategy: Ricoh USA; Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America; Toshiba America Business Solutions
Best Print Management Software Provider: ACDI and PaperCut; ecoprintQ; FMAudit
Best Production Print Manufacturer: Canon USA; Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.; Ricoh USA
Best Technical Service Provider: Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc.; Ricoh USA; Toshiba America Business Solutions
Best Female Executive: Ginamarie Cairone, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America; Jennie Fisher, GreatAmerica Financial Services; Karin Harrington, Canon USA.
Best Male Executive: Jim Coriddi, Ricoh USA; Mike Marusic, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America; Larry White, Toshiba America Business Solutions
The Cannata Report will bestow the Frank G. Cannata Philanthropy Award to a member of the office technology industry for their dedication to giving back and supporting charitable organizations. It will also honor a member of the office technology and document imaging industry for service to their country and fellow veterans with its Outstanding Veteran Award.
In addition to official Gala sponsors Hytec Dealer Services and TD Synnex, Connectwise and Static Control serve as Gala presenting sponsors. HP will sponsor the Gala’s Cocktail Reception, and Xerox and Polek & Polek will sponsor the After Party. The Gala will be held at The Madison Hotel in Morristown, NJ.
The Cannata Report‘s Annual Awards & Charities Gala has collectively raised over $3 million for charitable organizations nationwide.
*Because of a tie, there are four nominees in the category.
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The Cannata Report is the leading intelligence resource for the document imaging channel in the office technology industry, covering a range of topics, including managed IT solutions, managed print services, digital transformation, cybersecurity, cloud communications, network security, production print, services and supplies, vendor finance, mergers and acquisitions, and more. Written specifically for the independent dealer channel, The Cannata Report, founded in 1982, has an audience that includes business leaders in the office technology industry’s hardware, software, IT, leasing, and supplies segments.
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