By Ally Kutz, contributing writer
The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) announced the 2015 recipients of its Vendor of Excellence and Innovative Solutions awards at RetailNOW 2015, held Aug. 2 to 5 at Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
The Vendor of Excellence awards recognize companies that provide products, services, and support to retail technology resellers and end users. From among more than 300 vendors categorized and selected by RSPA reseller members. In addition, the Gold Medallion is awarded each year to the vendor with the highest number of votes across all categories. This year’s Gold Medallion winner is Future POS. (Pictured are John Giles, president, and Kelly Giles, vice president, of Future POS, with RSPA president and CEO Kelly Funk, left, and RSPA outgoing chairperson Jim Roddy, right.)
Vendor of Excellence award winners are:
Gold: Mercury, a Vantiv Company
Silver: Datacap Systems
Bronze: Sterling Payment Technologies
Gold: Touch Dynamic
Silver: Epson America
Bronze: APG Cash Drawer
Bronze: M-S Cash Drawer
Software & Hardware
Gold: Cash Register Sales
Silver: NCR Corporation
Bronze: Casio America
Gold: Future POS
Bronze: Digital Dining
Reseller Support Services
Gold: Business Solutions Magazine
Silver: Vertical Systems Reseller
Bronze: Vend Lease Co., Inc.
For the eighth year in a row, the RSPA and Vertical Systems Reseller (VSR)’s Innovative Solutions Awards honored resellers who took part in the creation of solutions that tackle market demand and increase turnover for their customers.
The winners of this year’s Innovate Solutions Awards are:
Squirrel Systems (ISV)
American Barcode and RFID (VAR)
Future POS, Inc. (ISV)
POS Partners, Inc. (VAR)
Customer Engagement Technology
ECR Software (ISV)
iMobile 3 (VAR
For more on the awards, visit www.goRSPA.org/Awards.