News Feature | September 1, 2015

2015 Awards Announced At RetailNOW

By Ally Kutz, contributing writer

2006-04-24 06.07.45

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:

Electronic Payments/Financing

Gold: Mercury, a Vantiv Company

Silver: Datacap Systems

Bronze: Sterling Payment Technologies

Hardware Manufacturer

Gold: Touch Dynamic

Silver: Epson America

Bronze: APG Cash Drawer

Technology Distributor

Gold: BlueStar

Silver: ScanSource

Bronze: M-S Cash Drawer

Software & Hardware

Gold: Cash Register Sales

Silver: NCR Corporation

Bronze: Casio America


Gold: Future POS

Silver: NCC

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:


MicroBiz (ISV)

Accucode (VAR)

Mobile Solution

Squirrel Systems (ISV)

American Barcode and RFID (VAR)

VAR/ISV Collaboration

Future POS, Inc. (ISV)

POS Partners, Inc. (VAR)

Customer Engagement Technology

ECR Software (ISV)

iMobile 3 (VAR

For more on the awards, visit