Benelux Power Excellence Awards 2016 Invites Best Solutions Involving the IBM i

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BeNeLux Power, the 4th edition of Europe’s smartest IBM Power Expo and Conference to be held on 19-20 October in Eindhoven (, is pleased to open nominations for the 2016 Power & IBM i Excellence Awards. We wish to give additional visibility to clients and BPs/ISVs/Consultants to showcase their innovative solutions. Individuals and organizations that have discovered innovative ways to utilize their Power Systems and/or IBM i platform are in luck. Now is the time to nominate you as a client or a BP/ISV/Consultant on behalf of its client — for one of the Benelux Power Excellence Awards. The nomination deadline for the 2016 awards is Sunday, 11 September 2016, 23:59 hours CEST.


Practical information:

  • The solutions should already exist and if submitted by a BP/ISV/Consultant should be immediately implementable at other locations.
  • The judges will be industry experts and IBMers.
  • There are 3 categories – Infrastructure & Security, Software and Database solutions and Managed Services.
  • A jury of representatives of Benelux Power and IBM will select the winner and the nominees. Their decisions are final.
  • There will be 3 nominees (one winner and 2 finalists) in each category.
  • All the nominees receive wide press and social media visibility. They are honored during the opening session of Benelux Power 2016, 20 October, and receive a 20 minutes presentation slot in a special Excellence Awards stream. Client nominees present their solutions themselves. The BP/ISV/Consultants showcase their solution through a client.


How to submit your solution?

Full details on submission, guidelines, timeline, etc. and a word template for preparing the draft before final submission are available at The solutions can be submitted on-line till Sunday 11 September 23:59 hours CEST. Entering in more than one category is possible if you have appropriate products in all the categories.


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About Benelux Power


Benelux Power is the annual flagship joint event of COMMON Belgium, COMMON Netherlands (a special interest group of NGi-NGN) and COMMON Europe Luxembourg Power Systems. They are the IBM Power Systems user communities for IBM i and IBM based solutions. Their aims are: “boost networking, share experiences, provide advanced education and training, influence IBM products and solution strategy, offer savings and efficiencies to its members and accelerate an on-going open dialogue with IBM”. They are non-profit communities with organizations and individuals as members. For more information, please visit,,