Past MPSA Award Winners

MPSA Leadership Awards


The Global MPSA MPS Awards recognize the leaders, the innovators, and the dedicated members of the MPS community.

Award nominees test the boundaries of our industry, look to the future, respect the past, take risks, serve their profession, and welcome diversity of thought.

2018 Awards

Best MPS Innovation Award – Clover Imaging GroupPrint Audit and GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation (one award for a collaborative approach)

Each year we see new developments and initiatives in MPS that have the potential to redefine the way we view the industry. This award is intended to single out the individual, company, product, or process that can be genuinely hailed an innovation for the industry. This year, there was a novel approach to the submissions, with three member companies collaborating together to provide a solution to the industry around Seat Based Billing.


Independent MPS Plus Provider  – Guy Brown Diverse Business Solutions

An organization selling Basic managed print services (supply fulfillment, break/fix service, and  equipment services), independent from a manufacturer of printer/MFP equipment or supplies and offers MPS Plus solutions such as document management, document workflow, and/or business document processes. Services and value proposition may be targeted to specific vertical markets or be horizontal in application. Sales/delivery model may be direct to end-customers and/or through channel partners. Size/scope of organization may be local, regional, or national.  


Managed Print Infrastructure Provider – Supplies Network

An organization providing the necessary component structure to MPS Services. Providers that provide MPS to end-user customers. This organization is not owned, directly or indirectly, by a manufacturer (including branches and subsidiaries).  


Regional Managed Print Services Provider – Xtandit

A local or regional organization that provides all or any aspects of managed print services in one or more countries of the following regions; Asia Pacific, Europe/Russia, India/Middle East/Africa, and South America, whether directly or indirectly.  


MPS Software Provider – Tigerpaw

An organization that develops software for the managed print services sector, whether sales management, device management, user management, service management, or billing.


MPS Professional Services Provider – GreatAmerica Financial Services

An organization with more than one full-time employee providing training, research, or consultancy.


Outstanding MPS Contribution by an Individual

An individual who has made a significant contribution to the industry and the MPSA organization.

  • Ron Alphin, ABM Federal and MPSA Board Member
  • Josie Heskje, GreatAmerica Financial Services and MPSA Marketing & Communications Committee Chairperson
  • Kevin Campbell, Independent Senior Executive Consultant and MPSA Education Committee Chairperson


2016 Awards

Best MPS Innovation Award – Clover Imaging Group. This award is intended to single out organizations that have established new developments and initiatives in MPS that have the potential to redefine the way we view the industry.

Independent MPS Plus Provider  – Xtandit. An independent organization selling Basic managed print services and offers additional solutions such as document management, workflow, and/or business document processes.

Regional Managed Print Services Provider – Xtandit. A local regional organization that provides all or any aspects of managed print services in one or more countries of the following regions; Asia Pacific, Europe/Russia, India/Middle East/Africa, and South America, whether directly or indirectly.  

Managed Print Infrastructure Provider – Supplies Network. An organization providing the necessary component structure to MPS Services. Providers that provide MPS to end-user customers. This organization is not owned, directly or indirectly, by a manufacturer.  

MPS Software Provider – Print Audit. An organization that develops software for the managed print services sector, whether sales management, device management, user management, service management, or billing.

MPS Professional Services Provider – GreatAmerica Financial Services. An organization with more than one full-time employee providing training, research, or consultancy.

Direct MPS Provider – Canon USA. An organization selling basic managed print services (supplies fulfillment, break/fix service, and equipment services) that is owned directly or indirectly by a manufacturer (includes branches and subsidiaries).

In addition, Qualpath President & CEO, and MPSA President, Kevin DeYoung, was named Volunteer of the Year for his tireless work on behalf of the MPSA.

2014 Awards

The 2014 awards acknowledged the commitments and contributions of MPSA members to the member community and the broader imaging industry through volunteering, content creation support of the MPSA definition, and ongoing promotion of the association.

Corporate Recognition: Awarded to companies whose contributions in time, content and resources have gone above and beyond to better the broader community:

GreatAmerica Financial Services  
Photizo Group
Ricoh
Supplies Network

Individual Recognition: Awarded to individuals whose contributions in time, content and resources have gone above and beyond to better the broader community:

Brian Dawson
Laura Kittner
Tom Hadlock
Kevin Morris
Jennifer Shutwell
Ken Stewart

Industry Recognition: Awarded to individuals and/or companies who have promoted the MPSA vision, definition and philosophy to the broader community and imaging industry.

Photizo Group
Ricoh
Xerox
 

2013 Awards

Best MPS Innovation: Print Audit
Direct Managed Print Services Plus Provider: Ricoh
Independent Managed Print Services Provider: Flo-Tech
Independent Managed Print Services Plus Provider: Xtandit
Managed Print Services Infrastructure Provider: Supplies Network
Professional Services Provider: Photizo Group
Software Provider: Office Document Consulting
Regional Managed Print Services Provider: Xtandit

2011 Awards 

Professional Services: Photizo Group
Software Providers (tie vote):Pharos Systems Intl' and Digital Gateway
MPS Provider (Indirect/Reseller): QualPath
MPS Provider (Direct/Manufacturer): Ricoh
Managed Services Provider: Auxilio

2010 Awards

End User Implementation: Insight Direct by Direct Point
Infrastructure Provider: Print Audit 
MPS-Indirect/Reseller: WPS Office Solutions
MPS-Direct/Manufacturer:  Hewlett Packard 
Logistical Provider: LMI Solutions 

Special Recognition* 

Finance & Leasing: GreatAmerica Leasing
Marketing & Sales:  Managed Print Marketing 
Education & Training:  Strategy Development

*Special recognition award given for companies that did not fit into specific categories but earned recognition for thought leadership in their respective areas.

 



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