MPSA Announces 2024 MPSA Leadership Awards Nominations Period and New Categories

Mount Royal, NJ, 13 June 2024 – The Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) announces the 2024 MPSA Leadership Awards nominations period opens June 19 and features new awards categories. The awards recognize the efforts of the leaders, innovators, and dedicated members of the Managed Print Services (MPS) community.  There are nine award categories, including new size designations for the Best Independent MPS Provider—one for providers under $50M in revenue and another for those over $50M. Best Production Print Innovation and Best International Independent MPS Provider are also new categories this year. 

Submission forms will be available on this page https://yourmpsa.org/leadership-awards/ beginning Wednesday, June 19, 2024 through July 31, 2024. Additionally, the MPSA is hosting a LinkedIn livestream at 12:00 PM CST on June 19 where community members can learn more about the nomination process and the awards. Click here to attend the livestream on June 19.

Eric Crump, MPSA President and Director of Strategic Alliances for RINGDALE, says this year’s awards are designed to highlight the innovation going on in our industry. “The MPSA Leadership Awards, including our new categories for independent providers and production print, provide an opportunity to celebrate our evolution and honor the companies contributing to moving the industry forward.” 

A judging panel of industry leaders, chosen from the MPSA membership and led by members of the MPSA Executive Committee, vets and scores awards submissions. The judges ensure impartiality and adherence to guidelines, and the company scoring highest in each category is deemed winner of the respective award.

The 2024 MPSA Leadership Award Categories:

Best Independent MPS Provider over $50M — recognizes an organization in North America with revenue over $50M, sells managed print services but is not owned by a manufacturer. Additionally, the organization may offer other solutions related to document management, document workflow, and business document processes.

Best Independent MPS Provider under $50M — recognizes an organization in North America with revenue under $50M, sells managed print services but is not owned by a manufacturer. Additionally, the organization may offer other solutions related to document management, document workflow, and business document processes.

Best International Independent MPS Provider — recognizes an organization outside of North America that sells managed print services but is not owned by a manufacturer. The organization may also offer additional solutions related to document management, document workflow, and/or business document processes.

Best MPS Software Provider — recognizes an organization that develops software for the managed print services sector. Software solutions may include sales management, device management, user management, service management, or billing.

Best MPS Professional Services Provider — recognizes entities with more than one full-time employee that offer training, research, financing or consultancy services.

Best Innovation — recognizes individuals, companies, products, or processes that genuinely innovate and have the potential to redefine how we view the industry by introducing new developments and initiatives.

Best MPS Infrastructure Provider — recognizes an organization that has no reseller agreement with end users, but provides a necessary combination of components to create a successful program, e.g., distribution, parts, supplies, break/fix services, etc.

Best MPS Support by an OEM — recognizes an OEM that supports its dealer channel which sells managed print services. The organization may also provide support through pricing, programs or additional solutions around document management, document workflow, and/or business document processes.

Best Production Print Innovation — recognizes individuals, companies, products, or processes that genuinely innovate and have the potential to redefine how we view the industry by introducing new production print related developments and initiatives. These innovations could span various areas, including wide format printing, 3D printing, and Inkjet fabric technology.

Winners must be a member of the MPSA. If you are not currently a member of the MPSA, this is a great time to get involved and help shape the dialog. Join an international group of professionals from every aspect of the imaging industry: http://yourmpsa.org/memberships/

About MPSA

The Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that serves the MPS industry. Its focus is on the development of standards, education and industry guidelines that unite the different segments of the industry that bring value to all those participating. For more information about benefits and memberships, visit www.yourmpsa.org.