The 2012 ATEME ANNUAL PARTNERS MEETINGtook place in the Hotel de l’Europe, Amsterdam, the 6th of September 2012.

“We had the honour to welcome partners from 15 different countries, who shared their positive experience and winning strategies”, said Emmanuel Boureau, VP sales APAC & EMEA.

In the first part of the meeting, Mr. Boureau presented the distributors performance, followed by Benoit Fouchard , ATEME CSO, who outlined the market trends and growth potentials.

In the second part, Pierre Larbier, CTO ATEME spoke on the Future of broadcasting, 4K & HEVC.

Finally, ATEME presented awards in four different categories to partners who’s performance or accomplishments in the past year have been remarkable.

The “BEST DISTRIBUTION MARKET PENETRATION 2012” award was presented to CrossPoint, our distributor based in the Czech Republic. CrossPoint deployed ATEME’s Video Head-End solution in the most advanced multisource DVB-T system ever done in Europe.

The “BEST MULTI-SCREEN MARKET PENETRATION 2012” award was presented to Epecom Graphics, our distributor based in Singapore. Epecom Grapics created a successful and winning strategy for TITAN in its region.

The “BEST PERFORMANCE 2012” award was presented to DTS POLAND. DTS received already an award for “The Best Market Coverage” in 2011. The jury prised mainly its strong commitment and long-term relationship with ATEME leading to an outstanding performance in 2012.

The “SPECIAL JURY 2012” award was presented to ARISTON, our distributor based in Greece, who managed to gain many prosperous projects and conquered the Greek market despite the overall economic climate.