10th March 2009

Autodesk Names Annex Pro To Platinum Club

With the highest sales growth in North America, Annex Pro Is Named As The Top Autodesk M+E Dealer in Canada

Annex|Pro Vancouver/Las Vegas – At its annual channel partner conference, One Team Conference (OTC), Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) honored Annex Pro for the second year in a row, by inducting them into Platinum Club 2009, an elite group recognized for top sales performance and outstanding customer service in fiscal year 2009.

“The Autodesk Platinum Club comprises a talented group of professionals dedicated to our customers,” said Steve Blum, Autodesk senior vice president of Americas Sales.

Annex Pro, a Vancouver-based value-added reseller, was recognized for having the highest sales growth in North America for Autodesk Media and Entertainment, and also has the highest sales volume in Canada. “There is no team like the Annex Pro team!” said Kerry Corlett, President and founder of Annex Pro. “Without false modesty, I have to say we’ve earned this. Annex Pro works hard towards the success of our customers, and to be recognized in this way by Autodesk is a genuine honor.”
In addition, Annex Pro is a Premier Solutions Provider, which is the highest level of Autodesk dealership attainable. “Annex Pro is the only PSP serving the entertainment industry in Western Canada. The prestigious Autodesk PSP designation highlights our qualifications as a value-added reseller, reflecting the serious approach we take to supporting all our customers” states Kerry Corlett.

Furthermore, Autodesk works with Annex Pro exclusively for complex solutions such as Toxik. “Being the only dealer in Western Canada for Autodesk Toxik is a validation of our technical expertise” continues Corlett. “We represent the full range of Autodesk software including Maya, 3ds Max, Softimage, MotionBuilder, Mudbox, Mental Ray and middleware like Kynapse and Human IK.” Annex Pro maintains a dedicated web page for Autodesk solutions at www.annexpro.com/autodesk

Operations Manager Kalinka Corlett says “Annex Pro supports the local entertainment industry through scholarships, sponsorships and free educational seminars, so it’s gratifying to see the results of our work by earning Platinum Club, especially the second year in a row.” Kalinka continues “Anyone who would like to be notified of upcoming seminars can subscribe to our free email newsletter at www.annexpro.com.”

Since 1983 Annex Pro has provided technical solutions for creative professionals involved in video game development, film/TV, animation, visual effects, audio post and music, and corporate media in Western Canada. Located in Vancouver, BC, Annex Pro is authorized to supply software, hardware and services for Autodesk, Apple, HP, Avid, Digidesign, EditShare, Adobe, Wacom, 2d3 and many others, as well as training, technical support and consultation.

*Editor’s Note – Village Gamer would like to extend their own congratulations to Kerry, Kalinka and the Annex Pro team. Annex Pro is very involved with Vancouver’s digital media industry as both community members and event sponsors, and we wish them continued success in the future.

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