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Logitech Inaugural Alto Awards Ceremony

Recognising the outstanding achievements of its Channel Partners

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — July 4, 2008 —Logitech, world leader in personal peripherals, hosted its Inaugural 2008 Alto Awards of Excellence Ceremony this week to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the Best in Industry supporting the Logitech brand. Over 50 Logitech resellers and trade partners attended the prestigious evening held at multi-award winning restaurant, Aria, Circular Quay. Celebrity Chef and Aria co-owner Matt Moran made a special appearance and handed out signed copies of his latest book.

The 2008 Logitech Alto Awards recognise Logitech’s customers and partners for unique trade initiatives throughout the year. The annual Awards recognise innovative partners who are driving value for their business using Logitech leading solutions and in turn, driving Logitech sales in Australia.

Presenting the Awards was General Manager of Logitech Australia and New Zealand, George Saad, he said: “The Alto Awards provides the perfect opportunity to showcase and acknowledge the efforts of businesses and individuals who consistently support our brand and form a part of the Logitech family. As key contributors to Logitech’s success we wanted to take the time to formally recognise our trade partners and what they have achieved over the last year.

“At Logitech, we strive to deliver high quality product, service and support and use our unique methodology to help ensure our partners' success. These awards are symbolic of the strong alliance between Logitech and our customers and partners and we look forward to hosting the Awards and recognising our partners achievements again in the years to come."

The following resellers and partners were presented with Logitech Awards of Excellence:

  • Dick Smith Electronics
  • JB Hi Fi
  • Officeworks
  • Big W
  • Harvey Norman
  • ITOne Group
  • Umart Online
  • Alepine Peripherals
  • WOW Sight and Sound
  • LDS International
  • Computers and Parts Land
  • Ocean Office Automation
  • Centre Com
  • PLE Computers
  • The Good Guys
  • WL Enterprise
  • CDM Computers

  • Fittingly named the Alto Awards - alto meaning high in Latin, the event was deemed a tremendous success by all in attendance. Guests enjoyed cocktails and canapés on the restaurant terrace overlooking Sydney Harbour. They were then moved into the private dining room where they were addressed by celebrity chef, Matt Moran, who designed a unique menu especially for the occasion.

    Vice President Sales and Marketing, Logitech Asia Pacific, Martin Geh also addressed the guests highlighting the strong performance of the Australian Logitech team and the continuing growth of the company.

    About Logitech

    Logitech is a world leader in personal peripherals, driving innovation in PC navigation, Internet communications, digital music, home-entertainment control, gaming and wireless devices. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI).

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