Welcome to the 20th anniversary of the CRN Channel Champions Awards, held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles March 10. The awards ceremony was held on the last evening of Everything Channel's annual XChange Solution Provider conference, with three days of keynotes from industry leaders, vendor executives, one-on-one sessions, and a Solution Pavilion that paves the way for productive networking and long-lasting partnerships. The Channel Champs ceremony recognizes the most innovative, reliable and channel-friendly vendors as voted on by solution providers. Everything Channel executives and editorial staff handed out awards to the winners, whose technical innovation and product quality surpassed the competition and drove increased revenue for channel partners. Here are some highlights from the evening.