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See which partner offer is right for you

Explore and compare the ways Microsoft helps partners learn, build, compete, and grow.

First, join Microsoft Partner Network

Joining Microsoft Partner Network is the gateway to all the benefits of Microsoft partnership. All partners get access to a complete package of business guidance, training, and marketing tools at no cost, plus the option to unlock even richer benefits.

Three ways to make the most of your membership

Depending on your business needs and goals, choose from an Action Pack or a silver or gold competency.

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Action Pack

Get hands-on with Microsoft tech, added support, and marketing tools.

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Silver competency

Differentiate your business and access comprehensive training and tools.

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Gold competency

Show industry-leading differentiation and access even more tools and training.

Compare the benefits that can help speed up your time to market

Benefits Action Pack Silver competency Gold competency
Listing in the Microsoft partner directory Standard Prioritized listing and competency designation High priority listing and competency designation
Go-to-market services

All members of Microsoft Partner Network receive access to self-service digital marketing resources.

All self-serve digital marketing resources, plus:

  • Partner listing optimization—Work with a marketing specialist who can help improve your listing to increase visibility and attract new prospects.
  • Marketing consultation—Get actionable recommendations and best practices from a marketing specialist to improve your go-to-market assets.
  • Partner collaboration BOM—Use this bill of materials (BOM) collection to build partnerships and showcase the increased value of your joint offerings.
  • Partner collaboration platform—Manage your collaborative selling activities on a single system that can be accessed by all partners.
     

All silver competency benefits, plus:

  • Personalized marketing assets—Work with a specialist to create a presentation that introduces your solutions.
  • Partner success story—Showcase your solution and how it benefits from the Microsoft platform.
Microsoft partner logo and certified letter Silver competency logo plus certified letter from Microsoft Gold competency logo plus certified letter from Microsoft
Listing in the Microsoft partner directory
Action Pack Standard
Silver competency Prioritized listing and competency designation
Gold competency High priority listing and competency designation
Go-to-market services
Action Pack

All members of Microsoft Partner Network receive access to self-service digital marketing resources.

Silver competency

All self-serve digital marketing resources, plus:

  • Partner listing optimization—Work with a marketing specialist who can help improve your listing to increase visibility and attract new prospects.
  • Marketing consultation—Get actionable recommendations and best practices from a marketing specialist to improve your go-to-market assets.
  • Partner collaboration BOM—Use this bill of materials (BOM) collection to build partnerships and showcase the increased value of your joint offerings.
  • Partner collaboration platform—Manage your collaborative selling activities on a single system that can be accessed by all partners.
     
Gold competency

All silver competency benefits, plus:

  • Personalized marketing assets—Work with a specialist to create a presentation that introduces your solutions.
  • Partner success story—Showcase your solution and how it benefits from the Microsoft platform.
Microsoft partner logo and certified letter
Action Pack
Silver competency Silver competency logo plus certified letter from Microsoft
Gold competency Gold competency logo plus certified letter from Microsoft

Technical enablement, product licenses, and support

Benefits Action Pack Silver competency Gold competency
Technical enablement and practice building:
All members of the Microsoft Partner Network receive:
All Network benefits, plus:
  • One consultation with a Microsoft support engineer for presales and deployment assistance
  • Unlimited access to virtual instructor-led technical courses and certification preparation
  • Access to quarterly product update and roadmap webinars

All Action Pack benefits, plus:

Two consultations with a Partner Technical Consultant for architecture and deployment assistance
  • Learning plan consultations
  • Unlimited technical presales assistance

All Action Pack benefits, plus:

  • Four consultations with a Partner Technical Consultant for architecture and deployment assistance
  • Learning plan consultations
  • Unlimited technical presales assistance
  • Access to advanced Cloud Architecture boot camps
Product licenses*
Sign in to partner center to review your product licenses. To review all product license benefits available, please refer to the competency benefits table and Action Pack table
Access to engineers for select products through Microsoft Signature Cloud support
Technical enablement and practice building:
All members of the Microsoft Partner Network receive:
Action Pack All Network benefits, plus:
  • One consultation with a Microsoft support engineer for presales and deployment assistance
  • Unlimited access to virtual instructor-led technical courses and certification preparation
  • Access to quarterly product update and roadmap webinars
Silver competency

All Action Pack benefits, plus:

Two consultations with a Partner Technical Consultant for architecture and deployment assistance
  • Learning plan consultations
  • Unlimited technical presales assistance
Gold competency

All Action Pack benefits, plus:

  • Four consultations with a Partner Technical Consultant for architecture and deployment assistance
  • Learning plan consultations
  • Unlimited technical presales assistance
  • Access to advanced Cloud Architecture boot camps
Product licenses*
Sign in to partner center to review your product licenses. To review all product license benefits available, please refer to the competency benefits table and Action Pack table
Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency
Access to engineers for select products through Microsoft Signature Cloud support
Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency

Your investment

Requirements Action Pack Silver competency Gold competency
Partner requirements Pay the annual subscription fee. To attain a competency, partner must:
  • Meet all published requirements.
  • Pay the annual fee.
To attain a competency, partner must:
  • Meet all published requirements.
  • Pay the annual fee.
Annual fee $475 $1,670 $4,730
Partner requirements
Action Pack Pay the annual subscription fee.
Silver competency To attain a competency, partner must:
  • Meet all published requirements.
  • Pay the annual fee.
Gold competency To attain a competency, partner must:
  • Meet all published requirements.
  • Pay the annual fee.
Annual fee
Action Pack $475
Silver competency $1,670
Gold competency $4,730
*Product license benefits are available in partner center only. If you have not moved your membership account from Partner Marketing Center (PMC) to partner center yet, please sign in