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Partner of the Year Awards

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards acknowledge outstanding successes and innovations by partners in over 100 countries and in a wide variety of categories, including partner competencies, cloud to edge technologies, entrepreneurial spirit and social impact.

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To the 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards winners and finalists! Award recipients were selected from more than 4,400 nominations. We look forward to recognizing these partners at Microsoft Inspire.

Introducing the Social Impact awards

This new award category features partners’ inspiring solutions created to drive innovation through three areas: Community Response, Inclusion Changemaker and Sustainability Changemaker.

Meet previous winners and finalists

Celebrate partner achievement with us as we recognize the partner of the year award winners and finalists from previous years.

Get resources

Review the official guidelines and rules and regulations for an in-depth understanding of the program.

Get tips

Explore expert advice from the Partner of the Year Awards judges and learn how to create an award-winning entry.

Get answers

Still have questions? Get a general program overview and step-by-step instructions on how to submit your nomination.

Create connections and celebrate success at Microsoft Inspire 2021

Engage with the global partner community, advance your knowledge, and celebrate our Microsoft Partner of the Year Award winners. Make plans to attend the July 14–15 digital event.

Explore all our flagship events and discover how their specialized content helps support what you’re doing today and where you’ll go tomorrow.