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2022 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards nominations opening February 3rd!

Nominations are opening on February 3rd, so get ready!!!


The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards acknowledge outstanding achievements and innovations from across our global and diverse partner ecosystem. We are excited to recognize Microsoft partners with a variety of awards designed to showcase solutions built on Microsoft cloud and platforms and we encourage partners of all types, geographies, and sizes to submit nominations for a Partner of the Year Award.


The Partner of the Year Awards (POTYA) celebrate successes and innovations related to partner competencies, cloud technology, entrepreneurial spirit, as well as highlighting the great work done by partners in various industries and in driving social impact. The Country/Region Partner of the Year Awards recognize partner successes in over 100 countries/regions around the world.

Our partner ecosystem provides value to customers by delivering innovative solutions and services to businesses and local economies around the world, and it’s critical that those solutions are built to deliver meaningful outcomes for customers and to create inclusive economic opportunity. We believe technology should be a force for global good and we’re intentional about recognizing partner organizations and technology that is inclusive, trusted, and that enable a more sustainable and equitable future, empowering every person and organization to achieve more.


New awards in 2022

We are thrilled to announce we have added two new awards this year.


  • The Operational Excellence award for partners who are committed to and recognize the importance of operational excellence to drive partner profitability, digital transformation, consumption, and customer loyalty.
  • The Compliance award for partners enabling customer success in delivering expertise through using the technologies within the Microsoft Compliance product portfolio to advise customers as they navigate the compliance challenges of today.


Question? Go to aka.ms/POTYA to find additional updated resources and information or send an email to potyasup@microsoft.com