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Microsoft Norway Partner Awards

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Submit Nomination for Partner of the Year award 2021

Dear Partners,


It's that time of year again, the nomination tool for the Partner of the Year Awards is now live and waiting for your submissions! 

!! The submission deadline changed to  April 26, 2021, at 11:59 P.M. Pacific time. !!


What are the 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 wide a variety of categories, all related to partner compe­tencies, cloud technology, and entrepreneurial spirit.


Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards are based on a self-nominating process by partners. Winners and finalists are celebrated as part of Microsoft Inspire.


How can I apply for the "Norwegian Partner of the Year 2021 " Award?  

The application MUST be done through the global nomination tool under " Country " Category. This means that the deadline for applications is April 26, 2021, at 11:59 P.M. Pacific time. Partners who do not submit their applications in the nomination tool will  not be able for taking part on the Norwegian Country Partner of the Year award.


What are the advantages for partners?

Recognition, prestige, and opportunity for all Microsoft partners


This is your opportunity to vie for awards that can showcase your solutions built on Microsoft technologies to benefit our mutual customers. Receiving a Partner of the Year Award positions your company for new business opportunities, generates positive press coverage and can lead to even greater market recognition.


How to participate?

As mentioned above the nomination tool has now been extended until April 26, 2021, at 11:59 P.M. Pacific time. Just go here and start the process of nominating yourself! There are also great materials to help you throughout the entire process. The best thing to do is start with the 2021 official rules and once you know which category you'd like to take part in, the award guidelines give you the more detailed information.


You can find more great information in the following documents:

Award-winning entry

Guidance from the Judges

Frequently asked questions


Local version of Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards


As in previous years, there will also be a local Awards version. However, Partner of the Year Norway Award  will not be running locally, as prior mentioned application must be submitted to the  global nomination tool.

The local awards  application portal is here and the submission deadline is by 27th May 2021.



What is Microsoft Inspire?

Microsoft Inspire is where partners from around the world come together to create and strengthen connections, build their business, empower possibilities, and celebrate together. This is our opportunity to discuss strategy, innovation, differentiation, growth, and how we can best serve customers together, with inclusion and resilience at the center.


What you need to know:

  • Mark your calendar now, and save the dates – July 14-15 (PST).
  • The format will again be digital so please encourage your colleagues to participate. The digital format continues to give us an incredible opportunity to include partners from around the globe.
  • Registration will open in June 2021.
  • There will be no cost to attend.