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How to become a Microsoft Advertising Celebrated Partner

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The Microsoft Advertising Partner Program enables Partners to nurture and grow their intelligent search and digital business, connect with the Microsoft community, and celebrate their success with Microsoft Advertising. The Microsoft Advertising Partner Celebration initiative gives partners the chance to get the recognition they deserve for their amazing work throughout the year.

This biannual initiative aims to recognize and reward the outstanding, creative, effective, and passionate work of our customers enrolled in the Partner tier of the Microsoft Advertising Partner Program. Nominations are now open and will be accepted from March 21 to 4 April 2022. Submit yours today!

New this year, being selected as a Microsoft Advertising Celebrated Partner will earn you $1,000 in Microsoft Advertising credit, recognition during our Activate event in May, publicity through blog posts and social media, and a digital gift card for to you treat your team. This will also make you eligible to be selected as the Global Emerging Partner of the Year, announced at Activate on 18 May 2022.

Here's how you apply to the Microsoft Advertising Partner Celebration:

  1. Visit our nominations page.
  2. Create an account with a valid email address.
  3. Start your entry and answer three simple questions in 200 words or less.
  4. Submit your entry to finalize your nomination!*

*Please note that you can save your entry while in progress, but to be considered, it must be completed and submitted before 11:59 pm US Pacific Time on 4 April 2022.

A panel of Microsoft Advertising judges will choose a winner and a finalist for each market, and the winners will be announced on or before 29 April 2022. The Celebrated Partners (our winning partners) will receive a $1,000 Microsoft Advertising credit, a $300 digital gift card, and a special spotlight in the Microsoft Advertising blog and social media. The finalists will receive a special mention along with a $100 digital gift card.

Please visit the nomination page for details or reach out to if you have additional questions.

Note: The Microsoft Advertising Partner Celebration is open only to companies in the US, UK, Canada (excluding Quebec), France, Germany, Netherlands, and Australia. They must be enrolled in the Partner tier of the Microsoft Advertising Partner Program.

For Official Rules, please see

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