Waiting for P2P winners ceremony on July 17th

Bronze, Silver, Gold and Worldwide winners are to be announced on July 17th!

Good luck to all finalists!

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P2P Prometheus Award 2018 starts

Dear IAMCP members,

Each year the IAMCP provides an opportunity for Partners to recognize the Microsoft staff that work with them through the IAMCP Prometheus Awards. This is an important way to acknowledge and celebrate the people that make a real impact on Partner businesses. The awards recognize those who have provided an outstanding level of service to the Partner and will have shown exceptional commitment in supporting the Partners that they work with.

The IAMCP Prometheus Awards are presented annually to provide high-profile recognition of the top 5 representative regions. One award will be given in each of these 5 geographical areas.

Participating Regions 2018:

1. LATAM
2. CANADA
3. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
4. EMEA

5. INDIA

 Prometheus Award winners will be recognized in Las Vegas during Microsoft Inspire and potentially locally at Partner Summits.

 Please submit your nomination using this form: https://tinyurl.com/yc7npgxg

The nomination period will close on 11th May, 2018

IAMCP have created a process that establishes specific rules for nomination, voting and execution of the IAMCP Prometheus Awards. These awards will be granted by the IAMCP to Microsoft employees worthy of such merit.

 Any member of the IAMCP can propose candidates for the awards:

  • The nomination may not be conditional on obtaining specific benefits, either for the company or person nominating the candidate. No monetary or other incentive is to be made to the person nominating a candidate.
  • All candidates must be serving as a Microsoft Full time employee.

JUDGING CRITERIA
A Winning “Prometheus” candidate will demonstrate the following:

BUSINESS & PARTNER MANAGEMENT
· Manages the appropriate number of skilled partners for the local market
· Participates in a sufficient number/quality of partner planning discussions in any one year
· Balances Microsoft requests for information from partners with commensurate value in return
· Organizes and facilitates executive meetings between partners and Microsoft
· Understands Partners’ business needs and priorities
· Clearly communicates the gives/gets of the Microsoft/Partner relationship
· Advocates for Partners within Microsoft / Acts as a positive Representative of the Microsoft ecosystem / Remains professional under difficult circumstances 

PARTNER READINESS
· Proactively shares information and facilitates early access to reliable information
· Fosters partners learning opportunities such as training/certification

PARTNER TO CUSTOMER 
· 
Gives partner visibility to customers through broad customer awareness and/or 1:1 connections
· Helps partners grow their revenue or become more efficient
· Funds the appropriate number and type of partner activities
· Assists in closing sales opportunities with partners / Accompany partner visits with customers
· Removes barriers to partner sale

TIMELINE

April 16th: Nomination period is open

May 07thFinal call for nominations
May 11thNominations close
May 14th – 18thJudging period

June 1st:  Award-winners notified. Also notification of winner to MS local, regional and WW
June 1th Runners up notified by IAMCP in conjunction with Microsoft
July 17th, 2018: Awards event at Microsoft Inspire

Please contact info@iamcp.org with any questions about the 
IAMCP Prometheus Awards 2018.

Best Regards

IAMCP International Prometheus Awards 2018 Committee.

 

Congratulations to the Partner P2P projects winners

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PE Dintsis together with Specialist CCT and IT4You are Delighted to be Selected as a EMEA GOLD winner in the IAMCP 2017 Global Partner-to-Partner Awards Program

 Awards were presented at Microsoft Inspire in Washington, DC in the Commons Community Hub Theatre.

PE Dintsis together with Specialist CCT and IT4You  is thrilled to have been recognized by the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) as a top partner in the IAMCP global community for achieving excellence in partner-to-partner (P2P) solutions that drive customer value.

“Partners like PE Dintsis, Specialist CCT and IT4You continue to drive innovation by taking advantage of our member eco-system,” said award committee chairperson and former IAMCP President, Gail Mercer-MacKay. “We are thrilled that the “Petralex for Education” project has achieved this recognition. They are an ideal example of how, by working together, we can achieve more than any of us could achieve individually.”

The competition was fierce as partners from around the world entered a wide variety of leading-edge projects that are helping customers compete and get ahead through implementation of exceptional joint partner solutions. Entries submitted include cloud computing, marketing innovation, collaboration and messaging, data analytics and business intelligence offerings. Regions represented include APAC, EMEA, US, LATAM and Canada. Through partnering, IAMCP members are shaping how businesses go to market around the world.

«PE Dintsis united the efforts of the Specialist CCT as the leading training center and IT4You, ISV, in a partner project which involves hard-of-hearing students into lifelong learning process.  

According to WHO estimate, about 10% of people suffers with hearing losses. Lifelong regular professional learning is a vital necessity for IT Pros. Implementing Petralex App/driver provided an opportunity for them to improve their professional skills.”

Dr. Danil Dintsis, PE Dintsis

 “the Specialist CCT is the leading computer training center in the CEE region with Microsoft Gold Learning Partner competence. For many years the Specialist CCT develops and offers many virtual and blended learning formats, and thus increased number of Microsoft and other courses students 25% during last 5 years. Both traditional class-based and virtual learning is often difficult for people with different hearing impairs. In Russia IT Pros income mean growth after professional training is about 7-10%. By Implementing the Petralex products the Specialist CCT reached additional growth both in customers number, and salary. But the most important we show our social responsibility.”

Dmitry Gudzenko, Specialist CCT CEO, Ph.D.

 “Working with the mature organization as Specialist, we learned much in business processes, and customer care. Partnership with the leading training center provides The IT4You.pro the unique opportunity to offer its products for wide audience. Student’s feedbacks were very valuable for us to improve products and customer support”

Alex Bredikhin, IT4You founder and CEO.

All winners and finalists will be invited to publish their winning entries in the IAMCP 2017 P2P eBook.