It’s that time of year again – WPC Partner Awards! We are excited to offer over 70 different awards as a way to showcase the best Microsoft partner solutions in market.

Partners have said that being an award winner has helped them land new clients, recruit amazing new talent and show their credibility in the marketplace. 
Specific Benefits for Winners
Partners receive an extensive recognition package when they are selected as a winner. The package starts with an engraved trophy, a customized press release and marketing assets to promote your achievement.  Also, WPC award winners will appear onstage at the 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto to be recognized by their peers. And to top it off, winners are invited to an exclusive winner luncheon to network with senior Microsoft executives and strengthen relationships with Microsoft product groups.
But I urge you to hurry, time is running out.  The WPC awards nomination website in only open for new nominations until April 15, 2012 at 11:59pm PT.
To help you craft the best nomination possible, we are happy to announce that we have developed a best practices guide to help you submit an outstanding award nomination for WPC this year. You can find this guide at or by clicking on this link  here (PDF).  Main points in this reference the importance of focusing on the key facts and outcomes your solution drove and feedback from customers as an example. 
Get started on your nomination now.  We look forward to seeing your solution highlighted at WPC!