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Announcing the Bing Partner Awards

We are pleased to announce the inaugural 2017 Global Bing Partner Awards.  The awards will honor the individuals and organizations behind some of the most impactful, innovative and performance-driven work from Bing Ads’ Partners in North America, Europe and APAC.
 
Winners will be recognized at the Bing Partner Summit Opening Celebration and Awards Ceremony on April 26, 2017 to be held at the iconic MoPOP (Museum of Pop Culture) in Seattle, WA1.  They will earn recognition through the Bing blog and social network, and will receive a commemorative trophy and digital badge, allowing them to showcase their company as an esteemed and award-winning Bing Partner.    

Nominations will close in Europe & APAC on 3/21 and in North America on 4/1.
 
If you are an Elite or Select Bing Partner, work with your Account Management team to submit your nomination.  For more information on the Bing Partner Program and benefits, or to become a Bing Partner, visit https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/bing-partners/welcome
 

Award categories:

 
Partner of the Year (NA, Europe & APAC)

Awarded to the SMB Channel Partner, Technology Partner and Agency1 that engages with Bing Ads in true partnership.

For example: the jury will evaluate through a lens of engagement, growth, and scale of joint activities (case studies, joint business and marketing plans, and training activities).
 
“Rising Star” Partner of the Year (NA, Europe & APAC)
Awarded to a rising SMB Channel Partner, Technology Partner and Agency that engages with Bing Ads in an innovative and “growth hacking” way, and is showing leadership and growth.
 
“Innovation” Partner of the Year (NA)
Awarded to the SMB Channel Partner, Technology Partner and Agency1 showing not only high growth in adoption, but also the most innovative thinking around feature or product application.
 
For example: Internal processes, engagement with Bing account teams, contests to drive feature adoption, participation in pilots, (implemented site links, Bing Shopping, UET).
 
Growth Partner of the Year (NA)
Awarded to the SMB Channel Partner, Technology Partner and Agency1 with the largest growth of its Bing Ads spend and product adoption between Jan. 1, 2016- December 31, 2016.
 
For example: Bing activations, organic growth (normalized, looking at existing accounts).
 
Key Influencer of the Year (NA)
Awarded to an individual at a SMB Channel Partner, Technology Partner and Agency1 (Executive of the Year) who excels in championing the Search practice and shows a true commitment to partnering with and investing in Bing Ads.
 
To learn more about the Bing Partner Program, visit: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/bing-partners/welcome

1 The North America (NA) Bing Agency Awards were awarded in September 2016 at the Bing North America Agency Awards Gala in New York and they will be recognized again at the Bing Partner Summit Opening Celebration and Awards Ceremony on April 26.  We are announcing a new award category for NA Agencies, the Rising Star Award.  We are accepting nominations for this new category only for NA Agencies. Europe and APAC Agencies can participate in all the categories available.