More than
just rewards

Our benefits are the key to differentiating your business. We’re focused on providing you with the resources to help you help your clients thrive in the digital era.

Here's what you get after
joining PartnerWorld

 

Education and training

Online training

Learn about important market opportunity and portfolio topics by accessing PartnerWorld University and Think Academy.

IBM Business Partner Solution Hub

Engage in an end-to-end programmatic approach to drive next-generation cognitive solutions within an agile, technical, design-led environment.

Demo and development systems

Tap into the Cloud capabilities, purchase the equipment or visit one of IBM's Innovation or Executive Briefing Centers.

Executive briefing centers

Host a meeting or conference at one of IBM’s briefing centers.

Advocacy and support

IBM technical validations

Test your products against preestablished criteria to ensure compatibility with many IBM offerings.

IBM Business Partner Solution Hub

Leverage a no-charge, one-year SmartCloud for Social Business demonstration account to use in your business development activities.

PartnerWorld Contact Services

Have your questions answered on any aspect of your PartnerWorld membership by telephone, live chat and email in every country we operate.

Global Solution Directory

Promote your client solution built on IBM technologies or services to IBM clients, other Business Partners and the IBM sales team.

Marketing and selling

IBM Value Package

Reduce your education costs and access the full IBM Software Catalog.

Third-party discounts

Obtain discounts from over 60 participating vendors to run your business.

Business Partner promotional merchandise

Obtain discounts from over 60 participating vendors to run your business.

Software Access Option

Access the full IBM Software Catalog for a low fee of $995 USD.

Make your first
30 days count

The IBM Skill Starter Pack provides new Business Partners with the tools and benefits to accelerate their time to value and growth within their first 30 days.

Bluemix

$1,200 USD in Bluemix service credits

 
Bluemix

Two IBM Certification vouchers

Benefits for every Business Partner

As you advance in the program, the value of benefits increase to match your program status. So you can look forward to such benefits as:

IBM-generated leads

Grow with opportunities generated through IBM demand-generation activities.

Education and training vouchers

Use discount vouchers to take certification and optional preparatory roadmap education to increase your skills.

 

Digital Marketing Workshops

IBM’s Digital Content Marketing
(DCM) benefit is an integrated suite of marketing tools.

Event packages

Take advantage of discounts for select global IBM events to promote your business.

We'll reward your expertise

In addition to the Registered benefits available to all members and program level benefits that reward growth, you can capitalize on competency benefits. These benefits are tied to the high-value capabilities acquired and encourage continued skill-building.

Earn more benefits for each Competency you achieve:

Co-marketing

  • Drive demand for your competency solutions, products and services.

Enablement resources

  • Help increase your competitive advantage.

IBM Business Partner mark

  • Promote your skills in the marketplace.

Learn about competencies and other elements of the PartnerWorld journey.

 
Bluemix

Access a portfolio with the depth and breadth to help you grow.

Bluemix

Align your business with world-class training and expertise.

 
Bluemix

Access a portfolio with the depth and breadth to help you grow.

Bluemix

Align your business with world-class training and expertise.