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 drive growth, enable innovation and drive value.

Here's what you get after joining PartnerWorld.

Education and training

IBM Training

Access IBM Training for PartnerWorld members for personalized courses and Competency roadmaps to help build your sales, marketing and technical skills and capabilities.

Cloud Skills Curriculum

IBM Cloud offers a variety of professional certifications to address different skill levels and job roles needed in today's market. Let these Learning Paths guide you to advance your skills and gain recognition within the IBM Cloud Community.


Seismic is a sales enablement platform that provides IBM Business Partners with the right content and materials, at the right time to close deals.

IBM Virtual Client Center

IBM Virtual Client Center is a unique and powerful digital extension of our state-of-the art, global conference centers, digital and social media channels and innovative cross-center collaborations. 

IBM PartnerWorld Capabilities and Competencies

Advocacy and support

IBM Partner Support Desk

The IBM Partner Support Desk now offers personalized, proactive support to help you take advantage of everything that PartnerWorld has to offer to help you reach and serve your customers and clients.

Global Solution Directory

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

Showcase your expertise

Complete a competency with a technical validation to unlock new benefits and earn an IBM Business Partner Identity Mark - differentiating you from your competition.

Partner Packages


For build and service partners that are just getting started with IBM Cloud and Cognitive offerings.


For build, service and sell partners that require learning, development, demo and test environments.


For build, service, and sell partners requiring more cloud credits and education benefits.


For partners who want access to the full suite to IBM Business Partner Benefits.

Partner Packages

Earn more Benefits as you grow

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 vouchers

Use discount vouchers to reduce your costs for certification tests and select IBM events as you build skills and capabilities.

My Digital Marketing

IBM’s My Digital Marketing benefit is an integrated suite of marketing tools.

Event sponsorship packages

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

We'll reward your expertise

In addition to 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:


  • 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 with a specially designed mark.

Join the ecosystem

Are you ready to surpass the expectations of your clients?

Create solutions and reach new clients by joining our ecosystem of partners, experts and digital marketplaces.

Let’s build tomorrow. Together.