Are there any specific eligibility requirements?
Yes. In order to enter, you must:
Be a Google Cloud partner and complete and submit the full application by May 14, 2021.
How many times can my organization apply?
Each Google Cloud partner can submit one entry per award category.
Can I enter any category?
Your organization must be approved for a specific Engagement Model (Sell, Service, or Build) to qualify for certain awards. You may apply to as many categories as you qualify for.
Can my organization win more than one Partner Award?
Yes. New this year, with the introduction of Public Sector award categories, a partner may be eligible to win multiple awards: one in the Public Sector award category and one in the Commercial award category, if applicable.
Will the info I submit be confidential?
Yes. Only the 2020 Google Cloud Awards team and panel of judges will see the information that you submit.
Can I include information from 2019 or earlier?
No. Award entries will be judged based on your organization’s 2020 performance only.
Can I edit my application once I've submitted it?
Yes. Once you’ve submitted your complete application, you can make edits until May 14, 2021 deadline. Just use the unique URL that you receive in your confirmation email to return to the submission form.
What can I win?
Winners will receive:
A Google Cloud Partner Award designation for your company website, materials to support a press release, Google Cloud blog post, call out in the Google Cloud Partner Directory, and more.
When are winners announced?
Winners will be formally announced in June, 2021. The Google Cloud team will notify all applicants, including those that did not win an award, via email in June 2021.
How are winners determined?
Winners will be selected by a curated panel of judges based on your full application, in addition to the quantitative information that Google Cloud pulls.
I already won last year. Can I still win this year?
Yes. Awards are considered based only on 2020 performance, so every partner is eligible to win regardless of whether they’ve won in previous years.
Where can I find this year’s submission questions?
Who is running the Awards Program?
Google Cloud is running the program, using the submissions and judging platform, YouNoodle.