Experience growth at every partner level.

Being part of the Solution Partner Program makes that growth exponential across all the areas that matter. From individual employee training and company Specializations to an ever-expanding library of marketing resources and sales materials, your company will grow with Adobe.

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Find the right fit for your company.

No matter what level you join, you'll find benefits designed to help your company evolve toward digital transformation. 

  Community partners

Community partners are regional companies who fit the profile of an Adobe Solution Partner and who have expressed an interest in addressing customer needs with Adobe Experience Cloud solutions. Participation in the program as a Community partner requires the lowest level of commitment, and the qualification criteria are the least demanding. 

  Bronze partners

Bronze partners are regional companies who fit the profile of an Adobe Solution Partner and who elect to participate in extended benefits offered by the Solution Partner Program. 

  Silver partners

Silver partners are regional companies that have made a commitment to developing the skills required to design, develop, sell, and deploy solutions with confidence using Adobe Experience Cloud. They earn Silver level status based on a joint booking attainment, technical proficiency, and customer satisfaction. Silver partners make commitments to Adobe in exchange for Adobe’s direct assistance developing their Adobe related practice areas. 

  Gold partners

Gold partners are regional companies that have earned the highest regional designation in a particular Adobe geographic area (GEO’s). Gold partners develop Specialized Adobe practices in multiple Adobe Experience Cloud solutions. 

  Platinum partners

Platinum partners are companies or collections of related organizations with a significant presence in multiple Adobe geographic areas (GEOs). Platinum partners develop Specialized Adobe practices in multiple Adobe Experience Cloud solutions across multiple Adobe geographic areas (GEOs).


First, join the program.

Check the criteria below to see the qualifications required for each level of partnership.

Solution Partner Program fee*
Emerging markets fees*
Established companies offering digital marketing services and/or complementary technologies

Quality web presence

Existing relationship with national or global customers

Third-party proctored technical certifications are required

An Adobe-approved business plan

Adobe Experience Cloud Certifications & Specializations required 
  2** Specializations 
   4*** Specializations
Market presence in two of four Adobe geographic regions (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Japan) 

* Mature markets are Australia, Austria, Benelux, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and United States. All other countries are considered emerging markets.
** Minimum of two Adobe Experience Cloud Specializations 
*** At least four Specializations in at least two Adobe solutions in at least two geographic regions



Second, meet your annual requirements.

To keep your partnership active, and at the right level, Adobe assesses the following requirements each year.
Performance is tracked on Adobe's fiscal year, which ends November 30.

Completed annual partner satisfaction survey  

Up-to-date Partner Finder directory profile (if applicable)

Minimum number of successful customer deployments of Adobe Experience Cloud
  0 2 5 10
Minimum total subscription value of successful Adobe Experience Cloud customer deployments
  $0 $250K* $1.25M** $3M***
Quarterly partner profiles with partner development managers

Quarterly business reviews with partner sales managers

Positive customer satisfaction ratings

* Minimum of either $250K annual subscription value per year ($50K in Asia-Pacific or Japan) OR 40 additional certifications (25 in Asia-Pacific or Japan)
** Minimum of $1.25M ASV ($750K in Asia-Pacific or Japan) or 80 additional certifications 

*** Minimum of $3M ASV with no more than 75% of bookings in a single region, OR 100 certified resources with no more than 75% of certifications in a single region



Finally, reap the benefits of partnership.

Receive specific benefits designed to support your company's growth and your ongoing digital transformation.

On-demand training, webinars, and learning resources 
Partner specific learner journeys and certification paths
Discounts on Adobe Experience Cloud virtual and instructor-led training courses as well as custom onsite training delivered by Adobe Digital Learning Services    15% 25% 30% 30%
Onsite Training    
Discounts on Adobe Experience Cloud Certification Exams   
Regional learning programs and Acceleration events  
Non-production software licenses and sandboxes  
Certification Exam Vouchers (for main entity)   5 20 30 45
Access to Adobe Sales Atlas, Use Cases and Sales Plays
Deal Registration with financial benefits
Co-marketing funds available
Priority sales referral
Access to Customer Experience Center (and Adobe office space)
Joint account planning with executive sponsorship
Adobe Experience Manager download
Discounts on Adobe Connect web conferencing services
  30% 70% 100% 100%
Participation in pre-release and/or betas
Customer references and case studies
Joint sales and marketing assets
Partner Finder directory listing
Adobe Partner badge and logo
Joint demand generation
Partner marketing playbooks
Target account marketing
Prepackaged Marketing Campaigns
Access to Marketing Resource Center
Customer references and case studies
Thought leadership
Press and analyst relations
Social media cross-promotion
Access to Solution Partner Portal website (access varies by level)
Access to Solution Partner Program Help Desk and Partner Portal resources
Access to all program newsletters, emails, and webinars
Invitation and discount to Partner Experience at Adobe Summit
Opportunity to register for Adobe Global Summits and Symposiums
Invitation to Worldwide Sales Conference
Adobe Executive Sponsorship
Quarterly Partner Strategy and Technology Updates
Partner Community Forum
Solution development assistance 

Customer satisfaction management

Team support assignments

Solution Partner Help Desk (help and resources)

Your first point of contact for escalations and issues, where you’ll access dedicated resources who will help answer your questions and provide program support. Get help with:

  • General questions about the Solution Partner Program and membership renewal
  • Updating your company role and Partner Finder listing
  • Any login or password issues
  • Navigating the program website for tools and information
  • Answers to questions about program benefit entitlement for support and software, including resolving electronic software download (ESD) issues

Contact the Solution Partner Program help desk at SPPHELP@adobe.com


Partner Sales Manager 

These managers take responsibility for your sales relationship with Adobe by coordinating internal resources to help achieve sales goals. Joint activities include targeted account planning, customer engagement plans, quarterly reviews, and working with appropriate partners and Adobe sales teams to deal-specific co-selling support.


Designated Pre-Sales Consultant

Also known as sales engineers or sales consultants, they help you with sales demos, proof-of-concepts, architectural and feasibility reviews, RFI/RFP preparation, and evangelism.


Partner Development Manager 

They work with you to ensure all Adobe practices are understood and followed, and help drive customer success by providing the Adobe resources that will help you most. As a liaison between partners and Adobe Global Services, they also help with practice development plans, joint services sales, services delivery, and customer success.  


Partner Marketing Managers

They focus on coordinating joint marketing activities designed to generate demand for shared offerings — and ensure pipeline coverage for you and Adobe. They’ll work with you to create co-marketing plans and perform regular marketing reviews.


Executive Sponsor

For top-tier partners, these Adobe executives attend Quarterly Business Reviews, assist with account planning, and act as your advocate in the program.




We evaluate your needs every year.

Partner leveling occurs annually to ensure continued growth and to make sure your business is at the right level, receiving all the benefits that will help you succeed. Geographic partner leveling is also available. If your business spans multiple Adobe geographic areas, you may hold differing partnership levels in each region your business covers.


Levels and benefits FAQs


Who can join the Solution Partner Program?
    The Solution Partner Program is designed for companies that put Adobe technologies to work through implementations, creative services, technological innovations, solution development, system integration and strategic thought leadership. 
What is the fee to join?

There is no fee to join the Adobe Solution Partner Program at the Community level. Fees apply to all other levels; fee details are available to registered solution partners. 

When do memberships expire?

Memberships do not expire while members meet their partner-level requirements; however, partnerships are reviewed once a year and inactive partnerships may be terminated.

How can a partner advance from Bronze to Silver level?

Partner levels are automatically reviewed at the beginning of the year. If you meet the Silver level requirements, and would like to have a manual review, please reach out to SPPHELP@adobe.com and our help desk will connect you with the appropriate partner sales manager.

How can I build my Adobe practice?

Adobe provides resources to help partners build a successful practice. Visit the training page for information about training & certification opportunities, and other development resources. 

My company develops solutions using Adobe Creative Cloud and desktop products. Can we join this program?

The Adobe Solution Partner Program is for companies who co-sell with Adobe its Experience Cloud and Document Cloud solutions. To review programs designed for Creative Cloud and desktop products, please visit 
http://www.adobe.com/partners and click on the information for the Technology Program. 


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