66 partners have qualified to WIN in our West Exclusive OV/OVS contest – want to be one of them?? Sell Open Value or Open Value Subscription order totaling over $1,000 by May 15th. No registration or tracking needed – we do the work for you since you’re doing the selling!

Cash up to $1,400!

The West Region is bringing you an exclusive offer to cash out on. For each qualifying sale of Open Value (OV) or Open Value Subscription (OVS) over $1,000, first time resellers will receive a $100 gift card guaranteed (up to 4 per company)!

Already ahead of the game, don’t worry. All resellers with qualifying transaction of $1,000 or more in OV or OVS are entered into a chance to win one of three grand prizes valued at $250 each.

Furthermore, when you sell more OV or OVS your possibilities to earn more cash increases with our two grand prizes!

For more information on Microsoft Open Value, visit https://partner.microsoft.com/40021877?msp_id=openvalue . Also watch the recorded West Region Monthly Partner call from March 18, 2011 to learn about best practices designed for you to capitalize on this incentive program. Special guest speaker Eric Ligman, Director of Customer & Partner Experience, Worldwide Partner Group. training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=732189https://

Provide small and medium customers with:
ü Simplified license tracking
ü More controlled upgrade cycle
ü Improved management of software costs
Software Assurance benefits:

ü Spread payments annually

ü Tools and training

Selling Open Value also helps you to:
ü Build and maintain stronger customer relationships

ü Drive additional services and revenue

“Knowing that we’ll be collecting payments on an Open Value agreement in years two and three makes it easier to forecast our budgets and develop plans to keep growing our business.”

-Les Green, Director of Marketing, SigmaNet

More Sales = More Prize Drawing Entries!

$1,000.00 Grand Prize Highest Incremental Number of Open Value Sales

$500.00 Grand Prize highest total dollar amount of Open Value Sales

$250.00 – Three additional Prize Drawings open to any Open Value Reseller.

Claiming your Prize:

At the end of the incentive on May 15, 2011 based on qualifying factors and closing dates we will begin awarding $100 gift cards to the first time resellers until funds have been exhausted. Winners of the Grand Prizes will be announced on May 20, 2011 during the West Region Monthly Partner Call (MPC) and on the West Region Blog. Attend the MPC to see if you are a winner. Register Now.. All prizes will be mailed to the place of business. P.O. Box address excluded.

Send questions to Suzanne Lavine at suzl@microsoft.com .

PLEASE NOTE: Contest open only to companies legally domiciled in the 50 U.S. (including D of C) who are actively enrolled in the MPN in the Northwest or Southwest region. Game ends 5/15/11. For full Official Rules, click HERE.