BDO announced today that it has won 2024 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards in the following categories: SMC-SI Empowering Customer Innovation globally, Secure Productivity globally, and Canada Country Winner. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

Pat Kramer, Global CEO of BDO, says: “We are thrilled to be recognised by Microsoft with 2024 Partner of the Year Awards. Across our global organisation our vision is to deliver global solutions to help our clients with increasingly complex business challenges and opportunities. Our relationship with Microsoft is integral to harness innovation and cutting-edge technology along with our diverse expertise to help our clients achieve positive and sustainable outcomes.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered outstanding Microsoft Cloud applications, services, devices, and AI innovation during the past year. Awards were classified in various categories, with honourees chosen from more than 4,700 nominations from over 100 countries.

About the Winning Categories

Microsoft’s SMC-SI Innovation in AI award and Secure Productivity global awards, recognise expertise in building secure solutions for mid-size organisations, enabling them to deliver meaningful outcomes for customers and create inclusive economic opportunities. The Secure Productivity award specifically recognises partners for providing value-added services to help customers make the most of their Microsoft 365 investment.

BDO’s approach leverages its innovation and security expertise to help clients manage risk across the cloud, modernise technology while leveraging existing platforms and investments, and drive the safe and responsible adoption of AI to empower their people and solve business challenges.

BDO in Canada was recognized as global Country Partner of the Year.

The Microsoft Country/Region Partner of the Year Award acknowledges outstanding achievements and innovations from partners at the country/region level, recognising partners that have built solutions and services on Microsoft Cloud and platforms, and who have had substantial growth in their customer base and/or revenue.

BDO globally also received finalist recognition in the Sustainability Changemaker category.

“Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2024 Microsoft Partner of the Year
Awards!” said Nicole Dezen, Chief Partner Officer and Corporate Vice President at Microsoft. “The momentum generated by numerous AI and Copilot announcements this year fuelled innovation from our partners, enabling groundbreaking services and solutions to customers. I am inspired by the capability and creativity in our partner ecosystem and this year’s winners beautifully demonstrate the best of what’s possible with AI and the Microsoft Cloud.”

The 2024 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards are announced ahead of MCAPS Start for Partners, Microsoft’s digital event on July 10 and 11. Partners will receive recognition at MCAPS Start for Partners ahead of in-person celebrations during the week of Microsoft Ignite in November.