Santa Ana, Calif.
Program: Ingram Micro SMB Alliance
Program Manager: Amber Ferrara (US) / Jennifer Salvador (Canada), Marketing Managers
Program Requirements: Active Ingram Micro Partner; Must do at least 50% of sales in SMBA; Minimum of $100k in sales with Ingram Micro; No annual fee; Based in North America
Program Benefits: Ingram Micro's SMB Alliance community provides in-depth business education for SMB VARs, with the goal of encouraging members to learn about best practices and grow their businesses. Interaction with Ingram Micro, as well as community members and sponsoring IT manufacturers builds partnerships, increases loyalty and creates a tighter-knit community.