We recognize that the Salesforce partner ecosystem is essential in bringing our innovations to life — which is why we celebrated the accomplishments of our consulting and digital agency partners during Dreamforce ‘18 with the Partner Innovation Awards. Winners are selected for outstanding achievements based on customer success in a variety of categories.

Each winning partner from the 2018 awards went above and beyond to create cutting-edge solutions using Salesforce technology. They exhibited deep knowledge and technical expertise that enabled their customers to overcome difficult business challenges. Whether they were recognized for innovative use of a Salesforce cloud solution, or for creative implementation of a Salesforce industry solution, each partner aided in compelling digital transformations for their customers, demonstrated a noteworthy commitment to our highly connected, collaborative ecosystem.

We are proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Partner Innovation Awards:


Philanthropic/Foundation Award:


PwC with customer Lazarus Rising


The Connected Partner Ecosystem Award:


Accenture with customer Morgan Stanley


Lightning Leadership:


CRM Science with American Driveline Systems, Inc. (AAMCO)


Industry Solution Awards:


Financial Services: Accenture with customer AMP

Healthcare & Life Sciences (HLS): Appirio with customer Ashfield Healthcare

Communications: Tata Consultancy Services with customer British Telecom (BT)

Retail: Bluewolf, an IBM Company with customer DFS

Media: Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Consulting

Government (Public Sector): Acumen Solutions with customer U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Manufacturing (CPG): Sundog with customer MTD

Automotive: Kolekto with customer Renault Brazil

Higher Ed: HigherEchelon with customer United States Military Academy at West Point

Nonprofit: Giveclarity.org with customer GreenpeaceUK

Travel & Transportation: PwC with Wyndham Destinations


Cloud Solution Awards:


Sales Cloud: Silverline with customer Annum Health

Service Cloud: Deloitte with customer Arcelik A.S.

Marketing Cloud: PwC with customer Cathay Pacific Airlines

Einstein Analytics: Capgemini with customer Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL)

Community Cloud: Cognizant Technology Solutions with customer Cummins

Commerce Cloud: Pierry Inc., A Wunderman Company with customer Gymboree

Salesforce Platform: Slalom with customer Labatt Breweries


Congratulations to all of the 2018 Partner Innovation Award winners, and to our entire partner community! Partners play an important role in helping our customers become Trailblazers, as evidenced by the many success stories coming out of the Salesforce ecosystem.

To learn more about these success stories, stay tuned for more stories about the Partner Innovation Award winners on the Salesforce Blog.