Be a Trailblazer. Share your expertise and help others blaze their trail.

Are you an expert in rolling out Lightning Experience or building apps on the Salesforce Platform? If so, you're in the right place.

Choose the path that’s right for you.


Lend expertise to peers in the planning stage of their rollout process for Lightning.


  • You’ve successfully rolled out Lightning Experience at least once
  • You know the ropes of change management
  • You like to get hands-on with Lightning Experience and show others how to do the same
  • You want to present, share, and be a mentor
  • You're up for a yearlong commitment to the program
  • You've completed the Lightning Experience Rollout Specialist Superbadge

Show others that building apps on the Salesforce Platform is fast, easy, and fun.


  • You’re passionate about solving business challenges by building apps with clicks or code
  • You’ve built at least one custom app on Salesforce
  • You know that when business and IT work together to build apps, everyone wins
  • You’re excited to plug in to the community and share your expertise
  • You're up for a yearlong commitment to the program
  • You've completed the App Customization Specialist Superbadge on Trailhead

Becoming a Champion has its perks.

We want to celebrate you and reward you for sharing your expertise while helping you feel and look like a champion.

  • Custom Lightning Champions swag
  • Access to our Lightning Champions community
  • Exclusive opportunities to participate in Salesforce-sponsored events
  • Invitation to a private Lightning Champions event at Dreamforce
  • Buckets of fun

Let’s do this.


1. Learn

Make sure you've thoroughly read through all the information on this page and that you are ready to commit to a year of active participation in the program. Then, complete the appropriate Superbadge for the path you've chosen (Activation or App Dev).

2. Apply

Applications will re-open in December 2020. Keep an eye out on Twitter @SalesforceforIT for the announcement, or fill out the form linked via the "Apply" buttons on this page to be notified as soon as applications go live. For any questions, reach out to a Lightning Champion in your area.

3. Be a champion

Should you be accepted into the program, it's time to share your passion and expertise with the Ohana and beyond! We'll connect you with opportunities to get involved at events, in your own community, and give you the support and resources to be a Lightning Champion wherever you go.
To be an active Lightning Champion, we ask that you complete the following:
  • Commit to a one-year enrollment
  • Lead at least one activity each quarter, including but not limited to:
    • speaking session
    • hands-on workshop
    • event booth staff shift
    • blog post

Become a Lightning

Activation Champion.

Become a Lightning

App Dev Champion.