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Programme Levels & Benefits for Technology Partners

Our partners rely upon the standards-based LTIs, APIs and web services available for our Blackboard platforms. This enables commercial software vendors and non-profit organisations to develop customisations and integrations that enhance online teaching and learning experiences around the world. Expand your opportunities today.

Choose from three partner levels:

Blackboard Developer Network Partner (BbDN)

Integrate your product into Blackboard platforms and receive access to technical documentation and installation support.

Signature Partner

Enjoy all the benefits of Blackboard Building Blocks Partners. Plus receive a dedicated account manager, increased technical and product development support, and Blackboard-supported marketing.

Premier Partner

At this most strategic level of partnership, you will enjoy the full benefits of partnering with us. Together, we will collaborate on product strategy and joint marketing plans that are customised to your goals.

Product

BbDN Partner

LTI/API documentation

  • Yes

Applicable product developer licences

  • Yes

Signature Partner

LTI/API documentation

  • Yes

Applicable product developer licences

  • Yes

Premier Partner

LTI/API documentation

  • Yes

Applicable product developer licences

  • Yes

Support & Enablement

BbDN Partner

Product support

  • n/a

Assigned implementation manager

  • n/a

Assigned partner manager

  • n/a

Signature Partner

Product support

  • 5 cases

Assigned implementation manager

  • Yes (included with purchase of integration development services)

Assigned partner manager

  • Yes

Premier Partner

Product support

  • Unlimited cases

Assigned implementation manager

  • Yes

Assigned partner manager

  • Yes

Marketing

BbDN Partner

Blackboard Partner Catalogue listing

  • Yes 

Featured banner on Blackboard Partner Catalogue

  • n/a 

Joint marketing initiatives

  • n/a 

Custom marketing campaigns

  • n/a 

Press Release support

  • Stock quote

Signature Partner

Blackboard Partner Catalogue listing

  • Yes 

Featured banner on Blackboard Partner Catalogue

  • Yes

Joint marketing initiatives

  • Yes

Custom marketing campaigns

  • n/a 

Press Release support

  • Quote from Blackboard executive

Premier Partner

Blackboard Partner Catalogue listing

  • Yes 

Featured banner on Blackboard Partner Catalogue

  • Yes

Joint marketing initiatives

  • Yes

Custom marketing campaigns

  • Yes 

Press Release support

  • Jointly issued

Sales Engagement

BbDN Partner

Virtual presentation to Blackboard sales team 

  • n/a 

Referral incentives to Blackboard sales team 

  • n/a 

Inclusion in sales newsletter and online asset repository 

  • n/a 

Signature Partner

Virtual presentation to Blackboard sales team 

  • n/a 

Referral incentives to Blackboard sales team 

  • Discretionary 

Inclusion in sales newsletter and online asset repository 

  • Yes 

Premier Partner

Virtual presentation to Blackboard sales team 

  • Yes 

Referral incentives to Blackboard sales team 

  • Discretionary 

Inclusion in sales newsletter and online asset repository 

  • Yes 

Events

BbDN Partner

Participation in Blackboard's annual users conference 

  • Additional cost

Participation in other Blackboard events 

  • By invitation 

Signature Partner

Participation in Blackboard's annual users conference 

  • Matching funds

Participation in other Blackboard events 

  • Yes 

Premier Partner

Participation in Blackboard's annual users conference 

  • Matching funds

Participation in other Blackboard events 

  • Yes