July 30 — August 2, 2023

World Championship Awards Ceremony Live Streams

Certiport’s Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Professional World Championship are held in Orlando, Florida from July 30th through August 2nd. This year, Microsoft students have 100 minutes to complete a complex exam with sections that test their technical and creative skills. Adobe students have around eight hours to create a project for a renowned and global non-profit client. The World Champions are named on August 2nd, 2023. Be among the first to discover the next World Champions by tuning into the live streams.

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The 2023 Global Partner Summit is a companion event to the 21st Annual Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship and Certiport’s 10th Annual Adobe Certified Professional World Championship. As a way to maximize the time and investment that Certiport Partners make in sponsoring the national student champions in these global competitions, Certiport provides four days of interactive sessions, program updates, and networking opportunities.

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Certiport is thrilled to be holding this year’s event at the JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa — an exciting new venue in the heart of Orlando, Florida — from July 30th to August 2nd, 2023.

Register for 2023 GPS then reserve your hotel room.


Certiport's 2023 Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Professional World Championships will be held at the JW Marriot Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa on July 30th to August 2, 2023. Register your students to represent your country and win the World Championship title today! There are two steps to register your student competitors: 1) the student packet and 2) the online registration. Chaperones can register using the online registration form.

Students must complete both forms by June 15th, 2023. Register today!

The 2023 Global Partner Summit includes —

Product Strategy

Product roadmaps and strategic business plans

Best Practices

A forum to exchange ideas and best practices with other global partners

Partner Resources

Strategic and tactical marketing plans, tools, and other partner resources

Cross-selling Opportunities

Information about cross-selling opportunities with Pearson VUE and Pearson Learning

Planning Sessions

Introduction of new partners to the Pearson VUE executive team and an opportunity for existing partners to conduct business planning sessions with Certiport’s business leaders and program specialists

Client Relationships

Promotion of relationships with top Certiport clients such as Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Cisco, IC3, Intuit, Microsoft, Unity, and more.


SUNDAY, 30 JULY, 2023
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration: GPS, MOS, and ACP World Championships
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Student Party & Welcome Reception

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Pricing and registration

GPS 2023 Registration and pricing

In order to ensure a superior event with top-notch facilities, speakers, and activities, Certiport has established the following pricing structure for 2023:

General Conference and Competition Fee

  • $695.00 (USD) per person

Benefits and Discounts

Bronze Partners
  • 1 partner employee free
  • 15% off additional passes

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Silver Partners
  • 1 partner employee free
  • 20% off additional passes

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Gold Partners
  • 2 partner employees free
  • 25% off additional passes

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Platinum Partners
  • 3 partner employees free
  • 30% off additional passes

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The last day to register for GPS is Friday, 1 July 2023. Any cancellations after 8 July 2023 will result in a $150.00 (USD) cancellation fee. Additionally, registration for one person cannot be exchanged for another.

A discount code, specific to your organization, which allows the appropriate number of free registrants according to your partner status, has been sent in a personalized invitation email to one person from your organization. Individuals will be asked to enter the discount code on the payment page at the end of the registration process. When the maximum usage for your discount code has been reached, additional registrants will be charged the appropriate conference fee.

The process outlined above is important in order for your organization to qualify for complimentary passes or discounts. If you or someone in your organization has not received a personalized invitation with registration instructions by Friday, 3 June 2023, please send an email request to

Hotel reservations

JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa

The JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa brings modern luxury to Orlando, Florida. Located near International Drive within the gates of Walt Disney World®, this family resort offers warm, inviting social spaces and amenities. When you're ready to explore Orlando, take a hotel shuttle to the Disney World® Resort theme parks and Disney Springs, just minutes from the hotel.

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Hotel Pricing

Certiport has negotiated a specially priced hotel rate of USD $169.00 (plus taxes) for a standard hotel room. This specially priced room rate will be available only until 12 July 2023. This is a special price on the room rate of this premium location hotel. Resort fee is $20.

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in Guest rooms.


You are responsible for booking your own hotel accommodations.

The specially priced hotel reservation deadline is Wednesday, 12 July 2023. Please note that this time of year is the high season for tourists, and it is extremely likely that the hotel will quickly sell out.

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Travel arrangements

You are responsible for arranging your own travel to/from the airport to the hotel.

Two primary airport options:

Orlando International Airport
Distance from Property: 21.4 Miles
Tel: +1 407-825-2001
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Alternate Airport Transportation:
Mears Connect

Tampa International Airport
Distance from Property: 79.1 Miles
Tel: +1 813-870-8700
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Alternate Airport Transportation:
Yellow Cab

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Get in touch

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s Global Partner Summit, Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship, and Adobe Certified Professional World Championship. If you have any questions about Global Partner Summit, contact your Certiport representative. For questions relating to registration, the hotel, or schedule, reach out via email and we'll be happy to help.