ASCON Partners Program
The ASCON Partners Program provides four levels of service,depending on the amount of interaction you require, your company’s specialization, and business needs. The levels are as follows:
- Registered Partner
- Silver Partner
- Gold Partner
- Platinum Partner
ASCON Provides Partners with Education and Training
ASCON pays special attention to the partner’s professional qualifications and experience with the market. We arrange regular training seminars on our software, sales, marketing, and business development for ASCON partners.
|Education Type||Partner Status|
|Trainings and Education on KOMPAS-3D, Basic|
|Sales, Marketing and Business Development Trainings|
|Training on KOMPAS-3D, Extended|
Trainings are Free Of Charge for Partners and can be held in ASCON or Partner's office. Partner to take care about the travel expenses for seminar.
Partner's Benefits from cooperation with ASCON
|Agreement for sales and promotion of ASCON solutions|
|Agreed Regional price policy|
|Participation in ASCON Marketing Regional and Global Activities|
|Information about Partner at web-site ascon.net|
|Partnership KIT (depending on Partner's Status)|
|Information Support from ASCON|
|ASCON prospect generation reports|
|Non-Activated Product Stock at Partner's Office|
|Benefits of Sub-resellers network|
|Access for Internal Informational Resources and Planning|
|Partner's Training center establishing|
|Additional customized discount opportunity according to sales volume|
|Special shipment and activation conditions. Crediting Option|
|Opportunity to use ASCON (KOMPAS) trademarks in the Company name|
|Marketing activities reimbursement program||up to 20%||up to 30%||up to 50 %|
Registered Partners receive the following benefits:
- KOMPAS-3D with all add-ons, except PhotoRendering.
- One license, time-limited for six months, or a one-seat standard license available for a 50% discount.
- Software updates, maintenance, and support free for the entire agreement period.
- Multilingual demo CD.
- One set of marketing brochures.
Includes all Registered Partner benefits, plus the following ones:
- Five sets of marketing brochures.
- Three time-limited dongles and activations for online software validation.
Includes all Silver Partner benefits, plus the following ones:
- One additional dealership license of KOMPAS-3D, activated for the duration of the agreement period.
- Three additional time-limited dongles and activations for online software validation.
Includes all Gold Partner benefits, plus the following ones:
- Two more dealership license of KOMPAS-3D, activated for the duration of the agreement period.
- Five additional time-limited dongles and activations for online software validation.
Marketing Reimbursement Program
Our Marketing Reimbursement Program aims to support the regional promotional activities of our partners' and their products. This includes public relations, marketing, events, and the production of marketing materials.
To apply for next year’s Marketing Reimbursement Program, Platinum, Gold, and Silver Status partners should send ASCON their marketing plans and expenses before December 20th of the current year. The reimbursement period starts each year on February 1, and funds must be used up during the year.
The ASCON partnership program manager will determine the requirements based on sales volume, and then will return a fixed sum for expenses. The reimbursement amount is adjusted according to the Partner Status. Partners can be further reimbursed when they meet or exceed their sales plans.
The marketing expense reimbursement is based on the Calendar Year Sales Plan results. Partners are reimbursed according to the number of activated copies of ASCON software they license to customers.
How to Become ASCON Partner
To apply to become an ASCON Partner, fill out the online application form. It allows us to understand your business and suggest the most suitable partnership level for your business.
An ASCON representative will contact you within three business days after receiving the online application form, and will discuss with you the partner status your company can expect, as well as other cooperation details. Your partner status is defined according to the amount of experience your firm has in the CAD/CAM/PLM market, your sales volume of ASCON solutions, the amount of shared marketing activities, and other requirements.
ASCON and the new partner then sign the appropriate dealership agreement. Later, your partner status can be changed, depending on meeting the sales plans, your marketing activities, and your proven competence in ASCON solutions.
The partnership status is re-approved every year, provided you meet the requirements.