The MCC award is a badge offered by Microsoft, which is designed to recognize notable contributions to Microsoft online community forums such as TechNet, MSDN, O365 and Microsoft Community." There are more active MCCs in these tools than MVPs. It is more
difficult to become an MVP, and the selection process is more rigorous. The MCC selection process is now automatic, based on your accomplishments. For more about the selection process and how to become an MCC or MVP, see
How to Become an MVP or MCC.
MCC is a badge, with status in your TechNet/MSDN/Community profile and it's 3 months long program.
MVP is an award program. The award is for one year at a time.
You may have an MCC badge and be eligible for MVP (and MVPs can earn MCC badges.)
Microsoft Community Contributor (MCC)
Most Valuable Professional (MVP)
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