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Slack Connect

Work more quickly with partners outside of your company

A better way to work with external partners

Slack Connect is the most secure and productive way for organizations to communicate. Designed to replace email, Slack Connect extends channel-based messaging to everyone you work with—inside and outside your organization.

Use Slack Connect to:

  • Securely connect to external organizations
  • Work more quickly alongside customers, partners and vendors
  • Strengthen relationships with valuable external partners


Book a free 20 minute call with a Slack expert to help you get started working with your external partners in Slack.



Over 41,000 customers are already using Slack Connect

Collaborate with unprecedented speed

Slack Connect is a secure communications environment that enables teams to work together safely, quickly and efficiently.


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Connect securely across organizational boundaries

Have peace of mind with built-in security, compliance, and visibility into external connections. All of Slack’s enterprise-grade security features and compliance standards now extend to Slack Connect: retention, Enterprise Key Management, support for DLP and e-discovery, and more. Guard your organization against spam and phishing by connecting only to trusted parties.


“Organizations have lost billions of dollars due to spam and phishing. Most security breaches start from an unwanted email.”

Larkin RyderChief Security Officer, Slack

Learn more about Slack’s enterprise-grade security


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Connect to partners and get work done faster

Bring communication out of siloed inboxes into channels, where you can work more quickly and collaboratively with customers, vendors and partners. Teams are using channels in Slack Connect to work faster with vendors, strengthen client relationships, provide top-tier enterprise support and manage supply chains. Send messages and share files in real time, and build collective insights along the way. For quick conversations, you can also directly message anyone you’re working with.


“Sharing Slack channels allows us to pull clients into the process. If we can make decisions faster, we can deliver their products faster.”

George BrooksCEO, Crema

Learn how to share a channel with outside organizations


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Connect tools and automate workflows

Streamline processes and speed up collaboration by building and connecting new workflows across organizations. From managing calendars to supply chains, Slack Connect enables teams to work more efficiently by integrating tools and automating tasks.


See more apps to use in Slack Connect

Learn how to bring workflows into Slack Connect

Explore how Slack Connect can help your team

Get started with Slack Connect

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