About the Learning in Practice Award

Since 2003, the Chief Learning Officer Learning In Practice awards have recognized learning leaders who demonstrate excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs through a combination of qualities such as leadership, vision, business acumen and strategic alignment.

Nominations have closed for the 2019 Learning In Practice Awards. Winners will be announced during the awards reception at the CLO Symposium Fall 2019. Take a look at some of the past Learning in Practice award winners.


If you have questions about the awards, selection process or nomination form, inquiries can be directed to astjohn@humancapitalmedia.com.


About the Learning in Practice Award

Judges include senior practitioners, learning and development experts, Chief Learning Officer editors and past award winners. Each nomination is reviewed by multiple judges. Winners will be determined by averaging scores assigned by judges to each entry. In the event of a tie, a select group of judges will review competing entries to determine winners. We are no longer accepting applications for 2019 judges.

How to enter the competition

How to Enter the Learning In Practice Awards.

How to Enter the Learning In Practice Awards

  1. Login to the nomination entry portal.
  2. Select the category you wish to enter.
  3. Submit entry details for each entry. You will be required to enter nominee information (the person or company being nominated for an award), nominator information (the person to contact regarding status of the nomination) and answers to a set of nomination questions.
  4. Pay entry fee and finalize submission.

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About Learning Elite

The Learning In Practice Awards are given annually to practitioners and providers in recognition of excellence in learning and employee development. Gold, silver and bronze awards are awarded in two broad classes. Practitioner awards recognize CLOs and qualified senior learning leaders for their work within their organizations. Provider awards recognize qualified service providers, vendors and consultants for their work on behalf of a client organization.

Practitioner Awards

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About Learning Elite

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