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.

About Learning Elite

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. If you’re interested in learning more about becoming a judge, fill out the form below:


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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

Provider Awards