The practitioner awards are reserved for practicing learning and development professionals at for-profit, nonprofit, government and academic organizations. The provider awards are reserved for vendors, consultants and partnering organizations that provide services to client organizations. Note: The award in presented solely to the provider; client companies are not listed jointly as recipients of these awards.
All awards, with the exception of the CLO of the Year award, recognize leaders and providers for initiatives conducted within the past year. So, for the 2020 awards, initiatives conducted anytime in 2019 up through May 2020 are eligible. Initiatives that were started earlier are eligible as long as demonstrable results can be documented in the current award nomination period.