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Learning Technologies Awards 2016 shortlist announced

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The Learning Technologies Awards today published its shortlists for its upcoming 2016 awards programme with 200 individual organisations from across the world represented in eighteen awards categories.

The winners of the Learning Technologies 2016 Awards will be announced during the Gala Evening at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, November 30th
The winners of the Learning Technologies 2016 Awards will be announced during the Gala Evening at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, November 30th 

Outstanding projects and products from over 15 different countries are among those who made the shortlist for the 2016 Learning Technologies Awards, which was announced today.

Entries were received from a huge range of sectors, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, finance, transport, utilities, retail, leisure, and communications, as well as national and international government, major public and membership bodies and leading international education brands.  

“We’d like to thank the learning community which again embraced its annual awards programme with all of the energy and excitement we’ve come to expect. Hundreds of learning businesses of all shapes and sizes entered this year’s programme and I’d like to congratulate all of those who have reached the shortlist,” explained, Learning Technologies Awards event organiser, Mark Penton.

“Our independent judging panel, made up of over 40 experts and organised by the eLearning Network, worked tirelessly throughout August to produce a truly impressive list. Shortlisted nominees now face the judging panel again in a series of presentations, taking place in London and online, later on in September and early October.  The winners will be unveiled at the gala evening on 30 November.”

The 2016 Learning Technologies Awards comprises company and individual awards covering:

  1. Best learning technologies project - commercial sector
  2. Best learning technologies project - public and non-profit sector
  3. Excellence in the design of learning content - commercial sector
  4. Excellence in the design of learning content - public and non-profit sector
  5. Best use of mobile learning
  6. Best use of social and collaborative learning technologies
  7. Best use of learning technologies to ensure compliance
  8. Most innovative new learning technologies product - UK
  9. Most innovative new learning technologies product - international
  10. Best learning game
  11. Best use of simulations or virtual environments for learning
  12. Best online distance learning programme
  13. Best blended learning project - commercial sector
  14. Best blended learning project - public and non-profit sector
  15. Best enterprise learning platform implementation
  16. Learning technologies designer of the year
  17. Learning technologies team of the year
  18. Learning technologies supplier of the year

The full shortlist is available on the Learning Technologies Awards 2016 website: Learning Technologies 2016 Awards shortlist.

The Learning Technologies Awards attracts sponsorship from leading learning businesses. Headline sponsors for the 2016 programme include:

  • Brightwave
  • Cornerstone OnDemand
  • Immerse Learning
  • Growth Engineering
  • Lumesse
  • Olive Learning
  • Sponge
  • Unicorn Training

The winners will be announced at the glittering Learning Technologies Gala Evening on 30 November at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in London, where over 800 guests from across the L&D sector are expected.

More information on the Learning Technologies Gala Evening and table/ticket reservations are available on Awards website.

Notes to editors

Awards announcements can be followed @LTAwards. The event hashtag to keep up with and join in the conversation is #LT16Awards.  

Further information is available via the Learning Technologies Awards website or via Kate Vose, katev@learningtechnologiesawards.co.uk.

About Learning Technologies Awards

CloserStill, which organises the annual Learning Technologies exhibition and conference, runs the annual Learning Technologies Awards. The awards celebrate the best in learning technology across the private, public and third sectors. Winning a Learning Technologies award is a highly recognisable and a much sought-after achievement. The winners of the 2016 programme will be announced during the Gala evening at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, November 30th.