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Learning sector gathers in London for the Learning Technologies Awards 2017

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More than eight hundred learning professionals are gathering in London this week for the annual Learning Technologies Awards 2017; diverse shortlist with many new entrants.

The spectacular Learning Technologies Awards gala evening is taking place this week in London. There are seventeen awards categories including Learning Designer, Learning Platform, Use of Mobile Learning and Learning Technologies Team.

In 2016 Virtual College won the award for Learning Technologies Supplier of the Year. Virtual College is again shortlisted for supplier of the year this year, along with Avado, Growth Engineering, HT2 Labs, Kallidus, LEO and Safety Media; and Axonify, Elearning Brothers, Kashida Learning, Klaxoon and The Big Show, which are finalists for the supplier of the year international category.

Marie Faulkner, CEO, Bright Matter, one of the awards’ sponsors, said: “The Learning Technologies Awards is a great platform to celebrate our industry’s success. I’d like to congratulate all of the finalists on getting this far and wish everyone the best of luck on the night.”

Laura Overton, CEO, Towards Maturity, has been involved with the awards from the outset: “The entrants to the Learning Technologies Awards 2017 are more diverse, more exciting and more international than ever before, and include organisations that have re-entered such as BT, PwC and Vodafone. The awards are open to anyone and this year we are seeing some exciting new names join the shortlist such as British Red Cross and Carpet Right.”

“The Learning Technologies Awards gala evening is a glittering black tie celebration attracting guests from across the learning and development industry worldwide. It is a fantastic evening where we recognise and reward excellence in e-learning,” said Mark Penton of CloserStill Media, the awards organiser. “Over eight hundred learning professionals are attending to celebrate the very best in our industry in 2017.”

The full 2017 shortlist for each of the seventeen awards categories is available on the Learning Technologies Awards website.

“I’d like to thank everyone who’s been involved in the awards this year. All those who’ve entered, the judges, the awards’ sponsors, Brandt, Bright Matter, Brightwave, Growth Engineering, Highfield, Kallidus, Lumesse, Saba and Sponge and the chair of the judges, eLearning Network. We’re looking forward to putting on a great night for everyone this week,” added Mark Penton.


The Learning Technologies Awards Gala Evening takes place in London at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, this Wednesday, 29 November. Online ticket booking is closed. Contact Kate Vose directly for late ticket availability via