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Are you a learning guru? Test your knowledge at #LT18uk with Sponge

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Award-winning learning provider, Sponge UK, is inviting visitors at Europe’s largest learning technologies event to join them on a journey of exploration and discovery in outstanding workplace learning. At Learning Technologies 2018, (London Olympia, 31 January – 1 February), Sponge is giving delegates the opportunity to get hands on with a new learning game that has been designed by Sponge exclusively for the event.

Louise Pasterfield, MD, Sponge UK
Louise Pasterfield, MD, Sponge UK 

Visitors to the Sponge stand can test their learning technologies knowledge and compete for position on a ‘Top Gear’ style leader board.

Delegates can also try out the latest in virtual reality (VR) for learning at the Sponge stand and discover how Axonify microlearning technology can build and sustain workforce knowledge. 

The Sponge stand can be found at location C7. 

“This is about so much more than simply making learning fun, it’s about creating learning opportunities that fit with how we work and learn today,” said Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director at Sponge UK

“The world of work is changing rapidly and today’s workforce demands a modern workplace learning experience. Engaging employees means exploring a variety of new technologies and new ways of inspiring people. At this year’s Learning Technologies, we’re inviting delegates to discover, and try out for themselves, how progressive technology solutions can be used to actively engage staff, unlock potential and stimulate growth.” 

Sponge will be hosting two free seminarsat the exhibition for delegates to discover how microlearning can improve business performance and explore what it takes to create an outstanding learning campaign. 

On day one of the event, Head of Innovation at Sponge UK, Kate Pasterfield will explain how to create an outstanding learning campaign based on a gold award-winning project with global insurance giant AXA

Delegates will discover the key components for success and how to adapt this winning formula into their own organisation.  

“It’s a winner! How to create an outstanding learning campaign”

Venue: Learning Technologies exhibition, Theatre 5, London Olympia 

Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Time: 12.30-13.00  

Conference delegates can also find out more about Sponge’s work with AXA in a special session focusing on learning culture.  Tom Bailey, Senior Digital Learning Partner at AXA UK will be explaining how AXA is successfully shifting from a training to a learning culture.  

Learning culture

Venue: Learning Technologies conference, Room 3, London Olympia 

Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Time: 13:50 - 15:00   

On day two, people can discover how to maximise employees’ available time by using microlearning technologies to meet real-life work challenges. Research shows that employees are only able to devote one per cent of their time to learning (Bersin).  

Julie Wedgwood, Head of Learning Strategy at Sponge UK and Christine Tutssel, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at Axonify, will demonstrate how microlearning uses short daily learning moments to positively impact sales, customer service, and reduce accidents at work.  

“How microlearning is now a game changer for improving business performance”

Venue: Learning Technologies exhibition, Theatre 5, London Olympia 

Date: Thursday, 1 February 2018

Time: 13.15-13.45  

More than 8,000 L&D and HR professionals are due to attend this year’s Learning Technologies, which is the largest and most popular event of its kind in Europe. 

The two-day event on 31 January and 1 February 2018 has over 200 exhibitors showcasing the latest learning technologies and innovation, 150 free L&D seminars and more than 70 conference speakers. Entry to the exhibition and seminars is free for those who pre-register via: 

Sponge UK Stand Location: Learning Technologies Exhibition Hall, C7.