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Norfolk Police to Receive Award for “Uptown Funk” LipSync at Learning 2018

Saratoga Springs, NYLearning NewsThe MASIE Center

The Norfolk Police Department will be honored for the engagement, creativity, and diversity displayed in their viral “Uptown Funk” Lip Sync video with a special “Engagement Award” at Learning 2018, taking place November 4-7 in Orlando.

Norfolk Police Department to Receive Award at Learning 2018
Norfolk Police Department to Receive Award at Learning 2018 

Elliott Masie has announced that The Norfolk Police Department is coming to Learning 2018 this November to receive a Special “Engagement Award” for their viral Lip Sync performance of Bruno Mars' “Uptown Funk”, which has over 50,000,000 views. They will be honored with the award by learning leaders from some of the nation’s major corporations, including McDonald’s, Google, American Airlines, and hundreds more.

“The officers and staff of the Norfolk Police Department are an amazing example of how music, creativity, team work, caring, humor, and risk taking can be powerful tools for engagement. As they lip sync the words to Uptown Funk”, you can see and feel the engagement of the wide diversity of the workforce – as well as feel the pride the community of Norfolk must have for its police force,” said Elliott Masie, Host of Learning 2018 and Broadway Producer (The PromKinky Boots, and The Cher Show).

According to Norfolk spokesperson Corporal William Pickering, “We wanted to show the community our primary objective is to protect and serve the community, but we’re not robots. We share a lot of the same interests the community has.”

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Learning 2018 will be held in Orlando, Florida from November 4th to 7th at Walt Disney World, and is produced by MASIE Productions and CloserStill Media. Advanced Registration Discounts, Group Discounts, and Retreats now available. Registration is available online at

Learning 2018 is programmed by The Learning CONSORTIUM, a collaborative of 200 global corporations, focused on improving workplace learning and training. Hosted and curated by Elliott Masie, Learning 2018 brings together several thousand learning professionals as they focus on the changing nature of workplace education and development. Learning 2018 keynote speakers include: Former First Lady Laura Bush; Leslie Odom, Jr., star of “Hamilton” and author of “Failing Up”; author Dan Pink; VR specialist Vicki Lau; Elliott Masie and more.

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