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									                       14 November 2007 • ICC Birmingham




Rewarding excellence in the
                  training industry
Deadline for entries is 5pm, Monday 3 September 2007




IN ASSOCIATION WITH:



                              www.learnevents.com
14 November 2007 • ICC Birmingham


The World of Learning Awards are the training industry’s
most prestigious awards. Judged by an independent panel of
experts, they recognise and reward organisations and people
who have significantly advanced workplace productivity and
performance within the field of learning and development.

If you have produced an innovative learning solution or
programme that gained real results, which you think deserves
industry recognition, and that you are truly proud of, then you
should enter the World of Learning Awards 2007.

Attended by over 500 guests, and held over a black tie dinner,
this is also a superb opportunity to entertain clients, VIPs and
business partners.

Full details of the categories, how to enter the Awards and
book your table can be found within this pack.                     Why enter the Awards?
                                                                   The World of Learning Awards is your chance to demonstrate
                                                                   your successes and highlight the prowess of your training
                                                                   products or solutions.

                                                                   By entering the Awards, you will be promoting your company’s
                                                                   achievements to the industry and publicly gaining recognition
                                                                   from the leading lights of the training profession. It is also an
                                                                   excellent way to benchmark your work against that of your
                                                                   competitors and show what your company can really do.

                                                                   The Awards also enable you to reward your team’s hard work,
                                                                   and motivate them to continue to strive for excellence. Seeing
                                                                   your training solution openly acknowledged and rewarded in
                                                                   front of an audience of your peers, clients and industry leaders
                                                                   is a thrilling and deeply rewarding experience.

                                                                   Supported by an extensive marketing and PR campaign,
                                                                   finalists and winners can expect to benefit not only from
                                                                   maximum exposure at the Awards, but also the high press
                                                                   coverage both pre-and post-event. In addition, the World of
                                                                   Learning Awards receive dedicated articles in the Daily Mail
                                                                   and the event’s supporting publication, Learning Magazine.



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World of Learning                                              New venue
Awards Dinner                                                  Due to the overwhelming popularity of the event, the 2007
                                                               Awards will be held at the International Conference Centre
                                                               (ICC), which is ideally located in the centre of Birmingham.
The winners of the World of Learning Awards will be            This larger venue is perfectly suited to the Awards, and will
announced at the prestigious Awards Dinner on Wednesday 14     ensure even more of the industry will be able to celebrate and
November 2007. This spectacular black–tie evening is the       socialise on this special evening.
social and networking highlight of the industry’s calendar,
taking place on the first night of the World of Learning       For further details about the venue visit www.theicc.co.uk.
Conference & Exhibition.

The Dinner attracts the training industry’s finest including
suppliers, agencies and clients, who will find the champagne
reception, three course dinner and entertainment the perfect
environment to network, relax and, most of all, enjoy
themselves!


Awards presenter
The World of Learning Awards will be presented by Perrier -
Award winning comedian and writer Dominic Holland.
Dominic has made numerous guest appearances on
television shows such as Have I Got News For You, The Clive
James Show, Edinburgh Nights, and Never Mind the
Buzzcocks, as well as writing his own radio programme, The
Small World of Dominic Holland (BBCR4), which was named
as one of the station's listeners most popular comedy shows.

He also writes for Harry Enfield, Lenny Henry, On the Spot,
What If (BBCR2), and Clive Anderson (BBC), in
which he also appeared giving a comedic slant
to the weeks news topics and is a regular guest
on Five's 'The Wright Stuff' and C4's 'Richard
                                                               Book your table now
and Judy Show'.

Dominic has also performed five critically-
                                                               Book your table now by calling
acclaimed sell out one-man shows at the                        +44 (0)20 8394 5171.
Edinburgh Festival.

                                                               Or complete and return the
                                                               enclosed table booking form.
Awards Presenter: Dominic Holland



                                For further information call +44 (0)20 8394 5171
                                                                  Payment Details
Table Booking Form
                                                                  All payment is by credit or debit card ONLY.
Book before 5pm on 3 September 2007                               Early Booking Discount – bookings made before 5pm,
and save £25 per person or £250 for a                             3 September 2007*
table of 10!*                                                     Number of tables of 10:                           @ £1000 per table+
Tickets to the Awards Dinner cost £135 per person or £1,250 for
a table of 10. The ticket includes entry to the Awards Dinner,    Number of seats:                                  @ £110 per seat+
champagne reception, three-course dinner and evening
                                                                  Bookings made after 5pm, 3 September 2007
entertainment.

Please note: the entry fee of £185 for the Bespoke, Blended,      Number of tables of 10:                           @ £1250 per table+
Generic, Online, Learning Innovation and Venue Awards
includes two tickets to the Awards Dinner.                        Number of seats:                                  @ £135 per seat+
                                                                  +Prices exclude VAT
Contact Details
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Name:
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                                                                    Payment MUST be made and cleared by 5pm on 3 September 2007 to qualify for
  World of Learning Awards
                                                                  the early booking discount.
  6th Floor
  111Upper Richmond Road                                          Tickets will be sent to you two weeks prior to the Awards Dinner.
  London, SW15 2TJ                                                All prices are exclusive of VAT and tickets are non-refundable.
  Or call:                                                        All information is correct at time of going to press.
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                                   For further information call +44 (0)20 8394 5171
The Awards categories
Bespoke Solution of the Year                                Training Venue of the Year
The judges will be looking for a tailor-made solution (or   The judges will be looking for a venue that offers the
programme) that has had a major positive impact on the      best services and support for the training industry. All
commissioning organisation. You will need to                relevant factors will be considered, including customer
demonstrate this impact as a direct result of your          service, technical support and catering.
solution.
                                                            Outstanding Contribution to the Training Industry
Blended Solution of the Year                                The judging panel will be looking for an individual, within
The judging panel will be looking for a blended solution    a company or working independently, who has made an
(or programme) that can be bespoke or generic and has       outstanding and innovative impact on the training
been formulated to meet real business needs. You must       industry over a number of years and in a variety of
show how the solution meets these needs and the             learning solutions.
impact this has on business.
                                                            Training Manager of the Year
Generic Solution of the Year                                The judges will be looking for an individual who over the
The judging panel will be looking for a generic product     past 12-18 months has improved business performance,
(or programme) that can easily be adapted for a variety     cost-effectiveness and increased the skill sets and
of organisations and/or situations with significant         motivation of the learners through its training activity.
demonstrable results. Your entry will need to illustrate
how the solution is used in at least two organisations,     Training Provider of the Year
and how far it has made a positive impact on these          The training community gets its opportunity to vote for
organisations.                                              the Training Provider of the Year at
                                                            www.learnevents.com. Voting closes at midnight on 31
Online Solution of the Year                                 October 2007
The judging panel will be looking for a solution where
the learning is delivered solely online and has made a      Deadline for entries: 5pm, Monday 3 September 2007
significant impact on users’ performance in an              Entries received after this time and date will not be put
organisation. The solution may be bespoke or generic,       forward for consideration by the judging panel.
and you will have to demonstrate specific, measurable
results of the online solution.                             Category Sponsors include
Learning Innovation of the Year
The judging panel will be looking for a learning
intervention that uses an innovative product or method
to achieve enhanced results. You will need to
demonstrate the ways in which this intervention is new
to the industry and provide tangible results.




                             For further information call +44 (0)20 8394 5171
How to enter the World                                                Awards entry
of Learning Awards                                                    guidelines & rules
Simply complete and return the official entry forms (with             • The deadline is 5pm, Monday 3 September 2007.
payment as appropriate) by 5pm, Monday 3 September 2007.                Entries received after this time and date will not be
To receive an Awards entry form:                                        considered by the judging panel.

• Email: awards@vmgl.com                                              • Your entry must NOT exceed 2,500 words. Please
                                                                        check your word count carefully as any additional
• Call: +44 (0) 20 8394 5171
                                                                        words will not be submitted to the judging panel.
• Visit: www.learnevents.com
                                                                      • Solutions maybe entered into multiple categories–a
The entry form will provide the structure for your entry, along         charge will be made for each category.
with hints and tips on what the judges will be looking for and
                                                                      • Products and/or solutions submitted must have been
where and when to use supporting evidence.
                                                                        brought to market after 30 April 2006.
There are two different entry forms.                                  • Payment must be submitted and cleared by the
                                                                        deadline in order for your entry to be considered by
If you are nominating an entry for any of the following please
                                                                        the judging panel.
use the Organisation Awards Entry Form:
                                                                      Please note that for the Training Venue of the Year
• Bespoke Solution of the Year                                        Award, entries can be submitted for venues opened
• Blended Solution of the Year                                        before 30 April 2006. However the content of the entry
• Generic Solution of the Year                                        should relate to activities and results achieved after 30
• Online Solution of the Year                                         April 2006.
• Learning Innovation of the Year                                     Completed entries can be submitted by email to
• Training Venue of the Year                                          awards@vmgl.com OR sent by post to World of
                                                                      Learning Awards, Venture Marketing Group, 111 Upper
The entry fee is £185 for each category entered, which                Richmond Road, London SW15 2TJ.
includes two tickets to the Awards Dinner.
If you are nominating an entry for any of the following please
use the Individual Awards Entry Form:

• Outstanding Contribution to the Training Industry
• Training Manager of the Year
                                                                  SUPPORTED BY:                              TECHNOLOGY SPONSOR:
There is no entry fee for individuals.

N.B. Judging for Training Provider of the Year is conducted by
an industry vote on www.learnevents.com. Please note that we
                                                                  PLATINUM SPONSORS:
do not take nominations or submissions for this category.




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