ASTD Names Winners

During its 2012 International Conference & Exposition, the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) presented the Excellence in Practice Awards and Citations to 61 organizations from 11 countries: Canada, China, India, Ireland, Israel, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, the United States, and Vietnam.

“The winning organizations demonstrate how learning increases the performance and success of organizations worldwide,” says Tony Bingham, ASTD President and CEO. “Their accomplishments advance the knowledge of the workplace learning and development profession and contribute to increasing workforce capability and organizational competitiveness.”

Excellence in Practice Awards (listed with partners) went to:

Abbot, Abbot Park, Ill.

Asurion, Nashville, Tenn.

Ball Metal Beverage Packaging Division, Williamsburg, Va. and Training Modernization Group, Spotsylvania, Va.

Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Va.

China Post Group, Beijing, China and Shijiazhuang Sunnysky Software Technology Co. Ltd., Shijiazhuang, China

College of American Pathologists, Northfield, Ill. and McKinley Medical Enterprises, Inc., Suwanee, Ga.

Farmers Insurance, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, Calif. and BTS USA, Inc., San Francisco, Calif.

Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, Calif. and Productivity Dynamics, Boston, Mass.

MetLife, Irvine, Calif. and The Next Level Sales Consulting, El Segundo, Calif.

Naval Education Training Command’s Surface Warfare Officers School, Newport, R.I.

Naval Education Training Command’s Center for Information Dominance, Pensacola, Fla.

Naval Education Training Command’s Surface Warfare Officers School Command, Newport, R.I. and Naval Air Warfare Center, Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla. and UCLA, National Center for Research on Evaluation Standards and Student Testing, Los Angeles, Calif.

Pelephone Communications LTD, Givatayim, Israel

PepsiCo, Purchase, N.Y.

Shape Corp., Grand Haven, Mich.

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S., Istanbul, Turkey

Turkiye Is Bankasi A.S., Istanbul, Turkey and Dilek Saglik Training and Consultancy, Istanbul, Turkey and Sistema Consultancy Training and Solutions, Istanbul, Turkey and NAR Training and Consultancy, Istanbul, Turkey

Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, N.J. and Strayer University, Newington, Va. and Bellevue University, Bellevue, Neb.

—A complete list of winners can be found on the ASTD Website, www.astd.org.

During its 2012 International Conference & Exposition, the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) presented the Excellence in Practice Awards and Citations to 61 organizations from 11 countries: Canada, China, India, Ireland, Israel, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, the United States, and Vietnam.

“The winning organizations demonstrate how learning increases the performance and success of organizations worldwide,” says Tony Bingham, ASTD President and CEO. “Their accomplishments advance the knowledge of the workplace learning and development profession and contribute to increasing workforce capability and organizational competitiveness.”

Excellence in Practice Awards (listed with partners) went to:

Abbot, Abbot Park, Ill.

Asurion, Nashville, Tenn.

Ball Metal Beverage Packaging Division, Williamsburg, Va. and Training Modernization Group, Spotsylvania, Va.

Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Va.

China Post Group, Beijing, China and Shijiazhuang Sunnysky Software Technology Co. Ltd., Shijiazhuang, China

College of American Pathologists, Northfield, Ill. and McKinley Medical Enterprises, Inc., Suwanee, Ga.

Farmers Insurance, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, Calif. and BTS USA, Inc., San Francisco, Calif.

Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, Calif. and Productivity Dynamics, Boston, Mass.

MetLife, Irvine, Calif. and The Next Level Sales Consulting, El Segundo, Calif.

Naval Education Training Command’s Surface Warfare Officers School, Newport, R.I.

Naval Education Training Command’s Center for Information Dominance, Pensacola, Fla.

Naval Education Training Command’s Surface Warfare Officers School Command, Newport, R.I. and Naval Air Warfare Center, Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla. and UCLA, National Center for Research on Evaluation Standards and Student Testing, Los Angeles, Calif.

Pelephone Communications LTD, Givatayim, Israel

PepsiCo, Purchase, N.Y.

Shape Corp., Grand Haven, Mich.

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S., Istanbul, Turkey

Turkiye Is Bankasi A.S., Istanbul, Turkey and Dilek Saglik Training and Consultancy, Istanbul, Turkey and Sistema Consultancy Training and Solutions, Istanbul, Turkey and NAR Training and Consultancy, Istanbul, Turkey

Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, N.J. and Strayer University, Newington, Va. and Bellevue University, Bellevue, Neb.

—A complete list of winners can be found on the ASTD Website, www.astd.org.

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