eLearning Awards


If you’ve got what it takes to win an eLearning award, you’re in the right place. Whether you’re a vendor, teacher, instructional designer, or thought leader, you’ll find an award to recognize your skills in our directory below.

Name Description Deadline Presentation Website

Best of Elearning! Awards

The Best of Elearning! Awards are the exclusive reader’s choice awards program for e-learning products and services. Closed 06-June-2016 2elearning.com

IELA International E-Learning Award

The International E-Learning Awards are given each year for the best work in eLearning mobile learning and blended learning in two divisions: Academic and Business/Industry. Closed 16-June-2016 ielassoc.org

HR Excellence Awards

The HR Excellence Awards represent the gold standard for people strategy. All too often it is forgotten just how important it is to recognise those who push the boundaries those who dare and challenge convention. Closed 28-June-2016 hrexcellenceawards.com

CIPD PM Awards

The CIPD PMAs are the most prestigious Awards in the profession. Delivered in partnership with People Management Magazine, the Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements in people management and development and the impact it has on business success. The Awards are open to all types of organisations regardless of size or sector. Closed 07-July-2016 cipdpmas.co.uk

IACET Awards

IACET awards honor deserving individuals, innovators, projects, or programs that have significantly contributed to the field of continuing education and training. Closed 22-September-2016 iacet.org

Chief Learning Officer Learning In Practice Award

The Learning In Practice Awards recognize industry leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs. Closed 27-September-2016 clomedia.com

TJ Awards

Since 2006, The TJ Awards have recognized the very best practices in organizational learning and development. Closed 27-September-2016 trainingjournalawards.com


The ASTD BEST Awards recognize organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee learning and development. Learn from the BEST is a one-day workshop where you can learn the secrets to success from organizations that set the benchmark for workplace learning and development. Closed 05-October-2016 astd.org

WCET Advance

The WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) Award recognizes outstanding efforts by member institutions and organizations in applying an innovative, technology-based solution to a challenging educational need. Look across your campus or organization for successful and innovative works that meet WOW criteria. Closed 12-October-2016 wcet.wiche.edu

LearnX Impact Awards

With 9 years of success and over 1,230 entries the LearnX Awards aims to recognize the best talent in the world of learning. LearnX rewards individuals, teams and organizations who have had an significant impact on employee performance and business results through technology. 31-March-2017 18-October-2016 learnx.net

Learning Technologies Awards

Learning Technologies Awards selects their winners based on who best suits their criteria in the 17 categories companies are able to to enter. 28-July-2016 01-November-2016 learningtechnologies.co.uk

Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards

The Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program is the most prestigious awards program in the industry. Often times called the “Academy Awards” by Learning Talent and Business Executives the program was one of the first of its kind in the learning industry which was pioneered in 1995. We recognize the best companies that have successfully developed and deployed programs strategies modalities processes systems and tools that have helped companies achieve measurable results. 2016 Excellence Award Winners will be honored at the HCM Excellence Conference 2017 Ceremony and Gala. 23,24-September-2016 24-27-January-2017 go.brandonhall.com

BETT Awards

The BETT Awards provide a platform to showcase your digital products services and technological companies who supply ICT for education. TBA 25-January-2017 bettawards.com

National Apprenticeship Awards

Taking place at The Skills Show, this high profile celebration hosts many of the country’s top employers careers and skills professionals and policy makers. The event is a fantastic opportunity for you to network with colleagues and peers and also to hear about how Apprenticeships have made a difference to the organisations and individuals who have reached the national stage of the National Apprenticeship Awards. Closed TBA-January-2017 apprenticeawards.co.uk

LPI Learning Awards

February sees the Learning and Performance Institute host its annual Learning Awards to recognise outstanding examples of high standards, best practice, innovation and excellence in Learning and Development. 30-September-2016 02-February-2017 thelearningawards.com

The Learning Awards

Celebrating quality, excellence and best practice. The Learning and Performance Institute hosts the annual Learning Awards to recognise outstanding examples of high standards, best practice, innovation and excellence in Learning and Development. The awards are presented at The Dorchester, Park Lane, London and firmly established as the benchmark for excellence throughout the learning industry. 30-September-2016 02-February-2017 thelearningawards.com

ATD Excellence in Practice Awards

The Excellence in Practice Awards program recognizes results achieved through the use of practices and solutions from the entire scope of talent development. Accomplishments are recognized at two levels: awards and citations. Award and Citation winners will be honored at the awards ceremony during the 2017 ATD International Conference & Exposition in Atlanta, GA. 23-September-2016 TBA-May-2017 td.org

What Works Award Program

The Bersin & Associates Learning Leaders® program is designed to identify the very best in organizational learning and talent management. TBA-July-2016 TBA-May-2017 home.bersin.com

ATD Awards

As the world’s largest association dedicated to training and development, ASTD seeks to recognize and share the best practices of individuals and organizations that achieve real business impact through learning. ASTD Awards programs recognize individuals and organizations for their impact on the workplace learning profession and for contributions to ASTD. Winners are honored at an awards ceremony and profiled in articles for ASTD’s publications and on ASTD’s website. TBA TBA astd.org

Chief Learning Officer LearningElite Awards

LearningElite program honors the best organizations for learning and development. This robust, peer-reviewed ranking and benchmarking program recognizes those organizations that employ exemplary workforce development strategies that deliver significant business results. Fall-2016 TBA resources.clomedia.com

CNIE-RCÍE Prix Awards

CNIE-RCÍE Prix Awards recognizes innovative educational practices at regional, national, and international levels through the use of technology. This awards program is not dedicated to only distance or online learning but also awknowledge's excellence in open, blended, and traditional teaching methods across Canada. Closed TBA cnie-rcie.ca

CNIE-RCÍE Prix Awards

CNIE-RCÍE Prix Awards recognizes innovative educational practices at regional, national, and international levels through the use of technology. This awards program is not dedicated to only distance or online learning but also awknowledge's excellence in open, blended, and traditional teaching methods across Canada. Closed TBA academic-conferences.org

IMS Learning Impact Awards

The Learning Impact Awards are designed to recognize the most impactful use of technology worldwide in support of learning. This unique program evaluates established new and research efforts in context at an implementing learning institution. TBA TBA imsglobal.org

ISTE Best of Show Awards

The program recognizes outstanding products exhibited at the International Society for Technology in Education show. Winners are selected by panels of professional users and editors based on descriptions provided by you via the nomination form as well as on judges’ inspection at the convention. Closed N/A iste.org

ITC Awards for Excellence in eLearning

The judging panels-comprised of the ITC board of directors ITC members past award winners and ITC leadership academy attendees-decide which distance educators demonstrate the highest best-practice standards as exemplified by previous ITC award winners. TBA TBA itcnetwork.org

Learning! 100 Awards

The Learning! 100 Awards honour organizations of all sizes that embrace learning culture and technologies to achieve exceptional performance. TBA TBA 2elearning.com

Tech Learning Awards of Excellence

With a solid reputation in the industry as a long-standing, high-quality program, the AOE recognizes both creative new offerings and significantly updated products that help educators in the business of teaching, training and managing with technology. Closed N/A techlearning.com

Training Industry Top 20

At TrainingIndustry.com, it’s our business to know what makes a great training company. Our lists of top training companies are based on extensive research, interactions with companies around the world, and thorough analysis of the capabilities, experience, and expertise of hundreds of learning organizations. Our goal is to help you find the right training partner and to deliver on our mission to create a more efficient marketplace for learning.

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The USDLA International Distance Learning Awards are created to acknowledge major accomplishments in distance learning and to highlight those distance learning instructors, programs, and professionals who have achieved and demonstrated extraordinary achievements through the use of online, videoconferencing, and satellite/video delivery technologies globally. TBA TBA usdla.org

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