FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lorri Freifeld, Editor/Publisher, Training magazine
Minneapolis, MN (November 28, 2022)—Training magazine, the leading business publication for Learning and Development (L&D) professionals, today announced the winners of the newly rebranded Training APEX Awards, which ranks companies’ excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs. The rankings for the leading organizations will be unveiled during a black-tie Gala to be held February 13, 2023, during the 2023 Training Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL. In addition, Birmingham Water Works Board will be inducted into the Training Hall of Fame after earning rankings in the top 10 for four consecutive years.
“The passion for learning and development burns brightly in the 2023 Training APEX Awards organizations,” notes Training Editor/Publisher Lorri Freifeld. “We salute these best-in-class organizations for their ability to consistently and agilely deliver stellar training in an ever-changing world while providing a culture that allows their people to grow and thrive at work.”
The APEX Awards ranking is based on myriad benchmarking statistics and a range of qualitative and quantitative factors, including:
- Total training budget
- Percentage of payroll
- Scope of training programs provided
- Detailed formal and informal training programs
- Training linked to business/business unit goals
- Kirkpatrick Level 3 and 4 evaluation
- Business outcomes resulting from training
All applications are scored by the Training Hall of Fame members and Editor/Publisher Lorri Freifeld.
In-depth profiles of each of the top five companies will appear in the March 2023 issue of Training, and more information about the training efforts of all the winners will appear in the issue and online at www.trainingmag.com.
The 2023 Training APEX Awards Winners (in alphabetical order) are:
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Apple Federal Credit Union
Applied Materials, Inc.
Arizona Public Service
Ascend Federal Credit Union
Bass & Associates, P.C.
Bell and Howell
Brookdale Senior Living Inc.
CBE Companies, Inc.
CCA Global Partners
CNO Financial Group
Coast Professional, Inc.
Collaborative Solutions, LLC
Compass One Healthcare
Core & Main
ESL Federal Credit Union
Fractal Analytics Pvt. Ltd
Gilbane Building Company
Guardian Life Insurance
Hackensack Meridian Health
HGS Inc., USA
Intact Financial Corporation
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Kin + Carta
Limbach Holdings, Inc.
Long & Foster Real Estate
Marine Corps Community Services-Miramar
Mariner Finance LLC
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration
Michigan State University Federal Credit Union
Microchip Technology Inc
Mohawk Industries, Inc.
Navy Army Community Credit Union
One Nevada Credit Union
Pacific Gas & Electric
Panda Restaurant Group
Penn Station East Coast Subs
Persistent Systems Ltd.
PPD, Part of Thermo Fisher Scientific
PPL Electric Utilities
PPS Insurance Company Ltd
Prime Power Services, Inc.
Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
Signature Consultants, a DISYS company
Southern New Hampshire University
State Compensation Insurance Fund
The Haskell Company
The University of Texas MD Anderson
Thermo Fisher Scientific – Research, Safety, and Emerging Markets North America
Transworld Systems Incorporated
Two Men and a Truck
Union Pacific Railroad
University of New Mexico Hospital
VyStar Credit Union
Western and Southern Financial Group
Williams & Fudge, Inc.
Zensar Technologies Ltd
Training magazine is the leading business publication for learning and development and HR professionals. It has been the ultimate resource for innovative learning and development—in print, in person, and online—over the last 55-plus years. Training magazine and Training magazine Events are produced by Lakewood Media Group. For more information about the 2023 Training Conference & Expo, please visit: www.trainingconference.com.