Training magazine Announces Its 2024 Training APEX Awards Winners

The rankings of the leading organizations that excel at employee training and development will be revealed at the Training APEX Awards Gala February 26, 2024, during the 2024 Training Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL.

APEX Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                        


Lorri Freifeld, Editor/Publisher, Training magazine

Minneapolis, MN (November 28, 2023)—Training magazine, the leading business publication for Learning and Development (L&D) professionals, today announced the winners of the 2024 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 26, 2024, during the 2024 Training Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL. In addition, Medical Solutions and Rosendin will be inducted into the Training Hall of Fame after earning rankings in the top 10 for four consecutive years.

“The 2024 Training APEX Awards winners are the shining stars in the learning and development industry,” notes Training Editor/Publisher Lorri Freifeld. “They light the way for engaging, innovative, and continuous learning. We are thrilled to recognize their stellar accomplishments and dedication to helping their employees and organizations grow and succeed.”

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 2024 issue of Training, and more information about the training efforts of all the winners will appear in the issue and online at

The 2024 Training APEX Awards Winners (in alphabetical order) are:

AAA Northeast

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Allied Universal

Apple Federal Credit Union

Applied Materials, Inc.

Aptive Environmental


Argo Group

Ascend Federal Credit Union

BankWest, Inc.

Bell and Howell

Blue Sprig Pediatrics

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Bronson Healthcare

Brose North America

BWH Hotels

Cardinal Health

Carilion Clinic

Caris Life Sciences


Cavco Industries, Inc.

CBE Companies, Inc.

CCA Global Partners

CNO Financial Group

Coast Professional Inc.

Collective Health

Compass One Healthcare


CVS Health




Edward Jones


England Logistics

ESL Federal Credit Union

First Horizon Corporation

Fisher Investments


Fractal Analytics Pvt. Ltd

General Dynamics Information Technology

Gilbane Building Company



Guardian Life Insurance

Hackensack Meridian Health

Harris Health System

Hayes Locums

HD Supply

HGS (Hinduja Global Solutions)

Huntington Learning Center

Huntington National Bank

Infosys Ltd


Johns Hopkins Medicine: Patient Access

Kimball Midwest

Kraft Heinz

LaSalle Network

Limbach Holdings, Inc.

Long and Foster Real Estate

Mariner Finance LLC

Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration

Michigan State University Federal Credit Union

Microchip Technology


National Head Start Association


Nebraska Medicine


Northwestern Mutual

Novartis China

One Nevada Credit Union

OpenTable & KAYAK

Panda Restaurant Group


Paychex, Inc

Penn Station East Coast Subs

Persistent Systems Ltd.

Personnel Board of Jefferson County

Pilot Company

PLK Communities

PPL Electric Utilities

Premise Health

Prime Power Services, Inc.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc

Southern New Hampshire University


Spectrum Enterprise

State Compensation Insurance Fund

Sundt Construction

Sunstates Security

The Haskell Company

The University of Texas MD Anderson

Thermo Fisher Scientific Research and Safety Division NA

Transworld Systems Incorporated

Two Men and a Truck

Union Pacific Railroad

Unite Us

University of New Mexico Hospital

Veeam Software

VSP Vision

VyStar Credit Union

Walden Security

Western & Southern Financial Group

Zensar Technologies

About Training

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 2024 Training Conference & Expo, please visit:

Lorri Freifeld
Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training APEX Awards and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 30 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.