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LTEN Excellence Awards Open Call for Entries for 2017 Competition

Friday, November 4, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Nannette Nolan
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January 13 Deadline for Submissions in 8 Competition Categories

Roanoke, VA (November 20, 2016) - The Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network (LTEN) invites all life sciences training and education professionals and industry partners to submit entries in 8 competition categories for the 2017 LTEN Excellence Awards. This year’s winners will be presented with their honors at the 46th LTEN Annual Conference ( ), the largest gathering of life science trainers and educators in the United States, on June 7, 2016, at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.

The LTEN Excellence Awards is the premier awards program in the United States recognizing creativity and leadership within the life sciences training and development community. Through the LTEN Excellence Awards competition, practitioners and suppliers enter learning initiatives and training content in various categories for recognition of excellence. Finalists are selected by a diverse group of life sciences training experts and thought leaders and, from that group of finalists, one winner is awarded in each category.

All entries must be submitted online at no later than Friday, January 13, 2016, at 11:59:59 p.m. 

Entries Accepted in 8 Competition Categories

All Star Team - Recognizing a training department, team or work group that has “gone above and beyond” to meet organizational needs in proactive ways.

Emerging Leader - For someone relatively new to the training field who has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, business savvy, and training instincts.

Innovation (Practitioner) - For learning leaders who have collaborated effectively with internal and external groups and individuals to marshal resources and apply innovative practices, processes or technologies in a new and groundbreaking way to address a significant business or organizational opportunity in the past year.

Member of the Year (Practitioner and Industry Partner) - Honoring individuals who have contributed to the LTEN member community and the wider life sciences training community through volunteering with other training organizations, speaking, authoring articles, community involvement, mentoring, coaching, developing people, leading organizations, etc

Innovation (Industry Partner) - Recognizes suppliers that have deployed innovative practices, processes and technologies in support of a client’s learning program that delivers engaging learning combining multiple modalities in the past year. Examples include workshops, eLearning, mLearning, social collaboration tools, and games.

Learning Content - Recognizes suppliers that have created superior customized or off-the-shelf learning content in the past year.

Partnership - Recognizes suppliers for their work, either via whole or partially outsourced services, content development and delivery or training, in support of an organization’s learning and development function in the past year.

To learn more about the LTEN Excellence Awards, visit



The Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network ( is the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the professional goals of trainers and educators in the life sciences by providing the clarity, community and career resources needed to excel in leadership and learning. Founded in 1971, LTEN has grown to more than 1,700 individual members who work in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostic companies.



For more information, contact Nannette Nolan, LTEN director of marketing communications,

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