Award Services

Deb Arnold, Ink. offers a range of award services to help your organization, including:

  • Award-readiness assessments
  • Hands-on services for applications
  • Coaching packages
  • Award strategy consulting

Award-readiness Assessments

Have a great learning initiative but not sure it’s award-ready? Want to go for a ranking award but not sure which best matches your organization’s strengths?

Deb can help, with proprietary worksheets and processes to get you on the right path to the right award at the right time.

Hands-on Services for Applications

Engage Deb at one of three levels to match your needs and budget:

  1. The Award Advisor – Deb will review and provide expert feedback on your draft submission, advising you on success factors ranging from good grammar to compelling metrics.
  2. Advisor + Expert Editor – Deb will give the same guidance, then modify and polish your draft, incorporating one round of additional input.
  3. “Spoil Me” Package – Soup to nuts, strategy to final submission, Deb takes care of the project management, subject matter expert interviews, writing, editing and more.

Extra options: She can submit your application online and/or liaise with the award organization for truly start-to-finish services.

Coaching Packages

These award coaching packages are the most economical opportunity to gain access to Deb’s expertise for an award submission. Packages combine one-on-one coaching sessions, written feedback on select draft responses, award-specific written resources and more.

Award Strategy Consulting

Want expert help in putting together your award strategy for the year? Deb can consult on this and other award-related topics.


Check out Deb’s award resources and training, too.


Thanks for reading

Learning Program and Team Awards 2009-2014


ASTD Excellence in Practice

Technical Training Award
Training Management Citation (for new programs)
Learning Technology Citation
Workplace Learning & Collaboration–Leadership Development (x2) Award, Citation
Workplace Learning & Collaboration–Onboarding Citation
Sales Enablement Citation

Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning

Best Custom Content Gold
Best in Learning Strategy and Governance Gold
Best Leadership Development Program Gold
Best Innovation in Learning Technology Silver
Best Leadership Sales Training Silver
Best Integration of Learning and Talent Management Bronze
Best Use of Games for Learning Bronze

Brandon Hall Technology Excellence

Best Advance in Social Learning Technology Gold

CLO Magazine Learning in Practice

Technology Innovation Gold, Division 1
Innovation Gold, Division 1
Business Impact Gold, Division 2
Business Impact Bronze, Division 2


Learning Organization Ranking Awards


American Society for Training & Development

ASTD BEST #1 (up from #32 in one year)
#2 (up from #37 in two years)

ELearning! Media Group

Learning! 100 #1 (first year on list)

Chief Learning Officer Magazine

LearningElite #1, #4

Training Magazine

 Training Top 125 #1, #2 (up from #41 in one year)