About BEST Awards
The BEST Awards recognize organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee talent development. We are looking for organizations that get it: They use talent development as a strategic business tool to get results.
Established in 2003, the BEST Awards Winners' Circle includes small and large private, public, and not-for-profit organizations from around the world.
Award winners must demonstrate that they are excellent in many aspects of talent development:
- Talent development has an enterprise-wide role: involved in the executive team, creating solutions to business issues, and setting organizational strategy.
- Learning has value in the organization's culture: learning opportunities for employees, C-level involvement, learning for growth of the organization, and innovation.
- Learning links to individual and organizational performance: alignment with the business, efficiency, measurement of the effectiveness of learning, and success with non-training solutions for business needs.
- Investment is made in talent development and performance initiatives.
Award winners show that they are:
Enterprise wide and
Strategically driving a
Talent development culture that delivers results.
The submission window for 2024 recognition is now closed.
All entrants will be notified by February 1, 2024 of their entry outcomes.
Entries must be submitted online.
Application fee: $275 USD (subject to change)
Payable online as the last step of the application process. If you have questions about the application, contact Erin Strider at [email protected].