2017 LEAD Awards

Recognizing Excellence in LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Programs

The LEAD Awards celebrate organizations globally that have the best use of or the best internally created leadership development programs, as well as Colleges/Universities who provide great leadership/HR development programs at all levels.

Award Winners Receive

  • Worldwide recognition through HR.com and featured interviews in Leadership Excellence Publication; combined reach over 1 million HR executives.
  • An Invitation to host a rountable of your peers at LEAD2017 to discuss what you've learned from facilitating your program and best practices for leadership development within an organization.
  • An opportunity to walk the stage to accept a coveted LEAD Award during a night of celebration and networking with over 400 senior HR executives.

Nominations are FREE and Take Less Than 10 Minutes to Complete

All you need is your company name, program name, number of participants, and a short blurb about your leadership development program (content, impact, and future plans)

Want to See the Questions before you Nominate?

CLICK HERE for everything you need to know before you nominate your award winning program.

COMPANY AWARDS ARE NOW CLOSED.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS CLOSE NOVEMBER 18TH, 2016.

Corporate: Internal Developlment Nominations
Education: Colleges - Universities Nominations
Individual Leader Nominations

If you have any additional questions please contact the LEAD2017 team by clicking HERE or calling 1-877-472-6648 and asking to speak with a LEAD associate.

The LEAD AWARD Categories
Does Your Company Have an Internal Leadership Development Program Built for Your Employees?
Click to reveal categories and nominate your Company or Client.

Corporate - Leadership Programs

Awards for employers who develop great leaders.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Executive Coaching Program - This award recognizes excellence in Executive Coaching programs.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Mentoring Program - This award recognizes employers utilizing Mentors in the development of their leaders.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyInnovation in Deployment of Leadership Programs - This award recognizes innovation and creativity within an organization in the in design and execution of a leadership program in the last 18 months.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Global / International Leadership Program - This award recognizes leadership programs that have been deployed globally (defined as three or more countries) that have consistently impacted
    leadership skill on a global scale within a given year.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Use of Mobile Technology - This award recognizes leadership programs that have embedded, layered, or used mobile technology to reinforce leadership across an organization.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Use of Simulations - This award recognizes leadership programs that have used simulations to reinforce leadership development across an organization.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Use of Team Building - This award recognizes organizations that have deployed team building training and exercises to advance the level of cohesive leadership across the organization.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Corporate University - This award recognizes organizations for excellence in leadership development through a formal Corporate University program.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Use of Social Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing - This award recognizes organizations that have used social collaboration and programs designed to share knowledge across the organization
    to build and sustain the leadership pipeline.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Use of Classroom and Traditional Training - This award recognizes organizations that have used traditional classroom training to build leadership capabilities and drive business results.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Train the Trainer Program -This award recognizes organizations that have utilized the train the trainer model to scale leadership development programs across their organization.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Use of a Learning Management System - This award recognizes organizations that have successfully driven adoption and achieved measurable results from the deployment of their learning
    management system.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Sales Leadership Program (non-store/restaurant) - This award recognizes organizations that have developed effective leadership training for sales leaders who do not work in a retail,
    restaurant or casual dining industry.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Store / Restaurant Management Program - This award recognizes organizations that have built effective leadership training for sales leaders who work in a retail, restaurant or casual dining industry.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Customer Service Leadership Training Program - This award recognizes organizations that have built effective leadership training for leaders in customer service, call center, and client-facing roles.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Third-Party Channel Partner / Customer Training Program - This award recognizes organizations that have built effective leadership training for third party organizations such as Channel
    Partners / Value Added Resellers or Clients
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest First Time Manager Program - This award recognizes organizations that do an outstanding job developing successful first time managers.
  • Nominate My Client Nominate My CompanyBest Experienced / Senior Leaders Program - This award recognizes organizations that build leadership strength at the top of the organization through the continued development of its existing senior leaders.
  •  Nominate My CompanyTop Leadership Partner - This award recognizes the great work of a leadership solution partner or provider.
College / University with Programs Emphasizing Leadership Development and HR
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Education - Leadership Programs

This category recognizes educational institutions who are committed to developing leaders across the HR and Leadership / Organizational Development disciplines.
Nominate a Leader Who Inspires You For Our Top Leader Awards
Click to reveal categories and nominate an inspiring Leader.

Individual Leader of the Year Awards

Awards for individuals who do outstanding work in corporate leadership with a vision for the future.