Brandon Hall Group Announces Excellence Award Winners in Learning, HR and Talent Management, and Sales Enablement

Recipients will be Honored in January at HCM Excellence Conference 2015, where Selected Award Winners will also be Featured Presenters

Delray Beach, FL – September 10, 2014 – Brandon Hall Group, the pre-eminent HCM research and analyst organization focused on Learning and Development, Leadership Development, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, and Workforce Management, announced the winners of the 2014 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards yesterday.

The announcement of winners in more than 50 categories was made in a live webcast by Brandon Hall Group senior leadership: CEO Mike Cooke, COO Rachel Cooke, and VP of Corporate and Product Development Claude Werder.

Now in its 20th year, the awards program today recognized Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners. For the complete list, please visit our winners page:

Winners of the coveted Excellence Awards will also be honored at the HCM Excellence Conference, Jan. 28-30, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Winners of the 2014 Excellence in Technology Awards, which accepts entries through Sept. 12, will also be announced and honored at the conference. (

The HCM Excellence Conference ( will feature this year’s award winners, who will join Brandon Hall Group’s team of world-class analysts in sharing exclusive research laced with real-life success stories that achieved measurable business results. For more information on the HCM Excellence Conference and to register for this insightful event, visit our Conference Page.

“I’m honored to recognize this group of elite organizations with phenomenal programs across HCM functions.  The winners truly exemplified excellence around the critical business dimensions across the award categories, including a high standard of performance in their organization and demonstrated clear, measurable business results through these innovative programs,” said Rachel Cooke, COO of Brandon Hall Group.

“Our company is proud to receive submissions from organizations all over the world that have demonstrated major successes across their HCM business areas,” said Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke. “The beauty of our new HCM Excellence Conference is that some of these elite executives will now be able to share lessons learned through panel discussions, Q&A discussions, executive roundtables and peer-to-peer networking. We are delighted to be able to share the winners’ insights and case studies with a larger circle of colleagues.”

Selected award-winning submissions from this year’s Excellence Awards Program will be available to Brandon Hall Group members in the coming weeks.  For details on a Brandon Hall Group Membership or to learn more about our Awards Program, visit us at or contact Mike Cooke at (561)865-5017 or

About Brandon Hall Group

Brandon Hall Group is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management.

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is focused on developing research that drives performance in emerging and large organizations, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

At the core of our offerings is a Membership Program that combines research, benchmarking and unlimited access to data and analysts. The Membership Program offers insights and best practices to enable executives and practitioners to make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, coalesced with analyst advisory services which aim to put the research into action in a way that is practical and efficient.

To learn more about Brandon Hall Group, please call us at (561) 865-5017 or email us at