Aptara Receives CLO Social Learning Award for Hilton Worldwide’s Collaborative Learning Portal

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Custom eLearning Solution Recognized for Enhancing Learner Engagement and Collaboration

Aptara’s ability to design for social learning is creating active collaboration from our employees in different divisions all around the world, said Kimo Kippen, CLO of Hilton Worldwide.

Aptara received a prestigious Learning In Practice Award from Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine for its design and development of a social learning portal for Hilton Worldwide.

The innovative President’s Portal is a collaborative and continuous learning platform for Hilton’s executive leadership. It enables them to share their expertise to nurture learners’ leadership skills and provides immediate access to relevant knowledge and discussions from a single location.

“Aptara’s ability to design for social learning is creating active collaboration from our employees in different divisions all around the world,” said Kimo Kippen, CLO of Hilton Worldwide. “The result has been increased and widely shared knowledge that is enhancing our organization’s collective intelligence.”

“We designed the President’s Portal with rich visual experiences to enhance learner engagement and incorporated blogs and discussion forums to encourage the participation of Hilton learning executives worldwide,” said Dev Ganesan, President and CEO of Aptara. “One key to its tremendous success is its flexible architecture, which has allowed Hilton to augment the original site for subsequent versions of the President’s Portal.”

The Learning In Practice awards were established by MediaTec Publishing, which publishes Chief Learning Officer magazine, to recognize transformational and visionary leaders in enterprise education and eLearning solutions. More than 200 top learning executives and solution providers were nominated by their peers in 15 categories.

“The winners are the industry leaders who truly champion innovation and transform it into learning and value for their organizations,” said Norm Kamikow, president and editor in chief of MediaTec Publishing Inc.

About Aptara
Aptara provides transformational eLearning solutions to the world's largest corporations. Named to Training Industry’s list of the “Top 20 Content Development Companies” in 2011 and 2012, Aptara is a market leader in custom eLearning solutions that leverage new media. Our 600+ instructional designers, content writers, graphics designers, multimedia specialists and application developers have helped Fortune 500 companies and other organizations develop and deliver tens of thousands of hours of custom learning content for employees, customers, and business partners. Founded in 1988, Aptara is a U.S.-based company harnessing the rapid emergence of digital media to provide its customers a competitive learning advantage. For more information visit http://www.aptaracorp.com.

About MediaTec Publishing Inc.
MediaTec Publishing Inc. is a leading integrated media company serving the human capital, management and workforce development industries. MediaTec publishes Chief Learning Officer magazine, Talent Management magazine and Diversity Executive magazine and operates the online industry resource HumanCapitalMedia.com. MediaTec leverages its award-winning editorial content with innovative integrated media products, including targeted e-newsletters, webinars, interactive websites, special print and online supplements, resource guides, industry research, and conferences that bring together international audiences to network and discuss leading-edge strategy and best practices in the industry. MediaTec partners with recognized industry experts and provides thought-provoking feature articles, news, opinions and insights through its award-winning publications, events and e-media. Each MediaTec product gives readers the business intelligence and knowledge they need to succeed in new and changing markets.

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