World of Learning Opens Next Week

Birmingham (UK), October 2018 - Two days of inspiration and exclusive offers await visitors to the World of Learning Conference and Exhibition taking place at Birmingham's NEC, 16-17 October.

The highly regarded annual conference will see L&D leaders from companies including Aviva, AstraZeneca, Mitie Group, PwC, and River Island sharing best practice and thought leadership.

The exhibition boasts over 100 suppliers and a comprehensive programme of free-to-attend seminars and workshops covering all aspects of workforce performance and learning development, from leadership and learning transfer, to optimal learning design and the latest learning technology.

Features dedicated to current hot topics include the Apprenticeship Zone for advice on creating effective apprenticeship programmes and the Agility Zone for fostering behavioural agility in the workplace.

Visitors seeking to understand the impact VR can have on their learning programmes can experience the technology for themselves at the VR Suite. Facilitated by immersive learning specialists Make Real, the VR Lounge will feature a variety of virtual reality training applications.

Several exhibitors are offering the chance to win valuable training sessions, including Innate Leaders, who will host a prize draw for a complimentary half-day team-coaching and management-consulting session for up to eight people.

Firms aiming to help their people do better by feeling better should head to Rising Vibe's stand. The learning solutions provider will be holding a business-card draw for three people to win a 45-minute coaching call with a member of the Rising Vibe team. They will also offer a 15% discount on their Keeping It Real online programme to exhibition visitors.

eLearning consultants Spokes Education will be offering a free consultancy session and 10% discount on services for all WOLCE attendees, while Sundial will again be present with their 1960's vintage bus offering tasters of team building sessions and a prize draw to win a conference and team building day.

Hot off the press and available at a show special rate of £10 (RRP £14.97) will be Paul Matthews' anticipated new book Learning Transfer at Work: How to Ensure that Training >> Performance. Paul and the team at People Alchemy will also be showcasing their new ePortfolio tool for CMI qualifications, as well as an ePortfolio and Journal tool to manage apprenticeship programmes.

Optimus Learning Services will have copies of the annual survey Overcoming the Challenges for L&D in 2018 available, and there will be a bounty of quality giveaways across the exhibitor stands.

Those looking to sample an inspiring team-building experience should head to the Team Building Zone, where hosts KDM Events will provide interactive activities on both days, including a Crystal Maze inspired "Cash Grabber" on day two.

Visitors can also experience a unique management and teamwork training programme set in a radio studio. Live at 3 - Team Radio Events will exhibit with their pop-up radio studio and will be running a business card draw to win a half-day Live at 3 in-house team event.

Andrew Gee, Senior Project Manager for the World of Learning, summarises, "World of Learning is the perfect place for L&D professionals to build knowledge, gather tactics and to see and sample the best services and solutions behind impactful learning programmes."