Towards Maturity definitive guide to making the most of Learning Technologies 2014 for free

by | Jan 13, 2014 | Articles

Our 2013-14 Benchmark The New Learning Agenda shows that learning innovation done well delivers bottom line results, and there is no better way to find out how to do this than booking a few days out to visit Learning Technologies show in London on the 29th and 30th January.

The show is now just 2 weeks away but if you are hoping to pop along to the free exhbition, we strongly recommend that you PLAN ahead! There are so many opportunities to meet with and hear from the industry’s top thought leaders without spending a thing, but don’t leave it til the last minute.

Here is our definitive guide to finding your way around and planning your time so that you can hit the ground running at the show.

Meeting the conference speakers
You don’t have to go to the conference to meet the speakers – just join them in a small group discussion hosted by Towards Maturity and Training Journal. Prior booking is essential so click here to secure your place.

Having the most useful  supplier conversations
With over 280 exhibitors – where do you start? It’s not our policy to recommend suppliers but we thought you might like to use our map that shows you where to find the Towards Maturity Ambassadors  – these are thought leading organisations who value independent research and sharing good advice. They  can provide you with great ideas to help you think ahead in your strategy. Download the map here or check out the exhibition visitors bag  for your print copy on the day.

Interpreting your Towards Maturity Personalised benchmark
If you took part in our study last year bring your Towards Maturity Personalised Benchmark report  along and visit the TM team on stand 179 for an extra helping hand in prioritising the next steps you need yo take to deliver great learning results in 2014. We’ve also got plenty of chairs for those who jusy need a sit down and relax!

Update yourself with free independent research and resources on the latest trends and technologies

  • Towards Maturity will be launching 3 new in-Focus Reports , find out more on stand 179
  • Visit stand 163 to grab your free copy of the TrainingZone Tech Trends 2014 insight report, an in-depth look at this year’s technology developments that will improve the L&D function in your business

Meet the experts

The following sessions will provide almost 1 to 1 advice , just turn up or book ahead:

  • eXchange ideas with leading thought leaders from teh conference for free at the LT and L&S eXcahnge programme hosted by Towards Maturity on stand 179 and by Training Journal on stand  416 in the L&S area
  • The elearning network is run by the elearning community to provide guidance on best practice and future trends in technology-based learning and development at work. This year they are running “Ask the expert sessions” with the directors on stand 190.
  • Free 20 minute consultation with The Meeting Doctor – diagnose and cure your meeting ailments  (2-5pm). Prior registration required – more info here:

Scheduling your free seminar slots
There are plenty of ideas to be had in 140 free seminars but where to start? We’ve identified a few from organisations that we respect to help you address those thorny issues for 2014. Each one is 30 minutes and is bound to be popular so get there before it starts to bag your seat!

Preparing for the future

Designing great learning experiences

Mobile learning

Getting the most from your compliance training

Embedding learning in the workflow

  • Also check out Perry Timms – talking about  It’s Learning FFS: Fun, Fervant, Social at 10.30 stand  1 (with Fuse)

Encouraging  take up

 

We hope you find this useful and we look forward to seeing you at the show. Follow us @towardsmaturity #LT14UK

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