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Feedback from the event in 2016

Feedback from World of Learning exhibitors in 2015 has been exceptional and demonstrates that the event delivers a high quality audience year on year:

Mark Lloyd, Operations Director, Redware 

This is our 3rd year and is undoubtedly the best so far. We are really pleased, it has been really great. There are an impressive number of decision makers, nearly all are willing to spend. The World of Learning is unlike other L&D events because people here know what they are after rather than testing the water. In particular, we have been impressed with the diversity of attendees, which has led to lots of talks with prospective partners.

We also have received lots of business referrals at the show this year, many from previous clients that we have worked from in the past.

Sue Roochove, Chief Marketing Officer,
Precision Marketing Group

This has been our company’s first time exhibiting ever. We have had a significant number of visitors to our stand, unusual considering were not well known in the marketplace. We have met some relevant prospects and will certainly get business from this show.  We will definitely book again for next year. We specifically chose the World of Learning as it is a great organisation that provides helpful advice and an engaged audience. 

Rich Wootten, British Institute of Learning and Development

It has been a good year, plenty of footfall.  Our leads have been good, a good increase on last year. We’ve also had good interaction on email and social media regarding our latest news.

Vicky Marlee, Employer Services officer, NCFE

This has been our first year the World of Learning and it has gone really well, with the morning in particular being the highlight. The event has allowed us to reach the core L&D market and has resulted in meetings from decision makers from renowned institutions like the RAF, NHS and Optimax. 

Amit Rele, Head of Sales, kPoint Technologies

We have talked to the right mix of people, including a few CEOs, resulting in quite a few core leads. This is our first time at the show and we’re enjoying the lively atmosphere. 

Nick Spittle, Marketing Executive,
Interactive Corporate Solutions

This is my first time at the show and I’m impressed with the atmosphere. So far, we have got pretty good leads, we have met plenty of senior decision makers and people at the right level.

Karen Hanley ‎Business Development Manager, Pearlcatchers

Our session on ‘engaging line managers’ really took off! We received some excellent feedback from attendees confirming the session really touched on key topics. We found that many people attend more than one of our sessions and met with professionals from many large organisations such as PepsiCo, American Express, AA and MoD. There was a great deal of interest in our products and our ideas seem to have really resonated with people.

Maria Parviour, Maria Parviour Company

It’s a joy to be at World of Learning! Many visitors have come specifically to see me and I have some great conversations. The show has been an excellent opportunity to networking – make new contacts as well as catch up with existing contacts. I’ve also been able to explore some partnership working opportunities. 

Rich Wooten, Business Manager, BILD

World of Learning has been a very lively show with plenty of footfall. We’ve worked closely with TAP and have generated some cross referrals. Our ‘ask the expert’ sessions worked well in terms of raising awareness and driving people to our stand.

Neil Lewin, business development consultant,
Festo (Northampton)

It’s our first time exhibiting at the show and we’ve been busy throughout each day. We’re developing the training side of our business and have found many people are intrigued and interested by our offering. There has been great interest from visitors and some good leads. We’ve spoken with a wide range of professionals form various sectors including the Police, healthcare and retail – all outside our traditional market sector.

Claire Preston, business development executive, ILM

We’ve spoken with many interesting people – many of whom have specifically tracked us down. The walk ups have also been useful. It’s been enjoyable!

Eva McCann, sales and marketing manager, People Alchemy

We’ve been very busy with waves of people visiting our stand. The show provides us with a good foot in the door with professionals from across many sectors. The World of Learning is my favourite show!

Peter Stone, consultant, Learning Architect

The show has gone really well across both day. We’ve met a wide ranging of people from across various sectors – education, public sector, private sector. Everyone has been very friendly and there has been plenty of interest in our new offering. The show enable us to really boost our client list and we’ve even had a conversation about work in Mauritius!

Jesse Vernon, Account Executive, Administrate (Edinburgh)

The show has enabled us to meet up with an existing lead and make a sale. World of Learning has provided a great opportunity to introduce our product to some key decision makers. We’ve generated some good leads.

Steve Keites, business development manager, Whittlebury Hall

The show has enabled us to generate some good leads across both the meeting & conference and training academy sides of our business. Overall, it has been a good couple of days!

Vicki Adebola, Vicki Adebola, Blue Beetle

Our seminar was incredibly well attended and drove many people to our stand as a result. We’ve met with some key decision makers and have had some good conversations. There has been a steady flow of people all day.

Lorraine Swann, Business Manager, Teamscapes,
Sundial Group

We’ve met with some major organisations such as Barclays, Boots. There has been definite interest in our offering including some enquiries for the venue finding side of our business.

Jo Keeler, business director, Belbin

World of Learning? In a word – fabulous! Our stand has been really busy and has attracted some high quality names such as Tesco. Our seminar was a good was to raise awareness of our brand. The VMG team are great at supporting you and making you feel welcome.

Zahra Patel, AKD Solutions

There has been a good flow of people at World of Learning and some promising leads as a result. Many people were unaware of our offering so the show has been a useful platform to introduce what we do.

Jack Lockhart, account manager, The Training Foundation

We’ve professionals form a wide range of organisations - some household names as well as many smaller, independent companies. Our partnership with BILD has also generated some useful cross referrals. Many visitors have heard of us but perhaps weren’t aware of details so the show has been a useful way to fill them in.

Adam Kara, CEO, Accredited Skills

There have been many good quality delegates and some good leads. We certainly hope to be back next year! The visitors have been interested in our product and very willing to engage. The show is a really useful way to keep up to date with what’s new in the marketplace.

To find out more about exhibiting at the World of Learning 2016 contact Andrew Gee on 020 8394 5222.


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