Accelerated Business Results is committed to meeting our clients’ standards of excellence, and our focus on unique, quality solutions has earned us industry awards and recognition. Here are some of our recent achievements:
Earned Four Medals in 2016 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards
The Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program is thought by many to be the most prestigious in the industry. Award entries are evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, as well as Brandon Hall Group Sr. Analysts and executive leadership based upon the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits. In 2016, ABR partnered with Time Warner Cable to earn Silver medals in the Best Use of Blended Learning and Best Advance in Competencies and Skill Development categories; and teamed up with Sonic Automotive to win Silver in the Best Advance in Competencies and Skill Development category and Bronze in the Best Advance in Leadership Development category. Read more here.
Ranked 3659 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 List
Inc. magazine ranked ABR no. 3659 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. ABR experienced sales growth of 85 percent from 2012 to 2015. Read more here.
Recognized by 2015 ATD Excellence in Practice Awards
The Association for Talent Development (ATD) awarded ABR and our partner Sonic Automotive with two 2015 Excellence in Practice Citations. Our entry Fixed Operations Leadership Academy was honored in the Career Development category; while The Start of Something Special was recognized in the Organizational Learning and Development category. The ATD Excellence in Practice Awards recognize results achieved through the use of practices and solutions from the entire scope of workplace learning and talent development. Citations are presented to fully implemented practices that have strong evaluation plans, meet a demonstrated need, have appropriate design values, and are expected to show sustained results and measurable impact over time. Read more here.
Earned Three Medals in 2015 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards
In partnership with our client, Sonic Automotive, ABR won Silver medals in the Best Advance in Competencies and Skill Development and Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy categories for their joint submission, “EchoPark—The Start of Something Special.” They also earned a Bronze medal in the Best Advance in Competencies and Skill Development category for their “Sonic Fixed Operations Leadership Academy” submission. Read more here.
In 2013, the Brandon Hall Group recognized ABR’s work with the coveted “Gold” distinction in the Best Extended Enterprise Learning Program category in partnership with our client, Apptix, for our submission: “Apptix Cloud Services Training Solution.” Read more here.
Finalist for 2013 Small Business of the Year
ABR was named as a finalist in the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Excellence Awards in 2013. We were nominated in the category of Small Business of the Year (16-50 employees) along with five other local companies. The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Excellence Awards recognize the success of small businesses in the Cincinnati Area. Read more here.
Finalist for 2012 Emerging Business of the Year
In 2012, ABR was a finalist in the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Excellence Awards. ABR and five other local companies were selected as finalists in the Emerging Business of the Year category. Read more here.
Selected as a “Business WE Watch” by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
In 2011, ABR was selected as a “Business WE Watch” for the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s WE Celebrate Awards. The award recognizes women-owned companies that every business should connect with as they blaze a trail to future growth through innovative practices and offerings. WE Celebrate awards honor women and women-owned businesses for their achievement, innovation, social responsibility, and mentoring. Read more here.
Named as One of Cincinnati’s Fastest Growing Companies
The Cincinnati Business Courier recognized ABR as one of Cincinnati’s 55 fastest growing privately held companies in 2008. Fast 55 winners are selected based on revenue growth rate over a three-year period. As a nominated company, ABR engaged in a rigorous financial evaluation during the selection process in order to be considered. Read more here.
Recognized by ASTD Excellence in Practice Awards
The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) recognized one of our custom, innovative, blended learning solutions in its Excellence in Practice citations in 2007. The ASTD Excellence in Practice Awards recognize results achieved through the use of practices and solutions from the entire scope of workplace learning and development. Read more here.