print page

Feb 22, 2016:

Presentation of the IHK Education Award 2016 in Berlin

For the second time after 2014 the IHK Education Award 2016 was presented  in the bcc / Berlin Congress Center this year. More than 100 companies applied for the IHK Education Award. An expert jury had checked all applicants in advance and selected each three finalists in the categories small enterprises (up to 50 employees), medium-sized enterprises (between 50 and 500 employees) and large enterprises (more than 500 employees). Apart from these nine applicants characterized by a full and comprehensive commitment in the field of vocational training further three companies were nominated for a special prize. These three applicants are distinguishedby extraordinarily creative and innovative measures for securing skilled personnel. On February 15 th, 2016, more than 300 chamber of commerce examiners, chosen from approx. 170,000 honorary examiners, decided nationwide which four of the finalists were nominated as award winners who finally could take home the popular IHK  education prize. A member of the jury selecting the finalists live by TED vote was Jürgen Seidler, training manager of Dürkopp Adler AG, who was appointed to the jury by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Ostwestfalen in Bielefeld. The journalist and presenter Oliver Welke born in Bielefeld and well-known from television moderated the event in a humorous way.  He himself is involved in the organisation “weitblick” promoting an improved access to educational institutions.

Get Adobe Reader


In order to read PDF documents you need the Acrobat Reader, which you can download from the Adobe website free of charge.