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Sponge recognised as a top custom content developer in Training Industry Top 20 list.


This award highlights Sponge's extensive capabilities and expertise in developing custom learning content that drives impact.

Bristol, UK - 21st May - Sponge, a leading provider of custom learning solutions, is proud to announce its inclusion in Training Industry's 2024 Top 20 Custom Content Development Companies list. This prestigious recognition highlights Sponge's breadth of capabilities, expertise, and experience in developing exceptional custom learning content for its clients.

Training Industry annually publishes its Top Custom Content Development Companies list to help organisations identify the best partners for their custom instructional course design and development needs. Selection for this coveted list is based on a thorough analysis of each company's capabilities, experience, and expertise in creating learning programs from initial design through to the finished product. 

"We are honored to be recognised by Training Industry as one of the top custom content development companies," said Josh Cardoz, Chief Creative and Learning Officer at Sponge. "This achievement underscores our team's deep expertise in learning excellence - from learning experience design and rich content creation to our in-depth knowledge of and use of learning technology. This enables us to deliver powerful custom digital learning experiences that drive business results for our clients."

Sponge's custom learning solutions combine cutting-edge instructional design methodologies, engaging multimedia content, and state-of-the-art learning technologies to create immersive and personalised learning experiences. By leveraging a deep understanding of learning principles and industry best practices, Sponge ensures that its custom content is not only engaging but also effective in driving knowledge retention, skill development, and behavior change. 

About Sponge:

Sponge is trusted by the world’s biggest brands to provide end-to-end, learning solutions that include L&D Transformation, Content, Platform, and Impact Evaluation. With an almost 20-year pedigree of leading the industry in cutting-edge bespoke content, Sponge now unites its capability to inspire workplace audiences with a sophisticated, data-led approach and a full-service wrap of technology and consultancy. This fusion of creativity and engineering, magic and logic, uniquely positions Sponge to deliver unforgettable learning experiences for the biggest brands in the world.

In recent years, Sponge has also targeted Governance, Risk, and Compliance as an area of expertise – acquiring one of Europe’s leading specialist compliance elearning providers to guide this critical area of risk-associated learning.

Sponge was founded in 2004, with offices in Bristol, Berlin, and Brussels.

Sponge's recent award wins include:

LPI - Gold Accreditation - 2024

Learning Excellence Awards - Product or Process Training - Winner - 2024

Learning Excellence Awards - LMS and Learning Process - Winner - 2024

Fosway 9-Grid™ - ‘Core Leader’ – 2024

Brandon Hall Group L&D Tech Awards - Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training - Gold - 2023

Learning Excellence Awards - Digital Sector Award - Winner - 2023

Learning Excellence Awards - Health, Safety, and Risk Award - Winner - 2023

Learning Excellence Awards - Mobile Learning Award - Winner - 2023

Learning Excellence Awards - Response to COVID-19 Award - Award of Merit - 2023

Training Industry – Watch List for Sales Training and Enablement – 2023

Learning Awards - Onboarding Programme of the Year - Gold - 2023

Learning Awards - Learning Technologies Award - Silver - 2023

Fosway 9-Grid™ - ‘Core Leader’ – 2023

To find out more about Sponge's solutions and to see how we can make your learning unforgettable, please visit: