Huge demand and great participation from global partners have helped crown the 2015 CLLC Big Event as the best yet. The event took place from 16 to 25 September 2015, with three nights in Toronto, one in Niagara Falls and five in Halifax gave agents a phenomenal experience and the opportunity to meet a large number of CLLC staff. "We’d like to sincerely thank everyone who attended," said Aly Rajab, President and CEO of CLLC. "As always, it’s the quality of the people that make an event great, and this year we had an amazing group," he concluded.
With the 2015 Big Event just wrapping up, Mr. Rajab and Vice President, Stefan Ferron, are already excited about the propsects for next year’s event. "Planning is already underway, and as always, we’re looking for ways to improve the experience for our guests," said Mr. Ferron.
CLLS actively support the Premier Agency Business Awards (PABA), who announced 2015 PABA winners at a Gala dinner at the World Trade and Convention Centre on the 24 September 2015.
Agency of the Year
- Gold - Woori Education (Republic of Korea)
- Silver - Ad Astra (Mexico)
- Bronze - Egitim-Al (Turkey)
New Agency of the Year
- Gold - Extudia (Colombia)
- Silver - ICLA Mali (Mali)
- Bronze - Edustore (Turkey)
Small Agency of the Year
- Gold - ICEA (Ukraine)
- Silver - Sindibad (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
- Bronze - Top Class Study Co. (Republic of Korea)
Dynamic Agency of the Year
- Gold - English Experience Intercambios (Brazil)
- Silver - Idealangues (France)
- Bronze - RIKS Education Agency (Uzbekistan)
The year 2015 also saw the launch of the Premier Agency Business Awards Charity Program (PABACP). Three deserving students representing Ecuador, Brazil and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were this years’ CLLC scholarship winners. Each received a three month scholarship to study English at CLLC with all expenses paid. The 2014 PABA Gold winners chose their candidates through an extensive selection process. “As the PABACP mission statement says, our goal is to transform lives forever,” said Aly Rajab, PABA Innovator. “I couldn’t be prouder of this years’ students.”