Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) Adds Partner Meridian Knowledge Solutions Business Wire WESTFIELD, N.J. -- March 5, 2013 The Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART www.chart.org) announces a new sponsor relationship with Meridian Knowledge Solutions who will work with them to further advance opportunities for those employed in the hospitality industry. “Being a silver partner with CHART is important for us because we can team up to bring members a learning-technology platform for easily delivering content and transacting business, which can help each customer’s bottom line,” said Vinay Nilakantan, vice president of Product Management and Marketing for Meridian Knowledge Solutions. “CHART’s new partnership with Meridian Knowledge Solutions provides our members with the latest human-capital-management technology in order to solve complex challenges in people development,” said Tara Davey, Executive Director for CHART. “Their innovation in regard to e- learning and management analytics is very critical to our trainers.” CHART currently has the following partners who support its mission: Gold Level: National Restaurant Association Solutions Silver Level: Assess Systems, American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Foundation, Creative Restaurant Solutions, Customerville, DiscoverLink, Legacy Business Cultures, Legacy Solutions, Meridian Knowledge Solutions, MindLeaders, People Report, SkillSoft, and Viatech. Alliance Partners: Nation Restaurant News, HR in Hospitality, QSR Magazine and Share our Strength For more information, please call 312-405-2634, email email@example.com, or visit www.chart.org. CHART (www.chart.org), a non-profit professional association founded in 1970, is the leading resource for the development and advancement of hospitality training professional and their organizations. With more than 400 members from more than 300 multi-unit restaurant and hotel companies, CHART represents a workforce of almost five million. CHART includes all facets of hospitality training, learning and performance professionals; from entry level to senior executive. CHART’s mission is to develop hospitality training professionals to advance industry training practices and improve operational results by providing access to education, tools and resources. Meridian Knowledge Solutions (www.meridianksi.com) is the #1-rated human-capital management company for customer loyalty, with a documented customer retention rate of 98 percent. Meridian provides integrated solutions for over 350 clients with 8.5 million active users including AutoZone, Bell Helicopter, CSX Corporation, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., Panera Bread, Sunrise Senior Living, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and more than 80 federal, state and local governments. Meridian takes a unique approach to tailor every solution to exact client needs. Meridian asks the right questions, listens and molds its solution to fit its customers’ unique requirements. Meridian offers SaaS, private cloud or on-premises deployments. Meridian’s flagship product, the Meridian Global LMS, integrates advanced learning management, mobile learning, social learning, e-commerce, learning content management, performance management and workforce analytics into one fully integrated solution. Meridian also provides strategic professional services, mobile and e-learning courseware development and hosting services. Meridian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Visionary Integration Professionals. To learn more, visit www.meridianksi.com or follow Meridian on Twitter @MeridianKS Contact: CHART Tara Davey, 800.463.5918 firstname.lastname@example.org CHART Lisa L. Marovec, FMP, 312.405.2634 email@example.com Meridian Knowledge Solutions Bill Perry, 716.652.1762 Public Relations PR@meridianksi.com
Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) Adds Partner Meridian Knowledge Solutions
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