Transitions Optical honoured Quebec’s New Look Eyewear with the 2016 Best in Training title.

The category is part of the Transitions Innovation Awards program and the announcement was recently made during a recognition ceremony at Transitions Academy in Orlando, Florida.

In 2016 New Look Eyewear approached their staff training for Transitions® lenses in an entirely creative way; the teamengaged its employees with interactive games rather than simply slides or facts to memorize,” said Drew Smith, director, North America Channels, Transitions Optical. “We thank New Look Eyewear for their partnership and congratulate them on their win.”

Marie-Josee MercierVice President Sales and Operations at New Look Eyewear, accepted the award on behalf of the retailer at Transitions Academy.

Adopting a new method of product training very much allowed for better retention of information for our employees,” said Mercier. “Learning about Transitions products in a fun way helped us maintain a high-level of employee participation and excitement. We are very happy to accept this award.”

During Transitions Academy, Best in Training finalists Walman Optical and Jennifer Lenhart, Director of Training and Development at OnSight Optical were also recognized for their commitment to Transitions training efforts.