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The Isle of Wight’s Dale Howarth has been appointed as 1 of just 12 CPD Ambassadors with the CPD Standards Office (CPDSO), which is part of the Professional Development Consortium.

Dale is well known as a Business Mentor and one of only a handful of Accredited CPD Speakers in the country. He also recently received the coveted Training Provider Of Excellence status (TPOE) from the CPDSO.

As a CPD Ambassador Dale will work with business and commerce to promote the importance of continuing professional development, something that is also supported through the many seminars and lectures Dale conducts each year to audiences across the UK, Europe and North America.

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In addition, through the Professional Development Consortium, the work of Dale, his fellow Ambassadors and the CPD team contributes to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Skills and Employment (APGSE). A coalition of UK Parliamentarians from all parties, devoted to raising the profile and status of skills and employment policy in the UK. Bringing together Parliament, employers, and the skills sector to promote and develop effective skills policy as a central means of personal and economic development for the 21st Century.

Daniel Hole, CPDSO Director comments:

“As an accredited CPD Speaker and also holding the coveted Training Provider Of Excellence status we are pleased to welcome Dale as a CPD Ambassador. His work directly with businesses combined with his many lectures and presentations to business audiences across the UK and worldwide will enable the CPD Standards community to grow and reflect the importance of excellence in lifelong learning.”

Dale was presented with his ambassador certificate at a special event held in Westminster, London on Monday.

On 14th March, Dale is presenting his ‘No marketing budget, so what’s holding you back?’ seminar event at The Lakeside Park Hotel & Spa. Within a week of being announced the event was fully booked, with 165 confirmed delegates. The event is sponsored by: BCM, Lifeline, NFU Mutual, Moore Stephens, Santander Corporate, Premier Ford, PC Consultants, IoW Jobs, Hillbans Pest Control and WightFibre.

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Whilst the event is fully booked, those wishing to attend can still register on the reserved list and then be notified should places become available. To find out more about this event and to register on the reserved list visit

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