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2013year
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Recognized for the 100 Franchises Certification of Korea by MK Business News
Launched the GnB English App & GnB Smart English App
Published the NEAT Test
2012year
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Published a revision of Our Daddy and its GnB Online Program content
FMC Training
Launched the GnB English Typing Practice & Online Word Game
Published Grammar in Writing
Published the NEAT Coach Speaking series
Published the NEAT Coach Reading series
Won the Grand Prize at Korea EduAward 2012 (NEAT Institute)
Sponsor for an advertisement of Jamsil Baseball Stadium & EBS
Started "Good Ideas for 365 Days"
AMC Training - Session 4
Sponsor for the 2012 Asia Model Festival Awards
Sponsor for the 2012 OBS Ski & Snowboard Camp
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Published Reading Coach - English M (middle school) series
Participation in the "Love Coal" Distribution Event by GnB headquarter's
executives and staff members
Selection in the "Top 100 Franchises of 2011" by MK Business News
Published Listen to Me - listening comprehension series
AMC - Session 3
Advertisement sponsor for "TV Animal Farm" on SBS
AMC - Session 2
Published Phonics Buddy - beginning phonics series
AMC - Session 1
Sponsor for the 2011 Gyeongju World Culture Expo
Training meet for GnB's top instructors held in Beijing
Published "Essential Idioms 300"
Second release of Listen Up
Sponsor for the 2011 Imjingak Children's Festival
CEO Kim's interview published on E-daily
CEO Kim's book, "Creative People", published by the New Intellectuals' Association
CEO Kim's special interview, "Korea's Leading Company in Education", published
in Chosun Ilbo's 91st anniversary issue
Appearance by CEO Kim on the Chosun Ilbo Business & TV show. "Palatable
Studying through TV"
Launched Listen Up - GnB's online study program
Airing of new TV advertisements for GnB
"GnB Better than Ever" - celebration of GnB's 10th anniversary
Sponsor for the 2011 Asia Model Festival Awards
Published Listen & Listen - GnB's powerful listening comprehension series
2010year
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Selected as the "2010 Business Leader in Learning Services" by the Future
Learning & Management Institute and the Korean Entrepreneurship Development
Institute
"2010 Excellent Franchise" awarded to the Hwangjung Okbit campus
(Ilsan, Goyang-si) by the Hankyung and the Institute for Franchise Industry Research
Published "The Write Way" - essay writing guide for GnB teachers
Appearance of CEO Kim on "Mentoring in decision-making" on Chosun
Business & TV
2009year
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Released an updated version of Voca-Race (Version 1.5)
Received a patent for Voca-Race
(based on Automatic Synchronized Memorization or ASM)
Sponsored the MBC sitcom “Taehee, Hegyo, and Jihyun”
Won the Grand Prize at the Web Awards 2009 for GnB Voca-Race
Launched Voca-Race version 1.0 (vocabulary memorization software)
2008year
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CEO Jangsoo Kim was named as New Intellectuals of the Year 2008
CEO Kim gave TV lecture on English education in Korea on the MBC talk show,
“Life is Wonderful!”
The 7th study tour for Teachers of the Year
Released “Einstein A+” (GnB’s inaugural iStudy series)
CEO Kim was awarded at the 5th Korea’s Outstanding Entrepreneur Awards
(Ministry of Knowledge Economy in R&D category)
Released TOSEL Prep Books series
Release of the Storyville series
CEO Kim is featured on the GS Gangnam Broadcasting “Lee Sangyeol Show”
Sponsored SBS drama “I Love You”
Hosted the KBC Badminton tournaments in Gyeongsang and Jeolla provinces
Sponsored children’s musical “The Bremen Town Musicians”
Launched GnB Clobal Leader Nurturing Project
(Presentations aimed at helping students study in the U.S. and Canada)
CEO Kim gave TV lecture on “Change Your Ways and Master English!”
(broadcast nationwide via OBS, KNN, TJB, KBC, TBC, UBC, CJB, GTB, JTV, and JIBS)
Sponsored the 2007 Asia Model Festival Award
Produced Merry Mother Goose (26 part-animation series)
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Introduced a new text messaging service on the company website
The 6th study tour for the advisory committee and ‘Best Educators of the Year’
Published the first edition of GnB English News (monthly newsletter)
Won the Grand Prize at the 3rd Korea Best Brand Award
(English Education category)
Partnered with Mountain View School Division in Vancouver, Canada
Sponsored film “My Father”
established GnB Continental College CANADA
Launched GnB Placement Test software
Sponsored Movie Industry "Pruning The Grapevine"Awarded Integrated Franchise English From 2007 5th Eduction Industry Grand Prize
Re-arranged Hi! GnB Festival
Awarded Customer Service From 2007 7th Korea Web Awards
Founded GnB e-Training Learning Center
Awarded the Best Korea Education Leader From Association of Korea Journalists
2006year
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Winner at the 7th Korea Franchise Awards
Hi! GnB Festival Monthly Event / Yearly Event
New Year's Party 'GnB Together & Forever' (at Grand Intercontinental Hotel)
Winner at the 6th Korea Web Awards (GnB English Learning Manager)
Winner at the 2006 Korea Industry of English Education Awards(Institute Franchising)
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Hi! GnB Festival, 'Top Ranking' Event
Acquirement of INNO-BIZ Certification
Winner at the Consumer Loving National Brand Awards
(category of English Institute)
The winner of the Korea Education Industry Awards (winner for 3 years)
Winner at the 2005 Korea Franchise Awards
(Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy)
Acquirement of ISO 9001 Certificate
(development, sale of software and additional service)
Hi! GnB Festival
GnB Online Ranking System
First prize winner of the 5th Korea Web Awards(category of Educational Solution)
Release of 'Sounds Good' (E.S.L)
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Participated in the International English Expo & Conference 2004
Officially support conferences of The Asian Association of Teachers of English
as a Foreign Language (Asia TEFL)
Completed development of the GnB Online Ranking System
The company's 4th founding anniversary gathering of general managers
(Beijing, China)
Support a charity concert for helping cancer patients
Opening a prize list of books (1st)
Organizing the 4th committee
Beginning of outdoor advertising
Winner of the Korea Education Industry Awards
Release of 'Daily Talk' series
CEO Jangsoo Kim awarded the 2004 Korea Leading Businessman Award
Joint Children's Day marketing with Outback Steak House
Beginning of Digital GnB Service
Release of TV advertisement for 'GnB English Life' (after Evening News 9)
Release of 'Talk the Talk' (middle school special)
Release of GnB English Software Level 3 Books ('Happy Farm', etc.)
Release of Newspaper advertisement for 'GnB English Life'
(The Chosun Ilbo, The JoongAng Ilbo, The Dong-A Ilbo)
New Year's Party 'Digital GnB, New Takeoff' (at Hilton Hotel Seoul)
Release of 'GnB Books For Middle School'
Release of 'Buzz & Poppy'
2003year
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Winner at the Golden prize at the 2003 Korea Software Awards
Release of GnB study-aid books for elementary school (3rd and 4th grade)
Release of GnB English Software level 2 Books (‘Our Daddy’, etc.)
First edition of monthly magazine, 'GnB English Life' issued.
Release of GnB English Software level 1 Books (Susie's Day, etc.)
Winner at the Korea New Software Awards
(the Minister of Information and Communication)
Supplementary training tour of the country
CEO's lecturing tour for principals
Release of 'Books for PELT'
Recieved a patent for ‘System and Method for Language Education Using
[Thought Unit] and [Relation Question]’ (No. 0392890)
Winner at the Korea Education Industry Awards
Release of 'Joony's Letters & E-mails'v
Release of 'Ivy Top' (for high level students)
Release of 'Susie's Day Activity Book'
Opening of 'seminar room' in the head office (100 seats)
Release of 'Junior TOEIC'
Release of 'Joony's Diary'
Opening of recording & Internet broadcasting studio
2002year
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Construction of Distribution Center (Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do)
Renewal of www.GnBEnglish.com
Building of 8-story head office
(GnB Bd, 968-1, Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea)
Release of story series, 'Huge Carrot' and etc.
Release of grammar series, 'Grammar Basic' and etc.
Release of 'Jump Jump' (special series)
CEO's TV English course for the nation
Title : "The base of English is very important!" (episode 1, 2)
(iTV, PSB, TJB, KBC, TBC, UBC, CJB, GTV, JTV, JIBS)
Release of 'Speak Up' (E.S.L)
2001year
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Completed development of 80 kinds of Line-up books (E.F.L)
Change of the name of the corporation : GnB English Education Co., Ltd.
Release of pre-level books (‘What’s This?’, etc.)
Beginning of developing digital learning system and publishing
Release of GnB English Software Books (‘Magic Book’, etc.)
Avertisement on public TV
Establishment of regional offices (64)
KBC seminar for parents
First newspaper advertisement (The Chosun Ilbo) (start of business)
1st teacher training session
1st management training for principals and general managers
Full page advertisement (The Chosun Ilbo, The JoongAng Ilbo, The Dong-A Ilbo)
Completion of Distribution Center 1 (Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do)
2000year
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Release of 'Are you my mother?' and etc.
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