October 30, 2014
Sheraton Denver West
2014 Awards Gala
Join us to celebrate the 9th annual Best Companies to Work for in Colorado™ awards luncheon gala,Thursday, October 30th, 2014. The Best Companies to Work for in Colorado™ initiative is designed to honor companies in Colorado that show dedication to their employee's growth and quality of life; develop definitive information to help existing companies in Colorado retain their workforce; promote Colorado's best employment opportunities to attract new workers; and distinguish businesses in Colorado that attract and retain Colorado's talented workforce.
Twenty-eight companies have recently been recognized as 2014 finalists. This year's competition featured nearly 100 companies participating in the initiative. During the gala, the final rankings for the 2014 Best Companies to Work For in Colorado will be announced. These deserving winners will also be spotlighted in the November/December issue of ColoradoBIZ magazine.
During the event, five Colorado firms will also receive the When Work Works Award. The award is part of a national initiative, led by the partnership of the Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management, to encourage businesses of all sizes and types to become more successful by transforming the way they view and adopt effective and flexible workplaces. For more information about the When Work Works initiative and the When Work Works Award (formerly known as the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Excellence in the Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility) visit www.whenworkworks.org.
Register now and reserve your table or individual seats for this prestigious event!
Morning Workshop - Best Practices of Best Companies
The morning of the gala also features a special workshop, “Best Practices of Best Companies.” This workshop will provide Colorado business leaders concrete examples of innovative and exemplary tactics companies are using to become the best companies to work for in Colorado. Listen to Rich Boyer of ModernThink as he reviews the data from this year's Best Companies to Work for in Colorado™ program and trends from across the country. The workshop will lead to facilitated best practice exercises to help your company be a Best Company. Rich is co-founder of ModernThink, Colorado SHRM's partner in the Best Companies to Work For in Colorado™ initiative.
This session has 1.5 hours of HRCI credits!
Rich is co-founder of ModernThink, Colorado SHRM's partner in the Best Companies to Work For in Colorado™ initiative.
Gala and Workshop Schedule
8:30 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast for ModernThink Workshop participants