Caesars Entertainment, Chilli’s Grill and Bar, Cisco, Colorado Department of Transportation and Visa are among the winners of the 2017 North American Employee Engagement Awards (EE Awards) in association with CultureNext by Maritz Motivation Solutions. The full list of the winners and those who were highly commended can be found below. They received their award at a ceremony that followed a conference on Employee Engagement in Chicago yesterday.
The Conference featured speakers from respected brands such as Atos, Temkin Group and The Harvard Business School. It provided practical advice to help Employee Engagement professionals achieve better business outcomes.
Founder Matt Manners said: “I want to congratulate the winners and those who were highly commended. Their innovative and rigorous approaches have taken employee engagement to a new level.”
“Maritz is again honored to be part of such an amazing celebration of companies that are focused on their employees and understand their engagement is truly tied to better business results,” said Kimberly Abel-Lanier, Vice President and General Manager, CultureNext. “We applaud all of this year’s winners, highly commended entries and finalists. Your stories are inspiring and will guide the future of employee engagement.”
The 2017 North American Employee Engagement Awards Winners
The independent judging panel selected the following winners and highly commended entrants.
1. Company of the Year powered by CultureNext
Winner – Chili’s Grill & Bar
Highly Commended – Medical Solutions LLC
2. Employee Culture Award powered by Culture Lab X
Winner – Cisco
Highly Commended – Arity, Squarespace
3. Unsung Hero Award powered by The EEA
Winner – Cheryl Wright – Colorado Department of Transportation
Highly Commended – Kevin Hoag – Magna Engineered Glass
4. Employee Engagement Professional of the Year
Winner – Nicole Dvoskin – BroadSoft
Highly Commended – Carmen Collins – Cisco
5. Reward and Recognition Award
Winner – Caesars Entertainment
Highly Commended – Brighton Health Plan Solutions
6. Customer Engagement Award powered by Temkin Group
Winner – Crowe Horwath LLP
Highly Commended – American Express Global Business Travel
7. Employee Engagement Project of the Year (Private Sector – Small to Medium)
Winner – Boeing
Highly Commended – Kerry
8. Employee Engagement Project of the Year (Private Sector – Enterprise)
Winner – Cisco
Highly Commended – Caesars Entertainment
9. Employee Engagement Project of the Year Award (Government Agency)
Winner – Colorado Department of Transportation
Highly Commended – The Regional Municipality of Durham Social Services Department
10. Employer Brand Award powered by Fuel 50
Winner – Cisco
Highly Commended – Sanofi Pasteur, Squarespace
11. Internal Communications Award
Winner – BroadSoft
Highly Commended – Leonardo Hotels
12. Wellbeing Award
Winner – BMC Software
Highly Commended – Collette
13. Diversity & Inclusion Award
Winner – Visa
Highly Commended – Box
14. Social Responsibility Project of the Year
Winner – Tata Consultancy Services
Highly Commended – N2 Publishing
15. Best Use of Technology Award*
Winner – United Shore
Highly Commended – Thomson Reuters, TouchPoint One
16. Employee Engagement Vendor of the Year powered by The Starr Conspiracy **
Winner – Virgin Pulse
Highly Commended – Achievers, Fuel 50, Culture Amp, Reward Gateway
** Four highly commended
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The Employee Engagement Awards (EE Awards) is the first and only global, dedicated Employee Engagement Awards & Conference business. We believe in inspiring and educating people to remake the way organisations think about, and engage, people to achieve their purpose.
That’s why we created the Employee Engagement Awards; to provide a platform to recognise excellence in engagement that inspires action and drives the industry and the employee experience forward
Recognition by The EE Awards is proof that your organisation is a leader in engagment. It is a ringing endorsement of your employer brand that will help you to attract the best talent.
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