You can apply for one of the nine 2017 Awards for Excellence in the following categories:

  • Employee Relations
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Talent Management
  • Technology
  • Benefits
  • Wellness
  • Compensation
  • Diversity
  • Social Responsibility

If you are applying for the Awards for Excellence, please email the Events Management Team at before Friday, September 15th with your intent to apply – please include your company name, which category(s) you will be submitting Excellence Award applications for and how many employees are in your HR Department. After this step is complete, you will have until September 22nd to email her the full application with any supporting documents. The final application acceptance date is September 22nd.

Applicants, you will receive an email in response to your intent to apply and application that will let you know it has been received. Once the applications are closed we will reach out to any applicants that may have been missing any information or supporting documents. If you DO NOT received this email, please be sure to contact us at to confirm we received and reviewed your application.

Once final, please submit to along with any supporting documents as attachments.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 by 5:00pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 by 12:00pm