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Arkansas Business Announces ‘Best Places to Work’ Honorees, Live Event

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Arkansas Business will honor 50 companies designated among this year’s “Best Places to Work” during a live event in September at the DoubleTree Little Rock.

The annual event is tied to the “Best Places to Work” survey, which companies can use to determine employee perceptions of their organization and leadership. 

The live, movie-themed event, presented by Consolidated Admin Services of Cabot, is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 29. The ceremony, hosted by Arkansas Business Publisher Mitch Bettis and Editor Lance Turner, will honor each of this year’s finalists and winners in front of audiences that are live in studio and joining through an interactive online broadcast. They’ll also reveal this year’s Benchmark Award recipient for general workplace excellence. 

Get Tickets: Click arkansasbusiness.com/tickets/bestplaces to purchase tickets. For more information on the program or to purchase virtual watch parties, contact Awards Events and Marketing Lead Kelli Roy at kroy@ABPG.com or (501) 455-9336.

Businesses use Arkansas Business’ annual “Best Places to Work” survey to ask employees for feedback on company leadership and planning; corporate culture and communication; employee relationships to supervisors; and pay and benefits. 

Employees complete the survey anonymously, and employers can analyze the results by specific topics and demographics, including age, sex, ethnicity, status, job role and department. Employers pay a fee to take part in the survey, which is administered by the Best Companies Group

“Best Companies Group compiles a detailed view of aggregated responses and a full transcript of employee comments to open-ended questions,” said Bettis, who has used the survey since 2014. “Management can use the data to benchmark responses coming from other participating companies and, more importantly, to benchmark progress within your company year-to-year.”

See Last Year’s Event:

Individual company scores are private information available only to participants. To be considered for participation in the awards ceremony, companies had to: 

  • be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity
  • be a publicly or privately held business
  • have a facility in Arkansas
  • have at least 15 employees in Arkansas
  • be in business a minimum of one year 

This year’s honorees are:

  • 360insights
  • Acxiom, LLC
  • ArcBest
  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arkansas Capital Corporation
  • Arkansas Federal Credit Union
  • Baxter Regional Medical Center
  • Braswell & Son Pawnbrokers
  • CalArk, Inc.
  • CHI St. Vincent Hospital Hot Springs
  • Citizens Bank
  • Conway Regional Health System
  • Datamax, Inc
  • Delta Dental Plan of Arkansas
  • Edafio Technology Partners
  • Entegrity
  • FAB&T
  • First Service Bank
  • FNBC Bank
  • G&G Independent Insurance
  • GenWealth Financial Advisors
  • Harbor Environmental and Safety
  • Harrison Energy Partners
  • ImageWorks Commercial Interiors
  • Movista
  • Network Services Group
  • Paschal Air Plumbing & Electric
  • Peoples Bank
  • Publishing Concepts
  • Rainwater, Holt & Sexton
  • Rausch Coleman Homes
  • Relyance Bank, N.A.
  • Ritter Communications
  • RoofConnect
  • SHARE Foundation
  • Southwest Power Pool
  • St. Bernards Medical Center
  • Stone Ward
  • SupplyPike
  • Supreme Lending – MidSouth Region
  • TeleComp
  • Total Quality Logistics
  • Travel Nurse Across America
  • TRS Healthcare
  • USAble Life
  • VCC Construction
  • Welsco, Inc.
  • Wonder State Box Company, Inc.
  • Wright Lindsey Jennings
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