The 101 winners will be celebrated at a luncheon on Wednesday, October 30 at the Henry Hotel located at 300 Town Center Drive in Dearborn. The winning 101 companies also compete for 12 elite awards, one granted for each category. Also, an overall winner that has excelled in all categories will be honored with a “Best of the Best Overall” award. The elite award winners will be revealed during the luncheon.
An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development;
The annual human resources symposium and awards program will begin with registration, networking and an exhibit gallery at 7:30 a.m. Educational workshops will follow at 8:30 a.m. The topics of this year’s sessions will include “An Untapped Talent Pool: Veterans, Disabled and The Mature Worker,” “The Virtual Office: Achieving Productivity and a Work Life Balance,” “Growing FAST & FURIOUS – not for the Faint of Heart” and “Strategies to Retain Your Best and Brightest Employees.” Jay Farner, president and CMO of Quicken Loans, will present the keynote address. The luncheon and awards ceremony begin at 11 a.m.
“The selection, recognition and awarding of this year’s 101 companies allows our organization to showcase their best practices. The honorees have clearly demonstrated why each of them would be an ideal place for employees to work. Companies that capitalize on their greatest resource—their employees—know how to attract and retain top talent,” said Jennifer Kluge, MBPA president.
Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For TM is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Davenport University, DTE Energy, The Henry Ford, McGraw Wentworth, St. John Providence Health System, Staples, Inergy Automotive Systems, WDIV Channel 4 News, Ryan and Corp! Magazine.
Admission for the awards luncheon and symposium for members is $185; non-members, $210. Tables for 10 are also available for $1,800 for members and $2,000 for non-members. If you are interested in attending the conference, contact the MBPA at 866-321-1822 or visit www.101bestandbrightest.com.
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For TM is a program of the Michigan Business and Professional Association and is presented annually in several markets including Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Grand Rapids and nationally. Nominations are now being accepted for 2014. Visit www.101bestandbrightest.com to obtain an application.
The Michigan Business and Professional Association boasts a statewide sphere of influence that no other organization of its kind can claim, leveraging a depth of programs and community initiatives that positively impact more than 150,000 businesses. Visit them online at www.michbusiness.org.
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The 2013 Winners Of 101 Best And Brightest Companies To Work For In Metropolitan Detroit
A Program of theMichigan Business and Professional Association
A.E. Mourad Agency. Inc.
Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company
Angott Search Group
Arrow Strategies, LLC
Austin Financial Group
Barton Malow Company
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Broder & Sachse Real Estate Services
Brown & Brown of Detroit
Cambridge Consulting Group
Clayton & McKervey, P.C.
Community Financial Credit Union
Computer Consultants of America, Inc.
Computerized Facility Integration LLC
CoStaff Services, LLC
Custom Business Solutions, Inc.
DeMaria Building Company Inc.
Detroit Athletic Club
Dr. Roney D.D.S. & Associates
Easter Seals Michigan
Education Data Systems, Inc.
Etkin Equities, LLC
Express Employment Professionals
Fifth Third Bank Eastern Michigan
Gallagher Benefit Services
Ghafari Associates, LLC
Grant Thornton LLP
G-TECH Professional Staffing, Inc.
Harley Ellis Devereaux
Health Management Systems of America, Inc.(HMSA)
Henry Ford Health System
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Inergy Automotive Systems USA
Level One Bank
McGraw Wentworth, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company
Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc.
Meridian Health Plan
Michigan First Credit Union
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter
New Horizons Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
Oakwood Healthcare, Inc.
Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment, Inc.
Plex Systems, Inc.
Potestivo & Associates, P.C.
Red Level Networks
Reliance One Inc.
Schechter Wealth Strategies
Schupan & Sons, Inc.
Seco Tools Inc.
Service Express, Inc. (SEI)
Stout Risius Ross, Inc.
Taylor's Special Care Services Inc.
The Taubman Company
The University of Michigan Athletic Department
Tognum America Inc.
Turner Construction Company
Turner Enterprises, Inc
UHY Advisors MI, Inc.
United Shore Financial Services
University of Michigan Health System
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
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