Winners Announced

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Interested in entering the 2022 IW Awards?

We are currently revamping our Awards globally.

Are you interested in entering?

We will be open for entries from October 2021.

Fill out the form to be notified when entries are open and get all the information you need to enter.

The Inspiring Workplace Awards (formerly Employee Engagement Awards) exist to provide a platform to recognize great places to work and the roles within them. To shine the spotlight on Inspirers who strive to deliver a better experience for their colleagues and a competitive advantage to their organization.

Whether it’s driving excellence through wellbeing, EX, culture change, diversity, innovation, technology, brand, leadership, communications or the overall organization itself there is a category for everyone.

Originally established in 2014 we have recoognized thousands of organizations all over the world.

Why Enter?


for you, your team and organization

Attract the best talent

aligned with your purpose and values

Market your brand

as an Inspiring Place to Work

Competitive advantage

in the talent market

Opportunity to share

your story at our conferences


across our website and podcasts

Inspiring Workplaces

This Year’s Judges

Uzma Mohamedali
Coach, Change and Communications Consultant

Jenni Field
Redefining Communications

Rachel Miller
All Things IC

Gamiel Yafai
Managing Director
Diversity Marketplace

David Ducheyne
Chief Executive Officer

Ruth Dance
Managing Director, The IW Academy
Inspiring Workplaces

Karin Volo
Chief Executive Officer

Asif Sadiq MBE
Vice President, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion and Social Impact

Jane Roques-Shaw
Global Executive Director, People Growth and Experience

Perry Timms
Founder and Chief Energy Officer
People & Transformational HR Ltd

Céline Schillinger
Founder and CEO
We Need Social

Nick Court
The People Experience Hub

Jo Moffatt
Managing Director

Advita Patel

Emma Bridger
Managing Director
People Lab

Harriet Small
Internal communications Lead
London Borough of Hackney

Gethin Nadin

Kelly Swingler
Executive Coach for Chief People Officers and CEO’s

Lisa Haggar
Director Human Resources Director
The Fielding Group

LaToya Lyn
Vice President of Talent Strategy
Oscar Health

Ally Bunin
Global Head of Internal Communications
Russell Reynolds Associates

Chuck Gose
Senior Strategic Advisor, SocialChorus
Founder, ICology 

Heather Younger
CEO and Founder
Employee Fanatix

Russell Robinson
Amplified Research

Julie Ann Sullivan
Speaker, Author
Catalysts of Culture

Jason Lauritsen
Keynote Speaker, Author, Adviser and Leadership Trainer
Employee Engagement and Workplace Culture Expert

Debra Corey
Chief ‘Pay it Forward’ Officer

Charlie Judy
Chief People & Culture Officer 
Intelligent Medical Objects

Kimberly Lanier
Associate Director, Organisational Transformation

Ira M. Ozer
Engagement Partners and Innovation Meetings

Meghan M. Biro
Founder & CEO

Jason Anthoine
Managing Founder
Audacity: Bold Thinking, At Work

Cristina DiGiacomo

Dan Riley

Jody Ordioni
Chief Brand Officer and President

Our Partners

Important Information

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Hall of Fame

See some of the emotions from becoming an Inspiring Workplace around the world. Could this be you?

Watch our winners from around the world

Fun Facts


Social Media Followers


of recognised companies


Active in 4 continents


Employees reached

What trophy would you like to show off in your office shelf? Vote now.

A well put together awards package, providing good exposure and profile for us (as a category winner) and, of course, a cracking night out at the presentation itself

Really well organised event, great calibre of entrants.

Fantastic celebration for people in this area and the hard work and commitment they give. Also a great venue and well organised event.

Leading awards in the field

Great event. Good balance between awards and atmosphere. Everyone was ‘barriers down’.

Great event, good for positioning & recognition

Fantastic celebration for people in this area and the hard work and commitment they give. Also a great venue and well organised event.