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Date posted: 28th April 2022

28th April 2022

Inspiring Workplaces Awards finalists announced in North America

Inspiring Workplaces Awards finalists announced in North America

Inspiring Workplaces announces the North American Inspiring Workplaces Awards 2022 finalists

  • Brands both big and small feature and include the likes of: PepsiCo Beverages, Rackspace, Brad’s Deals, Union Pacific, Blue Shield of California, Guusto
  • This year for the first time, we will countdown the Top 50 Inspiring Workplaces in reverse order
  • Top 5 Inspiring Workplaces across each business category will also be announced
  • Special recognition winners will also be announced for outstanding work across: Culture & Purpose; Leadership; Wellbeing; Inclusion; Communication; Experience
  • Winners announced at the Inspire Work Summit NYC on June 22 – tickets available here

New York – April 28, 2022: Today The Inspiring Workplaces Group announced its first ever Top 50 Inspiring Workplaces across North America. The order of the Top 50 will be announced at the Inspire Work Summit NYC at One Liberty Plaza, New York on June 22.

In a newly revamped awards programme, the IW Awards asked each organisation that entered to complete the same form – a form that consisted of six key elements: 

  • Culture & Purpose
  • Leadership
  • Wellbeing
  • Inclusion
  • Communication
  • Experience

The leaders in each of the elements will be recognised for their achievements on the night. 

We will also be announcing the Top 5 organisations across each category based upon business size: 

  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Enterprise
  • Non-Profit

Every organisation within the Top 50 will be awarded a certificate and online assets to promote their achievements and have the opportunity to take away an iconic trophy.

Founder of Inspiring Workplaces, Matt Manners said, “We have been recognising organisations and the inspirational people within them for over eight years now. This year, we wanted to evolve the awards to represent the way the world of work is evolving too. Congratulations to all the finalists across North America. We can’t wait to share these stories and promote the inspirational work they are doing day-in-day-out.”

For more information  please visit our online communities where every finalist has been individually announced:

Be inspired: InspireWork Summits in association with STM Group 

After a two year break caused by the pandemic, the InspireWork Summits, (formerly the Employee Engagement Conference) return to London, New York and Sydney.

They will bring together all the learnings, innovations and expertise from some of the most Inspiring Workplaces around the world, topped with the latest insights from leading thought leaders and experts in the field of employee experience, HR, employee wellbeing, future of work and diversity and inclusion. Don’t miss out. 

Register for London here

Register for NYC here.

The Summits will also be available online.


There are various opportunities for organizations to partner with Inspiring Workplaces. For more information please contact [email protected] 


About Inspiring Workplaces – change the world
Inspiring Workplaces is the result of the merger of the Employee Engagement Awards and the Employee Engagement Alliance. It is headquartered in the UK and operates in North America, Africa and Australasia. Inspiring Workplaces™, believes in recognising and shaping the new, forward-thinking organizations of the future. By shedding the light on these innovative workplaces, Inspiring Workplaces helps to encourage positive change in workplaces as well as provide a source of inspiration and education for those who seek it.

About STM Group
We exist to help more professional services firms turbocharge their growth.We are a specialist professional services marketing agency. It’s all we do, day in, day out. With over 75 years of combined experience working inside and outside of companies in professional services, we know what keeps leaders in those firms awake at night, and we know how to solve their problems. We know from experience that the best firms in this sector thrive by hiring knowledgeable, passionate experts like us.