Topic: Organizational Growth
CareerRise Program: General
The 2nd Annual CareerRise Workforce Excellence Summit is a time of celebration and learning as we recognize people and partnerships doing great work across our regional workforce development ecosystem. We invite you to nominate organizations and companies who have made significant contributions in the areas of workforce partnerships, workforce equity, and quality careers.
The 2023 Workforce Excellence Summit has three award categories:
- The Cinda Herndon-King Award for Excellence in Workforce Partnerships
This award honors an organization that has demonstrated innovation in creating collaborative, employer-driven career training programs in our metro Atlanta region. This organization creates family-sustaining wage opportunities and career pathways, and champions economic mobility.
- The Doug Hooker Award for Excellence in Workforce Equity
This award recognizes businesses, organizations and partnerships bringing together employers, education and workforce development entities, and economic development organizations as a key economic driver to achieve more equitable service delivery practices and outcomes.
- The Mike Kenig Award for Excellence in Quality Careers
This award recognizes high performing businesses that have risen to workforce challenges by implementing innovative practices and strategies in support of their employees to create high quality jobs and workplaces. The employers recognized with this award have a track record of strong engagement and interest supporting workforce initiatives through partnerships, career pathways, and professional development.
Submission Process and Deadline
Please submit nominations by completing the online nomination form no later than March 24, 2023. Award recipients will be recognized at CareerRise’s 2nd Annual Workforce Excellence Summit on May 4, 2023, at Zoo Atlanta.