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Our Commitment

The Events Team at Great Place to Work relies on the collaboration and teamwork of not only GPTW staff but of creative, logistics and visual partners to produce the highest quality experience for our GPTW community at the GPTW4ALL Summit.

In our efforts to exhibit our Values of Care, Be Curious, Champion One Team, One Mission, Excel and Act with Integrity, we have created these guideposts around our collaboration and execution of each event.

As members of Great Place to Work, we commit to:

  1. Create a warm, inviting and hospitable space so that all who participate are challenged to extend themselves past their comfort zones. 
  2. Assemble a stage that invites all participants to exhibit curiosity and a growth mindset.
  3. Foster connections with, and among attendees, helping each participant to advocate for For All within their own organizations.
  4. Provide an exceptional, impactful and inspirational quality experience, leveraging both small and large moments throughout the planning, onsite and post-event phases.
  5. Work efficiently with one another, valuing the time, talents and treasures of each member of our team and of our partners' teams.
  6. Consistently stay authentic, with each decision driven by the question: "What's best for living fully into our Great Place to Work mission and cultivating the health and wellbeing of our GPTW4ALL community?"
  7. Work towards creating an experience of equity for all who attend, which includes but is not limited to:
    • Ensuring that diversity within our speaker community is at the forefront of our program curation by:
      • Fully representing the spectrum of roles and responsibilities of all within our GPTW4ALL community, embracing all employee voices, no matter who you are or what you do for your organization. 
      • Having 50/50 gender parity 
      • Increasing our diversity of leaders of color by at least 20% over last year
    • Considering all aspects of an attendees' experience, including identifying limitations and barriers that may prevent an attendee from participating fully in the Summit experience.
      • Implementing an Accessibility Specialist to be the main point of contact for any special needs that any of our attendees may have during Summit week.
      • Understanding that we must incorporate different ways of sharing information, acknowledging the diverse ways that individuals learn.
      • Ensuring that all our visuals, including branding and signage is accessible to all.  
      • Create diverse opportunities for both extroverts and introverts to make meaningful connections throughout the Summit week. 
    • Communicating and ensuring all attendees, staff and partners are aware of and adhere to our Anti-Harassment Policy (as shared in our final FAQ page content).
    • Cultivating our next generations of leaders through our Community and Emerging Leaders Program.
    • A commitment to respond directly to each inquiry in a timely manner.
    • Ensuring that we deliver to attendees meaningful and important information with sufficient and effective communications. 
  8. As ambassadors of Great Place to Work, we commit to always be learning from our community. While this by no means is an exhaustive document, our intent is to ensure we can clearly live the values and behaviors as we work to spread our mission as advocates of great workplaces for all.