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Submissions must be received by October 31, 2019.

Join us in recognizing an individual in your organization who has demonstrated exemplary For All Leadership at our 3rd Annual Great Place to Work For All Leadership Awards.

This is an invitation-only opportunity where we’ll celebrate honorees at a special gala on the opening night of the 2020 Great Place to Work For All Summit. Honored leaders will be from companies recognized on our Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, Best Workplaces for Diversity, Best Workplaces for Women, and Best Small and Medium Workplaces lists.


Important Dates:

October 31, 2019: Honoree submissions due.

You’ll receive confirmation of your submission with 48 hours from our events team.

February 2, 2020: Great Place to Work For All Leadership Awards Gala registration deadline.

Gala registration details will be shared in your submission confirmation email.

March 3, 2020: The big night!

The Great Place to Work For All Leadership Awards Gala takes place the evening of Day 1 of our Great Place to Work For All Summit at the Four Seasons San Francisco.


Who we’re looking to honor:

We want to recognize an individual with an IMPACTFUL and UNIQUE story that exemplifies For All Leadership (see our definition below) within the organization. We want to hear how this leader is living out your organizational values to drive business results.


How each leader will be honored:

All submissions approved by our internal review team will be honored at the Great Place to Work For All Leadership Awards Gala. These individuals will be invited to attend the live awards gala on March 3, 2020 at the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco to receive their award, enjoy a multi-course meal, champagne, live music, and surprise celebrations. Throughout the evening, we’ll honor these leaders with special distinction from the mainstage.


Our definition of For All Leadership:

For All Leadership is the driving force behind companies recognized as a Great Place to Work For All.

From its more than 30 years of global employee experience data, Great Place to Work has discovered that For All Leaders show unique abilities and approaches fit for the emerging economy and workforce. Through distinct mindsets and approaches, these leaders provide an environment where everyone has a purpose, can collaborate and contribute new ideas, and has access to the information they need to succeed. In this way, For All Leaders ensure that everybody can create, everybody is connected and everybody can contribute their best. These leaders give their companies and team the agility and resiliency to go farther faster while navigating the impacts of emerging technologies, economic swings, and unforeseeable changes in communities.

Additional behaviors, traits, and qualities of a For All Leader include:
  • Foster genuine human connections within and across diverse teams and people, enabling every employee to bring their best to work, no matter who they are or what they do.

  • Transcend traditional leadership approaches which aren’t keeping up with today’s business challenges nor the growing diversity of today’s workforce.

  • Provide their members with an environment where they can do their best work, develop and grow their own talents, and feel a sense of belonging and pride.

  • Embody emerging mindsets and skills like humility, empathy, creating meaningful connections and learning agility.

  • Create a great place to work for all that fosters the organization’s innovation and agility.

See examples from our 2019 For All Leadership Awards recipients for inspiration.


Honoree Submission Form

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Submissions must be received by October 31, 2019.

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Highlights from the 2019 For All Leadership Awards
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For All Leadership Awards FAQs

Who is eligible to be recognized?

Any employee from the 2019 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, 2018 Best Workplace for Diversity list, 2019 Best Small and Medium Workplaces list, and 2019 Best Workplaces for Women list is eligible for the award.

How will honorees be recognized?
Leaders be honored in the following ways:
  • Leaders will be invited to attend our awards gala including multi-course meal, champagne, and live music. 
  • Leaders receive a commemorative award during the reception hour. 
  • Leaders will have photo opportunities with your award for continued press coverage. 
  • Each leader will be included in our Honoree Booklet with photo and description of your For All Leadership story. 
  • Leaders will be recornized in our Awards program presentation slides on the mainstage. 
  • Inclusion in Great Place to Work press release.
  • Inclusion in Great Place to Work Press on the day of and post awards ceremony.
  • Inclusion on our website post awards ceremony.
  • Recognition on Great Place to Work social media channels.
  • Inclusion in our newsletter reaching more than 80,000 subscribers.

SPECIAL NOTE: Due to time constraints, we won't be presenting awards on the stage. However, we will highlight a number of companies throughout the evening.

Can you share examples from past award recipients?

You can find the stories submitted for the 2018 and 2019 here: 

Can I submit someone as a surprise?

We ask that you inform the individual that they are being submitted for this award.

How do I register for this event?

Registration for the For All Awards Gala will be made available in your submission confirmation.

Do all honorees need to purchase a ticket?

Yes, all honorees will need a purchased ticket to attend the Gala.

How do I register for Great Place to Work For All Summit?

Please email our Events Team at events@greatplacetowork.com if you would like to purchase passes to the Summit as well as purchase For All Awards Gala tickets. We offer discount and package deals for attending both.

Still have questions?

Email our events team at events@greatplacetowork.com and we'd be happy to help!