The Employer of Distinction awards honour top businesses in Newfoundland & Labrador for leadership, innovation, valuing their workforce and giving back to the community.

2015 Awards Luncheon Photos, February 2016

Monday, March 20th, 2017 - Sheraton Hotel, St. John's, NL

The Employer of Distinction Awards Luncheon & Reception is one of the premier business events in Newfoundland & Labrador.

Join the many business and political leaders that will be in attendance as we honour the top employers of 2016!

Congratulations to the 2016 Shortlisted organizations: Anaconda Mining, Anthony Insurance, Commissionaires Newfoundland and Labrador, Fonemed, Gander International Airport Authority, Newfoundland Power, Noseworthy Chapman Chartered Professional Accountants, Shoreline Aggregate, Stella's Circle, and Vigilant Management.

Featuring a keynote speech by the Honourable Al Hawkins

Minister of Transportation and Works for the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and Member of the House of Assembly for Grand Falls - Windsor - Buchans

Networking Reception: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Luncheon, keynote speech & presentation of awards: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Registration includes host-bar reception, three course meal and wine service.
More About the Program
The Employer of Distinction awards is comprised of a two part nomination process. The initial short nomination form provides basic information about the company’s performance in the following five categories:
  • Workplace & Atmosphere
  • Health & Safety Practices
  • Community Presence
  • Productivity & Innovation
  • Corporate Responsibility


If the nominated organization scores at least 80% in the initial nomination form, it will be short-listed for the Employer of Distinction award. Final questionnaires are evaluated by a three person independent judging panel.

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