Great Place to Work® Institute Announces the 3rd Annual Great Place to Work® Conference in San Francisco, CA, April 20–22, 2005

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The Great Place to Work® Institute announced today that it will hold its third annual Great Place to Work® Conference on April 20�22, 2005 in San Francisco. Conference attendees will include more than 400 CEOs, executives and human resources leaders dedicated to learning how to create and sustain great places to work.

"Each year, the Great Place to Work® Conference brings together a unique group of business leaders who are committed to creating and sustaining great workplaces," explains Robert Levering, co-founder of Great Place to Work® Institute. "The Conference is designed to support business leaders in following through on this ambitious goal by promoting learning and knowledge sharing among great companies and those seeking to become great. The Conference provides a rare opportunity for CEOs, executives and human resources leaders to share their insights and challenges, get access to new resources and benchmarks, and form connections to support their efforts to create great workplaces for all their employees."

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the why and how of creating great workplaces directly from the leaders of many of the nation’s best companies to work for. The conference will provide in-depth sessions and workshops, formal and informal networking opportunities, and keynotes from distinguished best companies leaders who will share their best practices and unique success stories, as well as the challenges they face in 2005 to maintain these exceptional workplaces.

Conference speakers are leaders who have helped their businesses achieve recognition as one of the best companies in the U.S. through lists produced by the Great Place to Work® Institute, including Fortune’s "100 Best Companies to Work for"® in America and the "Best Small and Medium Companies to Work for in America" as published in HR Magazine.

To date, scheduled speakers include:

  • David J. Bronczek, President & CEO, FedEx Express
  • Dr. Denis Cortese, President & CEO, Mayo Clinic
  • Lee Lee James, Vice Chairman & CIO, Synovus
  • Van Richey, President & CEO, American Cast Iron Pipe Company
  • Susan Schor Ph.D., Chief Culture Officer, Eileen Fisher, Inc.

For complete information on attending the Conference, visit http://www.greatplacetowork-conference.com. Attendees registering on or before December 31, 2004 will receive an early registration rate.

About Great Place to Work® Institute

Great Place to Work® Institute has been listening to employees and evaluating employers since 1980, and is at the forefront of understanding and defining great workplaces. The founders and key professionals of the Institute believe passionately that any company, any size, can become a great place to work®. Each year, the Institute produces the "100 Best Companies to Work for"® in America list for Fortune and the "Best Small & Medium Companies to Work for in America" list, published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in HR Magazine. The Institute’s Best Companies lists also appear in prestigious publications in all 15 countries of the European Union and countries throughout Latin America and Asia. http://www.greatplacetowork.com

Contact:    

Lindsay Nelson

Great Place to Work® Institute

(415) 503-1234 x326

lnelson@greatplacetowork.com

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