Gabriel Marketing Group Receives National Designation as Best Workplace for Commuters in 2018

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Leading technology marketing and PR agency receives national recognition for outstanding employee commuter benefits, wellness initiatives and social responsibility

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"At GMG, we strive to create an environment where employees are valued and rewarded for the great work they do for our clients," said Leah Nurik, CEO of Gabriel Marketing Group.

Gabriel Marketing Group (GMG), the industry's leading technology marketing and public relations agency for disruptive high-growth companies, today announced its national designation as a "Best Workplace for Commuters" for offering exceptional employee-provided commuter benefits that meet the National Standard of Excellence criteria. Gabriel Marketing Group is among a select group of workplaces in the United States that have committed to employee-provided commuter benefits that result in at least 14 percent of their employee base not driving alone to work within a 12-month period.

"At GMG, we strive to create an environment where employees are valued and rewarded for the great work they do for our clients. Offering commuter benefits - such as teleworking, access to capital bike shares, pre-tax metro options and more - are just one way we give back to our extremely talented team members and strive to make their day-to-day lives a little easier and happier," said Leah Nurik, CEO of Gabriel Marketing Group. "We are honored to receive this award."

"Best Workplaces for Commuters" is a membership program that provides qualified employers with national recognition and an elite designation for offering outstanding commuter benefits. The program acknowledges employers who have excelled in implementing sustainable and flexible commuter programs such as ride-sharing, transit benefits, biking and walking, teleworking, alternate work schedules and other strategies.

"Gabriel Marketing Group is on the cutting edge of a national movement," said Julie Bond, program manager, Best Workplaces for Commuters. "They have listened to their employees' challenges with traffic congestion and their concerns over reducing emissions. By offering a range of commuter benefits such as subsiding bus fares, carpooling programs and access to Emergency Ride Home programs, Gabriel Marketing Group gives its employees the support they need to get to and from work, so they can be at their best. These benefits are good for the company and its employees."

The "Best Workplaces for Commuters" program recognizes companies that demonstrate positive outcomes of commuting policies, including increased productivity, enhanced recruitment and retention of employees, reduced environmental impacts and a better quality of life. Employers that meet the National Standard of Excellence in commuter benefits-a standard created by the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-can get on the list and receive high level programs and services. The program is managed by the National Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida.

For more information on the requirements and standards for Best Workplace for Commuters, visit https://www.bestworkplaces.org/.

About Gabriel Marketing Group
Gabriel Marketing Group (GMG) is a boutique marketing and integrated branding and public relations firm that caters exclusively to high-growth technology companies looking to increase market awareness and rapidly grow sales through the strategic planning and execution of highly effective marketing, public relations, branding and communications programs. GMG offers a variety of marketing services designed to drive market and brand awareness, impact product adoption and revenue generation immediately, including market strategy consulting, brand development and definition, demand generation including inbound marketing planning and execution, content marketing, public relations, analyst relations, social media strategy and comprehensive digital services such as SEO, digital advertising and web strategy and development. GMG also produces award-winning brands and elements including animations, videos, advertisements and rich text media for its clients. A HubSpot Gold Certified Agency Partner, GMG is a proud member of the Eurocom Worldwide Global PR Network. To learn more about GMG and its services, visit https://www.gabrielmarketing.com/ or follow on Twitter @GabrielMrktg.

About Best Workplaces for CommutersSM
Best Workplaces for CommutersSM is the national authority on recognizing and assisting workplaces that provide exceptional commuter benefits to employees. More than a recognition program, Best Workplaces for Commuters program provides support needed to create, sustain an employee-provided commuter benefit program, including online assessment tools, advisory services, case studies, tool-kits, web-based tools, webinars and training. Best Workplaces for Commuters represents over 200 workplaces with Best Workplaces for Commuters designation representing over 734,000 employees. The Best Workplaces for Commuters program is managed by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida with support from the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). For more information: http://www.bestworkplaces.org/

About Center for Urban Transportation Research (https://www.cutr.usf.edu/)
The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida, established in 1988, is an internationally recognized resource for policymakers, transportation professionals and the public. CUTR provides high quality, objective expertise in the form of insightful research, in-depth policy analysis, comprehensive training and education and effective technical assistance that translates directly into benefits for CUTR's project sponsors. CUTR's faculty of 38 full-time researchers and 79 students, combines academic knowledge and extensive "real world" experience in developing innovative, implementable solutions for all modes of transportation. The multidisciplinary research faculty includes experts in economics, planning, engineering, public policy and geography. CUTR receives over $19 million per year in contracts and grants to support its research, education, training and technical assistance missions. CUTR also is the home for the National Center for Transit Research and the National Bus Rapid Transit Institute.

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