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Celebrate the best employers in the US games business
The GamesIndustry.biz Best Places To Work Awards is the only event to celebrate employer excellence specifically for the video games industry.
The awards event has taken place in London for the UK market for the past four years, and on July 8th, 2021 will be coming to the US with an all-digital event featuring talks and sessions on major HR issues, such as challenges around COVID-19, inclusion and diversity.
Participation in the awards is strictly confidential (we will only reveal the winners), and those that don't make the final cut (and even those that do) can receive their employee scores in order to identify any areas of improvements. The awards are free to take part.
How to take part?
March 11th: Submissions Open
May 28th: Employer and Employee Survey Deadline
June 14th: Finalists Revealed
July 8th: Winners Revealed
How the awards are judged
There is no judging panel for the Best Places To Work Awards. Instead we have a scoring system based on two surveys.
The first is the employer survey, where you can detail your benefits, achievements, work practices and more. This accounts for 25% of your final score.
The second is for your employees to fill in. You must send this survey to your staff and it will ask them to rate their company based on areas such as communication, management, job satisfaction, environment and more. This accounts for 75% of the final score. All submitted results are entirely anonymous.
We will only reveal winning companies, anyone that takes part and does not win will not be named. All companies - winning or otherwise - can request a paid report from us (including basic and enhanced reports) based on the feedback we received from employees and your employer form. This is designed to help you fix any issues that may have arisen from the surveys, and improve your chance of winning in the future.