EXCELLENCE AWARDS™ - Employee Voice Edition


The Employee Voice Award is a new addition to our prestigious lineup. This award shines a spotlight on organizations that prioritize the voices of their employees. To participate, organizations launch a 10-question survey, specially crafted by Brandon Hall Group, and gather insights directly from their workforce. 

Quarterly announcements of winners.

Cost per Submission

895 USD


2024 Winners collectively announced in July

2024 HCM Excellence Awards™ Employee Voice Edition
Program Information

“In successful organizations, the voice of every employee is a valuable asset. Listening to your workforce is not just a practice; it’s a strategic imperative. At Brandon Hall Group, we believe that organizations reaching the pinnacle of success prioritize the voices of their employees. The Employee Voice Edition of the HCM Excellence Awards is our way of celebrating those who understand the power of employee insights.”

Mike Cooke, CEO, Brandon Hall Group

Our Excellence Awards, Employee Voice Edition program runs year-round, allowing continuous participation and award consideration. While submissions are accepted throughout the year, the cycle closes at the end of May. Winners for the current year are announced annually in July. Submissions made after May will be considered for the following year’s awards.

  1. Payment: To initiate the award journey, organizations pay a nominal fee of $895. Make your payment here to secure your participation. 
  2. Survey Kit Distribution: Once payment is confirmed, organizations receive the Employee Voice Award survey kit via email, including a custom collector link for your organization. 
  3. Survey Launch: Utilize the survey kit to deploy the 10-question survey within your organization. 
  4. Employee Participation: Encourage your workforce to share their thoughts and experiences through the survey. 
  5. Analysis: We compare employee sentiments gathered from the survey with our extensive research data. 
  6. Recognition: Based on the analysis, organizations with above average scores amongst their employees will be recognized as winners. At the end of the award cycle, we provide insights on how your organization stacks up against others. 

We’re delighted to share the news that the Employee Voice Edition of the HCM Excellence Awards will now be open year-round, resetting each June to form new cohorts of winners. This offers organizations continuous opportunities to highlight their dedication to amplifying employee voices. Embracing this ongoing cycle ensures that deserving initiatives and achievements are consistently recognized, fostering a culture where commitment to employee voices is celebrated throughout the year. Ready to showcase your dedication? Click here to participate in the Employee Voice Edition of the HCM Excellence Awards! 

Brandon Hall Group has been at the forefront of recognizing excellence in Human Capital Management (HCM) for over 30 years. Our HCM Excellence Awards, often referred to as the ‘Academy Awards of Human Capital Management,’ celebrate innovative programs and technologies that drive success in the realm of HR, Talent, Learning, and more.

2024 HCM Excellence Awards™ Employee Voice Edition

Each category has a unique entry form. You may download our brochure for the full list of category descriptions and judging criteria. Have questions or ready to embark on this exciting journey? Contact us at Awards@brandonhall.com today! 


Join us in celebrating organizations that prioritize the voices of their most valuable asset – their employees! 

The Employee Voice Edition is designed for organizations of all sizes and industries that prioritize employee feedback and strive to create inclusive, thriving workplaces. This award spotlights companies that prioritize employee voices.

To participate, organizations launch a 10-question survey specially crafted by Brandon Hall Group. This survey gathers valuable insights directly from the workforce. Whether you’re a small startup or a large multinational corporation, if you’re dedicated to amplifying employee voices and driving positive organizational change, this program is for you.

The Employee Voice Edition recognizes the companies that excel at listening to their employees and using that feedback to create more engaged, productive, and fulfilling work environments. If empowering your workforce is a key focus, we encourage you to apply for this impactful award.

Winners will be announced on a quarterly basis. Those who win in the first three quarters of 2024 (January through September) will be recognized for their program achievements in the current year (2024).

Winners who enter and are selected in the final quarter of 2024 (October through December) will be recognized as winners for the upcoming year (2025).

All winners, regardless of the year they won, who attend the Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence 25 Conference will be honored at the Gala celebration for the 2025 award year.