Culturevist Awards

Culturevist Awards 2021

Celebrating companies
people love

Culturevist Awards 2021
Now open for entries

Seven years ago, Culturevist was born to build a community of people who care about creating companies people love. We have witnessed countless acts of empathy, incredible management teams, and inspiring cultural practices.

To shine a light on the amazing work that teams are doing, to raise your profile, and to highlight lessons from which we can all learn, the 2021 Culturevist Awards have arrived! 🎉

Ready to share your story?

Award Categories

“True To What We Say” Award


How you’re reducing the gap between what you say externally about your company, and how things actually are and operate internally.

✨ “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion” Award


How you create belonging and address systemic unfairness.

“Flexible Working” Award


How you create the conditions for truly flexible working.

“Customer Involvement” Award


How you involve your customers in shaping your culture.

✨ “Surprise Us” Award


How you achieved something special, or a way of working which is specific to your culture that you’d like to share and celebrate.

Special Judges

We have handpicked highly credible Judges with exceptional experience. Impartiality is a key judging principle.

Maria Campbell

Maria Campbell

A Specialist in building People functions and teams, Maria’s experience includes work in: Hiring, Management, Performance, Progression, Compensation, Values, and much more.

Abi Adamson

Abi Adamson

A Specialist in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Abi’s experience includes work in: Institutional Racism, Microaggressions, Allyship, Cultural Appropriation, Privilege Awareness, Recognising Bias, and much more.

Nic Roome

Nic Roome

A Specialist in Belonging, Nic’s experience includes work in: Environment Design, Core Values, Events, Onboarding, Communication, Operations and much more.

Winners

📣 Public recognition


Be recognised for your work and efforts. We’ll shine a light on you, helping to attract people to join your company, and helping you progress in your career. You’ll be amongst an exclusive list of Culturevist Awards Winners.

Winners will have a dedicated public article published on Culturevist, promoting your company and sharing lessons from your work.

At the Awards Ceremony, Winners will be invited to talk through their work to showcase and help others learn, further enhancing your company’s profile.

💜 $250 donation to charity


In our work to create companies people love, Culturevist wants to make a positive impact on society. For each winning entry, we will make a donation to charity for the equivalent of $250. You can suggest your company charity for this.

🏆 Winner celebratory assets


You will receive Awards Winners badges to share on your company website, social media channels, and email footers.

🕒 Culture Coaching


To further the momentum you have attained, you will be win three one-hour culture coaching sessions with Culturevist, worth $750.

🔐 Ten Culturevist memberships


Receive ten places for free Culturevist membership for one year (worth $2,200) for team members. This gives access to toolkits, events and community.

Finalists

📣 Public recognition


Be recognised for your work and efforts. We’ll shine a light on you, helping to attract people to join your company, and helping you progress in your career. You’ll be amongst an exclusive list of Culturevist Awards Finalists.

A summary of your entry will be featured in a public article published on Culturevist sharing the story to promote the company and help others learn.

At the Awards Ceremony, Shortlisted companies will be invited to provide a brief overview of their work, further enhancing their company’s profile.

🌟 Finalist celebratory assets


You will receive Awards Finalists badges to share on your company website, social media channels, and email footers.

🔐 Six Culturevist memberships


Receive 6 places for free Culturevist membership for one year (worth $1,320) for team members. This gives access to toolkits, events and community.

Key Dates

Applications will be submitted online, and we will celebrate with a virtual awards ceremony.

2021-10-02T03:00:00

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ENTRY WINDOW CLOSES

  • Tuesday 6 July 2021

    Entry window opens

  • Friday 1 October 2021

    Entry window closes

  • Tuesday 16 November 2021

    Shortlisted publicly announced

  • Wednesday 24 November 2021

    9am PT, 12pm ET, 5pm GMT
    Awards Ceremony and Winners announced.
    To be inclusive, the Awards Ceremony will be an online event.  
    Dress code: For an Awards Ceremony.
    End of Culturevist Awards 2021.

How to Enter

Step 1


Add the categories you’d like to enter to your cart. You can submit entries for as many categories as you wish, and submit multiple entries per category.

Price per category: US $395 per entry, approx GB £280 + VAT if relevant.

Not-For-Profit / Charity pricing: Use code “NFP_AWARDS” for 50% discount.
Culturevist members receive 10% discount with code: “MEMBER_AWARDS”

“True To What We Say” Award


How we reduced the gap between what we say externally and how things actually are internally.

“Diversity, Equity and Inclusion” Award


How we created belonging and addressed systemic unfairness.

“Flexible Working” Award


How we created the conditions for truly flexible working.

“Customer Involvement” Award


How we involved our customers in shaping our culture.

“Surprise Us” Award


How we achieved something special related to your culture that we’d like to celebrate. For example, our approach to Failure, Learning & Development, Values, Wellbeing, Reward, or something else.

Step 2


Checkout and make payment.

Step 3


Once you have purchased, we will write to the email address you provide with further information about how to submit your entry.

For each entry, you may submit:
– a pdf file (recommended length: 4-5 pages, max length: 10 pages)
and/or
– a link to a video (hosted on YouTube or Vimeo – you can make this a hidden or private video if you wish)

Suggested topics to include:
Why did you do something?
What was the context?
What did you do?
What happened? Intended and unintended consequences.
What went well & why do you think it went well?
What didn’t & why do you think it didn’t go well?
What did you learn from it?
What, if anything, you’d recommend others try if they’re interested in excelling in this space?

We’re keen to help people learn from each other, so include only publicly shareable information.

Attend the virtual Awards ceremony

Each entering company can have up to 10 people attend (included as part of the entry).

If you would like to attend the online awards ceremony to learn from other entrants and join the fun (but not enter the Awards), you can buy a ticket for USD $40 (approx GBP £28) + VAT if relevant.

Frequently asked questions

Click a question to view the answer.

How many Finalists and Winners will there be?

For each Category: there will be up to six Finalists selected, one of which will be awarded as Winner.

We are an [agency, consultancy, software provider, coach, similar], can we submit a client project?

Yes, provided that you have the client’s written permission and your client contact sends an email references from their work email account directly to Culturevist (email address will be provided after you checkout).

What will the Judges be looking for?

The suggested topics you could include are:

Why did you do something?
What was the context?
What did you do?
What happened? Intended and unintended consequences.
What went well & why do you think it went well?
What didn’t & why do you think it didn’t go well?
What did you learn from it?
What, if anything, you’d recommend others try if they’re interested in excelling in this space?

What if there is a conflict of interest with a Judge?

Our judges have committed to declaring any conflicts of interest to other Judges and Culturevist.

What terms and conditions apply?

You can see them here.

How do I ask something else?

You can contact us at contact@culturevist.com

Interested in being a Sponsor?

We are opening three slots for companies to sponsor these awards. If you offer products or services that help create companies people love, we’d love to hear from you.