Best Workplaces

You know why you love your place of employment and we want to highlight what makes it unique!

The Best Workplaces process demonstrates the value of work-life balance and emphasizes the impact effective leadership and a good human resources team has on achieving successful business performance, employee engagement and employee-customer retention.

Event Details


  • Showcase your brand as a leading employer in the Big Country
  • Recognize and thank your employees for their dedication and hard work
  • Recruit new talent for your business or organization
  • Share your story with the Big Country on how you have contributed to strengthening the area’s workforce
  • Receive a highlight about your workplace in the 2024 Community Guide (example)
  • Winners will be advertised as a top workplace on the Chamber’s website for three months
  • Receive signage for your business to brag about your workplace

Deadline for submitting recommendations is July 10, 2023.

Award Categories:

  • Small Business Workplace of the Year (1-30 Employees) – Sponsored by First Financial Bank
  • Medium Business Workplace of the Year (31-74 Employees) – Sponsored by Goodwill West Texas
  • Large Business Workplace of the Year (75+ Employees) – Sponsored by Raymond James
  • Non-profit Organization Workplace of the Year (Any employee count eligible) – Sponsored by Allied Employer Group

2022 Best Workplace Winners

Ready to nominate? Here are some questions to consider when filling out your application. 

  • What unique benefits package does your company provide its employees?
  • Describe your work/life balance.
  • What childcare opportunities/ maternity/ paternity leave does your organization offer?
  • What talent development or growth opportunities are offered within your company?
  • Describe the diversity and inclusion within your organization.
  • Tell us something unique about your workplace.
  • Tell us about your company’s commitment to community involvement.
  • What is the percentage of staff in your company that have over 20 years of service to your company?
  • How does your company ensure fair/equitable compensation?
  • What is your favorite aspect of your organization?