2016 Program Timeline
August - October 2015
Program promotion and awareness campaign.
October 23, 2015
Participation registration deadline. A confirmation/welcome email will be sent to the primary contact within one business day. Companies will then receive an invoice via postal mail within approximately 30 days. Payment is due within 30 days of invoice receipt.

Registered companies choosing to withdraw from the process (by contacting a Best Companies Group representative) may do so by this date without incurring a withdrawal fee.
October 28, 2015

An online weblink for the Email Upload Portal is emailed to the primary contact to upload employee email addresses for survey distribution. The deadline to upload the file containing the email addresses is October 30. Companies that need access codes will also request them via this portal (online option only).

Deadline to submit all employee survey customization requests (optional).
Deadline to submit requests for alternate language surveys (if applicable).
Deadline to request surveying additional employees (beyond the random sample or outside of Kentucky).

October 30, 2015
Deadline to submit employee email addresses to BCG via the Email Upload Portal. This is also the deadline to request any access codes for employees without email addresses (online option only).

Deadline to submit the Employee Eligibility Checklist (paper option only).
October 30, 2015

An online weblink for the BCG Employer Questionnaire will be emailed to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.

November 6, 2015

Paper version of the employee survey and postage-paid return envelopes are mailed UPS to the primary contact at participating companies for distribution (paper option only).

November 13, 2015

Completed Employer Questionnaires (EQs) are due. The EQ is sent via email to the primary contact on October 30.

November 20, 2015

Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey invitations are sent via email (online option only).

December 2, 2015

Deadline for all paper employee surveys (paper option only).

December 11, 2015
Deadline for all online employee surveys (online option only).

January 2016

Notification letters are prepared and issued to the participants.

February 2016

The BCG Employee Feedback Reports are emailed to participating companies. Only the Demographic and Comments Reports are sent at this time.

April 20, 2016

The awards event for “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” will be held in April. A magazine recognizing the winners and their final rankings will be released for statewide distribution.

April 2016

The BCG Employee Benchmark Report and BCG Employer Benchmark Summary are emailed to participating companies after the awards event.


2016 Best Places to Work in Kentucky Winners, click here 

For a quick snapshot of the program and process,  click here

Best Places to Work in Kentucky Magazine, click here

Best Places to Work in Kentucky Testimonial, click here

 Connect With Us:


Proudly brought to you by