2017 Program Timeline


July - October 2016
Program promotion and awareness campaign.
October 7, 2016

Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be sent within 24 hours.  Companies will receive an invoice via email within 10 days of registration.  Payment is due within 30 days of invoice receipt. This is the last day to withdraw from the program without having to pay the withdraw fee.

October 12, 2016

A Web link for the Email Upload Portal is sent to the primary contact to upload employee email address for survey distribution.  The deadline to upload the file containing the email addresses is October 14 (online option only).

Deadline to submit customization requests (optional).

Deadline to submit requests for alternate language surveys (if applicable).

October 14, 2016

Deadline to submit your company’s list of employee email addresses to BCG via the Email Upload Portal. This is also the deadline to request any access codes for employees without company email addresses (online option only).

October 14, 2016

A Web link for the Best Companies Group employer questionnaire (EQ) will be sent to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.

October 21, 2016
Paper versions of the employee survey and postage-paid return envelopes are mailed to the primary contact at participating companies for distribution (paper option only). 
October 28, 2016
Completed employer questionnaires (EQ) are due.
November 4, 2016

Online version of the employee survey is sent via email (online option only). 

November 9, 2016

Deadline for all paper versions of the employee survey (paper option only).

November 18, 2016 Deadline for all online versions of the employee survey (online option only).

Late December 2016

Best Companies Group prepares and issues congratulatory and non-winner letters to the participants. 
January/February 2017 The Employee Feedback Reports are sent to participating companies.
April 2017 The "Best Companies to Work for in New York” rankings will be announced at a gala event.  The winners will also be featured in a statewide publication.


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