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Call for Entries! Pillar World Awards celebrate the achievements of employers and employees all over the world.

Overview

4th Annual 2019 Pillar World Awards

This awards program has the following Category Groups under which there are multiple categories in which entries can be submitted.

A. Employer of the Year Awards Categories Group
B. Diversity Awards Categories Group
C. Employer Individual Awards Categories Group
D. Employer Team Awards Categories Group
E. Employer Achievement Awards Categories Group
F. New Product, Service or Innovation Awards Categories Group
G. Solution and Training Program Awards Categories Group
H. Corporate Milestone Awards Categories Group

Awards Timeline

There are 4 deadlines and the fees increase after each deadline.

  • October 26, 2018 | First Early-Bird Deadline
  • April 26, 2019 | Second Early-Bird Deadline
  • May 24, 2019 | Final Deadline
  • May 31, 2019 | Last Day Late submissions will be accepted
  • June 24, 2019 | Winners notified in 2019 CEO World Awards 
  • July 29, 2019 | Awards banquet. Winners will be honored in San Francisco during the SVUS Awards Red Carpet Ceremony and Dinner
 First Early-Bird DeadlineSecond Early-Bird DeadlineFinal DeadlineLast Day Late submissions will be accepted
Original Fees Discounted by25%15%5%-
Fees for Categories Groups: C,$285$323$361$380
Fees for Categories Groups: A, D, E, F, G, and H$435$493$551$580
Fees for Categories Groups: B, FREEFREEFREE$110

FAQs

Are organizations/companies from any where in the world eligible to participate?
Yes, companies from any where in the world can participate. Organizations/ companies do not need to have any office in San Francisco or USA to participate.

Our company won in the past. Are we eligible to participate again this year?
Yes, companies that won in the past are eligible to apply again this year. Most companies do participate again each year.

Can we apply in the same category as previous year?
Yes, applying in the same category is recommended. New entrants and a wider spectrum of judges determine the winners each year. So winners may be same or change in each category depending upon the scores. You may also submit nominations in more categories this time.

Is there a fee to apply? Do all the categories have an entry fee?
Your fees, sponsorships, and volunteering help fund the programs. This is a premier “Business Awards” program and involves specialized resources from all over the world. Most categories do have fees which increase with each deadline. There are some categories that have no fees. The earlier you submit your nominations, the more you can save on fees.

Do we have to attend the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony to win?
Attendance is not a must to win. Attendance is however highly recommended for the benefit of finalists who have worked particularly hard to gain recognition and the prestigious award that they will be honored with during the ceremony. At the awards ceremony our team of photo and video professionals will work with the attendees to create content that can be promoted for several months after this event. This content will be made available complimentary to all the attendees after the event.

Can we submit nominations and volunteer as a judge too?
Yes. However as a judge you will not be able to score your own nominations.

Can we order additional copies of trophies, medallions, and plaques?
Any number of additional custom engraved trophies, medallions, or plaques can be ordered online for current or any of the previous years in which your organization won.

A. Employer of the Year Awards Categories Group

A001. Employer of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
A002. Employer of the Year | Aerospace & Defense
A003. Employer of the Year | Artificial Intelligence
A004. Employer of the Year | Automotive, Transportation, Storage, and Logistics
A005. Employer of the Year | Banking
A006. Employer of the Year | Business Products
A007. Employer of the Year | Business Services
A008. Employer of the Year | Chemicals
A009. Employer of the Year | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
A010. Employer of the Year | Conglomerates
A011. Employer of the Year | Consulting
A012. Employer of the Year | Consumer Products – Durables
A013. Employer of the Year | Consumer Products – Non-Durables
A014. Employer of the Year | Consumer Services
A015. Employer of the Year | Diversified Services
A016. Employer of the Year | Education and Training
A017. Employer of the Year | Electronics
A018. Employer of the Year | Energy & Utilities
A019. Employer of the Year | Engineering and Technology
A020. Employer of the Year | Environmental Products and Services
A021. Employer of the Year | Export & Import
A022. Employer of the Year | Fashion, Beauty, Apparel & Accessories
A023. Employer of the Year | Financial
A024. Employer of the Year | Food & Beverage
A025. Employer of the Year | Healthcare Products & Services
A026. Employer of the Year | Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure
A027. Employer of the Year | Industrial Goods
A028. Employer of the Year | Information Technology Cloud/SaaS
A029. Employer of the Year | Information Technology Hardware
A030. Employer of the Year | Information Technology Hybrid
A031. Employer of the Year | Information Technology Services
A032. Employer of the Year | Information Technology Software
A033. Employer of the Year | Insurance
A034. Employer of the Year | Legal
A035. Employer of the Year | Manufacturing
A036. Employer of the Year | Media & Entertainment
A037. Employer of the Year | Metals, Mining, and Material
A038. Employer of the Year | Non-Profit or Government Organizations
A039. Employer of the Year | Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
A040. Employer of the Year | Real Estate and Construction
A041. Employer of the Year | Retail
A042. Employer of the Year | Security Cloud/SaaS
A043. Employer of the Year | Security Hardware
A044. Employer of the Year | Security Services
A045. Employer of the Year | Security Software
A046. Employer of the Year | Telecommunications
A047. Employer of the Year | Wholesale & Distribution
A048. Employer of the Year | Others
A049. Employer of the Year | Africa
A050. Employer of the Year | Asia-Pacific
A051. Employer of the Year | Canada
A052. Employer of the Year | China
A053. Employer of the Year | Europe
A054. Employer of the Year | Germany
A055. Employer of the Year | India
A056. Employer of the Year | Latin America
A057. Employer of the Year | Middle-East
A058. Employer of the Year | USA
A059. Best Employer Achievement of the Year
A060. Best Employers for Creative People
A061. Best Employers for Diversity
A062. Best Employers for Employee Career Growth
A063. Best Employers for Work-Life Balance
A064. Best Employers that Empower Employees
A065. Best Employers with Best Benefits and Perks
A066. Best Employers with Employee Recognition Programs
A067. Best Employers with Leadership Commitment
A068. Best Overall Employer of the Year

B. Diversity Awards Categories Group

B001. Advancing Diversity Within Community
B002. Advancing Global Diversity
B003. Corporate Diversity Achievement of the Year
B004. Diversity Hiring Team of the Year
B005. Diversity in Technology Companies
B006. Diversity Leadership of the Year
B007. Diversity of Perspectives
B008. Diversity Team of the Year
B009. Employee Diversity Achievement of the Year
B010. Management Diversity of the Year

C. Employer Individual Awards Categories Group

C001. CEO of the Year (People-Focused)
C002. Chief Happiness Officer of the Year
C003. Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year
C004. Chief Learning Officer of the Year
C005. Compliance & Safety Professional of the Year
C006. Employee Education Consultant of the Year
C007. Employee Relations Professional of the Year
C008. Executive Recruiter of the Year
C009. HR Consultant of the Year
C010. HR Entrepreneur of the Year
C011. Human Resources Executive of the Year
C012. Human Resources IT Professional of the Year
C013. Human Resources Professional of the Year
C014. Internal Communications Professional of the Year
C015. International Human Resources Professional of the Year
C016. Onboarding Professional of the Year
C017. Payroll-Benefits Professional of the Year
C018. Recruiting or Talent Acquisition Professional of the Year
C019. Technical Recruiting Professional of the Year
C020. Training & Development Professional of the Year

D. Employer Team Awards Categories Group

D001. Employee Benefits or Payroll Administration Team of the Year
D002. Employee Experience and Culture Team of the Year
D003. Employee Happiness & Engagement Team of the Year
D004. Employee Performance Review Team of the Year
D005. Employee Records Management Team of the Year
D006. Employee Relations Team of the Year
D007. Employee Retention Team of the Year
D008. Globalization and Diverse Workforces Team of the Year
D009. HR IT, Tools and Services Team of the Year
D010. Internal Employee Communications Team of the Year
D011. Learning-Training Team of the Year
D012. Onboarding Team of the Year
D013. Recruiting or Talent Acquisition Team of the Year
D014. Rewards and Recognitions Team of the Year
D015. Safety and Compliance Training Team of the Year
D016. Talent Management Team of the Year
D017. Team of the Year – Others

E. Employer Achievement Awards Categories Group

E001. Achievement in Closing the Leadership Gap
E002. Achievement in Developing and Promoting Women
E003. Achievement in Equal Pay
E004. Achievement in Hiring Women
E005. Achievement in Mentorship and Sponsorship of Women
E006. Achievement in Promoting Work-Life Balance
E007. Achievement in Respectful Culture
E008. Achievement in Women Retention

F. New Product, Service or Innovation Awards Categories Group

F001. 360 Degree Feedback Solution 
F002. Applicant Assessment or Tracking Solution 
F003. Attendance Tracking Solution 
F004. Benefits Management Solution 
F005. Compensation Management Solution 
F006. Course Authoring Solution 
F007. Employee Engagement Solution 
F008. Employee Health Benefits Solution
F009. Employee Recognition Solution 
F010. Employee Scheduling Solution 
F011. HR Reporting Solution 
F012. Human Capital Management Solution 
F013. Human Resource Information System 
F014. Human Resource Management System 
F015. Job Board Solution 
F016. Learning Management Solution 
F017. Onboarding Solution 
F018. Payroll Management Solution 
F019. Performance Appraisal Solution 
F020. Performance Management Solution
F021. Products, Services, and Solutions for Asia-Pacific
F022. Products, Services, and Solutions for Canada 
F023. Products, Services, and Solutions for EMEA 
F024. Products, Services, and Solutions for Latin-America 
F025. Products, Services, and Solutions for USA
F026. Self-Service HR Solution 
F027. Talent Management Solution 
F028. Time and Expense Solution 
F029. Workforce Management Solution

G. Solution and Training Program Awards Categories Group

G001. Brand Training 
G002. Compliance Training 
G003. Consumer Education Training 
G004. CyberSecurity Training 
G005. Diversity or Sensitivity Training 
G006. Information Technology (IT) Training 
G007. Interpersonal Skills Training Leadership Training 
G008. Literacy Training Managerial Training 
G009. New Hire Training 
G010. Problem-Solving Training 
G011. Product & Service Training 
G012. Professional or Legal Training 
G013. Quality Training Safety Training 
G014. Sales Training
G015. Systems Training Technical Training
G016. Training Program of the Year | Africa
G017. Training Program of the Year | Asia-Pacific
G018. Training Program of the Year | Canada
G019. Training Program of the Year | China
G020. Training Program of the Year | Europe
G021. Training Program of the Year | Germany
G022. Training Program of the Year | India
G023. Training Program of the Year | Latin America
G024. Training Program of the Year | Middle-East
G025. Training Program of the Year | USA

H. Corporate Milestone Awards Categories Group

H001. Milestone of the Year | Anniversary
H002. Milestone of the Year | Customer Growth
H003. Milestone of the Year | Jobs Growth
H004. Milestone of the Year | Partners and Distribution Growth
H005. Milestone of the Year | Products and Services Growth
H006. Milestone of the Year | Profits Growth
H007. Milestone of the Year | Revenue per Employee Growth
H008. Milestone of the Year | Sales Revenue Growth