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2018 Program Timeline


April - June
Program promotion and awareness campaign.
June 15, 2018
Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be sent within 24 hours.  Companies will then receive an invoice (if applicable). Fees are due within 30 days of invoice receipt.

Companies choosing to withdraw from the process, may do so by this date without incurring a $250 withdrawal fee by contacting a BCG representative.
June 20, 2018
A Web link for the Email Upload Portal is sent to the primary contact to upload employee email addresses for survey distribution. The deadline to upload the file containing all the email addresses is June 22, 2018. Companies that need access codes will also request them via this portal (online option only).

Deadline to submit customization requests (optional).
Deadline to request alternate language surveys (if applicable).
June 22, 2018
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).
June 22, 2018
A Web link for the BCG Employer Questionnaire (EQ) will be sent to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.
June 29, 2018
If applicable, paper version of the employee survey and postage-paid return envelopes are sent to the primary contact at participating companies for distribution (paper option only).
July 13, 2018
Completed Employer Questionnaires (EQs) are due.
July 20, 2018
Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Surveys are sent via email (online option only).
July 27, 2018
Deadline for all paper versions of the employee survey.
August 3, 2018
Deadline for all online versions of the employee survey.
Early September 2018
BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.
September 2018
The BCG Employee Feedback Reports (if purchased) are sent to participating companies. (Note: Companies will only receive the Demographic Report and employee comments portion of the Feedback Report at this time.)
November 2018 Publication date for "Outside's Best Places to Work" by Outside magazine.
December 2018 Benchmarking portions of the Employee Feedback Report are sent (if purchased).


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