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2016 Program Timeline


February - May
Program promotion and awareness campaign.
May 6, 2016
Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be sent within 24 hours.  Companies will then receive an invoice within 15 days (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 withdrawal fee by contacting a BCG representative.
May 11, 2016
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 May 13, 2016. 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).
May 13, 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).
May 13, 2016
A Web link for the BCG Employer Questionnaire (EQ) will be sent to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.
May 20, 2016
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).
May 27, 2016
Completed Employer Questionnaires (EQs) are due.
June 3, 2016
Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Surveys are sent via email (online option only).
June 8, 2016
Deadline for all paper versions of the employee survey.
June 17, 2016
Deadline for all online versions of the employee survey.
Late July 2016
BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.
August 2016
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 2016 Publication date for "Outside's Best Places to Work" by Outside magazine.
December 2016 Benchmarking portions of the Employee Feedback Report are sent (if purchased).


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