Raleigh, NC, September 20, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- CAI and partner Business Leader, announced today the Call for Nominations for the First Annual Ovation Awards for HR Excellence. The award honors exceptional workplaces that have implemented innovative people practices to positively impact business results. Nominations are being accepted online through November 1, 2006 at www.capital.org/ovation.
The Ovation Awards will be presented at a gala awards ceremony, the anchor event of the CAI HR Management Conference, a two-day conference on HR Best Practices in Raleigh, North Carolina from January 29-30, 2007.
The CAI HR Management Conference features speakers and HR experts from SAS, The Gallup Organization, Saratoga Institute, Ken Blanchard Group and Disney Institute with the conference keynote delivered by David Urich, renowned HR expert and author, on the HR Value Proposition. More information on the conference is available at www.capital.org/hrconf
Platinum Sponsors include Hill, Chesson and Woody; and Ogletree Deakins. Other sponsors include the Saratoga Institute.
Ovation Award Winners
Ovation Awards will be presented to four companies or organizations that demonstrate best practices in HR as judged by a panel of HR experts from CAI, Business Leader the Ken Blanchard Group and Saratoga Institute.
Ovation Award winners receive the following:
• Winning company profile and program feature in a special 16 page color insert of Business Leader magazine.
• One free registration to the CAI HR Management Conference
• Recognition at the CAI HR Management Conference
• Opportunity to present at the CAI HR Management Conference
• An etched award recognizing the accomplishment
Ovation Award Criteria and Nomination Forms
Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, November 1, 2006. An online nomination form is currently available at www.capital.org/ovation. Nominations and awards are divided by company size, based on number of employees. There is no application fee for nominations.
Nominees are accepted from the 65 counties CAI serves including the Triangle, Triad and Eastern counties of North Carolina. Nominations are encouraged from executives and HR practitioners, managers and executives in all public and private companies.
More information on the Ovation Award for HR Excellence is available at www.capital.org/ovation
More information on the CAI HR Management Conference is available at www.capital.org/hrconf
CAI, Capital Associated Industries, is a non-profit employers’ association serving the greater Research Triangle, Piedmont Triad, and 65 eastern counties of North Carolina. With offices in Raleigh and Greensboro, CAI provides over 1,200 member companies with executive, management and human resources information and services, including day-to-day telephone guidance, advice and training. More information on CAI membership, solutions or services is available at www.capital.org or 919-878-9222.