2018 Program Timeline
Jan. - May 2018

Program promotion and awareness campaign.

May 25, 2018

Participation registration deadline.  Confirmation of registration will be sent within 24 hours.  Companies will then receive an invoice (if applicable). Payment is due within 30 days.

Companies choosing to withdraw from the process (by contacting a BCG representative), may do so by this date without incurring a withdrawal fee.

May 30, 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 the email addresses is June 1. Companies that need access codes will also request them via this portal (online option only).

Deadline to submit customization requests (optional).

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

Deadline to submit the Employee Eligibility Checklist (paper option only).

June 1, 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 1, 2018

A Web link for the BCG Employer Questionnaire (EQ) will be sent to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.

June 8, 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).

June 15, 2018

Completed Employer Questionnaires (EQs) are due.

June 22, 2018

Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Surveys are sent via email (online option only).

July 3, 2018

Deadline for all paper versions of the employee survey.

July 13, 2018

Deadline for all online versions of the employee survey.

August 2018

BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.


The BCG Employee Feedback Reports (if purchased) are sent to participating companies. (Note: Companies will only receive the Demographic Report and the employee comments portion of the Employee Feedback Report at this time.)

September 26, 2018

Event date for “Best Places to Work Inland Northwest”.

September 26, 2018
Publication date for “Best Places to Work Inland Northwest”.
November 2018
The BCG Employee Benchmark Report and BCG Employer Benchmark Summary are emailed (if purchased) to participating companies after the event.


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