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Ad Age Names AgencyEA a Best Place to Work

Chicago, IL (November 13, 2017) – AgencyEA was recently named as one of the 2017 Ad Age Best Places to Work. Ad Age has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees.

This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the Advertising and Marketing industries, benefiting the industry’s economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made up of 50 companies.

“Our workplace environment is one of our core differentiators,” said David St. Martin, VP of Cultural Development at agencyEA. “We’re honored to be recognized for our employee culture among other formidable media, technology and advertising agencies.”

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a publicly or privately held business.
  • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business.
  • Have a minimum of 15 full-time/part-time permanent employees working in the United States.
  • Must be in business a minimum of one year.
  • Must be an ad agency, ad-tech firm, media company, or the marketing division of a brand.

Companies from across the United States entered the two-part survey process to determine Ad Age’s Best Places to Work. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed the data and determined the final ranking.

View the full list of winners here.

AgencyEA is a brand experience agency. EA connects brands with their target audiences through experiential, digital and traditional engagement. Founded in 1999 as Event Architects, agencyEA has worked with esteemed clients such as Hilton, Intuit, Google, Clif Bar, Target, Boeing and the Obama Administration.