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Better Workplaces Challenge Cup: What Finalist Will Change the Future of the Workplace?
In-Person and Virtual Monday 06/12/2023 03:20 PM - 04:15 PM   Add to calendar

The SHRM Better Workplaces Challenge Cup (BWCC) is a global competition designed to recognize and reward creative HR practitioners and HR tech startups that are driving positive change in the workplace. Join us for the program’s 3rd annual and in-person finale to find out which innovative solutions are best positioned to mitigate current issues HR professionals face or expand capabilities to take the workplace into new levels of growth and business development. 

Which startup has what it takes to be crowned the champion of the 2023 BWCC? 

Finalists are: 

  • Maxwell,  a US-based employee benefits solution for small to medium size employers to offer their teams personalized benefits and rewards.  

  • Inuka Coaching, a European-based B Corp social enterprise that offers effective top-quality coaching for affordable rates. 

The 2022 BWCC start-up track winner, Vinco, has gone on to a second-place win in the ASU-GSV Cup (now known as the Elite 200), which is the largest edtech pitch competition in the world and recently featured on CNN.  

The 2021 BWCC start-up track winner, Amy Spurling, co-founder and CEO of  Compt, said, "We grew by nearly 500 percent the year we won. We are now supporting companies with employees in over 60 countries while still maintaining 91 percent employee engagement across the platform. Because of this, we were able to secure our Series A funding in March. Additionally, our team has grown three times in size while remaining diverse to meet the unique needs of our customers." 

The 2023 BWCC esteemed panel of judges includes Suzy Welch, NYU Stern Professor of Management Practice, Bestselling Author, & Senior Advisor to The Brunswick Group, who will be hosting a session called “The 5 Hard Beautiful Things You Need To Know To Win Over Gen Z” immediately before the final judging commences.

Please join us for a reception immediately after the winner is announced where you can mingle and discuss the future of the workplace with the judges, finalists, startups and other HR innovators from across the globe. 

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Suzy Welch, NYU Stern Professor of Management Practice, Bestselling Author, and Senior Advisor, The Brunswick Group
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Amber Clayton, SHRM-SCP, Senior Director, Knowledge Center Operations,
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William Tincup, President, Editor-at-Large,
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Tim Sackett, SHRM-SCP, CEO,
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Jeff Wald, Writer, Speaker, and Entrepreneur