WHAT IS NORTHCOAST 99?
NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program that honors 99 great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. The program was developed and is presented by the ERC. ERC is Northeast Ohio's leading and largest professional organization dedicated to HR practices, programs and services. Since 1999, hundreds of organizations have been nominated and applied for the award, and the program has recognized over 400 organizations for their ability to maintain great workplaces that support the attraction, retention, and motivation of Top Performers.
Several past winners have also been recognized through other national programs such as the Fortune 100 Best Places to Work and Working Mothers 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers.
The program has been recognized in local and national publications, and the September Awards Dinner has become one of the region's most anticipated annual events. Best-selling business author, Tom Peters, said that it was "...the best event I've attended in 20 years.
About the Awards Event
Each year NorthCoast 99 winners are recognized at an invitation only September awards dinner. The event is exclusively for winners and sponsors of the event. NorthCoast 99 is attended by over 800 people each year, typically including the CEO, members of the management team and in some cases a cross section of non-management employees.