Registration Deadline: January 17, 2025



Registration Deadline

January 17, 2025

Participation registration deadline. Verification sent within 24 hours of completed registration.

Employee Email Address Request Sent

January 22, 2025

A link for the email submission area is sent to the primary contact to upload employee email addresses for survey distribution (online participants)

Add-On Deadline

January 22, 2025

Deadline for any additional survey options

Employee Confirmation Checklist Deadline

January 22, 2025

Employee confirmation checklist is due (paper method participants)

Employee Email Address Submission Deadline

January 24, 2025

Employee email addresses are due 

Employer Assessment Sent

January 24, 2025

A link to the Employer Assessment is sent to the contact at each of the registered companies

Surveys Sent Out (Paper Method)

January 31, 2025

If applicable, the paper version of the Employee Feedback Survey and business reply envelopes are sent to applicable organizations (paper method participants)

Employer Assessment Deadline

February 7, 2025

Completed Employer Assessments are due

Surveys Sent Out (Online Method)

February 14, 2025

Employee Feedback Surveys sent via email

Paper Survey Deadline (Paper Method)

February 21, 2025

Deadline for paper version of the Employee Feedback Survey

Survey Deadline

February 28, 2025

Employee Feedback Surveys are due

Participant Notifications Sent

March 2025

Notifications are sent to the participants

Employee Feedback Data Dashboard

April 2025

Employee Feedback Data Dashboard access is sent

Event Date and Publication

May/June 2025

Event date (May) and publication date (June) for “Best Places to Work in Illinois”