Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre – MCEC

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has been recognised as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2017.
The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice [EOC] recognises organisations which have developed leading workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

“We are absolutely thrilled to be named an Employer of Choice by the Australian Business Awards. This recognition is testament to the hard-working people at MCEC who every day, strive to ignite moments of inspiration for our guests.

“We set ourselves the challenge of being awarded as an Employer of Choice three years ago. We have been on a fast learning curve, but the journey has been well planned, resourced and executed. What a team! As we expand our business in 2018, we remain committed more than ever to ensure that our culture and vales remain strong. We want to ensure that every MCEC team member understands what our business is trying to achieve, how they fit into our strategies and how their hard work and dedication forms the most critical part of the MCEC story.

“I am extremely proud of what we have built here at MCEC and look forward to continuing our focus of promoting a culture that inspires, empowers, motivates, challenges and rewards at every level.”

Peter King, Chief Executive, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

For further information about Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre go to mcec.com.au

Organisational participation into the Employer of Choice Awards includes private companies, publicly listed companies, multinational subsidiaries, not-for-profit organisations, non-government organisations, educational institutions, franchise systems, partnerships, government departments, government agencies, local government and statutory bodies operating in Australia.

Employers of Choice are required to demonstrate their achievements the across the key areas of Organisational Culture & Leadership; Employee Education, Training & Development; Employee Health, Safety & Satisfaction; Performance Management; Recognition & Remuneration.

Entries are assessed utilising a rigorous and dynamic framework to ensure that the assessment process is pertinent and objective. The Employer of Choice Framework (EOC Framework) is a structured model of assessment that consists of specialised assessment criteria and sub-criteria that provide a robust set of requirements that are used as the methodology for benchmarking and learning among the participating organisations.

The key attributes of the EOC Framework outline the characteristics of well-managed, high-performing, industry leading organisations that provide a stimulating and supportive workplace.

The Australian Business Awards are the regional chapter of an integrated, hierarchical leadership program conducted on a national and international level. Eligible organisations from each region are invited to participate in the international chapter of the program at The World Business Awards. Conducted annually and currently in the second year of its international launch, The World Business Awards seeks to engage with the world’s business, innovation and technology leaders through a global recognition and knowledge building initiative that is underpinned by the program’s established framework. The program engages with organisations worldwide to benchmark the full spectrum of their products, services and initiatives and to review their business performance. The cycle culminates in the recognition and celebration of organisations that implement world-class business initiatives and industry leading products and services on a prominent and far-reaching scale. All entries must be entered in the regional chapter where the organisation is based.

Organisations that participate are provided with the unique opportunity to benchmark themselves against the top performers globally. The recipients are acknowledged for their achievements and recognised as the elite of their industry earning a place amongst a distinguished group by having their products, projects, initiatives, contributions and achievements recognised on a prominent and far-reaching scale. The program provides the ultimate platform for building knowledge, increasing brand awareness, equity, loyalty and retention through increased exposure, recognition and prestige. This establishes a valuable resource that can be used extensively to create opportunities for publicity, positive organisational profiling and heightened brand awareness within the respective industries both nationally and internationally.

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2018 Entry Guidelines now available. Entries Close 8 March 2018.
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