Eighth Annual Event Recognizes Chicago’s Leading Companies
CHICAGO, IL – November 10, 2017 – TBI Inc. has been recognized as one of Chicago’s most dynamic and supportive local businesses as part of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2017. All winners were honored during the Top Workplaces annual award ceremony held at Soldier Field’s exclusive United Club on Thursday, Nov. 9.
“We are honored to be recognized as a top place to work in Chicago. We take great pride in providing the resources, training and fun to those starting out in their technology careers and those looking to advance their careers,” said TBI President Geoffrey Shepstone. “We have an amazing group, close to 200 employees that range in ages, hardworking individuals, that contribute every year to a company that continues to grow on average 30% YOY. TBI is a white-glove technology services delivery provider and we have the best people in the industry delivering enterprise technology.”
Companies were selected by employee surveys conducted by Energage that measured such key qualities such as company leadership, communication, career opportunities, working environment, managerial skills, pay and benefits.
TBI joined fellow honorees and more than 700 C-level Chicago executives at the Top Workplaces 2017 event, which was emceed by the host of storytelling podcast Backseat Rider, Anthony Ponce, and featured Chicago Cubs Executive Chairman Tom Ricketts as keynote speaker. In addition to announcing the winners in each category, the event also served as a launch party for the Top Workplaces Special Edition Magazine, which was published in the Chicago Tribune on Friday, Nov. 10.
“The Chicago Tribune has been part of the economic vibrancy of Chicago for 170 years,” said Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Bruce Dold. “We are proud to recognize those companies that stand out for their commitment to their employees and the community.”
Top Workplaces is presented by The Better Business Bureau and is sponsored by Wintrust Financial Corporation, the Chicago Cubs, Perillo Auto Group, Proven Business Systems, Rivers Casino, Uber, U.S. Cellular, Now Foods, AArete, The Prinz Law Firm, Gentleman Jack, Floyd’s 99 Barbershop, Binny’s Beverage Depot and Half Acre Beer. The event is produced by Tribune Events Group, the Chicago Tribune Media Group’s in-house events marketing team.
TBI is the nation’s leading third-party technology distributor. Since 1991, it has assisted Systems Integrators, VARs, MSPs, IT consultants, developers, software distributors and more in advising and sourcing the right technology solutions. TBI serves as a partner’s advocate, ensuring the proper provisioning of cloud, Internet, data, mobility, voice, and managed services from best-in-class service providers to achieve clients’ desired business outcomes. Through training and marketing programs focused on the benefits of technology to the business, TBI empowers its partners to be the foremost authority to advise and source all their clients’ technology needs. With the largest back-office in the industry, TBI partners are fully supported by pre- and post-sales operations, project managers, and solutions engineers certified in the latest industry-leading technologies. For more information visit www.tbicom.com.
About Tribune Events Group
Tribune Events Group creates opportunities for brands to connect face-to-face with their consumers through exciting and unique events. Each Tribune Events Group experience is created to specifically fit each brand’s marketing needs, in addition to creating opportunities to engage, entertain and influence Chicagoans.
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Chicago Tribune Media Group is a diversified media, marketing and advertising solutions company dedicated to serving communities across Chicagoland for over 175 years. CTMG’s portfolio includes Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune, six daily suburban publications, including the Daily Southtown, Post-Tribune, The Beacon-News, Naperville Sun, The Courier-News, Lake County News-Sun, and over 30 weekly community publications. Additional CTMG brands include Spanish-language publication, Hoy; food and entertainment tabloid RedEye; and Chicago Magazine. CTMG is also made up of various products and services including Tribune Events Group, Tribune Content Agency, and Motiv8.