2023’s UNbelievable Workplaces: Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce

Photography by: Alicia Frieze & Michelle Forristall

Name of Organization: Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce

Event Name: UNbelievable Workplaces Celebration

When: March 8, 2023

Where: PACE

Special Guests: Brett Hoogeveen

Catered by: Main Event Catering

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Attendance: 87

Sponsors: Iowa West Foundation, Black Hills Energy, MidAmerican Energy, Iowa Western Community College, American Games, PACE, Community Foundation of Western Iowa, Trivium Life Services

Event Summary: UNbelievable Workplaces is a third-year program developed and managed by the Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce. The program is designed to help area businesses track employee satisfaction. Area employers can utilize the UNbelievable Workplaces program to obtain insight from their associates, create a culture that employees will want to work in; and share their commitment to workplace culture through the designation as an unbelievable place to work.

Understanding the culture of your workplace is the best way to increase employee engagement and retention. Promoting this distinction to potential applicants positions a business well as they work to maximize their recruitment and retention strategies and opportunities.

For a business or organization to receive the designation of an Unbelievable Workplaces, the following qualifications must be met:

-Report the number of associates on their team and their current turnover.

-60% of their team must respond to the survey.

-75% of questions – have a 60% or higher score.

The Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce is honored to recognize these 25 businesses or organizations located in our community as UNbelievable Workplaces! These businesses include:

Large Businesses
Iowa Western Community College

Medium Businesses
American Games
Lewis Central Community School District
International Gamco
Midstates Bank
Midlands Living Center
Trivium Life Services
TS Banking Group

Small Businesses
Advance Southwest Iowa Corporation
All Care Health Center
Avenue Scholars Southwest Iowa
BAT Logistics
Community Foundation for Western Iowa
Council Bluffs Schools Foundation
Heartland Properties
HGM Associates and HGM Associates, Council Bluffs Location
Iowa West Foundation
New Visions Homeless Services
Omaha/Council Bluffs Bridges Out of Poverty
Omni Dental Centre
Thriving Families Alliance
Willson & Pechacek, PLC
Council Bluffs Convention and Visitors Bureau
Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce

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