2016 Small & Medium Business Conference

Austin, TX - October 10-11, 2016

Attend the 2016 Small & Medium Business Conference to learn from Best Workplaces as they share their challenges and successes, inspiring you to leverage your most powerful asset - your people.

Pre-Conference Site Visits

School of Cirrus RocksUnplugged with Austin's Best, hosted by Square Root

School of Cirrus Rocks! Immersion Experience, hosted by Cirrus Logic

Truly great cultures are spread by telling great stories, and when all these stories and experiences are merged together, common threads emerge, helping to create a cohesive company narrative. Cirrus Logic, ranked #8 on the 2015 Great Place to Work® Best Medium Workplaces list, is opening their doors to conference attendees for a first-hand experience of their new hire onboarding event, unique to their own workplace culture. You'll leave the day inspired and invigorated to amp up your onboarding strategy!

During this jam-packed day, you'll also gain insights from Tony Bond, EVP, Chief Innovation Officer at Great Place to Work® on ways that strategic on-boarding can help the bottom line of your organization. This experience will entail working sessions with peers and Great Place to Work® Culture Experts to share your challenges and best practicesUnplugged with Austin's Best, hosted by Square Root on recruiting and retaining top talent.


Unplugged with Austin's Best, hosted by Square Root

Intimate discussions with leaders from local Austin Companies and Best Workplaces

Get up close and personal with CEO and founders of local Austin companies at the campus of Square Root, the #2 ranked 2015 Great Place to Work® Best Small Workplace in the historic district of Clarksville. Come for a tour of the unique working spaces at Square Root and hear first-hand from top leaders on how they've helped to shape and shift their people culture to fuel their business results and become recognized as best workplaces. This will be a day full of interactive round tables and conversations around workplace culture in a casual and intimate setting. You won't want to miss this exclusive opportunity to engage in dialogues on how to create a #gptw4all.


Conference Kick-off Party

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Conference Kick-off Party

Join us after the pre-conference site visits on Monday on the rooftop of the Rattle Inn

for some local Austin BBQ, drinks, a live country band and best of all, great company to help kick-off the conference!

Please note: Transportation to and from the conference hotel will be provided. Cowboy boots optional - but highly encouraged!