Since 2017, one of our newest events, the Smart Culture Conference & Awards explores how culture can become an asset to drive performance, transform your organization into an employer-of-choice and ultimately impact the bottom line. This evening conference features an awards program honoring local organizations that have demonstrated cutting-edge practices in sustaining a Smart Culture as well as in-depth presentations from experts who are leading the way.

The Smart Culture Conference & Awards currently takes place in Cleveland.

Any business or organization with a physical office within the Northern Ohio region is eligible for a Smart Culture award.

Smart Culture Conference & Awards • Thursday, April 13, 2023

Presented by: Alliance Solutions Group


The Westin Cleveland Downtown • 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

A great culture can propel your company to new heights.

Join us for the 2023 Smart Culture Conference, featuring the Smart Culture Awards, where we will celebrate great cultures and provide positive learning opportunities for those looking to enhance their organizational culture.


Ahola Payroll & HR Solutions

Apex Dermatology

Bowden Manufacturing

Brennan Industries Inc


Carleton McKenna & Co

Cleveland Clinic 

Compass Packaging

Conveyer & Caster – Equipment For Industry

Corrigan Krause

CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC



Fleet Response




MAI Capital Management

Marous Brothers Construction

Nations Lending Corporation

QualCare, LLC dba Home Instead Senior Care

Rocket Mortgage

Sgt. Clean Car Wash

Talan Products, Inc.

The Haven Home LLC

The SpyGlass Group LLC

ThenDesign Architecture (TDA)

Turner Construction Company

USI Insurance Services

Waste Dynamics

For more information, contact Lisa Dore at 440.250.7050 or [email protected]

View past Smart Culture Awards coverage:

The 2022 Smart Culture Conference & Awards held on April 6, 2022 at The Ritz-Carlton.

CLICK HERE to view the 2022 Honorees!

The 2021 Smart Culture Conference & Awards was a Virtual Conference held on April 13, 2022.

CLICK HERE to view the 2021 Honorees!

The 2020 Smart Culture Conference & Awards was a Virtual Conference held on August 19, 2020.

CLICK HERE to view the 2020 Honorees!

A look back at the 2019 Smart Culture Conference & Awards held on March 14, 2019 at LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility.

View the Photo Album on our Facebook page.

CLICK HERE to view the 2019 Honorees!

Take a look back at the 2018 Smart Culture Conference & Awards held on April 5, 2018 at the InterContinental Hotel in Cleveland.

View the Photo Album on our Facebook page.

CLICK HERE to view the 2018 Honorees!

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