Employee Experience Awards 2022


Hong Kong


Gala Dinner: 13 June  2024
Venue: Hotel ICON (venue map)
Dress Code: Evening of Elegance 

Employee Experience Awards Key Dates


In today’s fast-paced, and ever-changing business landscape, organisations understand the crucial role that the employee experience plays in attracting and retaining top talent, driving productivity, and fostering innovation.

That’s why we are thrilled to reintroduce the Employee Experience Awards, the dedicated platform designed to shine a captivating spotlight on those who have embraced this vision wholeheartedly by transforming their workplaces into thriving ecosystems where employees truly thrive.

Employee Experience Awards 2024 recognises and celebrates the exceptional achievements in creating remarkable workplace experiences. Here, we honour the organisations and teams who have redefined the employee experience by setting new standards of excellence and inspiring others to follow their lead.

This is your golden opportunity to showcase the dedication and innovation that have transformed your workplace into an employee-centric haven. Be recognised for your exceptional accomplishments and join the ranks of those who have redefined the landscape of strategic leadership development, elevated the realm of integrated learning, and propelled employee engagement to new heights.


With the unveiling of the 4 EX pillars, encompassing a remarkable 31 categories open for submissions, we provide a platform for you to shine in the areas of Leadership, Learning, Engagement, and Talent Acquisition. These categories have been carefully crafted to celebrate outstanding achievements that have revolutionised the way organisations approach leadership, enhanced the learning journey, and fostered a culture of unwavering engagement.

As you embark on this exciting journey, prepare to bask in the well-deserved glory of your hard work and be celebrated by your peers. We wish you the very best of luck with your submissions as you take on this exciting journey! Together, let’s shape the future of work, and empower the workforce of tomorrow!

What’s new in 2024?

BestCulture Transformation & Change Management

Best Mentorship & Coaching Programme 

Best Multigenerational Workforce Management Strategy 

Best Family-Friendly Initiatives 

Best Hybrid Work Model 

Best Use of EX Technology Tools 

Best Workforce Innovation

Best Campus Recruitment Strategy

Best Recruitment Experience Strategy

Best Recruitment Innovation

Best Talent Mobility Strategy

You have until 27 March 2024 to complete and submit your entries.

Why Enter EXA 2024

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Stay ahead of the talent war

Be top of mind for candidates and employees by showcasing your meaningful, personalised, user-friendly and digital EX.

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Catalyse your employer branding efforts

Spread positivity and boost morale by putting your team’s work in the spotlight and winning at the Employee Experience Awards.

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Better business outcomes and improved performance

Nurture an army of happy employees who are excited to do their best at work. Unleash their full potential and increase productivity.

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Deliver stakeholder confidence

Whether it’s your employees, C-suite leaders or global management team, reaffirm your organisational excellence to your stakeholders.

Make sure your hard work doesn’t go unnoticed and your teams get the recognition they deserve!

Entries will close on 13 March 2024 so start your entry today!

Judging Criteria

Your entry will be evaluated on the following four key areas (please read the Entry Guidelines for full descriptions):



  • A brief introduction of your industry, and the background/overview of your company.
  • Include information that demonstrates the implications of the business challenges faced.
  • What were your initial plan/business opportunities you were looking to pursue?
  • How has the challenge(s) pivoted your vision, goal and mission of your HR strategy?
  • What was the company’s overall direction? What kind of support did you get from your top management and line-of-business managers to overcome the challenge?
  • What are some innovative and/or new ideas proposed when brainstorming solutions to tackle the challenge(s)?
  • What is the expected business ROI from the proposed changes?



  • An overview of the strategy in implementing change and reaching your objectives
  • Outline the milestones in your strategy highlighting what worked and what didn’t work. How did you solve the issues that cropped up along the way when you were executing your strategy?
  • Who were your key stakeholders and what channels did you use to communicate the strategy to them? How did you maintain continued support from key stakeholders? What was the acceptance rate?
  • What are some of the USP’s of your transformation strategy? How does this align with your organisational goals?



  • What were the primary and secondary results of your strategy? How did your plan affect your organisational culture and goals?
  • What business and commercial benefits did your transformation strategy deliver?
  • What was the feedback from your stakeholders?
  • How did you track the ROI of your impact?
  • Please provide some evidence of success. You may use metrics, anecdotes and case studies.
  • Please include some testimonials from peers/senior management/clients. Feel free to include graphs, charts that will strengthen your business case.

Learning points


  • Please identify top 3 key takeaways from your transformation strategy.
  • What were some gaps in your strategy?
  • What are the strengths that form the foundation of your strategy?
  • What are the future plans that you have in place to further boost this?
  • What are some elements of the strategy that you think is unique to your organisation?
  • Please include some testimonials from peers/senior management/clients. Feel free to include graphs, charts that will strengthen your business case.

Panel of Judges

If you interested in joining the judging panel, please contact Selina Kwok at +852 2695 6606 or selinak@lighthouse-media.com.


We would like to thank our past judges for their time and effort in 2023

Pakson Lau

Pakson Lau

Associate Director – Talent, Learning & Development

CBRE Asia Pacific

Alice Wong

Alice Wong

Human Resources Director, North Asia

DFI Retail Group

Janet Yeung

Janet Yeung

Head of Human Resources Business Partner

Gammon Construction

Stan Choi

Stan Choi

Head of Human Resources

Hex Trust

Don’t take our word for it. Hear what past award participants of HRO’s Awards have to say:

Highlights from previous years

Check out what went down at Employ Experience Awards from previous year and get ready for an even bigger party in 2024!