National Association for Business Resources Names Evention LLC a 2022 Best and Brightest Winner in Chicago


National Association for Business Resources Names Evention LLC a 2022 Best and Brightest Winner in Chicago 

CHICAGO, IL. (June 6, 2022) – Evention was once again named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). Designated as a winner during the first round of 2022 nominations, this is the fourth time Evention has received the award, which honors corporations for their excellence in general operations and employee engagement.

Chicago's Best and Brightest award with a purple Chicago landscape in the background

“We are honored to be named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®  for the fourth consecutive year. The award showcases so many of our values and initiatives, including strong employee engagement and retention, true work-life balance, diversity and inclusion, professional development, an openness to all ideas, and so much more,” Mike Baldinger, Evention Co-Founder and Partner, said. “We simply want Evention to be a great place to work.”

Evention participates in the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® annually to calibrate internal sentiment, continue to recruit and retain top talent, and foster the best possible work culture.

“The award is an incredible endorsement, but each year we strive to make Evention even better by listening to and reacting to feedback from our amazing team members,” Baldinger went on to say.

As part of the nomination, an independent research firm evaluated Evention based on several key measurables relative to other recognized winners. The categories in which applicants were scored include: Compensation, Benefits, and Employee Solutions; Creative, Wellness, and Wellbeing Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement, and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment and Selection; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Work-Life Blend; Community Initiatives and Corporate Responsibility; and Leadership, Strategy, and Company Performance.


Evention LLC, based in Chicago, is a leading software company simplifying accounting processes for wide-ranging industries, including hospitality, retail, grocery, museum, and more. The company’s automated solution suite extends to gratuity payroll, cash management, group billing, and credit card reconciliation. By replacing legacy manual processes with modern automation, Evention streamlines operations for back offices globally.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives, and building a stronger community as a whole.  There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco, Miami, New York, Charlotte, Denver, Nashville, Pacific Northwest, and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted for all programs. Visit to nominate your organization.