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Award Programs

WELLCOM’s exclusive award programs help recognize the wellness efforts of both individuals and companies.  We are proud to be the platform to present the Excellence in Worksite Wellness Awards for the Governor's Worksite Wellness Award, the American Heart Association Workplace Health Solutions Award, and the Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces Certification & Award.

WELLCOM provides training and assistance in the application process to all member organizations.  If interested in the certification or awards criteria or process, or wanting to schedule a 1-on-1 consultation to complete the Governor's Wellness Awards application, please click here.


Corporate Awards


Nebraska Governor’s Wellness Award

This award was created to encourage all businesses in Nebraska to offer wellness and health programs for their employees. There are two categories: The Grower and the Sower. The Sower Award is intended to be a stepping-stone to the Grower Award. All award criteria are based on sound research and best practice models. To learn more about the Nebraska Governor’s Wellness Award, click here.


American Heart Association Workplace Health Solutions Award

The AHA’s Workplace Health Achievement Index allows companies to qualify for bronze, silver or gold level recognition based on their Index score. While multiple companies may be recognized annually if they achieve the required recognition threshold for each level, companies achieving Gold level recognition will be eligible to apply for the prestigious American Heart Association Healthiest Workplace Award.

To learn more about the Workplace Health Solutions Awards, click here.


Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces Awards & Certification

The Global Healthy Workplace Awards & Certification Program is designed for organizations implementing programs that excel in the creation of healthy workplaces. Both the award and certification allow employers to compare and benchmark their programs to the global standard and, if successful, to celebrate their achievement and to distinguish themselves as an employer-of-choice when seeking to attracting new talent or retain existing employees. The Awards demonstrate an employer's focus on promoting a safe and healthy work environment and the health of its employees while producing business essential outcomes.  While, the Global Certification demonstrates an employer's focus on sound ethical principles, performance and value to employees and stakeholders. The awards and certification are designated for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Large Enterprises, and Multi-national enterprises are invited to apply to become the world's best employer for health and well-being.

WELLCOM is honored to be a part of the Global Certification Consortium, along with the following organizations:
• Associação Brasileira de Qualidade de Vida (Brazil)
• Arogya World (India)
• European Network for Workplace Health Promotion (ENWHP)
• Health Promotion Board Singapore
• International Association for Worksite Health Promotion (IAWHP)
• International Institute for Health Promotion at American University (IIHP)
• Argentinian Association for Health Promotion (AAPS)
• WELLCOM (Nebraska/Iowa, USA)

Individual Awards


Light of Wellness Awards

William M. Kizer Light of Wellness Awards: learn more about this annual award program that recognizes individuals in three categories: Health Inspiration, Health Transformation, and Leadership.

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