The Local Employer of Excellence Award honors one private-sector employer in each local workforce development area (workforce area) whose efforts and initiatives, in relationship with the Texas workforce system, had a positive effect on other employers, workers, and the community. Your nomination should recognize one employer who, as a customer of and collaborator with the Local Workforce Development Board (WDB), created or used innovative approaches to support the Texas workforce system’s goal of ensuring that both employers and workers have the resources and skills Texas needs to remain competitive. Describe your honoree’s involvement with the Texas workforce system, and how this partnership benefited your workforce area.

Each Board may nominate one employer for this award.
Each Board sets its own criteria. Overall eligibility requirements are that the honoree operates a business within the workforce area, has one or more employees, and is in good standing overall and with the Texas Workforce Commission Tax department.

Instructions for Submitting Your Nomination
Your nomination responses must be completed in one session. For this reason, it is encouraged to plan responses accordingly. When responding, please complete all required fields in the nomination form.

Click "Done" to submit your nomination. You will see a message that reads you have submitted your nomination for this award.

For questions regarding the TWC Awards, please contact the Awards Committee at