Levy, the dining and hospitality leader at convention centers, sports and entertainment venues, and cultural institutions, announced it has earned the #37 spot on Forbes’ 2019 “Best Employers for Women” list. The list honors companies that have demonstrated a deep commitment to workplace equality. It’s the latest in a line of accolades that reflect the company’s commitment to creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace, which also includes a place on the Forbes Best Employers for Diversity list and America’s Best Employers list.
Several leaders from Levy Convention Centers, a division of Levy, commented on what these accolades mean and the continued need to push for equality, diversity, and inclusion in the meetings and events industry:
Cindy van Rensburg, Division President, Levy Convention Centers: “I’m thankful to work for an organization that puts people first, embraces inclusion, and empowers our team. Our business thrives on a diversity of viewpoints and ideas, which we can only achieve by encouraging team members of all backgrounds to contribute.”
Katherine Putnam, Regional Vice President, Levy Convention Centers: “Levy’s commitment to empowering women, empowers me and the women around me for success – which is a pretty incredible position to be in.”
Cindy Thibault, General Manager, Levy Convention Centers – Boston Convention & Exhibition Center: “Not only did I want to work for this company, I knew that one day I could be a leader because I shared the same ideals and vision.”
Dominique Metcalfe, Executive Chef, Levy Convention Centers – David L. Lawrence Convention Center:
“I was one of the first women chefs on the Levy Convention Centers team when I joined in 2008. Levy believed in me and never took away my enthusiasm and drive. They were always there right beside me, supporting me through thick and thin.”