Elizabethtown, KY – March 03, 2011 – Sun Tan City, the leader in the industry with the fastest growing chain of privately owned tanning salons, was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2011. The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Kentucky SHRM Council and Best Companies Group.
This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Kentucky, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2011 list is made up of 65 companies. Sun Tan City has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky.
To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Have at least 25 employees working in Kentucky;
- Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity;
- Be a publicly or privately held business;
- Have a facility in the state of Kentucky; and
- Must be in business a minimum of 1 year.
Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Kentucky. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Kentucky and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
Sun Tan City will be recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 7th Annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at the Lexington Convention Center. The final rankings will be announced at the event.
For more information on the Best Places to Work in Kentucky program, visithttp://BestPlacesToWorkKY.com or contact Jackie Miller at 877-455-2159.
ABOUT SUN TAN CITY
Sun Tan City is the official tanning salon for the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacemates, Tennessee Titan Cheerleaders, Maine Red Claws, NHL Nashville Predator Ice Girls, University of Louisville Spirit Squad, University of Tennessee Cheerleaders, NC State Dance Team, Louisville Bats Baseball and Lexington Legends Dance Team. They are the nation’s fastest growing chain of privately owned tanning salons, operating more than 125 premier salons in Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. In 2010, Sun Tan City was recognized as one of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in America by Inc. magazine. The company was founded in 1999 by brothers David and Rick Kueber and is based in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. For more information on memberships, products and locations, visit Sun Tan City online.