Helios Apollo Awards

Introduction of Apollo

The Helios Apollo Awards™ recognize Washington-area organizations that have outstanding employee development and engagement initiatives despite economic challenges. Participating organizations recognize these programs are necessary strategies to fight the war for talent, and drive business impact and growth.

The finalists for 2014 are:

Ena: (1-50 Employees)

  • Cordia Partners
  • Evans Incorporated
  • Halt, Buzas & Powell
  • iDiscovery Solutions
  • Maga Design Group

Thio: (51-100 Employees)

  • Clinovations
  • Human Solutions, Inc.
  • INTEGRITYOne Partners
  • NavStar
  • New Signature

Tria: (101-250 Employees)

  • iCore Networks
  • IntelliDyne
  • Interstate Moving | Relocation | Logistics
  • Millennium Corporation
  • Sevatec

Tessera: (251- 750 Employees)

  • Acumen Solutions
  • Fulcrum
  • Sapient Government Services
  • WTAS

Pente: (1,000+ Employees)

  • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause
  • George Mason University
  • Intelsat
  • Neustar
  • Merkle
  • XO Communications

Hercules: (Non-Profits)

  • Goodwill of Greater Washington
  • Northern Virginia Family Service
  • Pathway Homes
  • The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes
  • The Global Good Fund


Organizations must have a location in the Washington, DC metropolitan area to be eligible. All industries and sectors (including but not limited to: nonprofit, commercial, government contracting, and government agencies) may apply. The awards are also open to organizations of all sizes – from less than 10 to more than 25,000 employees.

Ideal Nominees
Chances are you know a Helios Apollo Award honoree, ideal nominees:

  • Build individual and team strengths
  • Establish career paths and workforce plans
  • Create cultures promote learning and innovation
  • Make investments in key talent and capabilities
  • Clearly communicate opportunities for growth
  • Attract and retain exceptional people
  • Commit to community service

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Do you believe in the importance in growing and developing people and want to get involved with the Apollo Awards? Contact us at apolloawards@helioshr.com or 703-860-3882×102 to learn about sponsorship opportunities today!