Meet The Future Shapers of Work

Did you, your organization, or your academic institution make ‘The List?’

While our jurors are busy evaluating this year’s submissions, we want to thank all of the FUTURE SHAPERS who embraced ‘The Great Opportunity’ and shared their most innovative ideas and forward thinking solutions in the hopes of enhancing work experiences everywhere.

The quality of Cycle 4’s submissions are extraordinary.

Submissions to our Next Work Environment Competitions have come in from around the globe including: Vancouver, Toronto, Amsterdam, Bangalore, Malaysia, London, Germany, United States and more.

Special thanks to all of the Future Shapers of the Next Work Environments:


Thank you to our emerging Future Shapers who submitted from the following leading programs:

Fanshawe College • Rochester Institute of Technology • Drexel University • University of Vermont • Washington University in St. Louis • Iowa State University • Penn State University • Indiana University • Savannah College of Art and Design • Pratt Institute • Temple University • University of Michigan • UC Berkeley • Purdue University • Nella Schools • College of DuPage • Appalachian State University • University of Tampere & more!


Whether you submitted or not, we invite you to follow along. Look for our list of finalists to be announced mid-August and plan to join us on Thursday, AUGUST 31st at noon EST for our live reveal on The Workplace Innovator Podcast powered by Eptura.


Special thanks to our 2023 Innovative Brand Partners:

Special thanks to our 2023 Market Partners: