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Applauz: 2018 Best Service Provider Award Winner

Published: September 26, 2018

Last Updated: November 29, 2023

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Montreal, Quebec — September 24, 2018 – KLF Group is the proud Winner of the HRD Readers’ Choice Award for Applauz Recognition, in the Canadian HR Awards.

Montreal, Quebec — September 24, 2018 – The KLF Group is proud to announce today that it has been selected as the Winner for the “HRD Readers’ Choice Award for Best Service Provider” for its new software, Applauz Recognition, in the 5th annual Canadian HR Awards.

The Canadian HR Awards is considered to be one of the most prestigious independent HR award events in the industry. It recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals and companies to the HR industry.

Held on September 20th at The Liberty Grand in Toronto, the 2018 Canadian HR Awards were attended by over 700 top Canadian HR professionals from all over the country, a record in the history of the ceremony.

“To be recognized at the biggest HR industry event in Canada is extremely humbling. Bringing this trophy home to our team of passionate and devoted employees means a lot to me” said François Fortier, CEO, and founder of the KLF Group.

“A few years ago, we set out on a very ambitious journey to help Canadian companies create amazing work cultures and winning the Reader’s Choice Award means that Applauz Recognition is truly changing the landscape of employee engagement!”



Applauz is the first and only free employee recognition software specifically designed for Small to Medium-sized Businesses. Released in March 2018, the software supports and promotes employee engagement with features such as peer-to-peer recognition, pulse surveys, company polls, and more.

In May 2018, Applauz has also won the award for “best-in-class employee rewards platform”by the internationally renowned Corporate Vision Magazine (May 2018 issue).

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