Company Accolades

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1-800 CONTACTS participates in many community programs and has been honored with many different awards in the last decade of business.  Here is a sampling:

 

2013 Utah’s Best Companies to work for
Named by Utah Business Magazine as one of the best companies to work for in the state of Utah.

2007 JD Power & Associates Call Center Certification
1-800 CONTACTS has been recognized for call center operation customer satisfaction excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Certified Call Center Program™. This distinction acknowledges a strong commitment from 1-800 CONTACTS’ call center operations to provide “An Outstanding Customer Service Experience.” For J.D. Power and Associates Certified Call Center Program™, visit jdpower.com. See our press release.

2007 Work/Life Award
For 4 years running, 1-800 CONTACTS has been nominated and recognized as promoting exemplary work/life programs for its employees. The company was once again named one of the best companies to work for in Utah by the Utah Governor and the Office of Workforce Services.

2006 Food Management Magazine Best Concept Award
The company’s onsite restaurant was recently recognized for its innovative lunch pre-ordering system.  The system allows employees to order meals from their desks ahead of time and pick them up when their lunch break starts.  This eliminates waiting in line and allows employees to utilize their entire lunch break.

2006 Work/Life Award
Recognized by the Utah Governor’s office and the Office of Workforce Services as one of the top 5 large companies in Utah with a great balance of the demands of work and home life.

2005 Utah’s Best Companies to work for
Named by Utah Business Magazine as one of the best companies to work for in the state of Utah.

2005 Work/Life Award
Recognized by the Utah Governor’s office and the Office of Workforce Services as one of the top 10 companies in Utah with a great balance of the demands of work and home life.

2004 Utah’s Best Companies to work for
Named by Utah Business Magazine as one of the best companies to work for in the state of Utah.

2004 Top 100 Venture Entrepreneurs in Utah
Jonathan Coon (founder, CEO, Chairman of the Board) was named as one of the “Top 100 Venture Entrepreneurs in Utah” by vSpring Capital

2004 Work/Life Award
Recognized by the Utah Governor’s office and the Office of Workforce Services as one of the top 10 companies in Utah with a great balance of the demands of work and home life.

2003 Utah 100 Award
Ranked 75th fastest growing company in Utah in 2003.  Presented by MountainWest Capital Network (Formerly MountainWest Venture Group) to recognize the top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Utah.

2002 Utah 100 Award
Ranked 24th fastest growing company in Utah in 2002.  Presented by MountainWest Capital Network (Formerly MountainWest Venture Group) to recognize the top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Utah.

2001 Top Advertiser
Kevin McCallum (Chief Marketing Officer) was named as one of the top 100 marketers in the nation byAdvertising Age.

2001 Utah 100 Award
Ranked 3rd fastest growing company in Utah in 2001.  Presented by MountainWest Capital Network (Formerly MountainWest Venture Group) to recognize the top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Utah.

2000 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Award
Jonathan Coon (founder, CEO, Chairman of the Board) was named Ernst & Young’s Retail Entrepreneur of the Year for 2000 for his creation of 1-800 CONTACTS’ business model.  This award places Jonathan, and the company, among an elite group of innovative and progressive business models.