New Belgium Brewing Recognized in OUTSIDE’S Best Places to Work 2018

FORT COLLINS – New Belgium Brewing has been selected as one of OUTSIDE Magazine’s Best Places to Work 2018. This is New Belgium’s 10th time on the list since first entering the competition in 2008. Winning companies provide great workplaces for employees and encourage a balance between work and enjoying life in the great outdoors, while also respecting the environment.

“We are honored to learn that we have made Outside Magazine’s ‘Best Places to Work’ list for the 10th time,” said New Belgium Brewing CEO Steve Fechheimer. “Our mission to use business as a force for good for the well-being of our co-owners, consumers and communities has been a successful and fulfilling model. We are very happy to see so many Colorado companies on this list as well. What a great state to call home.”

“Companies from across the country entered a rigorous two-part survey process to make the winning list,” said Abigail Wise, online managing editor, OUTSIDE.  “Employees took part in a survey to measure personal experience, while The Best Companies Group evaluated each company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics.”

The winning companies are those that value productivity in combination with an active, eco-conscious lifestyle, for a fulfilling experience inside and outside the office. This is OUTSIDE’s eleventh year providing the Best Places to Work. Find a Craft Brewery


About New Belgium Brewing

New Belgium Brewing, makers of Fat Tire Amber Ale and a host of Belgian-inspired beers, is recognized as one of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work, one of the Wall Street Journal’s Best Small Businesses and tops Bicycling Magazine’s Best Companies for Cyclists. The 100% employee-owned brewery is a Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Business as designated by the League of American Bicyclists, one of World Blu’s most democratic U.S. businesses, and a Certified B Corp. In addition to Fat Tire Amber Ale, New Belgium brews fourteen year-round beers: Citradelic Tangerine IPA, Fat Tire Belgian White, The Hemperor HPA, Voodoo Ranger IPA, Voodoo Ranger Imperial IPA, Voodoo Ranger Juicy Haze IPA, Sour Saison, Honey Orange Tripel, Dayblazer Easygoing Ale, 1554 Enlightened Black Ale, Bohemian Pilsner, Abbey Belgian Style Ale, Trippel and a gluten-reduced beer, Glutiny Pale Ale. To learn more, visit and follow the brewery on FacebookTwitter or Instagram.

Best Places to Work 2018 Winners:

1.     Southwest Michigan First
2.     Peak Design
3.     WhippleWood CPAs
4.     Adaptive Sports Center
5.     Ergodyne
6.     BSW Wealth Partners
7.     Global Citizen Year
8.     GroundFloor Media
9.     Choozle
10.  Power Digital Marketing
11.  Avid4 Adventure
12.  J&A Racing
13.  Hailey Sault
14.  Spawn Ideas, Inc
15.  ATJ (Asia Transpacific Journeys)
16.  TDA_Boulder
17.  SmartEtailing
18.  Mathys+Potestio
19.  The Garrett Companies
20.  Backbone Media
21.  Development Counsellors International (DCI)
22.  Montana Wilderness Association
23.  Foundant Technologies
24.  SportRx
25.  Salsify
26.  N2 Publishing
28.  Sterling-Rice Group
29.  GeoEx
30.  Bonusly
31.  EverCheck
32.  JRF Ortho
33.  Young & Laramore
35.  Powder7
36.  CampMinder
37.  Koru
38.  Geocaching HQ
39.  Small Giants
40.  Beach Cities Health District
41.  Bluetent
42.  Ascent360, Inc.
43.  Camp + King
44.  GoSpotCheck
45.  Haberman
46.  Rustic Pathways
47.  Mondo Robot
48.  Infinite Energy
49.  BrainStorm, Inc.
50.  SummitCove Vacation Lodging

Honorable mentions:

1.     Allagash Brewing Company 2.     First Descents 3.     Shine United
4.     Apto 5.     Forum Phi Architecture | Interiors | Planning 6.     SlideBelts
7.     Arapahoe Basin Ski Area 8.     Fuse, LLC 9.     Stio
10.  Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School 11.  Grandesign Media Services 12.  StoneAge Tools
13.  BG Buildingworks, Inc. 14.  Greater Yellowstone Coalition 15.  Taptica
16.  Broadreach 17.  Hanson Dodge 18.  TeamSnap
19.  Buzz Franchise Brands 20.  IDX Broker 21.  Tendril
22.  C1S Group, Inc. 23.  Namasté Solar 24.  The Frontier Project
25.  CamelBak 26.  nemo design 27.  The Honest Kitchen
28.  Carmichael Lynch 29.  New Belgium Brewing 30.  TrainingPeaks
31.  CE Broker 32.  Nuun Hydration 33.  Uproar PR
34.  Charles Cunniffe Architects 35.  Outward Bound California 36.  Voyageur Outward Bound School
37.  Colorado Outward Bound School 38.  Polar Field Services 39.  Workshop Digital
40.  Creative Alignments 41.  Protectwise, Inc. 42.  Zen Planner
43.  Digital Operative 44.  RA Nelson
46.  Eagle Creek 47.  Realeflow
49.  Evoke at Entrada 50.  Room 214
52.  Finished Basement Company 53.  Shambhala Publications

The complete list of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2018 is available at

For more information on OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2018 or to schedule an interview with an editor, please contact Kailey McGarvey at or 646.695.7046.


OUTSIDE is America’s leading active lifestyle brand. Since 1977, OUTSIDE has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world outside. The OUTSIDE family includes OUTSIDE magazine, the only magazine to win three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, The Outside Buyer’s Guides, Outside Online, the Outside Podcast, Outside Television, Outside Events, Outside+ App (also available on Google Play), Outside Books, and Outside GO, a revolutionary, 21st-century adventure-travel company. Connect with Outside Online and Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.


Best Companies Group works with national and local partners around the country and internationally to establish and manage “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, statewide, regional and industry basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies who have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.


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