Hard Rock® Recognized for its Commitment to Female Empowerment for the Third Consecutive Year
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 29, 2020 – For the third consecutive year, Hard Rock International has been recognized as part of Forbes Magazine’s annual list of America’s Best Employers for Women within the travel and leisure category. The prestigious list has been selected in partnership with Statista, the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider, based on an independent survey from a vast sample of over 75,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing at least 1,000 people in their U.S. operations.
“Providing women with the proper tools, training and leadership opportunities is crucial to the success of any organization and Hard Rock does an exemplary job of representing female leaders at all levels,” said Tracy Bradford, Executive Vice President of Administration and Founder of Seminole and Hard Rock Women in Leadership. “Being honored for the third consecutive year is a testament to Hard Rock’s ongoing commitment to empowering women within the workplace and will continue to be a focal point to ensure we have a diverse team throughout all areas of our organization.”
Since implementing the Women in Leadership (WIL) program in 2017, Hard Rock International has seen an increase in female representation within leadership roles. The program mission is to encourage and support the development and success of women throughout the organization through education, mentorship and networking opportunities. WIL promotes the growth and advancement of female team members by cultivating relationships built on honesty, integrity and respect, enabling lasting connections and promoting emerging women leaders. Women who participate in the program have the opportunity to participate in a formal mentorship program, attend educational events and network with senior executives, other peer groups and women outside the organization.
In addition to its corporate headquarters, Hard Rock® employs more than 45,000 team members among its corporate-owned cafe, hotel and casino locations globally. Hard Rock International works to improve lives, help communities and sustain the earth, infusing the power of music into all they do in nearly 250 communities around the world.
To view Forbes Magazine’s full list of America’s Best Employers for Women, please visit www.forbes.com/best-employers-women. For more information on Hard Rock’s Women in Leadership program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information on Hard Rock, please visit www.hardrock.com.
About Hard Rock®
With venues in 76 countries spanning 256 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops® and Cafes – Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s most valuable collection of music memorabilia at more than 83,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2020, Hard Rock International was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s Best Employers for Diversity. In 2020 and 2019, they were named Forbes Magazine’s Top Employers for Women and also in 2019, America’s Best Large Employers. Hard Rock destinations are located in the world’s greatest international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties in Florida and home to the world’s first Guitar Hotel® in South Florida, where its headquarters are located. The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International visit www.hardrock.com or shop.hardrock.com.