FORT WAYNE, October 4, 2018—LABOV Marketing Communications and Training recently received two awards from the American Business Awards recognizing the world’s best companies to work for, and the HR teams, professionals, achievements, new products and suppliers that help to create great places to work. LABOV was honored in the categories of Employer of the Year and Human Resources Executive of the Year.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. Organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations—public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. American Business Awards are known as the Stevie® Awards (

Great Employer Awards recipients were determined by a unique combination of votes from employees, the general public and scores from industry experts. The Employer of the Year entry required the submission of an essay detailing the chief accomplishments of LABOV over the past year. The Human Resources Executive of the Year award required an essay focusing on the individual achievements of LABOV’s Vice President of HR/Operations, LuAnn Erickson.

“We are thrilled to have received these honors from the American Business Awards for great employers,” said Barry LaBov, President and CEO of LABOV. “We work hard to make LABOV a great place to work for our employees. Leading our efforts in this area is LuAnn Erickson, a true asset to our company and outstanding HR professional. She continually goes beyond to ensure we’re an employer of choice and remain a highly ethical company that draws clients from some of the most respected brands in the world.”


LABOV Marketing Communications and Training, founded in 1981, focuses on clients with dealer/distributor/rep networks and multiple locations. These clients come from a variety of industries, including automotive, recreational vehicles, trucking, motorcycles and financial services. The company specializes in comprehensive creative development and production involving a number of disciplines, including interactive, training and print. In addition to its Fort Wayne, Indiana, headquarters, LABOV maintains offices in Indianapolis and Phoenix. Call 260.497.0111 or visit to learn more.