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Arena Solutions Selected by NABR as a ‘Best and Brightest Company to Work For’ in the San Francisco Bay Area for the Second Consecutive Year

The NABR’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ competition identifies and honors companies that excel at employee relations, use innovation to motivate employees, implement creative compensation programs as well as other attributes. Organizations are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more.

“We are honored to recognize the efforts of this year’s ‘Best and Brightest’ companies,” said Jennifer Kluge, president of NABR. “These companies have created impressive organizational value and business results through their policies and Best Practices in human resource management. This award designation is a powerful recruitment tool in the drive to attract and retain exceptional employees.”

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives and Strategic Company Performance.

“At Arena, we’ve built a corporate environment that fosters teamwork, an open exchange of ideas and hard work, but also balances the need to have fun and a life outside of the office,” said Craig Livingston, CEO of Arena Solutions. “We believe that if we create an atmosphere where people are happy where they work, this will be reflected in our production as a company. Being honored by the NABR two years in a row is affirmation that we’ve created a rich environment that creates superior results.”

About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the National Association for Business Resources that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country. For more information, please visit

About Arena Solutions

Pioneer of cloud-based PLM, Arena’s suite of PLM and supply chain solutions enable engineering, manufacturing and their extended supply chains to speed prototyping, reduce scrap, streamline their supply chain, improve margins, and collapse time to market. Based in Foster City, Calif., Arena’s PLM applications simplify bill of materials (BOM) and change management for organizations of all sizes, and the company has been ranked as a Top 10 PLM provider and Top 5 Supplier Collaboration solution. Arena was also named to the  National Association for Business Resources’ “San Francisco’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For” List in 2014 and 2015. For more information, please visit:

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