The KLF Group Wins “Best Service Provider” in the 2018 Canadian HR Awards


Montreal, Quebec — September 24, 2018 – The KLF Group is proud to announce today that it has been selected as the Winner for the “HRD Readers’ Choice Award for Best Service Provider” for its new software, Applauz Recognition (, in the 5th annual Canadian HR Awards.

The HRD Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Service Provider” is considered to be one of the most prestigious independent HR award events in the industry. The esteemed gala celebrates the achievements of companies and individuals that provide superior services and solutions to the Canadian HR industry.

Held on September 20th at The Liberty Grand in Toronto, the 2018 Canadian HR Awards were attended by over 700 top Canadian HR professionals from the country’s top HR teams and employers, a record in the history of the ceremony.

“To be recognized at the biggest HR industry event in Canada is extremely humbling. Bringing this trophy home to our team of passionate and devoted employees means a lot to me”, said François Fortier, CEO, and founder of the KLF Group. “A few years ago, we set out on a very ambitious journey to help Canadian companies create amazing work cultures and winning the Reader’s Choice Award means that Applauz Recognition is truly changing the landscape of employee engagement!”

About KLF Group

The KLF Group is a Canadian company specializing in software development and logistics for employee recognition and customer loyalty programs. KLF Group’s suite of services helps companies implement and improve their employee recognition and rewards programs while reducing their operating cost.

In 2017, KLF Group was recognized for its dedication to excellence, ranking 160 out of 500 of the “fastest growing companies in Canada” by Canadian Business and PROFIT 500 magazine. Its new free employee engagement software, Applauz, has also won the award for “best-in-class employee rewards platform” by the internationally renowned Corporate Vision Magazine (May 2018 issue).

About Human Resources Director (HRD)

Human Resources Director is published in multiple editions in Canada, Australia, USA, Asia and New Zealand. The Canadian print edition is published quarterly, with a readership of 1,800. The print edition is supported by HRD Online, an online industry hub offering in-depth features, case studies and e-newsletters sent daily to 24,000 readers and subscribers across Canada. Over the years, HRD has positioned itself as the magazine of choice for the country’s most influential HR decision makers.

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Contact: Blanche Morel, Public Relations Manager



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