The Best Place for Working Parents® Announces 2nd Annual Fort Worth Innovator Winners

Fort Worth, Texas, February 25, 2021 – The Best Place for Working Parents® announces the three winners of the annual Fort Worth Innovator Awards at Mayor Price’s final State of the City event hosted virtually by the Fort Worth Chamber. 

The Best Place for Working Parents® 2021 Fort Worth Innovators:

  • Bank of Texas, 2021 Policy Innovator
  • Byrne Construction Services, 2021 Events Innovator
  • DFW International Airport, 2021 Resources Innovator

The Best Place for Working Parents® 2021 Innovators were nominated between January 11th– February 12th, 2021 through a first-of-its-kind online assessment platform that allows participants to gauge, in real-time, how family-friendly their workplace is using the 10 family-friendly research-backed policies that positively impact employee attraction, retention, satisfaction and productivity. Supporting corporate quotes and additional background on the 2021 Fort Worth Innovators can be viewed here.

In recognition of these award winners, Mayor Price stated, “In a year like no other, businesses around the country need to look no further than Fort Worth for how to make a real difference for working parents and their profitability. Fort Worth employers continue to show that our city is not only open for business, but is also willing to support the kids and families that are tied to the success of our city. And, after launching a first-of-its-kind business assessment in 2020 that highlights the top 10 family-friendly policies that benefit working parents and businesses’ bottom lines, in 2021 we are proud of the 166 Fort Worth businesses designated as a Best Place for Working Parents®. These three 2021 Innovator Awardees, Bank of Texas, Byrne Construction Services and DFW International Airport, are proving that family-friendly is business-friendly. I applaud them in their efforts that continue to establish our city as a national leader in family-friendly business practices!” – Mayor Betsy Price, Fort Worth, Texas

ABOUT The Best Place for Working Parents®

The Best Place for Working Parents® is a growing network of business leaders proving that family-friendly is business-friendly. Originating in Fort Worth, The Best Place for Working Parents® effort has expanded across key cities in Texas, supporting businesses with research-backed strategies that benefit working parents AND businesses’ bottom line. Learn more and follow along on: and LinkedIn.

Note: Eligible organizations in Fort Worth, Austin, Dallas and San Antonio qualify for The Best Place for Working Parents® business designation on an ongoing basis by meeting threshold requirements (based on size of company/number of employees) via the online assessment.

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