VIP Receives 2023 CNY Talent Development Award

Commercial construction for industrial, manufacturing, distribution, warehouse, metal buildings, commercial, housing, healthcare, and education clients.

SYRACUSE, N.Y.VIP Structures proudly announces its recognition as a 2023 CNY BEST Talent Development Program Award winner by the Central New York Chapter Association for Talent Development (CNY ATD). This honor celebrates VIP Structures’ innovative talent development initiatives that significantly impact organizational success and community development.

“This award is a testament to our focus on empowering our employees and engaging with the community,” said Meg Tidd, President & CEO of VIP Structures. “We are committed to fostering a culture where progress and inclusivity thrive by investing in our people.”


A focal point of VIP’s award is the company’s Leading @VIP Changemakers Speaker Series. This talent development initiative features roundtable discussions with influential leaders advocating for change, equity and justice and highlights VIP Structures’ dedication to employee growth and societal contribution. The Leading @VIP Changemakers Speaker Series was formed in response to employee feedback and evolving societal needs and has become a cornerstone of the firm’s strategy to develop business leaders and upskill emerging talent with a notable focus on community engagement.

For over 50 years, CNY ATD has connected talent development professionals across the region, supporting individuals who develop employee knowledge and skills to enhance performance and drive organizational results. VIP Structures’ alignment with the CNY ATD’s vision and its linkage of talent development to strategic growth has been a key factor in earning this respected accolade. Other recipients of the 2023 CNY BEST Talent Development Program Award include Oswego County Federal Credit Union, Emergent, and NBT Bank.

The CNY Best Talent Development Program, paralleling national ATD’s BEST and Excellence in Practice award programs, continues to create community awareness and involvement by recognizing outstanding talent development practices. VIP Structures’ award reflects its alignment with these goals and its effective linkage of talent development to strategic organizational growth.

About VIP Structures

VIP Structures is a national design-build firm headquartered in Syracuse, NY. VIP has over 45 years of professional experience in architecture, construction, and development, as well as in-house engineering and property management expertise for commercial, industrial, and mixed-use residential clients. For more information, visit


About CNY BEST Talent Development Program

The CNY BEST Talent Development Program, sponsored by CNY ATD, annually recognizes excellence in talent development. Celebrated for its innovative approach, the program parallels national ATD’s BEST and Excellence in Practice award programs and has garnered national recognition in 2019 and 2013. For more information, visit