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Raymond James (FL) - An office that’s a work of art
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An office that’s a work of art

The arts help companies recognize employees and celebrate their talents. Employee art exhibitions and corporate band challenges allow workers to demonstrate skills outside of their normal, everyday jobs. According to Raymond James Financial, “Office space is the next best thing to a museum because we have a high-traffic area with about a million square feet.” The firm’s corporate headquarters is home to The Tom and Mary James/Raymond James Financial Art Collection consisting of more than 1,800 artworks. The collection is open by invitation to the public for docent tours that annually draw about 3,000 people.

 

In fact, many of Raymond James’ employees who were never interested in art have become collectors or proudly bring friends to the headquarters in St. Petersburg, Florida, and it is often voted one of the best places to work because of the creative environment.

 

Raymond James also hosts the annual Associate & Affiliate Art Show, typically attracting over 400 works in various media from the firm’s employees and associates across the country. The artwork is displayed in the headquarter office and online, with prizes going to winners in four categories and a People’s Choice Award voted on by all associates.

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