Balihoo named to OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work

Boise-based Balihoo, the leading provider of local-digital advertising technology and services, has been named to OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2016. The company has reappeared on the list at #69, after being recognized in 2013 and 2014. Each year, OUTSIDE recognizes the top 100 companies in the United States that help their employees strike the ideal balance between work and play. These companies encourage employees to lead an active lifestyle, are eco-conscious, and prioritize giving back to the community. The entire list of winners appears online at

“We are very proud to be recognized by OUTSIDE magazine as one of the best places to work for the third time,” said Balihoo CEO, Paul Price. “At Balihoo, we’re lucky to be doing business in the beautiful state of Idaho, and it’s important to us that every employee gets the opportunity to experience the best of Idaho’s outdoor recreation opportunities. We work hard to promote a healthy work-life balance, which includes a flexible paid time off policy, and paid community service hours that allow our employees to follow their passions. To be recognized for valuing and nurturing our employee’s passions is very rewarding.”

To create the best places to work 2016 list, OUTSIDE started by comparing employers to five core categories, reflecting the magazine’s values and focus: Adventure/Travel, Wellness, Culture, Gear, and Media. OUTSIDE then conducted a rigorous vetting process in partnership with the Best Companies Group to assess the policies, practices, and demographics of hundreds of companies.

This year’s list of Best Places to Work highlights employers who go above and beyond for their staff, said OUTSIDE Online Editor Scott Rosenfield. Included are organizations that emphasis a healthy work life balance and promote, encourage and reward employees to live active and healthier lives.”

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About Balihoo:

Balihoo’s software solutions increase the ROI of local-digital advertising for national brands and their agencies. By dramatically improving the relevance of paid search, social,  and display ads over other campaign management solutions, Balihoo has proven their ability to increase click-through-rates and decrease average cost-per-click while simultaneously saving 90% of manual tasks and setup time. The result is the most efficient and effective way to deploy local-digital campaigns.


OUTSIDE is America’s leading active lifestyle brand. Since 1977, OUTSIDE has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world Outside. The OUTSIDE family includes OUTSIDE magazine, the only magazine to win three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, The Outside Buyer’s Guides, Outside Online, the Outside Podcast, Outside Television, Outside Events, Outside+ for the iPad, Outside tablet edition, Outside Books, and Outside GO, a revolutionary, 21st-century adventure-travel company. Connect with OUTSIDE online, on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

About The Best Companies Group: Best Companies Group works with national and local partners around the country and internationally to establish and manage “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, statewide, regional and industry basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies who have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.



Amanda Cash-Crowley