Quest for Excellence Conference
COME. LEARN. NETWORK. ENGAGE.
Attend and engage with current and former Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipients and take home solutions to help your organization achieve breakthrough performance and results.
Showcasing the best practices of the 2017 Baldrige Award recipients. Also, featuring former Baldrige Award recipients from all sectors! Learn role model best practices in leadership; strategy; customers; measurement, analysis, and knowledge management; workforce; and operations and learn how to achieve outstanding results for your organization!
Sunday, April 8
Join us Sunday evening for the Award Ceremony and Dinner honoring the 2017 recipients.
WEDNESDAY KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Founder and Chief Movement Officer of FutureSight Lab
Wednesday | April 11 | 8:00 am
Seth Mattison is an internationally renowned expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics. As Founder and Chief Movement Officer of FutureSight Labs, Seth advises many of the world’s leading brands and organizations on the key shifts happening around talent management, change and innovation, leadership, and the future of work.
His ideas have been featured in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and The Globe and Mail and he was recently named to the Editors’ Picks for Favorite Speakers for 2013 by MeetingsNet.
2017 CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
Former Award Recipients Participating
Former Baldrige Award recipients presenting during the Quest Tuesday concurrent sessions include Charleston Area Medical Center Health System, Charter School of San Diego, Don Chalmers Ford, Elevations Credit Union, Hill Country Memorial, K&N Management, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Pewaukee School District, PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC, Studer Group, and the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Category Best Practices Sessions
The 2017 Category Best Practice recipients will share best practices during special afternoon concurrent sessions on Tuesday, April 10. These organizations (listed with the Baldrige categories for which they were acknowledged) are:
Donor Alliance, Denver, Colorado—measurement, analysis and knowledge management (category 4) and operations (category 6)
Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland— customers (category 3) and operations (category 6)
Methodist Healthcare System of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas—leadership (category 1) and strategy (category 2)
Tri County Tech, Bartlesville, Oklahoma—leadership (category 1) and workforce (category 5)
30th Quest Conference Sponsors
- SOAR Vision Group
- ASQ - Notepads & Pens
- Category One Inc / HealthLinx - Water Bottles
- Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) - Conference Bags
- Donor Alliance - Ice Cream Break
- Elevations Credit Union - Charging Stations
- STRATEX Solutions - Lanyards