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Baldrige Performance Excellence Program

The Baldrige Program oversees the nation's only Presidential award for performance excellence while offering a wide array of award-winning products and services, including the world-renowned Baldrige Excellence Framework. We invite you to learn about the Baldrige community dedicated to helping organizations improve.


The 33rd Quest for Excellence Conference, April 3–6, 2022, Gaylord National Harbor (near Washington, D.C.). (Im)Prove Your Performance®
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April 3-6, 2022

Gaylord National Harbor
The Gaylord National Harbor, National Harbor, MD (just outside of Washington, D.C.)

AWARD CEREMONY | Sunday, April 3
Join us Sunday evening for the Award Ceremony and Reception honoring all of the Award recipients from the past three years.

Register Online and Book Your Hotel Room Now



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Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Visit the Baldrige Foundation to learn how it supports the Baldrige Program and what you can do to help.

News and Updates

Baldrige 2022 Examiner Application Now Open

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program® (BPEP) is seeking applicants for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award® Board of Examiners for the 2022 award


A Time for G*R*A*C*E

I hope the recently completed holiday season was a joyous one for you. I find this season provides an annual time of reflection for me; a time to be thankful

Happy Holidays 2021

The staff of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program wish you all a restful and joyful holiday season and a new year filled with peace!

Baldrige Collaborative Assessment

What Organizations Are Saying

highly recommend

Marguerite Morgan, Hospital Administrator, Florida State Hospital
The opportunities for improvement from this report were
truly amazing. ...As the CEO, I have seen a tremendous
amount of resurgent energy in our employees...
I highly recommend the new Baldrige
Collaborative [Assessment].


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