Baldrige Quest for Excellence Conference

Register today for the 30th Annual Quest for Excellence® Conference April 8-11 in Baltimore, MD and learn best practices from current and former Baldrige Award recipients!  

Quest is the premier learning and networking event for quality leaders in business, health care, education, and nonprofit organizations who are striving to achieve industry-leading performance. Join us in Baltimore and take advantage of engaging conference sessions and activities including:

  • The Baldrige Award Ceremony, which will honor the 2017 Award recipients on Sunday evening, April 8, including our very own Bristol Tennessee Essential Services

  • An opening plenary session featuring the senior leaders of the 2017 recipients as they share role-model leadership practices

  • More than 40 sessions featuring current and former Baldrige Award recipients from all sectors sharing their proven performance management practices and real-world insights in strategy, customers, workforce, and many more areas important to business success

  • A keynote presentation by Seth Mattison, Found and Chief Movement Officer of FutureSight Labs on Wednesday, April 11. Seth is an internationally renowned expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics and advises world-class organizations on change and innovation and the future of work.

  • Baldrige Cybersecurity Self-Assessment Workshop, which will be held on Sunday, April 8.  This session is designed for those in an organization who are concerned with and responsible for mission-driven, cybersecurity-related policy and operations.

  • Pre-conference workshops on the afternoon of Sunday, April 8 for beginner and intermediate users of the Baldrige Framework

  • Opportunities to network with and learn from Baldrige recipients, applicants, and examiners, as well as Baldrige experts and users in all industries

  • Opportunities to meet the Quest sponsors

Register today and book your stay at the Marriott Baltimore Waterfront at the special attendee rate.  

For more information about the Quest for Excellence Conference, visit the conference webpage. For questions, contact the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program at (301) 975-2036 or

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