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Excellence in Tennessee Conference and Awards Banquet


In TNCPE's 25th year, our focus is the future! Learn what you can do now to guarantee results tomorrow. We're assembling more than 30 leaders who have shaped their organizations into world-class performers. Sessions range from hands-on workshops to best practice demonstrations — all from quality experts who represent a variety of business sectors. Expand your network, focus your strategy, and set up your organization for future success!


Speakers Include

2011Predhead.jpgFrom the Nashville Predators, President & Chief Executive Officer Sean Henry

ShowImage.jpegFrom Baldrige Award Winner Don Chalmers Ford, Lee Butler, Director of Performance Excellence


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The Awards Banquet

Thursday, February 21, 2018, 6-9 p.m.
Reception from 5:15-6:00 pm

Held in conjunction with the Excellence in Tennessee Conference, this dinner and awards celebration honors regional organizations and individuals who have made significant achievements in the pursuit of performance excellence. 

Banquet Details

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Franklin Marriott Cool Springs
700 Cool Springs Blvd, Franklin, TN 37067

The conference and banquet will take place at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. A limited number of rooms are available at an Excellence Conference group rate. 

 Group Rate

For government employees, a limited number of rooms are available at the government per diem. Be prepared to present your governement identification to receive this rate. 

Government Rate 


Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Pre-Conference Workshops

7:30-8:00AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:15AM Welcome
8:30-11:45AM W-1 Morning Workshop
8:30-11:45AM W-2 Full-day workshop
8:30-11:45AM W-3 Full-day workshop
11:45-1:15PM Lunch & Keynote
1:30-4:30PM W-1 Afternoon Workshop
1:30-4:30PM W-2 Full-day workshop
1:30-4:30PM W-3 Full-day workshop

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Breakout Sessions

7:30-8:00AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:15AM Welcome
8:15-9:15AM Opening Keynote
9:15-9:30AM Networking Break
9:30-10:30AM Breakout Sessions A1, A2, A3, A4
10:30-10:45AM Networking Break
10:45-11:45AM Breakout Sessions B1, B2, B3, B4
11:45-1:30PM Lunch & Keynote: Sean Henry, Nashville Predators President & CEO
1:30-1:45PM Networking Break
1:45-2:45PM Breakout Sessions C1, C2, C3, C4
2:45-3:00PM Networking Break
3:00-4:00PM Breakout Sessions D1, D2, D3, D4
5:15-6:00PM Excellence in Tennessee Awards Banquet Reception
6:00-9:00PM 25th Annual Excellence in Tennessee Awards Banquet

TNCPE is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

2525 Perimeter Place Drive, Suite 122. Nashville, TN 37214-3773. (800)453-6474.