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Registration Open for 24th Annual Quest for Excellence Conference

April 16–18, 2012 in Washington, D.C.

Published: Friday, April 6, 2012 - 15:09

(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The 2012 Quest for Excellence Conference is the definitive showcase of best practices from the recipients of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for performance excellence and innovation. This year’s conference will be held April 16–18, 2012, in Washington, D.C. and will feature the 2011 Baldrige Award recipients. An award ceremony and reception on the evening of Sunday, April 15, will recognize the 2010 and 2011 award recipients. U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson will participate in the ceremony.

Attend the pre-conference workshops on Sunday, April 15. Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are also available.

Learn from the Baldrige recipients themselves how they improved performance and results in leadership; strategic planning; customer focus; measurement, analysis, and knowledge management; workforce focus; and process management.

For more information or to register, click here.

Conference partners:
American Society for Quality (ASQ)
American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)


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Founded in 1901, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a nonregulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce. Headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, NIST’s mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.