With Thanksgiving coming so late this year, it feels like the holidays and year-end are rushing towards us. And now I want you to start thinking about the new year, 2020!
Do you have the Baldrige Quest for Excellence™ Conference on your calendar yet? The Baldrige Quest for Excellence Conference https://www.nist.gov/baldrige/qe will be held March 24 – 27, 2020, in National Harbor, Maryland. It will be preceded by the Baldrige Award Ceremony, held Tuesday evening followed by a reception. We’ll get to honor the six 2019 Baldrige Award recipients.
Adventist Health White Memorial, Los Angeles, California (health care)
Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (nonprofit)
City of Germantown, Germantown, Tennessee (nonprofit)
Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland (education)
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, Oak Brook, Illinois (nonprofit)
Mary Greeley Medical Center, Ames, Iowa (health care)
The Quest conference is our favorite event for networking, learning best practices, and finding new reasons to encourage others to embark on a performance excellence journey.
And if that isn’t enough to satisfy your appetite for all things Baldrige, check out the Baldrige Fellows Program Baldrige Fellows Program. But you’ll need to act fast. The application deadline is December 13, 2019.
Or would you’re rather be a Baldrige Examiner? https://www.nist.gov/baldrige/apply-become-baldrige-examiner Baldrige Examiner applications can be submitted online until January 6, 2020.
Both programs have been recognized for multiple years for their highly effective leadership development attributes.