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Join Us in Chicago and Dallas for the Baldrige Regional Conferences

Sept. 8, 2016, and Sept. 22, 2016, respectively

Published: Monday, August 1, 2016 - 13:52

(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The 2016 Baldrige Regional Conferences in Chicago and Dallas are coming up in September. Register now at the advance discount rate.

Both conferences will showcase current and past Baldrige Award recipients. The conferences will be held:
• Sept. 8, 2016, at The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus in Oak Brook, Illinois
• Sept. 22, 2016, Crowne Plaza Hotel in Addison, Texas
• Sept. 7 and Sept. 21, 2016, optional pre-conference workshops for Baldrige beginners

Come and learn from Baldrige recipients in organizations of all sizes, within various sectors. Hear how they achieve high performance and outstanding results in areas such as strategy, customer satisfaction, workforce engagement, operations, and much more.

The dynamic conference schedules include an opening plenary session featuring senior executives from the 2015 Baldrige Award recipients, a closing keynote speaker, and 15 interactive management sessions featuring Baldrige Award recipients from the business, education, healthcare, and nonprofit sectors.

In Chicago, the closing speaker is Brenda Yarnell, president and CEO of United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln, 2013 recipient of the Illinois Performance Excellence Award. In Dallas, the closing speaker is Gerry Agnes, president and CEO of Elevations Credit Union, 2014 recipient of the Baldrige Award.

An optional pre-conference workshop for Baldrige beginners is available the day before each conference. The facilitators are Pattie Skriba, the vice president of business excellence at the Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Chicago, and Cindy Milrany, the chief financial officer at Freese and Nichols in Dallas.

Book your hotel room reservations now to receive the conference rate.

To learn more visit the Regional Conferences website.

Co-sponsored by the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, Illinois Performance Excellence, Quality Texas, and the Alliance for Performance Excellence.

For questions about the conferences, contact us at (301) 975-2036 or baldrige@nist.gov.

For registration inquiries, contact Experient at (800) 310-7554 or (240) 439-2554, or e-mail to NIS@experient-inc.com.

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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.