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Sign Up for the 27th Annual Quest for Excellence Conference

April 12–15, 2015, in Baltimore

Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 11:45

(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- Learn how your organization can achieve outstanding performance. Plan now to join us in Baltimore, April 12–15, 2015, at the premier showcase of the 2014 Baldrige Award recipients:
PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector Practice
Hill Country Memorial
St. David’s HealthCare
Elevations Credit Union

Quest keynote presenters:
Tues., April 14, 2015
Katherine Gottlieb
CEO of Southcentral Foundation and recipient of the 2015 Harry S. Hertz Leadership Award

Wed., April 15, 2015
Geoff Colvin
Senior editor-at-large of Fortune and author,
“Talent Is Overrated”

Attend Quest and learn role-model best practices from current and former award recipients in all sectors in leadership; strategic planning; customer focus; measurement, analysis, and knowledge management; workforce focus; and operations focus, and take away solutions to help your organization achieve breakthrough performance and results.

Register online now for the conference and book your hotel room.


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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.