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Twenty-eight organizations from throughout the state were presented Arkansas Governor's Quality Awards by Governor Mike Beebe during the 20th Annual Awards Celebration September 15, 2014 at the Marriott Hotel Ballroom in Little Rock. Receiving the top honor, the Governor's Award for Performance Excellence, was Baldor Electric Company of Fort Smith, Conway Regional Health System and J.V. Manufacturing, Inc. of Springdale. Special recognition was given to recipients of the Governor's Award for Performance Excellence during the past 20 years. Over 400 business and civic leaders from throughout Arkansas attended the celebration.


2015 Governor's Quality Award Celebration

Tuesday, September 15 | Marriott Hotel Ballroom, Little Rock

5 p.m. Reception | 6 p.m. Dinner

$75 per person | $750 per table


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Attend and engage in a day dedicated to improving your organization's performance.  The dynamic conference schedules include an opening plenary session featuring senior executives from the 2014 Baldrige Award recipients, a luncheon keynote speaker, and 15 interactive management sessions featuring Award recipients from the business, education, health care, and non-profit sectors.  Learn how these role-model organizations achieve high performance and outstanding results in areas such as leadership, strategy, customers, workforce, and much more!  Network with leading practitioners who use the Baldrige Framework to improve their organizations.  Book your hotel room reservation snow at the conference hotelsto receive the conference rate.


Now available onsite - Writing an Orgagnizational Profile

Creating an organizational profile helps you understand what is most relevant to the success of your business by identifying gaps in key information.  It is the starting point for writing an application or self-assessment.  Contact Sue Weatter at (501) 372-2222 for more information and to set up an appointment.


Governor’s Quality Award

for Performance Excellence

The Governor’s Quality Award Program provides opportunities for all organizations in the state to measure their progress in the journey of performance excellence.


Arkansas Institute

Training & Coaching Services

The Arkansas Institute for Performance Excellence can guide your organization on its journey of performance excellence.