Bring Your Quality Questions to Our Next Quality Discussion Group – Lean Six Sigma Tools in Manufacturing

Meet with Master Black Belts and Black Belts who can provide advise on quality issues. Have questions for our experts? Are you the only quality professional in your organization? Meet with other quality professionals in manufacturing and other industries to discuss your concerns with quality issues in your workplace. Become a better quality professional! Click here for details.

Attending the 13th Annual Mid Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence Banquet and Conference?

The 13th Annual MAAPE Awards Banquet & Conference will be held at The Desmond Hotel in Malvern, PA on Wednesday, November 7th & Thursday, November 8th, 2018. The Desmond has earned a reputation for superior hospitality and comfort. Situated in the historic Chester County area, the Desmond is conveniently located just one mile from the PA Turnpike at Electronic Interchange 320 with easy access to Philadelphia, West Chester, King of Prussia and the Main Line area. Septa, Amtrak and the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) are also easily accessible.

To reserve a guestroom at the special rate of $144 per night call the Desmond Hotel at (610) 296-9800.

You ask what is MAAPE?  The Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE), is a Baldrige-based awards program that serves Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

Read more about this organization which ASQ Philadelphia supports.

Jumpstart your learning by attending one or both of the Pre-Conference Workshops:

Baldrige Basics – In this introductory workshop, we’ll begin by exploring each of the elements of the Baldrige Framework – the Baldrige Core Values, Criteria (Organizational Profile and Categories), and Scoring System – and how you can use them to improve your organization’s performance.

Writing a MAAPE Application – Whether your organization is thinking about writing its first MAAPE Application or wants to improve its next one, this workshop is for you.

In addition to recognizing the MAAPE 2018 award recipients, this conference features keynote presentations from three of the 2017 Baldrige Award Recipients:

Kathy Raethel, President & CEO at Adventist Health Castle Kailua, HI , Health care sector

Craig Fairlee, Chief Financial Officer and Richard Rogers, Vice-President of Civil Programs at Stellar Solutions Palo Alto, CA small business sector

Kelly DiMnartio, Senior Assistant City Manager, City of Fort Collins Fort Collins, CO nonprofit sector

To register and to read more about this event, click here.

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