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2019 Excellence Showcase

Thursday 19 September 2019 @ 10:00am - 3:30pm

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A day of sharing, learning, networking and contributing to your continuous improvement journey.

Our deserving UK Excellence Award winners were announced at our delightful Awards Ceremony in May at the prestigious Royal Lancaster Hotel in London to a packed audience. Our ceremony included hosts David Callaghan and Karen Leftley, and support from our sponsors the Adecco Group UK & IrelandCatalyst ConsultingDWF and GSK.

Join us at the 2019 Excellence Showcase to meet, listen and learn from the UK Excellence Award winners. Sharing that success with others is an important part of being a winner!

the Adecco Group UK & Ireland are hosting the showcase event at their offices in London. They believe their purpose is to make the future work for everyone, including clients, candidates and colleagues, and salute other organisations driving excellence across their industries. the Adecco Group UK & Ireland were the proud main sponsor for the BQF UK Excellence Awards 2019 to support organisations of all sizes and sectors to improve and become beacons of business excellence.

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Why attend?

  • Opportunities to meet with winners and finalists throughout the day
  • Join role models, champions and leaders
  • Gather inspiration to enter for an award for 2020 and find out about the new award categories
  • An opportunity to network with like-minded people

2020 Awards

If you feel inspired by the Award winners stories, and you’re thinking about entering an award in 2020 or would like to find out more about the process, register your interest today.

PLEASE NOTE: You now have until Friday 13th September to book your place for this event due to limited availability.


09.30-10.00 Arrival and refreshments
10.00-10.05 Welcome and introduction – Ian Swain, BQF CEO
10.05-10.15 The future of BQF – Karen Leftley, BQF President

In Conversation with… 2019 UK Excellence Award Winners, National Express & Phoenix Futures

Including a Q&A hosted by Karen Leftley

11.00 – 11.15 Break
11.15-12.15 Excellence In Award Winners – Sharing Success

*When submitting your booking form, please only select two sessions out of five to visit within the hour slot. These sessions will be repeated again the afternoon.

12.15-13.00   Lunch and networking

In Conversation with… 2019 Lean Six Sigma Award Winners, Fragrance OilsEssex County Council

Including a Q&A hosted by Karen Leftley

13:30 – 13:45

In Conversation with… Martin Brenig-Jones, Managing Director at Catalyst Consulting

A discussion on the Lean Six Sigma Academy and the Award

13.45 – 14.45 Excellence In Award Winners – Sharing Success

*When submitting your booking form, please only select two sessions out of five to visit within the hour slot. 

14.45 – 15.00 Break
15.00 – 15.30 BQF 2020 Awards – BQF President Karen Leftley and Awards Manager, Dave Richards
15.30  Close



Thursday 19 September 2019
10:00am - 3:30pm
Non-member Price
£ 50 +VAT
BQF Members have free places.
Event Category:


Award Winner Organisations


Adecco, Millennium Bridge House, 2 Lambeth Hill
London, EC4V 4BG United Kingdom
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