QTF Annual Conference

2017 Quality Texas Foundation Quest for Excellence Conference, June 25-27, 2017

24th Annual Quest for Excellence Conference
Westin Hotel in historical Houston, Texas

Quest is the official forum for the Texas Award for Performance Excellence recipients to share their exceptional performance management practices. This year’s conference offers a volunteer welcome event Sunday evening, a training day on Monday, and an Awards/Recognition Luncheon on Monday and one on Tuesday, along with three tracks (education, health care, and business/Government/NFP), several National Baldrige Winners, and opportunities to learn from the very best organizations in Texas.

The Conference theme is People First and how to improve the human capabilities/capacities in your organization. We will be recognizing fourteen organizations that are striving to become better by taking care of their people, working with their customers/students/patients and improving their financial resources.

Keynote Speakers

  • Bob Fangmeyer, Baldrige Director
  • Greg Haralson, CEO, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land
  • Mac McGuire, CEO, Quality Texas Foundation


The Westin Houston, Memorial City
945 Gessner Rd.
Houston, Texas 77024
Phone: (281) 501-4300

Please register for your accommodations at The Westin Houston or contact them by phone and ask about the 2017 Quality Texas Conference rate.

The Westin Memorial City is offering the Conference Rate of $119 per night from June 21 – 28, 2017 to allow you to bring your family and enjoy an extended stay in Houston.

The deadline to book your hotel and receive the conference rate is June 2nd 2017.

Register for the 24th Annual Quest for Excellence Conference today!

Contact Lin at 512-818-3901 or Dr. Mac at 512-656-8946 for more information

2016 Quality Texas Foundation
Quest for Excellence Conference
June 26-28, 2016

Thank you to everyone who came to the 2016 Quality Texas Foundation Quest for Excellence Conference! We have so many pictures available, so please feel free to look through and print out as many as you would like for you and your company using this link: 2016 Quality Texas Conference Photos.

Our conference speakers were amazing and offered a great deal of insight to our attendees. We are delighted to say that some of our speakers have agreed to share some of this information with you! Please see the links below for the presentations which were shared throughout the conference. Please keep an eye out for more to come over the coming weeks!

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights – Susan Jadlowski
Alamo Colleges
Building a Culture that Lasts – Dr. Shabot
Advancing Our Legacy – Seleria Fletcher, MSN, BSN, RN

The detailed agenda for the Conference can be found here.

Thank you for your interest in Quality Texas!