Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES18)

The Largest Premier Gathering of Leadership-Level Industry Leaders & Senior-Executives. The Best Audience. The Most Engaging Event.


- March 2018


Orlando, FL
Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive

BTOES18 Media Partners

Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige Award

The mission of the Baldrige Foundation is to ensure the long-term financial growth and viability of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, and to support organizational performance excellence in the United States and throughout the world.

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Institute for Operational Excellence

Founded in 2007, the Institute for Operational Excellence is the leading educational center for organizations and individuals interested in learning how to evolve a lean enterprise into one that can achieve and sustain Operational Excellence.

Our expert faculty members, who have taught hundreds of Fortune 500 companies in all industries, including consumer products, healthcare, insurance, fabrication, energy, and aviation, offer live and online training, books, innovative products, and other resources that can be applied in any area of any size business. From common concepts to advanced techniques, the Institute is the singular academic source for companies on the journey to Operational Excellence.

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OpEx Society

The Operational Excellence Society is a grass-roots organization that emerged from a large LinkedIn group led by Joe Paris. The society is staffed by volunteers and has no dues or membership fees.

As the name implies, the society is dedicated to change agents who embrace the ideals of Operational Excellence, defined as the continuous and deliberate improvement of company performance AND the circumstances of those who work there — to pursue Operational Excellence by design and not by coincidence.

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Business Excellence Institute

The Business Excellence Institute (BEX) is a membership body with members on 5 continents dedicated to helping people, and the organizations they work for, achieve outstanding results for all their stakeholders. 

BEX promotes business excellence as a multi-disciplinary profession, excellence in management, and the use of innovative approaches to personal and organizational development.  It provides members with tools, training, networking and sharing opportunities and brings members together to help each other craft and execute strategies and deliver on excellence initiatives.

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BPI Network

The Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network is a peer-driven thought leadership and professional networking organization dedicated to advancing the emerging roles of the Chief Innovation Officer and Innovation Strategist within today's enterprise.

We are advocates for Innovation as a fundamental discipline and function within 21st Century organizations and seek to demonstrate where and how new inventive solutions and approaches can advance business value, gratify customers, ensure sustainability and create competitive advantage for companies worldwide.

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Business Process Incubator

The Business Process Incubator is an online resource for all things related to process. Our free membership provides access to BPM, Change Management, Process Improvement, Enterprise and Business Architecture, Requirement Management, Lean and Six Sigma resources. Whether the challenge is to assess an organization’s readiness-to change, prepare to participate in a process related project or obtain process modeling tools, BPI is the one stop shop.

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Manufacturing Journal

Manufacturing-Journal is industry-focused International business magazine. Surveys demonstrate
this publication as required reading for top managers across the whole spectrum of international manufacturing industry and in all major European countries. It is this diversity that makes Manufacturing-Journal the forum of choice for international companies in so many fields. So, when major corporations throught the Continent have a story to tell, time and again they choose
Manufacturing-Journal to tell it.

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TechTarget / SearchCIO

TechTarget CIO strategies websites provide IT executives with industry news and analysis on cutting-edge technologies, trends and business topics.

Coverage includes advances in cloud computing, enterprise mobility, Big Data, security and IT and business management.

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Center for Organizational Excellence Research

At COER we undertake benchmarking, business excellence research and consultancy.

COER consists of three entities:

- COER Massey University is the research arm and focuses on "Acquiring Knowledge".

- Limited is the knowledge transfer arm and focuses of "Best Practice Sharing".

- COER Limited is the consultancy arm and focuses on "Applying Knowledge".

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Lean Manufacturing & Kaizen

Lean Manufacturing & Kaizen is one of the largest online community with a network of more then 130.000 members Worldwide. Founded in 2008 by Fabrizio Cireddu, it is having a terrific growth month by month. Target for them it is to offer to the members the best products and format to sustain Lean Journey . They are collaborating with differents partners developing new solutions and format in the market. Vision is " Be the best Worldwide Platform offering to members the best solutions and experiences about Lean & Gemba approach "

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