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 Poster Presentations


BTOES19 will be approving a limited number of Poster Presentations for display at the Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES19) March 18-22, 2019, Lowes Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando.  

Presenters will need to be available to discuss their Poster Presentation at the evening Welcome Reception on March 19, and on both days of the main summit, March 20 & March 21, 2019 during the morning and afternoon refreshment breaks.

This is an excellent method to gain recognition for your continuous improvement initiatives, at the largest networking event of the year for practitioners, leading experts and senior executives involved with achieving Operational Excellence.

Poster Presentation will be approximately 40" wide and 40" high.

In order to be considered, please click here to submit an abstract of your presentation proposal.

Submitted applications will be reviewed by the Poster Review Board and acceptance decisions usually take up to 7 days. Once accepted, you simply need to produce and print your poster and bring it with you to the event, or if you wish you can ship it to the event office, no earlier than 3 working days prior to the event date of March 19, 2019. 

There is no deadline to apply, but it is subject to availability, due to limited spaces. Once full, a notice will be posted on this page. Please note, the attendance discounts do change, as detailed below. 

Award Shortlist Posters

If you have entered into the Awards Program, you do not need to fill in this application to submit a Poster Presentation. This process is not for award program entrants. If you are shortlisted as a finalist in the awards program, part of your process would be to produce a Poster Presentation, but you do not need to fill in this application on this page. Any questions, please email

See below for more information. 

Examples of Posters

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In order to be considered, please click here to submit an abstract of your presentation proposal.

The Audience

CEOs, CIOs, COOs, CFOs, CAOs, CSOs, Global Heads, Heads of, VPs, Directors of Business Excellence, Business Transformation, Innovation Excellence, Productivity, Operational Excellence, Continuous Improvement, Strategy, Change Management, Customer Experience, Lean Enterprise, Capability Excellence, Process Optimization & Process Management.

The Content

Below is just a guideline. You do not need to follow this. These tend to be the most effective posters. Content should always be kept concise:

  • Strong Project Title.
  • Succinct Introduction – Define the Purpose.
  • What did you set out to achieve?
  • What were the outcomes of the project?
  • What were the results?
  • What went wrong?
  • What went right?


Key Themes

Click here to view the about page to understand the key themes the summit is covering.

How To Apply

In order to be considered, please click here to submit an abstract of your presentation proposal.

Abstracts should be up to 250 words in length, outlining the project covered. We recommend you submit your abstracts ASAP, as we have limited display sections, and display positions can go months before the event date.

All applicants will be informed if their Poster Presentation has been accepted within 7 days of receipt.

Any questions, please email


Please can you email us a copy of your final Poster Presentation(s) you plan to show to by Friday, March 8, 2019. 
However, you will need to print your own Posters, and bring or ship them to the summit. The posters can be brought rolled up in a cylinder, it does not need to be mounted on a board. Please pin your Poster Presentation to one of the allocated Poster Boards by latest Tuesday, March 19 at 4.30pm. 

Presenters should be available to discuss their Poster Presentations at the evening Gala Welcome Reception on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 between 6.15pm to 8.15pm and on both days of the summit on Wednesday & Thursday, March 20-21, during the refreshment breaks. You do not need to make a formal presentation, or bring any electronic equipment, just print and bring your poster with you, and pin it to one of the allocated poster boards. 
You may tear down your Poster Presentations after the last refreshment break, on Thursday, March 21, the final day of the Summit. 


Shipping Details

If you do not want to carry your Poster Presentation on the flight, you can ship it to the hotel.

Please send them NO EARLIER THAN 5 DAYS IN ADVANCE, to the following address, and please use this format for addressing your shipment:

BTOES 2019

ATTN: Kristin Van Hook

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

5601 Universal Boulevard

Orlando, FL 32819


Hold for GUEST: (Guest Name) (Your Company Name) (Guest Cell Number) (Arrival Date) - POSTER

NOTE:  Please label boxes for multiple items e.g. "1 of 3

The hotel may charge a handling fee for packages coming into and out of the hotel.  Charges are based on package size and weight and can be charged to your hotel room. 

Award for Best Poster

 Award for "The Best Poster Presentation" 

There will be a judging panel on-site on March 20, visiting each Poster Presentation. On March 21, , "The Best Poster Presentations" will be announced and a prize(s) will be awarded. See the agenda for the precise time slot and an indication of prizes. 

The judging criteria will be based on: -

  1. Originality of Project
  2. Aesthetics- Visually Appealing
  3. Creativity of Poster
  4. Value to Reader
  5. Clear Problem- Solution- Goal, and Outcome
  6. Results


Please do not get this confused with the Awards Program Poster Presentations, their Poster Presentations are being judged separately.