Update : December 20, 2013
The European Award for Best Practices 2013 Convention in Vienna (Austria)
The European Award for Best Practices 2013 Convention was held on December 7-8, 2013, in Vienna (Austria), during which the selected companies, public administrations and organizations from Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa and Australia received the European Awards for Best Practices 2013 in recognition of their outstanding commitment and results in quality management strategies.
Renowned business leaders from different countries, academic experts, quality professionals and diplomats participated in the above mentioned Convention. Bringing together the best professionals, organizations and companies in the field of Quality for this memorable event, the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR), through its recognition program, is committed to spread the Quality Culture by engaging business leaders to have more active role in it.
Both the Convention and the award giving ceremony took place at the hotel Parkhotel Schönbrunn (the former palace for the Austrian emperor's guests). At the morning session of the Convention, the participants' speeches and presentations took place. The participating companies and organizations had the possibility to present and share their achievements, exchange professional experiences, propose initiatives and network with their potential partners from the whole world.
The European Society for Quality Research handles strategic questions in quality management and promotes Quality Culture and continuous improvement in Quality through the annual Conventions, which serve as a global forum to perfect quality management techniques and provides an excellent networking opportunity for all participants. The awarded companies and organizations, from a wide range of private and public sectors, which strive for excellence and have proven their capabilities through their accomplishments, renewed their commitment to excellence and got new ideas on quality management.