IMRF employers are invited to attend the Illinois Performance Excellence Conference and Awards Ceremony, taking place Wednesday, March 23 in Oak Brook. The Conference takes place from 11 AM to 5 PM; the Awards Ceremony will be held from 5 PM to 9 PM.
ILPEx's mission is to advance Illinois organizations' capability and knowledge of performance excellence by delivering consultation, instruction, and assessments within the framework of the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence.
At the Conference, attendees will hear from past recipients of ILPEx Awards for Excellence, including best practices in the areas of leadership, strategy, and customer service. Featured presenters include recipients from the 2014 ILPEx Award cycle: IMRF (Oak Brook), Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (Park Ridge); American College of Healthcare Executives (Chicago); and Community Consolidated School District 93 (Carol Stream, Bloomingdale, and Hanover Park).
At the Ceremony, the keynote speaker will be Larry Potterfield, founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, a 2009 and 2015 recipient of the Baldrige National Quality Award. Additionally, the following ILPEx Award recipients will be recognized: American College of Healthcare Executives (Chicago); SHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital (Effingham); National Express (Warrenville); and Saint Anthony Hospital (Chicago).
IMRF is a multiple winner of the ILPEx Silver Award for Progress Toward Excellence Award.