April 9-11 | Fawcett Center, Columbus, OH

Committing to improving processes and building a problem-solving culture at your organization takes dedication and resources, but time and money often are in short supply these days. COE offers a low-cost, high-value opportunity to hit “pause” on your team’s frenzied schedule, taking a deep dive into operational excellence best practices and industry leading research: Leading Through Excellence.

First COE summit keynotes announced!

libby gillWith member registration for Leading Through Excellence set to open in a matter of weeks, COE is thrilled to announced the first two keynotes to be featured at the event. Closing out the summit on Thursday, April 11, will be Libby Gill, a sought-after executive coach and author of The Hope-Driven Leader. Over the years, has headed communications at media giants Universal, Sony, and Turner Broadcasting before leaving the corporate world to be an entrepreneur. Libby now guides clients - including Cisco, Comcast, Deloitte, Disney, Eli Lilly, Honda, Intel, Microsoft, and PayPal - to lead their teams through change, challenge, and chaos.

Libby Gill is just one of two featured keynotes we're announcing in the run-up to registration. Head to our keynote page to read more about her and our other featured group ...

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COE accepting proposals for 2019 summit breakout sessions

summit 2018 thumb 265x150Have a story of cultural transformation or process excellence deployment you think other companies and industries could learn from? COE is now accepting proposals for breakout session presentations at its seventh-annual Leading Through Excellence summit, set for April 9-11. Now in its second year, this proposal submission process will result in up to 10 sessions at the summit. All accepted proposals come with one free admission to the summit and travel/lodging expenses for out-of-town speakers.

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Matt Burns
Associate Director, Marketing & Communications