Conference - Celebrating Excellence 2023: Best Practices Conference and Awards Ceremony

Starts:  May 2, 2023 09:00 (PT)
Ends:  May 3, 2023 15:30 (PT)

Celebrating Excellence 2023: Best Practices Conference and Awards Ceremony

Welcome to Registration for Celebrating Excellence 2023!

This event brings award recipients and leading organizations together as a Baldrige-based community to honor excellence and share best practices for learning and continuous improvement purposes. The event showcases the impact Baldrige has on creating strong communities in California and the nation.

Location: Kimpton Sawyer Hotel (500 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814)
Hotel Information: Book your reservation at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel by April 1st to receive our group rate of $245/night (Daily Valet $30, Hospitality Fees $8/night) REGISTER HERE

Celebrating Excellence 2023 Overview

Tuesday, May 2nd
Pre-Conference Workshop 
Design Thinking: Foundation for Creative Human-Centered Solutions facilitated by Thomas West, Founder of The Green Dot Consulting Group
Seating is limited for the workshop. Register early to reserve your seat!

Dinner with CCE Board of Directors: Meet the organizational leaders of performance excellence 
The California Council for Excellence Board of Directors invites you to join industry leaders for a remarkable evening of great conversation and delicious food in the stunning, spacious Kimpton Sawyer Magnolia Ballroom. The evening features our special guest speaker to be announced soon.

Wednesday, May 3rd
Best Practices Conference & Awards Ceremony 
Enjoy a full day engaging with state and national Baldrige award recipients. Hear keynotes from highly accomplished executives, including Tim Tuter, Director of Instruction and Innovation of The Charter School of San Diego, a 2015 and 2021 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Participate in best practice sharing workshops and celebrate the accomplishments of the 2022 California Awards for Performance Excellence (CAPE) Award and Recognition recipients.

Please share this event with colleagues and friends who would benefit from inspiring interactions with organizations from all industries as they lead the way to performance excellence.

Click here to view the agenda

The following organizations have active memberships with CCE and qualify for the membership registration rate: 

  • Altura Credit Union
  • Charter School of San Diego
  • County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency
  • Desert Sands Unified School District
  • Momentum Textiles and Wallcovering
  • Stellar Solutions
  • Sutter Health System

If your organization is not listed and you want to become a CCE Member, please contact before registering. 


Kimpton the Sawyer Hotel
500 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814