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    Business Excellence Forum & Awards - Houston, TX

    Houston, TX


    Welcome to the 2017 Business Excellence Forum and Awards conference for the Americas Region! Our theme this year is ""Put your boots on"" because this year we will be knocking your socks off!

    One of FIVE international events delivered globally, the 2017 Americas Business Excellence Forum and Awards inspires business owners to ask more of their business and themselves and importantly provide the answers to deliver real results.

    This year you will hear from 6 amazing speakers as well as have the opportunity to connect with top businesses leaders from various industries!

    Act now and reserve your tickets as space is limited and remember, ""Put your boots on""!

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    Sunday 19th February 2017

    02:30pm—04:30pm - VIP/2016 Winners & Finalists Session w/Brad
    05:00pm—08:00pm - Registration
    06:00pm—08:00pm - Welcome Reception (Cash Bar)

    Monday 20th February 2017

    08:00am—08:30am - Networking
    08:30am—08:35am - Welcome—Vic Ciuffetelli
    08:35am—10:30am - Keith Cunningham
    10:30am—10:45pm – Morning Break & Networking
    10:45pm—12:00pm – Keith Cunningham
    12:00pm—12:30pm – Keith Cunningham Book Signing
    12:00pm—01:00pm – Lunch & Networking
    01:00pm—02:50pm - Dr. Ivan Misner
    02:50pm—03:10pm - Break & Networking
    03:10pm—04:15pm - Brad Sugars
    05:30pm—06:30pm - Coach Awards
    06:30pm—07:15pm - Welcome Drinks/Pictures
    07:15pm—12:00am - BEF Awards Gala

    Tuesday 21st February 2017

    08:00am—08:30am - Networking
    08:30am—08:35am - Welcome—Vic Ciuffetelli
    08:35am—10:30am - Tim Brown
    10:30am—10:50am - Morning Break & Networking
    10:50am—12:00pm - Richard Maloney
    12:00pm—12:30pm - Tim Brown Book Signing
    12:00pm—1:00pm - Lunch & Networking
    01:00pm—03:00pm - Paul Dunn
    03:00pm—03:20pm - Afternoon Break & Networking
    03:20pm—05:00pm - Brad Sugars
    06:00pm—06:30pm - Transport to Culture Night
    06:30pm—09:00pm - Culture Night Silver Sycamore


    General Public Forum and Awards - $895

    Includes the Business Excellence Forum (Lunch, Morning Tea and Afternoon Tea included) & Awards Dinner (formal wear preferred).

    Social Package - $300

    Includes the Business Excellence Awards Dinner (formal wear preferred) and Welcome Drinks.

    Kids Package - $100

    Includes the Business Excellence Awards Dinner only (11 years and younger).

    This prestigious Business Excellence Awards Ceremony honours the accomplishments, achievements, value and contributions of small businesses and their owners worldwide… “the best of the best” in pro-growth small business practices and outstanding entrepreneurial results in an exciting setting of innovation, networking, education and incredible results.

    Award Categories and Judges

    • Best Overall Company Bill Sherrill
    • CEO of the Year Ron Harrell
    • Entrepreneur of the Year Jeannie Bollinger
    • Young Entrepreneur of the Year (35 and younger) Joe Burke
    • Best Service Based under 10 Employees Ray King
    • Best Service Based over 10 Employees Jonathan Sandys
    • Best Retailer Ray King
    • Best Company Culture Bill Sherrill
    • Best Customer Service Bob Charlet
    • Best Community Impact Joe Burke
    • Best Import/Export Ron Harrell
    • Best Manufacturer/Wholesaler Bob Charlet
    • Best Marketing Campaign Keith Cox
    • Most Innovative Company Jonathan Sandys
    • Fastest Growing Bob Charlet

    The Westin, Houston, Memorial City

    Explore the city of Houston at The Westin Houston, Memorial City, our West Houston hotel - which was ranked on the 2014 U.S. News & World Report list of Best Houston Hotels. As the only hotel connected to great Houston shopping at the Memorial City Mall and adjacent to the restaurants of Gateway, our hotel boasts a convenient location near CityCentre, the Energy Corridor District and the Westchase District and offers the ultimate in comfort and relaxation. Whether traveling for business or leisure, The Westin Houston, Memorial City hotel provides a soothing and refreshing sanctuary during your stay.

    The Business Excellence Forum has negotiated Corporate Rates with The Westin, Houston, Memorial City for your accommodation requirements. Click here to book

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