Events & Awards

Since its foundation in 1956, EOQ has organized an annual Congress.

Each year EOQ also announces the European Quality Week slogan, which is promoted throughout Europe by EOQ member organizations.

Furthermore, EOQ rewards excellence, innovation and special accomplishment by means of awards.

Annual Congress

Each year EOQ presents a Quality Congress, taking place in the country of the organizing EOQ member (a National Representative).

Annual European Quality Week/Quality Slogan

Since 1995 EOQ has organized the annual EOQ European Quality Week. Every year this week takes place during the 2nd week of November. Traditionally it is on the Thursday of that week – World Quality Day.

AWARDS : EOQ presents 3 major awards

With the Georges Borel award, EOQ rewards individuals for their global impact in the field of quality.

The European Quality Leader (EQL) Award recognises Quality Leaders who have enabled their organization to achieve significant success through his or her leadership and through quality processes implemented directly through her or his team.

Persons who have made an exceptional contribution to the association in the field of quality, may be awarded with the status of Honorary Member.

EVENTS : Calendar

Apart from the main event, the annual Congress, EOQ organises Webinars, Conferences, round table discussions, … several times a month. Most events are open to everybody but the recurring ‘knowledge sharing’ meetings are reserved for EOQ members.