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

With the exception of 2020 due to the global COVID 19 virus, EOQ organizes a yearly congress. Each time, the congress takes 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.

EOQ Georges Borel Award

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

European Quality Leader ( EQL) Award

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.