EFQM Global Excellence Award 2019

Want to be recognised as a Global Role Model Organisation?

We invite you to participate in the exclusive EFQM Global Excellence Award 2019 to gain global recognition and visibility.

The value provided by assessments based on the EFQM Excellence Model is extraordinary, especially the ones of the EFQM Global Excellence Award. More and more organisations are inspired to initiate their Journey to Excellence, culminating with the participation in a unique Award process to be recognised as a global role-model organisation for excellence.

This is a unique opportunity to promote your organisation’s success and inspire others.

Want to live a unique and challenging assessment experience?

The call for Assessors is now open!

Acting as an EFQM Award Assessor is a great opportunity for sharing and learning from peers, experts and applicants. You will have the chance to join a multi-cultural team and assessing in an international and diverse team of experts, focusing on delivering a strategic value-adding feedback to the applicant.

If you're interested in becoming an Award Assessor, please contact us at info@efqm.org!

EFQM Global Excellence Award 2019 - Key Dates

  • Call for Assessors – November-December 2018
  • Applicant application: between October 2018 and January 2019
  • Submission document sent to EFQM : 11th February 2019
  • Assessor briefing events – applicant meeting with the Assessor team
    • 13-15 March 2019
    • 20-22 March 2019
    • 27-29 March 2019
    • 3-5 April 2019
  • Site visit – 20-24 May 2019
  • EFQM Awards Gala: 23rd October 2019 in Helsinki


EFQM Forum, Helsinki, Finland–October 2019


Excellence is not something you see – it’s something you experience...
In today’s world, organisations find themselves operating in an environment where changes happen at a rapid and relentless pace, where new global shifts have implications for society, industries and organisations, both today and into the future. Let’s explore how role model organisations have designed their future excellence and what state-of-the-art experts can tell us about it. The Forum 2019 will mostly be the place where we will launch of the EFQM Model 2020!

Revolution or Evolution… What will it be for the EFQM Excellence Model 2020?

As the famous Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto once said:
– Nothing is ever reborn but neither does it totally disappear. And that which has once been born, will always reappear in a new form.

Join us in Helsinki on 23 & 24 October, to uncover the EFQM Excellence Model 2020 and to find out what designing the future of excellence will mean to you and your organisation.