april 21, paris-at the international b.i.d. quality convention paris 2008, eastcompeace receives the international star ward for leadership in quality in the gold category, which “represents success for china in the business world” as cited from the convention. the award is presented to eastcompeace in recognition of its commitment to quality, leadership, technology and innovation and it will also encourage eastcompeace to step further on its recognized quality management. about bid bid (business initiative directions) is created to build better business reputation based on quality culture in companies around the world. it has evolved into an organization renowned for its expertise in the analysis of corporate image, quality programs and its worldwide endorsement program. beginning in the mid-1970's, bid began developing quality award programs based on the criteria of the qc•100, a model of total quality management (tqm). the international quality award is awarded on the basis of commitment to the criteria outlined in the qc100 tqm and recognized internationally as a pattern model.