Top 10: Procurement Events 2024

Top 10: Procurement Events 2024
Top 10: Procurement Events 2024
Procurement Magazine takes a look at the year ahead and the events that should be on every procurement executives’ radar

Navigate the vast and complex industry that is supply chain and procurement with the help of key insights, trends, innovations, strategies, and more being discussed by C-suite executives from leading global organisations.

SIG Global Executive Summit

Website: SIG Global Executive Summit

Date: 25-27 March 2024

Location: Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina 

Packed with the latest best practices, cost-cutting strategies, innovative processes, and risk mitigation approaches, SIG Global Executive Summit 2024 is a three-day event of like-minded professionals. 

Taking part in roundtables, workshops, breakout sessions, and networking events, those attending will hear from leaders in the industry discuss sourcing, outsourcing, talent, governance and compliance, disruptive digitalisation, and third-party risk management. 

Digital Procurement World (DPW)

Website: Digital Procurement World (DPW)

Date: 9-10 October 2024

Location: Amsterdam

Accelerating innovation by connecting startups, technology leaders, major corporations, and investors, Digital Procurement World (DPW) 2024 aims to respond to the world’s biggest challenges in the procurement and supply chain space.

Across the two days, industry leaders will participate in talks, technology showcases, next-level networking, performances, culinary, and wellness sessions, deep diving into digital transformation, people and culture, risk and resilience, compliance, efficiency and agility, sustainability and much more.

100 CPO Summit

Website: 100 CPO Summit

Date: 7 November 2024

Location: The H Dubai, UAE

Dedicated to bringing together CPOs and key players to present and discuss current risks and trends in procurement, the 100 CPO forum will be returning for its third year to drive competitive growth and revenue for its attendees. 

100 CPO Summit 2024 provides real-world best practices from those on the ground, with informative knowledge and the opportunity to exchange learnings and experiences. 

2024’s agenda is yet to be confirmed, but it promises to provide insights into the right strategies, techniques and technologies to drive innovation and revenue growth to stay ahead and meet future procurement landscape demand.

ISM World

Website: ISM World

Date: 29 April - 1 May 2024

Location: MGM Grand, Las Vegas

Providing cutting-edge education, networking and insights from the industry’s thought leaders, ISM World provides procurement and supply chain professionals the opportunity to connect with innovative suppliers and discover the latest products and solutions.

Across the three days, ISM World 2024 will deep dive into sustainability, AI, women in supply chain, industry trends, machine learning, risk and resilience, and the state of procurement and its future to name a few.

Companies speaking in 2024, GSK, Qualcomm, Walmart, General Motors, BDO, DuPont, Apple and many more.

ProcureCon Europe

Website: ProcureCon Europe

Date: 17-19 September 2024

Location: Hyatt Regency Barcelona Tower

Connecting worldwide leaders, ProcureCon Europe 2024 provides an engaging and immersive experience with Europe's biggest companies. The interactive event covers commercial strategies, people and culture, the role of a CPO, digitalisation, transformation, transparency, risk and resilience, supplier management, sustainability and much more.

ProcureCon offers a variety of session types including keynotes, roundtables, case studies, 

workshops, and a ‘Dragon’s Den’ model. Speakers are yet to be announced, but previous companies include Siemens, Airbus, AstraZeneca, Allianz, and DuPont. 

World Procurement Congress

Website: World Procurement Congress

Date: 14-16 May 2024

Location: Intercontinental London - The O2

Dedicating its 2024 theme around Horizon 2030 - Glide paths for sustainable growth - World Procurement Congress 2024 aims to tackle the biggest challenges, supporting its global community. Now in its 18th year, the congress has welcomed over 1,100 CPOs to the stage and more than 12,000 delegates. 

Over three days, World Procurement Congress will deep dive into ESG, circular supply chains, net zero, technology, strategy, supplier relationships, AI, risk and resilience, and much more!

Procurement Summit

Website: Procurement Summit 

Date: 12-13 June 2024

Location: Hamburg, Germany

An exhibition for digitalisation and innovation in the procurement sector, the Procurement Summit returns for its seventh year. Over two days, the event will include speakers, panels, and workshops discussing transformation, sustainability, people and culture, diversity and inclusion, and ESG.

Leading organisations to speak at the Procurement Summit 2024 include Mars, Engie, Bayer, Porsche Holding Salzburg, The Sustainable Procurement Pledge, and many more. 

Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™

Website: Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™

Date: 6-7 May 2024

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Pragmatic advice and future-focused insights, Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2024 offers leaders in procurement and supply chain access to the latest research to navigate the disruptive industry. Hot topics to be discussed at the event include innovation, visibility, talent and culture, cost optimization, risk management and sustainability. 

“Opportunity is born out of adversity. In today’s business era, CSCOs and supply chain leaders must drive their organisations to achieve new levels of enterprise growth and efficiency” - Joanne Joliet, Conference Chair and VP Analyst, Gartner.

Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE (Singapore, Dubai and New York)

Website: Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE (Singapore, Dubai and New York)

Date: 21 March 2024 | 15 May 2024 | 5-6 June 2024

Location: Virtual

Connect with like-minded peers in the world of procurement and supply chain at the virtual sessions of Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE 2024. Hosted in Singapore, Dubai and New York the three virtual events will serve as the ultimate platform to discuss strategies, digitalisation, transformation, sustainability, and more during keynotes, forums and fireside chats. 

Leading organisations speaking at the three events will include HPE, Shell, City Bank, Mondelēz International, MTN Group, Proctor & Gamble, Bosch, Cognizant and The Kraft Heinz Company.
“Thank the whole team for the excellent and seamless operation. Well done! I’ve been to many of these events over the years, and this one stands out” - Daniel Helmig (Speaker), Managing Director & Head of Procurement, Credit Suisse

Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE 2024

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Returning to the Business Design Centre (BDC), leading industry figures will gather on September 24-25 2024 to deep dive into the trends, innovations, strategies and more from the world of procurement and supply chain. 

Over the two days C-suite executives will discuss a wide range of topics including: procurement strategies, strategic sourcing, digitalisation, Generative AI, Scope 3 women in procurement, procurement and supply chain transformation, and  supply chain risk and resilience.

In addition, Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE 2024 will see the debut of The Global Procurement & Supply Chain Awards. The comprehensive programme aims to acknowledge companies, professionals and projects that have demonstrated exceptional performance, innovation and strategic thinking. 

“These past 2 days were perfect. Intimate conversations with CPOs and amazing businesses with cutting edge technology to move supply chains forwards. Proud to sponsor an amazing event” - Nedra Dickson, Accenture (Sponsor)

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