Top 10 procurement events and conferences

Procurement Magazine lists its Top 10 unmissable events every procurement and supply chain executive should attend for H2 of 2023 and H1 of 2024

World Procurement Congress 2024

World Procurement Congress

Website: World Procurement Congress 2024

When: TBC

Where: TBC

Agenda: Register interest in 2024

With procurement having a clear position of influence to drive purpose-based strategies, World Procurement Congress will be returning in 2024 following the success of 2023. 

At this year's event, World Procurement Congres discussed Total Procurement and the need for CPOs to bring creativity and imagination to drive commercial success with purpose. 

ISM World 2024

ISM World 2024

Website: ISM World 2024

When: April 29 - May 1, 2024

Where: Las Vegas

Agenda: TBC

Delivering a world-class experience for thought leaders, supply management professionals, and suppliers alike, ISM World is returning in 2024 to provide an educational environment that fosters learning, networking, and idea sharing. 

During ISM World events attendees can gain insights and actionable tips via a variety of mediums including keynote speakers, silent theatres, idea labs, and wellness spaces.

Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2024

Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2024

​​​​​​​Website: Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2024

When: May 6-7, 2024

Where: Orlando, Florida

Agenda: TBC

Returning for another year, Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ delivers must-have insights, strategies, and frameworks for chief supply chain officers and leaders in the industry. 

This year's Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ focused on the collective potential of supply chain ecosystems; risk mitigation; digital initiatives for business growth; creating inclusive and engaging talent strategy; and commercial innovation. 

100 CPO Forum 2023 (2nd Edition)

100 CPO Forum 2023 (2nd Edition)

Website: 100 CPO Forum 2023 (2nd Edition)

When: November 15, 2023

Where: Dubai, UAE

Agenda: TBC

Hosted by 3novex Global, the 100 CPO Forum 2023 is returning to Dubai for its second edition. The event gathers CPOs together leading them towards strategic and agile product direction aligned with future goals. 

Last year’s event looked at seven core topics including: the metaverse of procurement; the future of public procurement; mitigating global disruption; sustainable procurement; procurement and contracting; self-service procurement; and blockchain. 

ESG Procurement Conference 2023

ESG Procurement Conference 2023

​​​​​​​Website: ESG Procurement Conference 2023

When: September 7-8, 2023

Where: Sydney, Australia

Agenda: Download the brochure

Following the success of its inaugural conference in 2022, the ESG Procurement Conference returns for another year bringing together procurement and supply chain professionals across Australia.

During the event, those attending will explore the latest developments, challenges and opportunities in ESG procurement to drive sustainable practices and promote responsible supply chains. 

Digital Procurement World (DPW) 2023

Digital Procurement World (DPW) 2023

​​​​​​​Website: Digital Procurement World (DPW) 2023

When: October 11-12, 2023

Where: Amsterdam & Virtual 

Agenda: DPW Agenda

Making digital aspirations for procurement a reality now. The theme for DPW 2023 is ‘Making Tech Work’. Over the two-day event speakers, panelists, exhibitors, and attendees will be challenged to deliver actionable solutions - not just ideas. 

Whether you’re at the start or the end of your digital journey, DPW has something for everyone. The event’s top-level discussion points include: setting up the digital program for success; building and integrating technologies; and creating a future-proof organisation. 

SIG Global Executive Summit 2023

SIG Global Executive Summit 2023

Website: Global Executive Summit 2023

When: October 16-18, 2023

Where: Scottsdale, Arizona

Agenda: Overview

Renowned for their networking, thought-provoking content, and cutting-edge solutions, SIG’s Global Executive Summit is a three day event packed with the latest practices, cost-cutting strategies, innovative processes, and risk mitigation approaches for the procurement industry.

Via CPO roundtables, 4-hour SIG University workshops, keynote sessions, breakout sessions, solution demonstrations and networking events, those attending will have access to an oasis of procurement knowledge. 

The summit will also include the 2023 Future of Sourcing Awards.

ProcureCon 2023

ProcureCon 2023

​​​​​​​Website: ProcureCon

When: September 25-28, 2023

Where: Hyatt Regency Barcelona Tower, Spain 

Agenda: Download Agenda

Providing inspirational keynotes, small-group interactive learning, fun networking events and hundreds of peers to connect with, ProcureCon welcomes back its community in person on September 25-28, 2023.

Join leading executives to discover how organisations in Europe are innovating with suppliers to increase commercial opportunities, shoring up supply chains to ensure continuity of production, and embedding sustainability at the core of what they do to drive permanent change.

Manufacturing LIVE

Manufacturing LIVE

​​​​​​​Website: Manufacturing LIVE 2023

When: December 6-7, 2023

Where: Virtual - Global

Agenda: Manufacturing LIVE

The virtual event for every manufacturing leader. Sister publication for Procurement Magazine and Supply Chain Digital, Manufacturing DIgital is debuting its first virtual LIVE event featuring more than 30 internationally acclaimed speakers across six interactive panel discussions. 
Key themes for the event include: Factory of the future; industry 4.0; digital manufacturing; tech and AI; and women in manufacturing. 

Two days, one unmissable event - it's time to be disruptive. Get your pass!

Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE 2023

Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE 2023

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Website: Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE 

When: September 26-27, 2023

Where: Business Design Centre, London, UK

Agenda: Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE

Returning to London for a third year, Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE will be gathering industry-leading voices between September 26-27, 2023 at the Business Design Centre.

This year’s key themes include: Procurement tech; supplier diversity; strategic sourcing; procurement strategy; supply chain sustainability; risk and resilience; digital supply chain and transformation; and women in procurement and supply chain.

Two days, one unmissable event - Get your pass!

Did you attend one of our previous events? Head over to Procurement Magazine to watch on-demand Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE 2022 and Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE New York (Virtual).

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