Innovation in The Age of Accelerated Performance

14 March 2019 - 15 March 2019
08:30 - 17:30

Congress: March 21-22, 2019
Executive Briefing: March 20, 2019



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Welcome to Americas Procurement Congress

In a hyperconnected, real-time streaming world, organizations often still interact and transact in analogue rather than digital. Adjusting to mass collaboration across departments and adopting a process for continuous innovation that scales are the core pillars for success now for procurement.

The Americas Procurement Congress brings together 200+ procurement innovators, to address all facets required to successfully accelerate functional and cross functional performance in this disruptive world.

Highlights from Americas Procurement Congress 2018


Hear from the leading experts in the industry


Americas Congress 2018 was expertly chaired by Tony Abate, CPO, Cigna.

Tony headed a speaker faculty featuring some of the most influential names in procurement, including:

  • Cindy Elliott, VP-Global Strategic Sourcing, The Clorox Company
  • Tom Linton, CPSCO, Flex
  • RichardCrane, SVP Commodity Management, Royal Philips
  • Roland Simon, Global Procurement Vice President, Commodities, Avery Dennison
  • Joe Agresta, VP, Enterprise Supply Chain Procurement Excellence, Johnson & Johnson
  • Mercedes Romero, VP Procurement, Americas, Gruppo Campari
  • Edna Conway, Chief Security Officer Global Value Chain, CISCO
  • Renata Rodrigues Albuquerque, CPO, Lanxess
  • Steve Miller, CPO, P.F. Chang’s

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Partnership opportunities at Americas Congress

Interact, engage and network with the most influential senior procurement executives from the region by becoming a partner of Procurement Leaders Americas Congress 2018.

A partnership provides you with the perfect platform to showcase your business and expertise to 200+ procurement decision makers actively seeking your solutions.

We provide tailored solutions to maximise your experience – please contact partnerships@procurementleaders.com or call +44 (0)20 7819 1029 to enquire about the opportunities currently available.



Our Partners

Partners of the Americas Procurement Congress 2019

 

Having relationships with the right solution providers is critical to the impact your function makes on the business.

The Americas Procurement Congress will have carefully selected procurement solution providers onsite as Congress partners. These partners are there for you to brainstorm with to help you find solutions to your challenges, while also discussing how their product aligns to your functional objectives. 

Please see the partners already confirmed to contributing to the event:

Headline Partner

GEP

GEP helps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value. Fresh thinking, innovative products, unrivaled domain and subject expertise, and smart, passionate people – this is how GEP creates and delivers unified business solutions of unprecedented scale, power and effectiveness. With 14 offices and operations centers in Europe, Asia and the Americas, GEP – based in Clark, NJ - helps enterprises worldwide realize their strategic, operational and financial objectives. To learn about our comprehensive range of strategic and managed services, please visit www.gep.com. For more about SMART by GEP, our cloud-native, unified source-to-pay platform, please visit www.smartbygep.com

 

Knowledge Partners

ZeroChaos

ZeroChaos is a global provider of workforce management solutions that help organizations achieve greater management and financial control of their workforce and talent supply chains. ZeroChaos’​ award-winning solutions, including its vendor-neutral Managed Services Program, enable procurement and human resources to improve visibility into contingent labor spend and talent pools, effectively manage and optimize contingent workforce program performance, and mitigate risks. Headquartered in Orlando, ZeroChaos has global operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

www.zerochaos.com

 

Insight Partners

SynerTrade

Create real business impact for your organization by using C2FO to improve margins and strengthen your supply chain. As the world’s leading dynamic discounting solution, C2FO enables early invoice payment for a discount to your suppliers without impeding existing contracts. With more than 100,000 participating businesses across the globe, C2FO is the most trusted solution for Global 2000 companies and their suppliers. Learn more about accelerating innovation and results with your team at www.c2fo.com

 

Engagement Partners

Hays

Hays Talent Solutions takes an innovative approach to your talent management needs. Through our industry leading global capabilities and expertise in local delivery, we offer you a fresh, unique approach to ensuring your workforce needs drive your business goals. We provide bespoke services including Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Managed Service Provider (MSP) services, Vendor Management Solutions (VMS), Payrolling and modular services as well as can help you in your talent attraction strategies. Our aim is to ensure our clients always have access to the talent they need. Building solutions that deliver to their needs both now and in the future.

www.haystalentsolutions.com

 

Scout RFP

Scout RFP makes strategic sourcing simpler, smarter, and more streamlined than ever before. Its intuitive, cloud-based platform – encompassing everything from project intake through sourcing pipeline to contract and supplier management to RFx and reverse auction tools– closes the loop on sourcing and, in the process, empowers collaboration, centralizes data, makes processes more transparent, and, ultimately, drives better business outcomes.

www.scoutrfp.com

 

Networking Lounge Partners

aquiire

Aquiire’s intelligent real-time procure-to-pay suite brings the convenience and simplicity of the consumer shopping experience to the business user with unparalleled compliance and savings. Aquiire features patented, real-time B2B e-commerce shopping from a single search, advanced alternative supplier pricing, spend visibility and cutting-edge supplier relationship management technologies to automate buyer/seller collaborations.


Aquiire’s best-in-class, intuitive user interface and real-time lower-price comparisons from alternative suppliers deliver untapped savings on indirect spend. Aquiire was awarded PayStream Advisor’s 2017 Innovative Procurement Technology of the Year and the Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) 2017 Game Changer Award. Aquiire is MBE Certified.

www.aquiire.com

 

The Smart Cube

The Smart Cube is a global provider of research and analytics solutions, primarily serving the CPG, financial services, retail, life sciences, energy and industrials sectors.

Addressing the needs of businesses in the intelligence age, our customised solutions provide a truly connected approach, delivered by talented minds and strengthened by Amplifi, our organisational intelligence platform, rich with knowledge, cutting edge tools and advanced analytics.

We work with a third of companies in the Fortune 100, helping them make smarter decisions, accelerate value and gain a competitive edge.

Headquartered in the UK with additional offices in the USA, Switzerland, Romania and India.

 

www.thesmartcube.com

 

 

Partnership opportunities

Interact, engage and network with the most influential senior procurement executives from the region by becoming a partner of Procurement Leaders Americas Congress 2019.

A partnership provides you with the perfect platform to showcase your business and expertise to 200+ procurement decision makers actively seeking your solutions..


We provide tailored solutions to maximise your experience – please contact us via email or call +44 (0)20 7819 1029 to enquire about the opportunities currently available.