Launched in 2014 and brought to you by the eWorld Procurement & Supply team, The Procurement Summit provides senior purchasing, sourcing and supply chain executives across the North of England with an unmissable opportunity to keep up-to-date with the latest industry innovations, best practice and new technology solutions.

Building on the huge success of eWorld Procurement & Supply – which has been running bi-annually in London since 2001 – the new Procurement Summit brings together 150 purchasing and finance professionals from across the commercial, public and third sectors.

Speakers from 2016:

 

Daniel Ball
Wax Digital
Remko Van Hoek
Walt Disney
Christopher Barrat
Greystone Partnership

 

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The  Procurement Summit provides:

  • Educational seminars on the latest industry issues
  • Key insights from industry thought leaders, practitioners & service providers
  • First-hand case studies on the challenges of procurement leadership
  • Hands-on demonstrations of the latest solutions in the technology showcase
  • Excellent networking opportunities with peers throughout the day

The Procurement Summit took place at The Midland Hotel in central Manchester on 15th November 2016 and was FREE to attend for qualifying procurement professionals.

The conference programme focused on hot topics such as:

  • Embracing Change in a Volatile World
  • Procurement Automation
  • Internet of Things (the impact on procurement)
  • Procurement Advocacy and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Risk Management & Legislation
  • Getting to Grips with Cloud-Based Procurement
  • Social Media for Procurement
  • Procurement Metrics
  • Contract Management
  • Sustainable Procurement
  • Collaboration & Data-Sharing
  • Mobile-Enabled Procurement / Multi-Device
  • e-Invoicing and Procure-to-Pay
  • Building a Career in Procurement
 

  Click here to view the programme from 2016