On Monday September 23, 2013 at 7:30 am (ends Wednesday September 25, 2013 at 3:30 pm)
ProcureCon Indirect West is an event that brings together 300+ senior level procurement executives to discuss strategic ways to keep procurement relevant amid changes in the economy & corporate focus.
Now in it’s 14th year, the ProcureCon series of events is pleased present ProcureCon Indirect West 2013 in Pheonix, Arizona. ProcureCon Indirect West attracted over 150 procurement professionals in its first and second years. ProcureCon Indirect helps you keep procurement relevant in the midst of sea changes in economy and corporate focus.
Procurecon Indirect West 2013 Key Themes:
1)Procurement’s role in creating value, in addition to cost savings, for a company.
2)Developing better relationships with internal stakeholders as more spend categories are handled by procurement
3)Overcoming the challenges associated with difficult categories
4)Working with the C-suite to ensure business goals are aligned
5)Strengthening supplier relationships through audits and building strategic partnerships
6)Understanding the drivers of innovation in indirect procurement to further business transformation
At ProcureCon Indirect West you will learn to:
•Improve relationships with internal stakeholders and better manage difficult categories through a series of peer-led working groups designed for you to exchange ideas and learn from each other.
•Gain knowledge on how to improve procurement’s visibility within your organization through in-depth panel discussions from C-suite executives.
•Develop strategies for staffing your team, aligning business goals, and outsourcing through a new Executive Think Tank track specially designed for senior-level procurement practitioners and CPOs.
•Adapt your business and procurement program based on near- and medium-term macroeconomic trends.
•Extract more savings and value from your organization by implementing new trends in indirect procurement, including tail-spend management, social media and cloud-based software.
•Understand how compliance with new global regulations and laws will impact your ability to source in low-cost countries and alter your supplier reviews.