SpendHQ Events

Discover the events where SpendHQ will be attending or sponsoring.
These include conferences, seminars, networking events and more!

March 2019 Events

SCOPE Procurement Summit Spring

Date: Sunday, March 10th – Tuesday, March 12th
Time: 5:00 pm ET
Location: Atlanta Marriott Marquis Atlanta, GA
Description: The procurement industry’s leading executive-level conference plays host to over 500 senior-level attendees each year. In the last decade, they’ve produced 20 large scale SCOPE conferences across America.

Procurement Leaders America’s Congress

Date: Thursday, March 14th – Friday, March 15th
Time: 7:30 am ET
Location: Eden Roc, Miami
Description: The Americas Procurement Congress is the best opportunity for senior procurement professionals in the region to come together and learn fresh approaches, drive inspiration and validate strategies in 2019. With attendees sharing a common strategic priority of digitalization, the agenda sessions and networking facilitation will provide you with immediate workflow modifications to drive talent, technology and innovation, ultimately helping you maximize your digital success.

ProcureCon Indirect East

Date: Monday, March 25th – Wednesday, March 27th
Time: 12:30 pm CT
Location: Omni Amelia Island, FL
Description: ProcureCon Indirect is the only interactive, peer-led event for senior procurement practitioners. For almost 20 years, ProcureCon has helped companies transform their programs through innovative workshops & intimate networking sessions – designed to take you beyond cost savings.

April 2019 Events

ISM 2019

Date: Sunday, April 7th – Wednesday, April 10th
Time: 5:00 pm CT
Location: Houston, TX
Description: ISM2019 is the must-attend professional development conference of the year. With sessions developed by industry leaders, ISM2019 is the only supply management conference developed by practitioners for practitioners.

Marcus Evans CPO Summit Spring

Date: Monday, April 8th – Tuesday, April 9th
Time: 7:30 am ET
Location: The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta, GA
Description: The CPO Summit is the premium forum bringing elite buyers and sellers together. As an invitation-only event, taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers solution providers and procurement executives an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping the industry.

SIIA Data Security & Privacy Conference

Date: Tuesday, April 30th
Time: 11:15 – 11:55 am ET
Location: Capital Factory – Austin, TX
Description: Managing Risk for IoT, AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain

In this session, Jason Bray, Chief Technology Officer with SpendHQ, will explore IoT, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and blockchain. IoT AI, machine learning and blockchain create new privacy and security issues, and they often don’t fit well with existing regulations. We will explore how these technologies are being developed and used and the legal and ethical issues they raise.

May 2019 Events

Consero Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum

Date: Sunday, May 5th – Tuesday, May 7th
Time: 7:30 am CT
Location: Eaglewood Resort & Spa Chicago, IL
Description: Join like-minded Chief Procurement Officers and other senior procurement and strategic sourcing leaders for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

June 2019 Events

ProcureCon IT

Date: Tuesday, June 18th – Thursday, June 20th
Time: 5:00 pm MT
Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel Denver, CO
Description: ProcureCon IT Sourcing is the only peer-led sourcing event solely dedicated to the unique challenges of the procurement and sourcing of IT. For almost 20 years, ProcureCon has helped companies transform their programs through innovative workshops & intimate networking sessions – designed to take you beyond cost savings.

August 2019 Events

SCOPE Procurement Summit

Date: Sunday, August 18th – Tuesday, August 20th
Time: 5:00 pm PT
Location: Red Rock Casino, NV
Description: Invitation-only means an exceptional experience, coordinated by your personal concierge, a schedule is tailored to your professional goals and company priorities.

September 2019 Events

Procurement Leaders Agility & Transformation Forum

Date: Tuesday, September 10th – Wednesday, September 11th
Time: 8:30 am CT
Location: Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Description: Your transformation is underway, but it’s not going as quickly as you hoped. What can you do to give it the boost it needs? One key element is gaining the support of your internal and external business partners. These partners can help you drop the traditional label of procurement as a ‘policy policeman’, which in turn will give you more ability to influence business decisions and performance moving forward.

The Agility & Transformation Forum will address how you can develop and nurture these relationships, and use them to maximize your business impact.

Join 150+ peers for two days of insights from the most successful procurement functions on how they have accelerated their transformation journeys, and leave with a head full of ideas to apply to your own.

ProcureCon Indirect West 2019

Date: Monday, September 16th – Wednesday, September 18th
Time: 8:30 am MT
Location: JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ
Description: For over 20 years, ProcureCon has helped companies develop and implement world-class sourcing programs through interactive workshops, innovative keynotes and intimate networking sessions. All designed to take you beyond cost savings.

ProcureCon is built for practitioners, by practitioners – Whether you’re a CPO or a rising star, a large or small spend company, ProcureCon has content and built-in connections to ensure your long term sourcing success.

October 2019 Events

Tech Talks

Date: Thursday, October 10th
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET
Location: Ponce City Market, Atlanta, GA
Description: Learn about the tech scene’s emerging content by hearing from Atlanta’s top practitioners and thought-leaders with real-world experience. Jason Bray, Chief Technology Officer at SpendHQ, joins General Assembly for a Tech Talk around  how software companies can remain competitive by optimizing their technology and processes to be faster and more flexible.

CPO Rising 2019

Date: Tuesday, October 29th – Wednesday, October 30th
Time: 8:00 am ET
Location: Harvard Club, Boston, MA
Description: On October 29 & 30, 2019, a select group of Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement leaders will come together in Boston for “CPO Rising 2019,” an executive symposium brought to you by Ardent Partners.

Attendees can expect to return home with a collection of new and innovative ideas to help improve the performance of their organizations and increase the procurement team’s overall impact. From keynote presentations by leading procurement executives to panel discussions and breakout sessions, the unrivaled speaker panel will highlight procurement-led innovation within the enterprise and across the greater supply chain. Be sure to check back frequently as we fill out our agenda, and don’t miss the procurement event of 2019!

April 2018 Events

Insight Sourcing Group & SpendHQ – Sip & Learn

Date: Thursday, April 26th
Time:4:30 pm – 8:00 pm CT
Location: Top Golf Dallas, TX
Description: Join local procurement executives for a networking happy hour at Topgolf. We’ll be featuring a fireside chat with local procurement executives Paul Miller, the Chief Procurement Officer with Sonic Healthcare and Whitney Taylor, Director of Indirect Procurement with Fossil. Afterward, enjoy drinks and refreshments and catch a couple of rounds on us!

May 2018 Events

ISM 2018

Date: Sunday, May 6th – Wednesday, May 9th
Time: 12:30 pm CT
Location: Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center Nashville, TN
Description: ISM2018 is the must-attend professional development conference of the year. With sessions developed by industry leaders, ISM2018 is the only supply management conference developed by practitioners for practitioners.

Consero Procurement & Strategic
Sourcing Forum 2018

Date: Sunday, May 20th – Tuesday, May 22nd
Time: 12:30 pm CT
Location: Lakeway Resort & Spa Austin, TX
Description: Consero brings senior executives together to build relationships and gain insights through uniquely intimate networking and learning opportunities.

June 2018 Events

SpendHQ & Scout RFP Present – Big Ideas: Navigating Buy-in for Procurements Technology Transformation

Date: Tuesday, June 19th
Time: 4:15 pm – 9:30 pm CT
Location: Wrigley View Rooftop Chicago, IL
Description: Getting buy-in and support across the organization has become an uphill battle because few procurement leaders (33%) believe their digital strategy actually delivers value (Deloitte Global CPO Survey 2018). SpendHQ & Scout present Big Idea: Navigating Buy-In for Procurement’s Technology Transformation, where leaders from Zebra Technologies’ Global Indirect Procurement team will share success stories for:

Earning support from key decision makers and stakeholders
Structuring your team to scale efficiency
Measuring ROI across spend, risk, compliance, and supplier relationships
Aligning your investment with business objectives
Identifying capabilities for the right solution providers

July 2018 Events

Consero Procurement & Strategic
Sourcing Executive Roundtable 2018

Date: Thursday, July 19th
Time: 7:30 am CT
Location: The Gwen Hotel Chicago, IL
Description: Consero brings senior executives together to build relationships and gain insights through uniquely intimate networking and learning opportunities.

September 2018 Events

ProcureCon Indirect West 2018

Date: Monday, September 24th – Wednesday, September 26th
Time: 12:30 am MT
Location: JW Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
Description: ProcureCon is a series of events that will arm you with tools to become expert strategic sourcing and procurement executives. The Indirect events are big picture, senior-level, strategy-setting educational and networking events that cut across all industry verticals.

October 2018 Events

PEI Operating Partners Forum 2018

Date: Wednesday, October 17th – Thursday, October 18th
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Convene Conference Center – Midtown West
Description: Private Equity International’s Operating Partner Forum is a unique opportunity to hear first-hand accounts from experienced operating partners and C-level executives on how they deliver value creation strategies, create top-line growth and drive EBITDA improvement at the portfolio level.

CPO Exchange 2018

Date: Sunday, October 21st – Tuesday, October 23rd
Time: 12:00 pm CT
Location: Fairmont Dallas, Dallas, TX
Description: The CPO Exchange is targeted to the executive level-Procurement practitioner responsible for improving outcomes across the source-to-pay value chain. At the level of decision-maker, it is vital to understand the dynamics of today’s new digital and improved process opportunities and to grasp the potential loss that keeps the status quo engenders.

November 2018 Events

CPO Rising 2018

Date: Wednesday, November 7th – Thursday, November 8th
Time: 8:00 am ET
Location: Harvard Club (Back Bay) – Boston, MA
Description: On November 7 & 8, 2018, a select group of Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement leaders will come together in Boston for “CPO Rising 2018,” an executive symposium brought to you by Ardent Partners. SpendHQ Product Marketing Director, Constantine Limberakis, will be a panelist on the Procurement Technology forum track.

December 2018 Events

Consero Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum

Date: Sunday, December 2nd – Tuesday, December 4th
Time: 8:00 am ET
Location: The Biltmore Hotel – Coral Gabels, FL
Description: Consero brings senior executives together to build relationships and gain insights through uniquely intimate networking and learning opportunities.

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