Asia's Leading Knowledge Exchange Platform For Senior Procurement Professionals

Procurement Strategy Forum brings together the most senior global procurement community to examine strategy, opportunities and challenges faced by the industry across the Asia. With over 175 senior procurement professionals attending, the forum acts as a leading platform for networking and knowledge sharing among CPOs from a wide range of industries. In 2017, the forum continues to be viewed as the unofficial AGM for CPOs and the most significant date on every procurement executive's diary.

The day long forum would host the Procurement Excellence Awards 2017 which would provide a time and place for procurement & strategic sourcing industry executives to celebrate outstanding sector achievements. Designed to identify and reward companies/individuals who have demonstrated an unparalleled ability to succeed and have continually set standards of excellence, these awards will recognise leaders of the industry.

Procurement Strategy Forum:

  • 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
  • Conference on the latest industry issues

2017 Speakers

2017 Agenda

  • 08:00 am - 09:25 am

    Registration with Tea / Coffee

  • 09:25 am - 09:30 am

    Lamp Lighting Ceremony & Welcome Note

  • 09:30 am - 10:45 am

    Keynote of the day

  • 10:45 am - 11:15 am

    Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • 11:15 am - 12:45 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme: Developing Sustainable Procurement Strategy, Powering Innovation & Managing Risk
    • How does the procurement function help drive the company's business strategy
    • Organizational transformation : How can you roll out the perfect change management strategy to achieve procurement excellence
    • Latest advanced contract management strategies driving increasing procurement value and cost savings
    • Effectively managing marketing and digital spend: Driving the procurement function to the strategic level
    • Embracing automation: Digitizing the procurement process to reduce waste and increase efficiency
    • Utilize Block-chain as a valuable tool for procurement and supply chains in the quest for transparency
    • How Innovation could be a driver to remain relevant and critical to overall business strategy
    • Mitigating disruptions to your supply chain with an effective supplier risk management strategies
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  • 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

    Lunch & Networking Break

  • 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme: Transforming Sourcing: Accelerating Performance, Agility and Innovation
    • Sourcing strategies to enable IT to drive agility, innovation and performance to the business
    • How can you negotiate effective outsourcing deals and build flexibility and agility into your services contracts
    • Extract greater value and innovation from your vendor ecosystem. How can you manage your service providers
    • How can you measure and communicate the performance of your most strategic service providers and of your vendor management program
    • Taking advantage of the disruptive technology and business changes impacting the market for IT and business process services
    • What is responsible sourcing, how it's measured, and how it should be measured
    • Supplier rationalization: aligning strategic procurement activities with company objectives
    • Ways to successfully implement a sourcing structure in an environment of rapid tech-disruption, change and hyper-growth
    ... Read More
  • 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme: Innovation In Supplier Relationship Management: How Key Suppliers Drive Your Company's Competitive Advantage
    • Overcoming traditional buyer supplier attitudes and perceptions by including suppliers in your strategic vision and creating mutually beneficial relationships for the long term
    • How early in the development process can you have your suppliers involved? What are the constraints
    • How to further develop your supplier relationships and bring them into the process to help grow your company's revenue and profit
    • Targets without asking suppliers for price reductions: buyer's mentality on expert negotiations increasing suppliers' margins
    • How do you manage your supplier engagements in practice and ensure corporate protocol
    • Which strategies are best for communicating demand changes or seasonal fluctuations
    • Effective strategic directive - Creating a shared services function to leverage spend and ensure only one person or team is negotiating with your suppliers
    • Understanding your business strategy, customer needs, product perceptions and future market expectations?
    ... Read More
  • 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

    Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme: The Next Frontier Of Procurement: What Does The Next Phase Look Like And How Do You Beat Your Competitors To It
    • Why is it important to create an environment that nurtures the ability to collaborate across functions towards a common goal
    • Latest technological disruptors and their impact on the procurement industry?
    • How to develop an advanced digital strategy to improve procurement performance
    • Implementing best-in-class supplier scorecarding and benchmarking techniques
    • Contract management strategies and practices that will carry procurement beyond 2018
    • How to successfully transition from being measured on savings to being measured on value
    • Managing people and business culture in 2018 and beyond: How do you create a compelling environment for your entire workforce to flourish in your business
    • Role of procurement is consistently under pressure to deliver value, how are new leaders are being developed? How is fresh talent brought in without alienating veterans
    ... Read More
  • 07:00 pm - Onwards

    Procurement Excellence Awards 2017

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Please select the category and fill the form below.

Sectoral Excellence
Overall Procurement Excellence In;
Project Excellence
Individual Excellence

Additional Information

**Once you submit the form you will get the detailed step-by-step procedure of the nomination process with cost of nomination via email. One of us would also get in touch with you soon on the same.