ABOUT SIG: EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW

SIG (Sourcing Industry Group) is a membership organization that provides thought leadership and networking opportunities to executives in sourcing, procurement and outsourcing from Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies. It has served these professionals and opened dialogues with their counterparts in finance, HR, marketing and other business functions throughout its 24-year history. The organization is unique in that it blends practitioners, service providers and advisory firms in a non-commercial environment. SIG provides "next" practices, innovation and networking opportunities in the following ways:

FOR EXECUTIVES

Training & Learning Opportunities Leadership Opportunities

Opportunities for contributing as a Subject Matter Expert

FOR SOURCING STAFF

Training & Learning Opportunities Leadership Opportunities

ABOUT SIG events: Online and In Person

  • Global Executive Summits
    • Twice a year
    • 350-400 attendees
      • 72% Buy-side corporation attendees
      • 28% advisors, consultants, provider attendees
      • 39% C-level or Vice President
      • 29% Senior Director or Director
      • 27% Senior Manager or Manager
      • More on attendees
    • 3 days of learning and networking
      • Schedule overview
      • Interactive knowledge-based discussions
      • Multiple networking opportunities
  • Symposiums
    • 5-6 events in cities across North America
    • 1 extended day from 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
    • 60-110 attendees
    • Keynote sessions
    • Breakout sessions
    • Live Peer2Peer brainstorming
    • Interactive roundtable discussions
    • Networking breakfast, lunch and happy hour reception for deeper connections
  • Regional Roundtables
    • 10-12 events in cities across North America, the UK and Australia
    • Shorter day from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    • 20-50 attendees
    • Interactive, intimate meetings
    • General sessions
    • Panel discussions
    • Roundtable rotations
    • Networking breakfast and lunch
  • Executive Immersion Program
    • Intensive workshops in cities across North America
    • Executive buy-side audience
    • Half-day format, including lunch
    • Learning objectives on current, burning topics from industry experts
  • Webinars
    • Weekly topics categorized as thought leadership or solution deep-dive
    • 1-hour virtual events
    • On-demand for further learning
    • Pertinent content by members, for members
  • Town Hall Teleconferences
    • Monthly interactive conference calls
    • 1-hour virtual events
    • Intimate buy-side only discussions
    • Timely topics
    • Highly conversational, open-mic dialogues