The primary benefits of SIG are to help define solutions faster, reduce the cost of implementation and reduce the risk of failure. SIG membership helps you avoid "reinventing the wheel" in sourcing strategy development, solution construction and implementation, and relationship management. SIG membership gives your organization a head start and an opportunity to stay in front.
Why do Fortune 500/Global 1000 companies join SIG? SIG is the original Executive Sourcing Network. For over 22 years, the world's top procurement, sourcing and outsourcing executives have turned to SIG to stay up-to-date with best practices and thought leadership from leading companies in our industry. With a 90% retention rate, SIG members cite "amount of time and money saved with insight gained through SIG" as the primary reason for renewal. The strict no-selling environment allows SIG members to escape "exhibit hall craziness" and focus their attention on true benchmarking with peers. Membership combines an unprecedented 3:1 ratio of buy-side to sell-side. Buy-side membership is enterprise-wide and offers annual benefits that enable employees to:
With virtual and live events, a comprehensive Resource Library and a facilitated Peer2Peer program, who wouldn't choose to stay one step ahead as a SIG member?
Why do the World's foremost provider companies join SIG? Leading analysts, consulting, legal and service providers join SIG to network with forward-thinking sourcing, outsourcing and procurement executives. SIG provides a platform to share thought leadership and proven best-practices to a community of buy-side executives looking for partners they can trust. The non-commercialized nature of all SIG events allows the focus to be on building relationships and improving processes for both the buy-side and sell-side. The result: a community of executives open to hearing one another's ideas.
Sell-side (provider) annual membership includes the ability to:
With easy access to sourcing decision-makers in an environment where networking is natural and focused on making real connections, why wouldn't every provider company choose to edge out the competition by becoming a SIG member?