Press Releases

August 22, 2014 SIG Named to the Inc. 500/5000 List of the Fastest Growing Companies for the Second Year in a Row

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces that for the second year in a row, it has been named to Inc. magazine’s Inc. 500/5000 list, an annual list of the fastest-growing privately-held companies in the U.S.

May 30, 2014 McDonald's to Host Upcoming SIG Regional Roundtable in Chicago Taking Place June 9, 2014

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces two one-day events for sourcing, outsourcing and procurement professionals taking place June 9, 2014. Both events boast keynote presentations, buy-side peer forums, panel discussions, breakout sessions and networking opportunities.

April 09, 2014 The Sourcing Interests Group Conference

This past Friday I drove home to Atlanta after spending a few days at SIG’s Summit in Nashville, TN – my second SIG summit. Read more about the organization here: SIG (Sourcing Interests Group).  If you’ve never been to a SIG activity – what is it like? How is it different from other procurement and sourcing focused events available? With 350 attending, it was a good size, and a well-run event. The whole thing was structured into general activities that all attended, as well as tracks broken into separate interest areas – fairly typical for events beyond a certain size.

March 20, 2014 SIG Names Executives from IBM, Moody's, Softtek, Allegis Group Services, Intermountain Healthcare, JLL and A.T. Kearney to Advisory Board

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives is pleased to announce the appointment of seven senior executives to the SIG Advisory Board for a three-year term, including: 

February 06, 2014 HFS and SIG Launch The Procurement Value Index

HfS Research and the Sourcing Interests Group (SIG) today launched the Procurement Value IndexTM, a semi-annual research-based benchmarking study designed to gauge the ongoing performance and capabilities of procurement functions worldwide to meet their desired business outcomes and measure the value being provided by procurement technology solutions and outsourcing services.

January 31, 2014 Sourcing Interests Group (SIG) Announces Best Practice Line-up for Upcoming Global Summit in Nashville with Speakers from Google, Visa, Weight Watchers and More

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a robust agenda at their Global Summit in Nashville taking place April 1-3, 2014. The Omni Nashville Hotel where the event is taking place, is expected to sell out.

January 22, 2014 Executives from Target, UnitedHealth Group, U.S. Bank, Cargill and Digital River to Speak at SIG Symposium in Minneapolis February 6, 2014

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a powerful line-up of speakers at its upcoming Symposium in Minneapolis taking place February 6, 2014. The agenda is packed with keynote presentations, buy-side peer forums, panel discussions, breakout sessions and networking opportunities. Topics cover a wide range of issues, including measuring savings, procurement transformation and leveraging information to help mitigate risk.

December 23, 2013 Sourcing Interests Group (SIG) Announces New Logo and Branding

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces the launch a new SIG logo and branding.

November 27, 2013 Sourcing Interests Group (SIG) Announces New Sourcing Industry Blog

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces the launch of a new blog aimed at sourcing industry professionals. Officially unveiled in June, the series aptly titled "SIG Speaks: A Sourcing Industry Blog" covers topics relevant to sourcing, outsourcing and procurement professionals, and even to attending industry events.

November 22, 2013 Executives from Abercrombie & Fitch, Nationwide Insurance, Huntington Bank and More to Gather at SIG Regional Roundtable to Discuss Sourcing Best Practices

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a one-day Regional Roundtable to be held in Columbus, Ohio. The Regional Roundtable is a short one-day event that will take place from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm at Nationwide Insurance. This buy-side event provides education and local networking for professionals from Fortune 500 companies. A combination of practitioner presentations, facilitated roundtables and panel discussions, a SIG Regional Roundtable enables delegates to converse in a collegial, non-commercial environment.

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