This Month at SIG – April 2021

Here's your monthly update on the latest thought leadership, networking events and training with SIG.

This month we host our April SIGnature Event, have a host of exciting industry research and training to keep you up to date, and registration is open for SIG’s Procurement Technology Summit.


Geofencing of Employees, Onshoring and More - The New Normal

There’s still time to register for our upcoming digital SIGnature Event on April 21. The theme for the event is The New Normal. Senior-level and above delegates will participate in an executive roundtable hosted by Oliver Wyman to discuss energy transition and sustainable procurement.

Concurrent to the Executive Roundtable session will be an interactive panel discussion on Diversity & Inclusion, hosted by Janice Green, President & CEO , Women’s Business Enterprise Council Pacific (WBEC Pacific) .

Registration is Open: SIG Procurement Technology Summit

Prepare yourself and your team for the future of business at the SIG Procurement Technology Summit May 4-6, 2021!

Registered buy-side attendees get FREE ACCESS to attend all keynote sessions, engage and learn from the brightest industry experts, connect through AI-powered speed networking and experience live solution deep-dives from best-in-class providers.

A Flexible (and Fast!) Way to Get Certified Now

Are you ready to take the next step in 2021? We have fast-track and self-paced options for all programs if open cohort semester timings do not work for your schedule! Have a large group from your organization interested in taking the program together? We also offer closed cohorts for groups of 20 or more that can start when it is best suitable for your team, and volume discounts are available!

Featured Content from Industry Experts

GEP Outlook 2021 Report

For procurement leaders, there’s a lot more to do. And more questions than answers.

Get a big leg up with the GEP Outlook 2021 Report — featuring eight critical leadership themes that will help you navigate uncertainty and thrive in the new normal. Published annually, the GEP Outlook Report is a trusted strategic guide for thousands of procurement leaders across the world. Get your complimentary copy today.

Your Digital Procurement Expertise Checklist

What does your organization stand to gain from digital procurement and where does it stand today?

This checklist will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and find the right way to start a digital transformation of procurement. 

Stories From the Frontline of Business Spend

Watch this on-demand webinar with Michael Van Keulen, Coupa's CPO, and a panel of executives where they reflect on lessons learned from 2020. Hear from procurement and finance professionals from Barclays, Staples and Zendesk.

The Critical Connection Between Procurement and Tax

Rapidly changing, increasingly complex tax compliance requirements threaten to diminish the value procurement transformations deliver to the organization if not addressed hand-in-hand. Gain a clear understanding of how the complexities of indirect tax calculations and related accounting requirements can be resolved.

How to maximize ROI on Travel Spend

As the world opens up and business travelers get back on the road, we’re not heading back to business as usual. As someone in charge of the finances for your company, how do you set an ROI target for travel spend in this current situation? This 31-point checklist will assist you in answering questions like these as you navigate the business travel resurgence.


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Desmond Williams, Digital Marketing Coordinator

Desmond Williams is the digital marketing coordinator for SIG. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Sociology from The Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. With a background in Marketing and Sales, relationships are at the core of his values.