Networking Events

SIG provides amazing networking opportunities for sourcing professionals. With SIG Summits, SIGnature Events, Virtual Forums, and more, SIG is the best place to network with your peers. We offer a variety of networking events, including:


The SIG Global Executive Summit is a 3-day event that is packed with the latest best practices, cost-cutting strategies, innovative processes and risk-mitigation approaches. Through executive roundtables, general sessions, workshops, breakout sessions and networking, you'll hear from thought leaders, discover the newest trends and network with peers facing similar challenges.

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Witness what the future of procurement looks like at the SIG Procurement Technology Summit. Discover and interact with technologies that will advance digital transformation in business and across the world. Connect with futurists, senior practitioners and technologists for a meeting of the minds that will show you how the implementation of artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics process automation can elevate communities, enhance quality of work and ignite innovation.

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SIGnature Events are one-day meetings filled with executive networking, industry benchmarking and lessons learned from the most innovative trends and next practices. Through executive buy-side presentations, inspirational SIG Talks. concurrent breakout sessions and live peer-to-peer discussions, delegates will leave with valuable insights, tangible solutions, and a network of new resources.

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The CPO & Executive Virtual Series is an open-mic conversation where senior procurement executives gather with other CPOs online to openly discuss their most pressing issues. These facilitated conversations set the stage for the CPO Roundtables held each fall at the SIG Global Executive Summits.

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SIG University hosts one-day educational microlearning sessions with a mission of advancing sourcing and risk professionals and transforming careers. Microlearning by SIG University is an opportunity for SIG members and non-members alike, to come together for an engaging day of learning on topics that have been deemed educational gaps in today’s workforce. Facilitated in part by SIG Faculty, these days are designed to educate in an open group format, encourage collaborative discussions and provide each delegate with key takeaways.

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SIG's Executive Immersion Program (EIP) is a half-day or full-day deep-dive workshop that gives our sponsors an opportunity to showcase their expertise through training, live demonstrations and interactive discussions. This program is geared towards providers that not only want to share best practices but who are also seeking an opportunity to dive deep into practical solutions and offer hands-on training on challenges in the marketplace.

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Upcoming SIG Events

Date Event Event Type
August 04, 2021 August Microlearning by SIG University - Relational Contracting and A Holistic Approach to Risk Management Microlearning by SIG University
September 15, 2021 September CPO & Executive Virtual Series CPO Virtual Forum
October 11, 2021 2021 Global Executive Summit - Carlsbad, CA Summit
November 03, 2021 Northeastern Regional SIGnature Event SIGnature Event
November 10, 2021 Western Regional SIGnature Event SIGnature Event
November 17, 2021 Eastern Regional SIGnature Event SIGnature Event
December 08, 2021 December Microlearning by SIG University - Communicating & Presenting Microlearning by SIG University
April 04, 2022 2022 Procurement Technology Summit - Amelia Island, FL Summit
October 17, 2022 2022 Global Executive Summit - Rancho Mirage, CA Summit
April 17, 2023 2023 Procurement Technology Summit - Amelia Island, FL Summit