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:

GLOBAL EXECUTIVE SUMMIT

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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PROCUREMENT TECH SUMMIT

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

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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CPO & EXECUTIVE VIRTUAL SERIES

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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MICROLEARNING by SIG University

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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CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

SIG University Alumni: When you attend SIG in-person or virtual events, you qualify for Continuing Education (CE) credits towards the maintenance of your certification, subject to the topics of the sessions and their applicability to your certification. 

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Upcoming SIG Events

Date Event Event Type
December 07, 2022 2022 December CPO & Executive Virtual Series CPO Virtual Forum
January 19, 2023 2023 January SIG Sips SIG Sips
January 23, 2023 SIG University - Semester 1 SIG University Semester Start
February 01, 2023 2023 February CPO & Executive Virtual Series CPO Virtual Forum
March 01, 2023 2023 March Microlearning by SIG University Microlearning by SIG University
March 02, 2023 2023 March SIG Sips SIG Sips
March 06, 2023 SIG University - Semester 2 SIG University Semester Start
March 16, 2023 2023 Western Regional SIGnature SIGnature Event
April 17, 2023 2023 Procurement Technology Summit Summit
May 01, 2023 SIG University - Semester 3 SIG University Semester Start
May 10, 2023 2023 May CPO & Executive Virtual Series CPO Virtual Forum
May 11, 2023 2023 May SIG Sips SIG Sips
May 23, 2023 2023 Midwestern Regional SIGnature Event SIGnature Event
June 07, 2023 2023 June Microlearning by SIG University Microlearning by SIG University
June 19, 2023 SIG University - Semester 4 SIG University Semester Start
July 20, 2023 2023 July SIG Sips SIG Sips
August 14, 2023 SIG University - Semester 5 SIG University Semester Start
August 30, 2023 2023 August CPO & Executive Virtual Series CPO Virtual Forum
September 14, 2023 2023 Eastern Regional SIGnature Event SIGnature Event
September 28, 2023 2023 September Microlearning by SIG University Microlearning by SIG University
October 09, 2023 SIG University - Semester 6 SIG University Semester Start
October 16, 2023 2023 Global Executive Summit Summit
October 26, 2023 2023 October SIG Sips SIG Sips
November 16, 2023 2023 Northeastern Regional SIGnature SIGnature Event
November 30, 2023 2023 November SIG Sips SIG Sips
December 06, 2023 2023 December CPO & Executive Virtual Series CPO Virtual Forum
December 13, 2023 2023 December Microlearning by SIG University Microlearning by SIG University
March 25, 2024 2024 Procurement Technology Summit Summit
October 07, 2024 2024 Global Executive Summit Summit
April 02, 2025 2025 Procurement Technology Summit Summit
October 06, 2025 2025 Global Executive Summit Summit
March 02, 2026 2026 Procurement Technology Summit Summit