Networking Events

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


SIG Global Summits are 3-day events that are 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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Regional 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 Meet and Eat program brings together director, executive and CPO-level delegates for a three-hour breakfast or lunch event to collaborate and share best practices. The intimate gathering allows buy-side delegates to have an open dialogue and build relationships with their peers locally.

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The SIG CPO Virtual Forum 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'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
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Midwestern Regional SIGnature Event - Minneapolis, MN SIGnature Event
Monday, April 15, 2019 Spring 2019 Global Executive Summit - Amelia Island, FL Summit
Thursday, May 16, 2019 Western Regional SIGnature Event - Seattle, WA SIGnature Event
Thursday, September 12, 2019 Eastern Regional SIGnature Event - New York, NY SIGnature Event
Monday, October 14, 2019 Fall 2019 Global Executive Summit - Carlsbad, CA Summit
Thursday, November 14, 2019 Northeastern Regional SIGnature Event - Toronto, CA SIGnature Event
Monday, April 20, 2020 Spring 2020 Global Executive Summit - Orlando, FL Summit
Monday, October 12, 2020 Fall 2020 Global Executive Summit - Rancho Mirage, CA Summit
Monday, March 22, 2021 Spring 2021 Global Executive Summit - Amelia Island, FL Summit