SIGnature Digital Event: A Year in Review - Life After COVID-19





December 01, 2021

Eastern Time

Executive Roundtable - Concurrent Session

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 12:00

This session brings our most senior buy-side attendees together for an exclusive, topic-based meeting. This is a Zoom style meeting, where delegates are on-camera with an open mic for open discussions, executive learning and peer networking. This is an invitation only meeting.

Educational Keynote

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 12:00

Join us to learn from our featured educational industry expert. This is session offers an educational presentation with plenty of open discussion and Q&A.

 

Speed Networking

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 13:20

Speed Networking is an exciting way to make multiple like-minded connections in a short amount of time. You will be matched (virtually) for 3-minute meetings to learn and connect with your industry peers. Buy-side will connect with sell-side sponsors to learn more about solutions as well as with other buy-side delegates to strengthen your networks. This is a fast-paced, fun, and easy way to create the connections needed to increase value in the event as well as in your day-to-day professional lives.

SIG Talk #1

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 13:55

SIG Talks allow our valued provider sponsors 15-minutes to highlight themselves in a "Ted Talk" style format providing you with an overview on how they may apply to your business. We find that these short talks deliver maximum value in a short amount of time and uncover great value for our buy-side delegates. 

SIG Talk #2

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 14:15

SIG Talks allow our valued provider sponsors 15-minutes to highlight themselves in a "Ted Talk" style format providing you with an overview on how they may apply to your business. We find that these short talks deliver maximum value in a short amount of time and uncover great value for our buy-side delegates. 

Sponsoring Provider or Senior Buy-side Executive Keynote

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 14:35

Sponsoring provider or senior buy-side keynote presentation will take place to bring you. powerful solutions to industry problems.

SIG Talk #3

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 15:10

SIG Talks allow our valued provider sponsors 15-minutes to highlight themselves in a "Ted Talk" style format providing you with an overview on how they may apply to your business. We find that these short talks deliver maximum value in a short amount of time and uncover great value for our buy-side delegates. 

 

SIG Talk #4

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 15:30

SIG Talks allow our valued provider sponsors 15-minutes to highlight themselves in a "Ted Talk" style format providing you with an overview on how they may apply to your business. We find that these short talks deliver maximum value in a short amount of time and uncover great value for our buy-side delegates. 

 

CPO or Senior Buy-side Keynote Presentation

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 15:50

Learn from our highlighted Buy-side Keynote Presentation. In the SIG community, our Industry experts bring specific expertise to our most challenging situations. Skillfully articulated with applicable take-away's, these presentations are worth every minute invested. 

Closing Remarks & Adjourn

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 16:20

Dawn Tiura

CEO and President
Sourcing Industry Group (SIG)

Dawn Tiura, CEO and President of SIG, SIG University and Future of Sourcing digital publication, has more than 26 years of leadership experience, with the past 22 years focused on the sourcing and outsourcing industry. In 2007, Dawn joined SIG as CEO, but has been active in SIG as a speaker and trusted advisor since 1999, bringing the latest developments in sourcing and outsourcing to SIG members. Prior to joining SIG, Dawn held leadership positions as CEO of Denali Group and before that as a partner in a CPA firm. Dawn is actively involved on a number of boards promoting civic, health and children's issues in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Dawn is a licensed CPA and has a BA from the University of Michigan and an MS in taxation from Golden Gate University. Dawn brings to SIG a culture of brainstorming and internal innovation.

About SIGnature Events

SIGnature Events are powerful one-day meetings in which buy-side practitioners benchmark with other organizations and network with colleagues facing similar issues. The event offers executive roundtables, general session speakers, lunch, CPO presentations, analyst overviews and SIG Talks (15-minute discussions in a "Ted Talk" format), as well as our famous Provider Showcase program. Delegates will learn and network throughout the day, then wind down the afternoon with a happy hour, casual one-on-one discussions and a pocket full of long-term collegial relationships. Keep an eye on our event calendar for specific dates and topics of upcoming events!

Sample Agenda for SIGnature Events

Times are based on Eastern Time (UTC -5)

9:00 AM Executive Roundtable for director level delegates and above 
Concurrent Grand Roundtable for general session delegates
11:30 AM Lunch and general session keynote presentation
12:30 PM CPO presentation
1:15 PM BREAK
1:30 PM CPO or industry analyst presentation on current trends and state of the industry
2:15 PM SIG Talks ("Ted Talk" format presentations)
3:30 PM Provider Showcase and Happy Hour
5:30 PM Adjourn
Time Zone: 
Eastern

SIGnature Digital Events are powerful 4-5 hour meetings in which buy-side practitioners benchmark with other organizations and network with colleagues facing similar issues. This digital event offers an executive roundtable, general session speakers chock-full of training and practical, implementable tools, CPO presentations, analyst overviews, and SIG Talks (15-minute discussions in a "Ted Talk" format), as well as a virtual Provider Showcase program. Delegates will learn and network throughout the day with casual small group discussions, and leave our day with a pocket full of long-term collegial relationships.

The maximum number of registrations per provider company for a SIGnature Event Sponsor is 5 delegates.

All attendees must agree to abide by the SIG Terms & Conditions.

Keynote Speakers

Dawn Tiura
CEO and President
Sourcing Industry Group (SIG)

Dawn Tiura, CEO and President of SIG, SIG University and Future of Sourcing digital publication, has more than 26 years of leadership experience, with the past 22 years focused on the sourcing and outsourcing industry. In 2007, Dawn joined SIG as CEO, but has been active in SIG as a speaker and trusted advisor since 1999, bringing the latest developments in sourcing and outsourcing to SIG members. Prior to joining SIG, Dawn held leadership positions as CEO of Denali Group and before that as a partner in a CPA firm. Dawn is actively involved on a number of boards promoting civic, health and children's issues in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Dawn is a licensed CPA and has a BA from the University of Michigan and an MS in taxation from Golden Gate University. Dawn brings to SIG a culture of brainstorming and internal innovation.