Working on our Agenda now!!

The Event team is working with the Technology Steering Committee now on our preliminary agenda for the Chicago event.  We will be publishing and updating on a regular basis.

Contact Claire for Speaking Opportunites and Agenda Recommendations

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Claire Barnes
Head of Production & Research - Event Services 

cbarnes@procurementfoundry.com

 

Want to be a speaker!!

Procurement Foundry events provide our community members with access to industry thought leaders within their respective areas of expertise.  We tap into our communities discussion threads to bring the most timely topics to our community gatherings.  

Speaker Interest reach out to Claire.

TYPES OF SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES
  • PLENARY KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
  • PANEL DISCUSSIONS  
  • BREAKOUT ROUNDTABLES
  • INTERACTIVE TOPIC WORKSHOP
  • NON-SCRIPTED AMA SESSIONS
  • SUBJECT MATTER DEEP DIVES
  • RESEARCH MATERIAL REVIEWS
  • MEMBER NETWORKING GROUPS
  • C-SUITE EXECUTIVE BRIEFINGS
  • REAL-TIME RESEARCH EVENTS
Want to Become a Partner?

We can tailor specific sponsorship and exhibition packages to help you meet and influence the people who are going to ensure the growth of your business now and in the future.

With a clear understanding of your overall marketing and business development strategy, we will work in partnership with you to develop a bespoke solution to meet your objectives. We will ensure that you enjoy all the benefits of association with the right event, targeted at the right delegates, with a promotional package that underpins your strategic objectives.

Meet the Partners

Get Connected

 

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Sukhvir Hayre

Sales Director - Events shayre@procurementfoundry.com

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Join the Procurement Foundry community live in Chicago!

 

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rethinking BUY-TECH & enterprise TECH sourcing

The FORGE: Technology Sourcing Community Gathering fills a gap in the market for procurement and technology sourcing leaders to come together and find better ways to source tech. 

The program has a dual focus on the technology you need and the technology you buy, for both the procurement function and the business. Addressing everything required to keep your sourcing team operational, so they can source exactly what your company needs.

The FORGE: Technology Sourcing Community Gathering combines creative thinking with education, skills workshops, content huddles, peer-led collaborations, guest keynotes, socializing and fun!

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VIEW AGENDA

 

THANKS TO THE forge: tech  STEERING COMMITTEE

 

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Mark Elgersma
Target

 

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Paul Nilsen
Douglas Elliman Real Estate

 

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Rosanna Yang
Walgreens Boots Alliance

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Brad Veech
Walmart

 

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Eric Edwards
(Recent) Trane Technologies

 

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Kimberly Master
Netflix

WHAT'S UP FOR DISCUSSION?

FORGE: Technology Sourcing offers you: 

 

1. "BUY TECH" PROGRAM

The technology you need to elevate procurement 

Content and sessions are designed to give you the latest information you need surrounding the rapidly evolving "Buy-Tech" landscape.  

 

2. ENTERPRISE TECH PROGRAM

The technology your company needs you to source

Addressing technology sourced for the business, this program focuses wider than the procurement view.

 

Register Today

FORGE EVENTS

Why attend?

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Gain access
to peers

Through collaborative engagement with global sourcing leaders working in a diverse range of companies from Fortune 500 to high-growth, startups.

Expand your knowledge

By unlocking access to the collective wisdom of our community as we address market trends and disrupt the procurement agenda.

Find
answers 

To the problems you face daily across a variety of subject matter.

Build your
network

Connect with a global community of 6,500+ sourcing professionals.

Have fun!

Our events bring the business of procurement to life. Highly interactive formats inspire engagement, ideas sharing and outcomes-driven discussion.

WHAT DO PEOPLE SAY ABOUT FORGE EVENTS?

10/10..... The networking and speakers were a key factor in my recommendation.

Joseph Martinez Circle

Joseph Martinez
Former CPO 

This was the best event I've attended since I've been in Sourcing. Simply Fantastic!

Craig Smith DHI

Craig Smith
DHI GROUP

First event was a home run. Great community, with more high-level participants than newcomers.

Sebastien Slek Warner Brothers Discovery

Sebastien Slek
Warner Bros

 

The content, speakers, and format were awesome. Best conference I've ever attended.

Karen Hodson CM Group

Karen Hodson
CM Group

VIP sessions were outstanding, the private sessions were phenomenal, great exchanging ideas with peers and networking!!

Thiago Braga City of Edmonton

Thiago Braga
City of Edmonton

The speakers were on point in relating to my job function.

 

Joe Sinker TMX Group

Joe Sinker
TMX Group

This was a fabulous event. The sessions, the individuals attending, and the networking....

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Trace Lewis
Transamerica

Great job!
Knocked it out of the park!

 

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George Jiminez
NBA

kickstart with some Improv to get the juices flowing!

Back by popular demand! A fun, ‘outside the box’ learning opportunity hosted by Improv experts, who, through unscripted theatre and a bit of comedy, will transform the way you think about communicating and collaborating. 

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MOMENTS from FORGE: Engage, LAS VEGAS 2022:

 

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