The theme of this year's edition is 'Strategic Supplier Relationship Management'. During the event we will fully focus in how to play the game by adressing strategic supllier relationships and encoutering the challenges of initiating, developing and managing them. Experienced guest speakers and interesting recent business cases will help you to get a better understandig of this topic.
As a role of procurement is changing into a more strategic function, organizations are further outsourcing their non-core competencies. Not only does this have a big financial impact, it also makes organizations more reliant on suppliers in many ways. Think for example about innovators, corporate social responsibility, supply security and cost savings. Strategic supplier relationship management tops the agenda of many organizations as it is one of the procurement topics that can make a huge difference.