The Indirect Category Leadership Forum is the only event dedicated to helping indirect leaders deliver recognised non-cost values to their wider business.
Join 140+ peers for two days of inspirational case studies, interactive discussions and informal networking. Leave with an increased arsenal to support your business in achieving its goals, faster.
AN AGENDA BUILT AROUND INDIRECT PROCUREMENT
The Indirect Category Leadership Forum agenda has been designed specifically with indirect leaders in mind. The agenda will support your continued development and increased business value through a focus on six key areas:
GLOBAL CATEGORY TRENDS UPDATE
Reinforce procurement’s positioning as a business driver through applying the latest global category leadership trends
NAVIGATING TURBULENT ENVIROMENTS
Ensure optimum risk management strategies to mitigate against geo-political and geo-economic insecurities and fluctuations
INDIRECT’S PURPOSE IN
THE NEW DECADE
Break the purely cost-cutting role of procurement and create non-cost value for your organisation; data insights, sustainability, risk management and innovation. Learn how to tangibly capture non-cost value
FUTURE PROOFING INDIRECT’S VALUE NETWORK
How to best utilise indirect procurement’s 360 view of the business and external stakeholders to connect the dots and drive business opportunities
DRIVE EFFICIENCIES THROUGH
PROCESS OPTIMISATION & DIGITALISATION
Streamline processes and implement technologies to enable business partners to achieve their goals faster
NEW WAYS OF APPROACHING CATEGORY LEADERSHIP
How to get a seat at each category table and integrate into category budgeting processes
HEAR FROM THE VERY BEST
The speaker faculty for the Indirect Category Leadership Forum is packed with 30+ of the most progressive indirect leaders from
world-renowned brands, including:
VP Indirect, Global Procurement
Fernanda Lopes Larsen
SVP Indirect Procurement
Chief Product Officer
Head of Communities
UNIQUE BENEFITS OF THE INDIRECT
CATEGORY LEADERSHIP FORUM
Category specific insights
The Forum is the only event on the market 100% dedicated to supporting indirect category leaders, delivering insights specifically for you and your team
All of the sessions on the agenda are underpinned by the industry-leading research and insights of Procurement Leaders
Innovative new formats
Throughout the agenda you will benefit from a range of brand-new session formats, including ‘design thinking roundtables’ and ‘innovator perspectives’
INDIRECT CATEGORY LEADERSHIP FORUM IN NUMBERS
BE PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER
The Indirect Category Leadership Forum is the opening event in World Procurement Week 2020.
World Procurement Week is the industry’s only gathering that caters to the wider procurement team, from CPOs to strategy heads, category leaders, and more. Here’s a taste of what’s going on during the rest of the week:
DELIVERING TO THE
Our two-day Congress for the world’s most senior procurement leaders to network and discuss relevant, forward-looking topics that will help make business growth a reality
Who should attend: CPO, SVP, VP, Director other senior team members with a combined visionary goal to deliver to the CEO agenda
An awards ceremony celebrating the community that propels the function forward while honouring the most esteemed, innovative, and transformative players in the industry
DIGITALISATION / RISK & RESILIENT
A focus day to deep dive on digitalisation or Risk and Resilient Supply Chains, providing executive leaders with strategic-execution support and a forum to share and learn from unique ideas
Bring your full team across the week for unrivalled
access to 1,000+ procurement leaders as part of the World Procurement Week community.
MAKE A LASTING IMPRESSION WITH A FORUM PARTNERSHIP
Becoming a partner of the Indirect Category Leadership Forum and ensure that your name is front and centre with the 140+ procurement decision makers in attendance, all looking to find the right suppliers to help them deliver non-cost value.
Reach out to us to explore the bespoke sponsorship packages available, tailored to your company’s needs and budget. Opportunities include:
Meet face to face for valuable conversations with senior procurement decision makers actively seeking out new solutions.
Demonstrate your expertise by joining a panel discussion, introducing a case study with a procurement client, or hosting a roundtable.
Ensure maximum brand awareness with the Forum audience, including pre-event promotion, on-site signage and your exhibition stand.