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Proactive Solutions To Sourcing In The Evolving World

ProcureCon Direct is the only senior-level direct procurement conference for CPOs and senior level practitioners from the world’s leading manufacturers for negotiating costs and managing supplier relationships for the purchasing of raw materials, ingredients and components. With specific sessions and comprehensive content dedicated to your specific direct sourcing challenges, this conference is the best environment for networking and strategies for transforming your procurement function.

Our Speakers. Your Visionaries.


Andy Murray

Executive Director Global Procurement
Gilead Sciences


Mike Shin

Global VP of Procurement
FLIR Systems Inc.
Supply Chain Compression


Helen Xiong

Director of Strategic Sourcing
Uncovering Opportunity Through Mergers


Joe McMorrow

Director, Global Supplier Management Central Operations
Digitization in 2019


Mark Porter

Procurement Director
DuPont Nutrition & Health
Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures


Carole Wendt

Senior Vice President Global Procurement & CPO
Ascend Performance Materials
Speedy Case Study & Lessons Learned


Ted Olshefski

Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
Panasonic USA
Implementing Technology To Drive Change


Dawn Green

VP Procurement & Supply Chain
Offshoring/Onshoring Your Workforce


Brent Perekoppi

Director, Global Strategic Sourcing,
Mitigating Risk


Stewart Clarke

Sr. Vice President, Regions Procurement
Siemens Healthineers
Understanding Company Culture & What's Important


Curtis Simpson

Director of Procurement
Dollar Shave Club
Strengthening Relationship with Suppliers


Tim Nguyen

Associate Director, Global Procurement
Predicting Unpredictable Cost in the Global Marketplace

Why ProcureCon Is Rated #1

Direct Procurement Content First & Foremost

Hear from 40+ CPOs and Senior-level practitioners speakers representing procurement innovators from some of the world’s largest and most innovative manufacturers. They’ll provide detailed, no fluff content. Topics include: generating savings, digital disruption within procurement, and new methods for cost-modelling and supplier relationship management in a rising-cost environment.

The Most Interactive Direct Procurement Event

Benefit from tons of interactivity with more than 20 hours of discussion groups, workshops, panels, roundtables, and structured networking activities every day. Then unwind and make new friends at our evening reception. This is your opportunity to develop relationships, make new contacts and speak “off-the-record” with your peers. You'll make connections like never before, and become a part of a true community.

Intimate Gathering, Not a Trade Show

Unlike other direct procurement events, ProcureCon is designed to not be a large, overwhelming trade show. You’ll be able to meet all your like-minded peers who share the same challenges as you, and meet the vendors and solutions providers most relevant to your needs, ensuring you go home armed with tools and strategies you can implement immediately.

The Most Interactive Direct Procurement Event

Benefit from tons of interactivity with over 20 hours of discussion groups, campfires, panels, roundtables and structured networking activities every day. Meet peers to bounce ideas off of and hear about how they handle challenges similar to yours. This event is perfect for executives handling the below responsibilities:

  • Direct Procurement
  • Procurement (direct materials, Manufacturing)
  • Sourcing (direct materials, manufacturing)
  • Materials Management & Services
  • Purchasing (direct materials, manufacturing)
  • Supply Chain/Supply Chain Management
  • Vendor/Supplier Management
  • Procurement Operations
  • Category Management (raw materials, ingredients, commodities, equipment, construction, chemicals, etc.)
  • Global Procurement & Supply Chain
  • The ProcureCon Community

    From the top 100 manufacturers to the fastest growing industrial startups. You will develop relationships, make new contacts and experience an event unlike any other. You'll come as an attendee, and leave as part of a community.

    Covering Your Key Procurement Topics

    The Toll Of Tariffs

    As the trade wars between the U.S. and China continues to escalate, it’s vital to ensure you have short term and long term solutions in place. Seize the moment and unlock new opportunities (and potential savings) that await.

    Strengthen The Relationships With Suppliers

    With geopolitical uncertainty, maintaining relationships with your suppliers is essential. Understanding how you can maximize contracts and improve relationships with your suppliers will ensure you’re staying ahead of your competitors.

    Cut Out The Risk

    Your procurement organization remains vulnerable to a variety of different risks. Many internal and external factors have the ability to impact your team and can cost you. Learn and benchmark with other practitioners on how best to mitigate risk in this changing world.