Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit
September 13-15, 2017
Gaylord Opryland, 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN
Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit will address how sourcing, procurement, and vendor management can proactively become agents and enablers of digital business. With this year’s theme being “Lead Sourcing and Vendor Management to the Core of Digital Business” the agenda will focus on both traditional run-the-business sourcing, procurement, and vendor management best practices as well as on new models to increase sourcing’s proactiveness in supporting the organization’s digital business transformation.
Leaders in the following roles will attend the summit:
IT Services Sourcing Managers
IT Services Vendor Managers
IT Services Procurement Managers
Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit agenda features five tracks:
Sourcing Leaders: Sourcing for the Digital Platform and Business Value
Sourcing and Procurement Managers: Selecting and Contracting for Agility, Innovation, and Value
Vendor Managers: Maturing Vendor Management for the Digital Age
All Roles: Embracing Disruptive and Innovative Technology to Gain Competitive Advantage
The Senior Executives Circle: Exclusive Networking and Discussions for the Most Senior Sourcing, Procurement, and Vendor Management Leaders
Negotiate Your Way to Success: Molly Fletcher, CEO, Keynote Speaker and Sports Agent
Influencing Your Stakeholders – An Interactive Masterclass: Rob Geraghty, Executive Coach, and Expert on Influencing and Presenting
Adapt & Disrupt – Capture New Business Opportunities and Stay Ahead of the Pack: Jeremy Gutsche, Award-winning author and management consultant to brands, billionaires, and CEOs
How to Lead Sourcing, Procurement, and Vendor Management to the Core of Digital Business: Neil Barton, Research Director and David Groombridge, Research Director
The Solution Showcase
Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit features some of the world’s leading technology and service providers. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory.
Venue and Travel Details
Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit will take place at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, TN. Visit the summit’s website for complete venue and travel details.
Full-time journalists from editorial media publications are eligible for a press pass. Please contact Amy Forni for details and to register: [email protected].
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