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GEP helps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value.

Vision Partners

Focal Point is an intake-to-outcome SaaS solution that aggregates data across existing and disparate ERP & S2P solutions into one real-time command dashboard.  Our software allows organizations to maximize the value of every dollar spent on third parties while ensuring the safety and security of transactions. Experience increased visibility and control across intake & approvals, sourcing project management, procurement process control, spend under management and real-time savings tracking. With real-time reporting and automatic project stakeholder management, procurement leaders can spend more time maximizing organizational benefits beyond just cost savings. Founded, designed, and developed by seasoned CPOs and practitioners to improve the lives of CPOs and practitioners.  

Ivalua is a leading provider of cloud-based Spend Management software. Their complete, unified platform empowers businesses to effectively manage all categories of spend and all suppliers, increasing profitability, lowering risk, and improving ESG performance. They are committed to a sustainable future as a company and through their platform. Their Environmental Impact Center (EIC) enables organisations establish a GHG emission baseline and they collaborate with their suppliers to lower emissions, reducing the environmental and social impact of their spend. They are trusted by hundreds of the world’s most admired brands and recognised as a global leader by renowned industry analysts

SAP Procurement Solutions includes SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and SAP S/4HANA-based offerings for operational procurement, delivering a comprehensive suite for goods and services procurement and external workforce management. SAP Ariba solutions provide collaborative commerce capabilities from sourcing and orders through invoice and payment along with expertise to help customers optimize their spend. The solutions drive simple, intelligent exchanges between millions of buyers and suppliers across both direct and indirect expense categories. To learn more visit www.ariba.com. Please read our privacy statement to learn how your personal data will be processed.

For leading businesses around the world, The Smart Cube, a WNS company, is a trusted partner for high performing intelligence that answers critical business questions. And we work with our clients to figure out how to implement the answers, faster.

Through custom research, advanced analytics and best of breed technology, we transform data into insights – enabling smart decision-making to improve business performance at the top and bottom line. We call it: Intelligence. Accelerated

Together with WNS Denali, we deliver world-class solutions in procurement and supply chain advisory, managed services and digital transformation.

Knowledge Partners

Amazon Business helps millions of customers worldwide—from small businesses, schools, hospitals, non-profit organizations, and government agencies, to large enterprises with global operations—reshape their procurement with cost and time-savings, greater productivity, and insightful purchasing analytics. For more information, visit www.business.amazon.com.

graphiteConnect is a supplier management platform designed to simplify and streamline the entire procurement process from onboarding to risk management. The powerful Graphite network is the backbone of our solution, offering a central, secure location to manage data, tasks, and teams. Contracts and documents can be easily uploaded and organized in one place rather than trying to manage information dispersed across different spreadsheets and emails. Stakeholders across your procurement, risk, compliance and legal teams can see where a supplier is in the procurement process at any given time. Key supplier commercial data like TIN checking, OFAC, and W-9 forms are automatically validated within Graphite to drastically speed up onboarding. Get ready to do business with new partners in days instead of months.

HICX helps Global 5000 companies to take control of their supplier data and to deliver a great supplier experience.  The HICX Supplier Experience Platform enables businesses with thousands of suppliers to efficiently on-board and manage the end-to-end lifecycle of all suppliers, to achieve a single version of truth for all supplier data, and to remove the friction from supplier relationships. Some of the world’s largest companies trust HICX for the management of their supplier data, these include Unilever, Mondelez, Mars, Lenovo, Baker Hughes, Orkla, BAE Systems and EDF Energy.

Pactum AI is revolutionizing the way businesses manage supplier relationships through autonomous negotiations using AI and Chat allowing large enterprises to create millions of dollars in value and goodwill across supply chains. This cutting-edge technology automates even the most complex negotiations and can finalize agreements in minutes. By engaging suppliers on a mass scale, businesses can save valuable time and free up their teams to focus on strategic tasks while ensuring that the agreements work for everyone involved. Pactum AI is a leading authority on negotiations, helping businesses achieve their goals and maximize profits. Established in 2019 by experienced entrepreneurs and technology executives, the company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and serves customers worldwide.

TealBook is the leading Supplier Data Platform that automates the collection, verification, and enrichment of supplier data across any data lake or enterprise system. Procurement teams can gain deeper insights into their existing suppliers, make better-informed sourcing decisions, eliminate their dependence on supplier portals, and improve spend analytics. Leading global brands and Fortune 500 companies such as Nasdaq, Goldman Sachs, and Freddie Mac leverage TealBook to power their procurement lifecycle from end to end, and maximize their investments made in suppliers, people, source-to-pay, and ERP systems.

Insight Partners

The world’s best supply chains run on Everstream Analytics. Through the application of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to its vast proprietary dataset, Everstream delivers the predictive insights and risk analytics businesses need for a smarter, more autonomous and sustainable supply chain. Everstream’s proven solution integrates with procurement, logistics and business continuity platforms generating the complete information, sharper analysis, and accurate predictions required to turn the supply chain into a business asset.

Jabil is one of the world’s largest supply chain, design and manufacturing solution providers, with over 250,000 employees across 100 locations in 30 countries.
Our 2,000+ procurement, supply chain and logistics practitioners support our 450+ manufacturing customers every day and now you can take advantage of the expertise, experience, tools, and supply chain intelligence through Jabil’s Supply Chain Services.  Backed by the leverage and relationships gained from Jabil’s $29 billion annual purchasing spend and our global network of 36,000 suppliers, we deliver advantages in secure supply, partner relationship management, cost-saving and avoidance opportunities, and on-time delivery.

As a global consulting partnership in more than 40 countries, our people make us who we are. We’re individuals who take as much joy from those we work with as the work itself. Driven to be the difference between a big idea and making it happen, we help our clients break through.

CPO Challenger Partners

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operations services and Accenture Song — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 721,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.

Craft empowers organizations to strengthen their global supply chains. Our advanced data fabric and risk mitigation engine provides 360-degree visibility to quickly explore and evaluate suppliers, AI-driven insights to minimize disruptions, and collaborative tools to optimize supply chain strategies. With Craft, organizations can confidently navigate regulatory environments, uphold ethics, and drive business continuity and growth.

Insight Sourcing Group is the premier firm exclusively focused on strategic sourcing, cost optimization, and procurement transformation. Founded in 2002, Insight’s capabilities are designed to accelerate bottom-line impact through the expertise of 250+ sourcing specialists with an execution-oriented approach.

We’ve developed a market-leading Category Center-of-Excellence across all areas of spend including direct, indirect, and capex; and have practices specializing in Private Equity, Supplier Diversity, Energy Management, and Sustainability.

Insight has partnered with finance and procurement teams to execute over 7,500 sourcing projects, and within the last year have achieved >$1.25B in savings with an average 7:1 one-year ROI.

SAP Procurement Solutions includes SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and SAP S/4HANA-based offerings for operational procurement, delivering a comprehensive suite for goods and services procurement and external workforce management. SAP Ariba solutions provide collaborative commerce capabilities from sourcing and orders through invoice and payment along with expertise to help customers optimize their spend. The solutions drive simple, intelligent exchanges between millions of buyers and suppliers across both direct and indirect expense categories. To learn more visit www.ariba.com. Please read our privacy statement to learn how your personal data will be processed.

Excellence Workshop Partners

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations, connecting clients to global opportunities since 1865. HSBC USA Inc. offers a full range of traditional banking products and services to individuals, including high net worth individuals, small businesses, corporations, institutions, and governments. We serve customers from offices and branches in cities across the United States including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Seattle, Miami, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.

PRGX helps companies spot value in their source-to-pay processes that other sophisticated solutions didn’t get to before. Having identified more than 300 common points of leakage, we help companies reach wider, dig deeper, and act faster to get more value out of their source-to-pay data. We pioneered this industry over 50 years ago, and today we help clients in more than 30 countries take back $1.2 billion in annual cash flow. It’s why 75% of top global retailers and a third of the largest companies in the Fortune 500 rely on us.

Welcome Drinks Partner

Jabil is one of the world’s largest supply chain, design and manufacturing solution providers, with over 250,000 employees across 100 locations in 30 countries.
Our 2,000+ procurement, supply chain and logistics practitioners support our 450+ manufacturing customers every day and now you can take advantage of the expertise, experience, tools, and supply chain intelligence through Jabil’s Supply Chain Services.  Backed by the leverage and relationships gained from Jabil’s $29 billion annual purchasing spend and our global network of 36,000 suppliers, we deliver advantages in secure supply, partner relationship management, cost-saving and avoidance opportunities, and on-time delivery.

Breakfast Partner

Interos is the Resilience by Design company — taking control of risk for competitive advantage. Our industry-first automated supplier resilience platform uses AI to illuminate sub-tier risks across physical and digital supply chains. Numerous Global Fortune 500 companies and government agencies trust Interos’ pioneering relationship discovery and risk scoring technology to detect and pre-empt crisis. With illumination comes resilience. Don’t hope for it. Design it to make your organization unstoppable. Based in Washington, DC, Interos protects global clients from hidden threats across regulatory, financial, cybersecurity, geopolitical, catastrophe, and ESG compliance. Named by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies, Interos is led by CEO Jennifer Bisceglie and supported by investors NightDragon, Venrock and Kleiner Perkins. For more information, visit www.interos.ai.

 

Lunch Partner

Ivalua is a leading provider of cloud-based Spend Management software. Their complete, unified platform empowers businesses to effectively manage all categories of spend and all suppliers, increasing profitability, lowering risk, and improving ESG performance. They are committed to a sustainable future as a company and through their platform. Their Environmental Impact Center (EIC) enables organisations establish a GHG emission baseline and they collaborate with their suppliers to lower emissions, reducing the environmental and social impact of their spend. They are trusted by hundreds of the world’s most admired brands and recognised as a global leader by renowned industry analysts

Networking Festival Partner

SAP Procurement Solutions includes SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and SAP S/4HANA-based offerings for operational procurement, delivering a comprehensive suite for goods and services procurement and external workforce management. SAP Ariba solutions provide collaborative commerce capabilities from sourcing and orders through invoice and payment along with expertise to help customers optimize their spend. The solutions drive simple, intelligent exchanges between millions of buyers and suppliers across both direct and indirect expense categories. To learn more visit www.ariba.com. Please read our privacy statement to learn how your personal data will be processed.

Carbon+ Partner

EcoVadis is a purpose-led company whose mission is to provide the world’s most trusted business sustainability ratings. Its actionable scorecards, benchmarks, carbon action tools, and insights guide the journey for sustainable procurement, environmental, social, and ethical practices to companies across 200 industry categories and 175 countries. Industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Unilever, LVMH, Bridgestone, BASF, and JPMorgan are among the 100,000 businesses collaborating with EcoVadis to drive resilience, sustainable growth, and positive impact worldwide. Learn more on ecovadis.comTwitter or LinkedIn.

Women in Procurement Dinner Partner

The Fortune 1,000 trusts ProcureAbility to support and transform their procurement organizations by providing on-demand consulting, staffing, recruiting, analytics and market intelligence. Decades of experience and a robust team empower us to address your needs and opportunities with options that deliver maximum procurement ability.

Tech Showcase Partners

AutogenAI helps organizations to win more work. AutogenAI deploys cutting edge artificial intelligence technology so that organizations can write bids and proposals faster and more compellingly. The AutogenAI team includes specialists in procurement, bid writing and machine learning. Founded by serial entrepreneur, Sean Williams, who started his career as a bid writer, AutogenAI has become one of the fastest-growing generative AI companies.

Zip is the world’s only intake-to-pay platform. Providing a single platform for any employee to initiate and complete a purchase or vendor request, Zip helps businesses gain clear and timely visibility across all business spend, while dramatically improving the employee experience. The platform’s no-code configuration and intelligent workflows integrated across disparate systems enable businesses to automatically route requests for faster approval across finance, legal, procurement, IT, security and other teams. Zip consolidates all the steps and tools used across the purchasing lifecycle in one platform. Leading enterprises and high-growth startups like Northwestern Mutual, Snowflake, Canva, Airtable, Webflow, Databricks and over 200 others use Zip to streamline their procurement processes while delighting their business users.

Exhibitor Partners

Airbase is the only procure-to-pay solution to combine enterprise-grade power with a delightful user experience. Tackle complex approval and accounting workflows and enjoy effortless company-wide adoption. Airbase radically simplifies purchasing to ensure compliance and smarter spending. Stop uncontrolled spend, save time and money, and get a faster close. Combine any or all of our best-of-breed products — Guided Procurement, AP Automation, Expense Management, and Corporate Cards to meet your needs today and scale with you tomorrow. Our collaborative platform seamlessly syncs to your ERP and integrates with critical business applications. A procure-pay-close platform everyone loves.

Benteler Trading International (BTI) is a global leader in off-balance sheet solutions for large corporates reporting under US GAAP and IFRS. BTI is industry agnostic and can take legal title to raw material, WIP or finished goods to allow clients to improve working capital metrics. Using bespoke structures and legal frameworks coupled with a strong SAP based IT platform that facilitates a large degree of automation, BTI transforms physical supply chains into fundable financial instruments. BTI was spun out of the family owned Benteler International, a 145-year old Tier 1 auto supplier and steel distributor with EUR 9bn of annual revenue.

Efficio provides its services on the basis of and subject to an engagement letter setting out the terms of the engagement, including Efficio’s general terms & conditions viewable Here (together ‘Terms of Engagement’). Efficio takes precautions to check files for known viruses but accepts no responsibility once an e-mail and any attachments leave us. By opening this email or its attachments, you accept liability for any damage that may be caused to your computer hardware, software or data.

Falcon Group are a Third Party Inventory Ownership company and Asset as a Service provider. Falcon are experts in optimising supply chain and providing vendor programs for our clients to ensure just-in-time inventory and optimized balance sheets. Our 28-year track record has provided Falcon with a real understanding of the unique inventory, supply chain and capex v opex pressures that businesses face.

NPI is an IT procurement advisory and intelligence company that helps businesses identify and eliminate overspending on IT purchases. We deliver transaction-level price benchmark analysis, license optimization advice and vendor-specific negotiation intel that enables IT buying teams to drive measurable savings. NPI analyzes billions of dollars in spend each year for clients spanning all industries that invest heavily in IT. NPI also offers software license audit and telecom carrier agreement optimization services.

Scoutbee – Better Data. Better Decisions. Better World. Scoutbee drives better business outcomes by giving companies the actionable insights they need to perfect the supply base and advance strategic initiatives, such as risk management, ESG and innovation. The Scoutbee Intelligence Platform (SIP) uses graph technology and predictive and prescriptive analytics to deliver holistic supplier visibility that helps procurement make confident supplier decisions, drive cross-functional efficiency, and optimize their existing technology investments. Scoutbee’s AI-powered data foundation connects teams to any data point – internal, external, third-party, and more – and any data combination necessary to orchestrate a resilient, competitive, and sustainable supply base. Scoutbee is a global company with employees from 20+ countries. Learn more at https://scoutbee.com, and follow us on LinkedInTwitter and YouTube.

Sievo gives procurement, finance and leadership teams a single source of truth and transparency to all sourcing decisions. Our solution supports choosing the right suppliers, delivering savings and managing compliance with confidence. Not only that, we enable a sustainable, diverse and resilient supply base.We master the art of extracting, classifying and enriching data across all procurement systems and external data sources, saving your valuable time. Furthermore, we bridge the data-to-action gap and power agile procurement by combining AI with procurement expertise. Procurement organizations need an analytics partner they can trust. We’re large enough to deliver, small enough to care.

SpendHQ is the leading best-in-class provider of enterprise Spend Intelligence software, and following its 2022 merger with Per Angusta, adds a centralized platform for Procurement Performance Management to connect strategic goals to operational sourcing execution. Backed by nearly 20 years of procurement expertise and a combined experience delivering to 450+ customers, SpendHQ’s solutions give businesses the rapid, accurate, and actionable spend insights and performance optimization they need to drive better outcomes and advance their organizational maturity. Learn more at www.spendhq.com

Transforming spend data into opportunity
Spendscape by McKinsey is a Software as a Service (SaaS) analytics platform that gives you a comprehensive understanding of your procurement spend—with insights that lead to better decisions, more innovation, and growth. Backed by McKinsey’s leading deep expertise, Spendscape technology empowers you to shape critical procurement decisions from category strategy and supplier relationships to carbon tracking. Our software turns your procurement data into opportunities, creating lasting impact not just across operations, but across the entire organization.

Taulia is a leading provider of working capital solutions. Through our AI-powered platform, people and process, we help companies access the value tied up in their supply chain by transitioning from inefficient working capital management practices into technology-led, working capital optimization strategies. Businesses have the option to choose when and how to pay and get paid. Our processes provide both buyers and suppliers with the tools to make this a reality.

Tonkean is the world’s first totally customizable process experience platform. With Tonkean, you can create intelligent, personalized automations that integrate with every app or system your organization uses. You can cultivate an employee experience that democratizes access to innovative technologies traditionally only available to highly trained developers. You can enable employees to focus more fully on high-value tasks, because you can enable them to automate low-value tasks. And you can design processes that employees are guaranteed to adopt and benefit from no matter their technical acumen, because Tonkean meets employees where they are—eliminating the need for change management—and is 100% no-code.

Outcome-driven companies partner with WNS Denali to operationalize their Procurement function and improve financial performance and efficiency.  We work alongside our clients to co-create, implement, and execute next-generation customized operating models to increase the strategic impact of Procurement for their businesses.  Our procurement practitioners provide a range of advisory and managed services, along with enabling technology to help our clients build an integrated Procurement Ecosystem that empowers them to create more value and outperform in the market.

Zip is the world’s only intake-to-pay platform. Providing a single platform for any employee to initiate and complete a purchase or vendor request, Zip helps businesses gain clear and timely visibility across all business spend, while dramatically improving the employee experience. The platform’s no-code configuration and intelligent workflows integrated across disparate systems enable businesses to automatically route requests for faster approval across finance, legal, procurement, IT, security and other teams. Zip consolidates all the steps and tools used across the purchasing lifecycle in one platform. Leading enterprises and high-growth startups like Northwestern Mutual, Snowflake, Canva, Airtable, Webflow, Databricks and over 200 others use Zip to streamline their procurement processes while delighting their business users.

AI Forum Co-Headline Partners

SAP Procurement Solutions includes SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and SAP S/4HANA-based offerings for operational procurement, delivering a comprehensive suite for goods and services procurement and external workforce management. SAP Ariba solutions provide collaborative commerce capabilities from sourcing and orders through invoice and payment along with expertise to help customers optimize their spend. The solutions drive simple, intelligent exchanges between millions of buyers and suppliers across both direct and indirect expense categories. To learn more visit www.ariba.com. Please read our privacy statement to learn how your personal data will be processed.

Scoutbee – Better Data. Better Decisions. Better World. Scoutbee drives better business outcomes by giving companies the actionable insights they need to perfect the supply base and advance strategic initiatives, such as risk management, ESG and innovation. The Scoutbee Intelligence Platform (SIP) uses graph technology and predictive and prescriptive analytics to deliver holistic supplier visibility that helps procurement make confident supplier decisions, drive cross-functional efficiency, and optimize their existing technology investments. Scoutbee’s AI-powered data foundation connects teams to any data point – internal, external, third-party, and more – and any data combination necessary to orchestrate a resilient, competitive, and sustainable supply base. Scoutbee is a global company with employees from 20+ countries. Learn more at https://scoutbee.com, and follow us on LinkedInTwitter and YouTube.

AI Forum Roundtable Partners

Fairmarkit is an autonomous sourcing platform that equips procurement teams with AI, GenAI and automation so they can source more competitively at scale. It integrates with ERP and P2P systems to automate source-to-award workflows and help you manage 10x more events, realize over 11% cost-savings across categories, and reduce cycle times by over 40%. Fairmarkit’s AI and GenAI capabilities bridge the gap between procurement and their stakeholders by streamlining demand intake for business users, automating RFx creation, and optimizing supplier selection for each event. Whether implemented for tail spend or strategic sourcing, Fairmarkit helps procurement teams at companies like Boeing, bp, SDI, Vera Bradley, and Snowflake do more with less everyday.

GEP helps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value.

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