The World’s Most Exclusive & Renowned CPO Think Tank

A “must attend” event for world’s premier CPO’s

12-14 July 2023

50 hand-selected CPOs

Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Welcome to Ovation

Next summer, 50 hand-selected CPOs will gather at the world’s most exclusive think tank for two days of inspiration and innovation. With unrivalled networking, thought-provoking presentations, and challenging discussions, attendees set out to change the industry and the future of procurement as we know it.

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5 reasons the most progressive CPOs attend Ovation

Elite-Only Attendees

The world’s most dynamic minds together to address the industry’s most complex and rapidly evolving demands.

Inspiring Atmosphere

Hands down no better setting to inspire innovation, fresh thinking, and meaningful interaction amongst peers

No Selling

Ideas and inspiration to unlock future opportunities, but no sales pitch

Uncharted Waters

One-of-a-kind event that pushes conversation beyond the traditional confines of procurement and motivates change for the future – now

Unrivalled Networking

The luxury of time coupled with social activities and hands-on sessions is the perfect catalyst for building lifelong, valuable business connections

Our agenda is different from any other event

We look far beyond the traditions of procurement, scanning`the horizon for the future trends and topics that group-level CPOs must begin to think about now.

Our two-day, action-packed agenda – supported by a collaborative environment and an elite lineup of speakers – explores a variety of topics including digitization, artificial intelligence, Supplier-Enabled Innovation, robotics, new business models, and entrepreneurial leadership. Attendees benefit from external perspectives into the challenges that shape the business landscape, society, and in turn procurement – today, tomorrow and for decades to come.

Our community of big thinkers

Ovation is an invite-only event reserved for 50 of world’s most dynamic and disruptive group-level CPOs and a handful of equally inspiring thinkers from outside procurement, uniquely positioned to challenge the procurement function as we know it.

We are proud and privileged to have welcomed some of the most forward thinking and experienced CPOs in the world to Ovation with guests representing a cross-industry group of large, multinational companies..

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