2024 Partners

Headline Partner

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

Broadcast 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.

Sustainability Partner

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.

Vision Partners

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

JAGGAER ONE offers full digital transformation across the entire procurement spectrum from source to pay and for all types of spending in all industry sectors, with modular solutions on a unified digital platform that integrates easily with your ERP and accounting systems.

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.

WNS Procurement is a market leader in procurement and supply chain advisory, managed services and digital transformation. It has the combined market differentiation of Denali, The Smart Cube and Optibuy.

The Global 2000 across industries partner with WNS Procurement to become the top value creator in their business by implementing transformational operating models that are category-driven, insights-led and digitally enabled. 

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.

Coupa’s leading Business Spend Management (BSM) platform empowers organisations around the world to gain the visibility and control they need to make smarter spending decisions. The comprehensive cloud-based platform leverages collective community intelligence gathered from Coupa’s global network of customers, partners & suppliers and is powered by $3.3 Trillion of business spend.

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.

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.

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.

SirionLabs is transforming the contracting engagement between enterprises by bringing contracting parties closer together across the full lifecycle of the contract – from authoring to performance to closure. Sirion’s award winning platform serves as a single source of truth for both parties across all key disciplines – contracts, performance, invoice auditing and buyer-supplier collaboration. This collaborative and holistic approach materially reduces the friction between both parties, improving transparency and trust, driving tangible savings of 10% of the contract value while reducing the cost of governance by 60%.

Insight Partners

Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. We work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries.

Creactives provides solutions for Procurement and Supply Chain digitization. MMD Cleansing and Governance, Spending Categorization, Real-time Data Assistants, powered by our AI engine, offer a unique combination of Deep Learning, Knowledge Engineering and Crowd Learning that makes possible easy and full AI customization on customer’s data.

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.

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world.

H&Z Management Consulting stands for consulting with head, heart and hand. We offer more than successful strategy development. Our experts design, manage and accompany transformation processes with measurable results. Through this unique consulting approach, H&Z ensures sustainable results for international corporations and leading medium-sized companies. Our focus is on Strategy & Performance, Sustainability, Transformation & Procurement – where H&Z is one of the leading consultancies.

H&Z is part of the Transformation Alliance – an association of independent European strategy and management consultancies with more than 1000 consultants and 20 offices worldwide. In 2022, H&Z was awarded as a double Hidden Champion among management consultancies.

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.

J.P. Morgan’s Wholesale Payments business combines the firm’s treasury services, trade, commercial card and merchant services capabilities to help clients pay anyone, in any currency, anywhere in the world. Focused on helping clients navigate changing environments, digital transformation and evolving customer expectations, J.P. Morgan processes over $6 trillion payments daily and is the top USD clearer. With a deep expertise and industry-leading solutions, our comprehensive suite of trade and supply chain finance capabilities gives you the flexibility and control to meet your financial goals and stay ahead of changing market conditions.

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

Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. We work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries.

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.

WNS Procurement is a market leader in procurement and supply chain advisory, managed services and digital transformation. It has the combined market differentiation of Denali, The Smart Cube and Optibuy.

The Global 2000 across industries partner with WNS Procurement to become the top value creator in their business by implementing transformational operating models that are category-driven, insights-led and digitally enabled. 

Excellence Workshop Partners

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.

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.

Game Theory Working Lunch Partner

TWS Partners is the leading economic strategy consultancy. Our more than 100 game theory experts enable companies to make their most strategic business decisions with the highest level of certainty, utilizing TWS’ award-winning methodology (World Procurement Award winners). TWS support their clients in shaping supply markets, maximizing leverage in negotiations, transforming organizations, fostering cross-functional collaboration, and optimizing internal processes. With our teams by your side, procurement becomes a true value driver, delivering unparalleled results.

Breakfast Partner

Osapiens provides Software-as-a-Service solutions to enable global companies establish corporate sustainability, fulfil legal ESG requirements, and automate manual processes. The company leverages its cloud-based technology platform, the ‘osapiens HUB’, and innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence to help companies create transparency, automate compliance with ESG laws and guidelines and establish CSRD reporting. The ‘osapiens HUB’ continually evolves to address emerging ESG regulations, enhancing transparency and efficiency. Osapiens was founded in Germany in 2018 and currently serves over 1,100 customers worldwide. It employs over 250 people and was honoured with the German Founder Award in the ‘Rising Star’ category.

 

 

WPC Lates 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.

Tech Showcase 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.

o9 Solutions is a leading AI-powered platform for integrated business planning and decision-making for the enterprise. Whether it is driving demand, aligning demand and supply, or optimizing commercial initiatives, any planning process can be made faster and smarter with o9’s AI-powered digital solutions. o9 brings together technology innovations—such as graph-based enterprise modeling, big data analytics, advanced algorithms for scenario planning, collaborative portals, easy-to-use interfaces and cloud-based delivery—into one platform.

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.

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.

Start up Tech Showcase Partners

Cirtuo is the pioneer in digital category management and strategy creation. Based on the original consulting blueprint for category management and refined in countless client workshops, Cirtuo distills the insights from hundreds of category strategies across global and local procurement organizations and spend categories into one digital consultant: Cirtuo Guided Strategy Creation™.

Cirtuo’s systematic and standardized framework for category management combined with access to real-time market intelligence and AI-powered recommendations enables Procurement to better translate business requirements and supply market realities into holistic category strategies. By guiding category managers with interview-style questions from demand analysis to strategy creation, Cirtuo empowers faster and more robust decisions that help Procurement mitigate risks, increase efficiency, and unlock hidden savings.

Over 5.000 category managers of leading national and multi-national companies like Walmart, Novartis, Molson Coors, or British Telecom across 40+ countries rely on Cirtuo to create actionable category strategies that deliver unparalleled impact and business value.

Lhotse is the virtual procurement assistant for SAP Ariba. The AI-enabled solution empowers requestors and procurement teams to make the most of SAP Ariba, leveraging AI, company master data and learnings from historical user behavior. There are three core use cases for Lhotse: Avoid requestor mistakes, including utilizing wrong master data, e. g. material groups and suppliers, optimizing buying channel search across all catalogs and Ariba Forms, as well as helping to define high-quality (free-text) requests. 

Lhotse is a Berlin-based ProcureTech founded in 2020 by Can Akin, Jan Berssenbruegge and Henning Hatje. Customers include international enterprises like E.ON and Fraport.

mysupply is an advanced SaaS solution transforming tactical sourcing with AI automation. With mysupply companies achieve remarkable savings of 5-11% on spend and reduce effort by 50%. Tailored for Tactical Sourcing Centers and Self-Service Sourcing, mysupply redefines efficiency in procurement. Experience seamless integration, cost-effectiveness, and unparalleled optimization.

 

Sustainability Lounge Partners

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.

Normative is an enterprise carbon platform providing a foundation of reliable emissions data for companies like Eurostar, Nordea, and The Restaurant Group to plan, implement, and verify the impact of sustainability initiatives. With a carbon accounting engine built on science, a carbon network of supplier data sources, and a team of climate experts, Normative empowers companies to take control of their emissions. Headquartered in Stockholm, Normative aims to accelerate the transition to net zero by partnering with leading climate change organizations including the UN.

Osapiens provides Software-as-a-Service solutions to enable global companies establish corporate sustainability, fulfil legal ESG requirements, and automate manual processes. The company leverages its cloud-based technology platform, the ‘osapiens HUB’, and innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence to help companies create transparency, automate compliance with ESG laws and guidelines and establish CSRD reporting. The ‘osapiens HUB’ continually evolves to address emerging ESG regulations, enhancing transparency and efficiency. Osapiens was founded in Germany in 2018 and currently serves over 1,100 customers worldwide. It employs over 250 people and was honoured with the German Founder Award in the ‘Rising Star’ category.

 

 

Exhibitors

Archlet is an intuitive sourcing analytics platform – simplifying how Procurement teams collect, store and analyze their data during tenders. Strategic sourcing managers harness Archlet’s automated bid analytics to reveal immediate insights that maximize negotiation power and create headspace for more strategic work. Global enterprises rely on Archlet to erase inefficiencies from their sourcing process and make better decisions faster. Learn more at archlet.io.

For over 20 years, Beeline has empowered businesses worldwide to achieve competitive advantages with their extended workforce. Beeline Extended Workforce Platform gives companies the visibility needed to mitigate risk, achieve cost savings, and meet dynamic business needs. With tailored solutions that solely focus on the complexities of the extended workforce, clients leverage Beeline products that fit their unique requirements. Through thousands of integrations, clients can connect their extended workforce data from all technology stacks, including major procurement and HR systems. Join the list of renowned brands benefiting from Beeline’s deeply seasoned experts, collaborative innovation, and industry-leading partner network.

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.

Cirtuo is the pioneer in digital category management and strategy creation. Based on the original consulting blueprint for category management and refined in countless client workshops, Cirtuo distills the insights from hundreds of category strategies across global and local procurement organizations and spend categories into one digital consultant: Cirtuo Guided Strategy Creation™.

Cirtuo’s systematic and standardized framework for category management combined with access to real-time market intelligence and AI-powered recommendations enables Procurement to better translate business requirements and supply market realities into holistic category strategies. By guiding category managers with interview-style questions from demand analysis to strategy creation, Cirtuo empowers faster and more robust decisions that help Procurement mitigate risks, increase efficiency, and unlock hidden savings.

Over 5.000 category managers of leading national and multi-national companies like Walmart, Novartis, Molson Coors, or British Telecom across 40+ countries rely on Cirtuo to create actionable category strategies that deliver unparalleled impact and business value.

Eliant provides multinational companies with flexible and reliable inventory solutions that deliver greater control over supply chains and balance sheets. Our responsive, creative solutions offer on- and off-balance sheet options at competitive pricing and utilize our scalable and efficient operational platform.

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.

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.

Gatekeeper is a vendor & contract lifecycle management (VCLM) platform, which helps businesses gain visibility and control over their vendor & contract portfolios. Customers use Gatekeeper to automate key procurement processes such as vendor onboarding, ongoing due-diligence and the capture of ESG and other relevant data. As a result, they minimise the manual work required to safeguard compliance, whilst uncovering opportunities for cost consolidation and gaining foresight of all contract renewals.

Globality is the leader in autonomous sourcing and revolutionizes the buying process for large and midsize enterprises. Globality’s generative AI-powered bot, GLO, empowers workforces to make intelligent decisions on purchasing products and services, reducing costs, increasing productivity and improving business outcomes.

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.

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.

Lytica is an electronic component spend analytics and risk intelligence company that uses real customer data to help electronics companies (EMS, OEM, ODM) make their supply chain more transparent, more resilient, and more predictable. We’re the world’s only provider of electronic component spend analytics and risk intelligence enabled by real customer data. Trusted by customers globally, our proprietary SupplyLens™ platform enables clients to drive cost reduction and mitigate supply chain risk. To date, we have analyzed over $470 billion in customer spend and count 20% of the Fortune 500 as customers.

In an era when risks are multiplying and increasingly interconnected, Moody’s risk management solutions help organizations with complex supply chains to assess, prioritize, and mitigate risks – and make better sourcing and supplier management decisions. Leveraging our intelligence, analytics, and risk mitigation expertise, we deliver supply chain risk dashboards, profiles, and – when necessary – tools to mitigate financial, operational, compliance, geopolitical, sustainability, cyber, and reputational risk.

Orbian was founded in 1999 by SAP, global software company, and Citibank, leading bank, and was sold to a private investment group in 2003.  Orbian enables corporate buyers to extend their payment terms, while supporting their suppliers by receiving early payment on their invoices. Orbian clients have access to a combination of bespoke payable solutions, ensuring global program coverage in a single, unified platform offering. Orbian’s unique multi funder structure can provide dedicated buyer-centric payables. Orbian has offices in California, New York, London and Munich and is the longest tenured and most experienced non-bank SCF program provider in the market.

Penny Software is an intelligent, modular, and “customizable” Procure-To-Pay system. Manage your RFQ, RFP, RFI, Vendors, Quotations, Contracts, POs, Invoices, and Payments. Penny Software offers Source-to-PO and Source-to-Contract. It is a light and modular system that easily integrates with most ERP systems. Penny Software adjusts to your procurement processes, not the opposite.

Positive Purchasing provides world leading digital platforms, high-impact training, assessments and consulting for strategic procurement and negotiation. Built on proven methodologies, we’re experts in Category Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Negotiation, Purchasing and Sustainable Procurement. We help organizations deliver a dramatic improvement in their purchasing and procurement outcomes. The result is lower costs, reduced risk, and ultimately, a performance boost and increased competitive advantage. 

Promena is a strategic procurement and sourcing solution at the forefront of integrating cutting-edge technology with a deep understanding of global and regional market dynamics. This unique combination of technological expertise and market insight enables us to offer exceptional solutions to the complex challenges of modern procurement.

We revolutionized the world of freight procurement by developing intelligent software solutions and integrating them into a single platform that connects shippers and carriers.

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.

Role-based, practical eLearning academies for procurement and supply chain teams. Created by experts and powered by science, our industry-beating content and innovative technology gives your team the real-world skills they need to excel, ensuring your business is fit for the future. Performance. Accelerated.

 

smartKYC’s AI-driven due diligence software screens your suppliers and other third-parties for all the risks you care about – evidence of bribery and corruption or other criminality, sanctions, ESG misdeeds, even adverse reputation.

Both onboarding and continuous monitoring can be batch processed so that only genuine risks are triaged for human review and no time is wasted where no risk exists. And because it is truly multilingual, you can be as confident in its due diligence in Russian, Chinese and Arabic as it is in European languages. Our products can also be fully integrated into your existing IT set up.

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

SpendQube solves the challenge companies have of bringing together multiple sources of spend data into a single, consolidated, analysed view. Our SaaS platform is one of the most intuitive and user-friendly tools behind which sits a dynamic spend analysis application to allow companies to visualise spend, establish savings opportunities, and allocate individual spend lines to business owners. Designed by procurement experts, the SpendQube team can provide supporting consultancy advice to users to extract maximum benefit and value from the tool. Knowing all the important challenges, we can help you find the critical solutions.

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.

Sphera is the leading provider of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance and risk management software, data and consulting services focusing on Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S), Operational Risk Management (ORM), Product Stewardship and Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM).

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.

TextMine is an AI powered document data extraction and management platform which helps organisations structure the unstructured data in their business-critical documents. TextMine helps procurement and finance leaders extract the key terms from their MSAs, SOWs, invoices and POs so that they can streamline contract audits, contract compliance and obligation management. TextMine also offers document creation and alerting capabilities which means that it can be used as a point solution or an end-to-end document lifecycle platform.

The Gap Partnership is a management consultancy specialising in negotiation. We help organisations build a high-performing negotiation culture that drives profitability, increases efficiency and reduces cost. We partner with clients to tackle their most critical commercial challenges including complex procurement models, supply chain management, cost price increases, and sustainability. Our portfolio of negotiation solutions includes consulting, capability development, and a range of digital products. We have recently launched a powerful online end- to-end negotiation toolkit for procurement professionals. The Gap Partnership are proud to be thought leaders in our field. We produce a range of insight including proprietary research, a magazine, podcast series, articles, blogs and vlogs.

Valdera is a digital sourcing platform for chemicals and raw materials. Our best-in-class market intelligence empowers manufacturers to diversify supply risk, combat inflation, and drive sustainability. The platform leverages data science and ML to automate supplier discovery, qualification, and engagement.

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.

Zycus is the pioneer in Cognitive Procurement software and has been a trusted partner of choice for large global enterprises for two decades. Zycus has been consistently recognized by Gartner, Forrester, and other analysts for its Source to Pay integrated suite. Zycus powers its S2P software with the revolutionary Merlin AI Suite. Merlin AI takes over the tactical tasks and empowers procurement and AP officers to focus on strategic projects; offers datadriven actionable insights for quicker and smarter decisions, and its conversational AI offers a B2C type userexperience to the endusers. Zycus helps enterprises drive real savings, reduce risks, and boost compliance, and its seamless, intuitive, and easytouse user interface ensures high adoption and value across the organization.

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

Coupa’s leading Business Spend Management (BSM) platform empowers organisations around the world to gain the visibility and control they need to make smarter spending decisions. The comprehensive cloud-based platform leverages collective community intelligence gathered from Coupa’s global network of customers, partners & suppliers and is powered by $3.3 Trillion of business spend.

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

Globality is the leader in autonomous sourcing and revolutionizes the buying process for large and midsize enterprises. Globality’s generative AI-powered bot, GLO, empowers workforces to make intelligent decisions on purchasing products and services, reducing costs, increasing productivity and improving business outcomes.

Media Partner

The Platform for Procurement and Supply-Chain Leaders. The Purchaser examines the trends and technologies impacting procurement and supply chain executives across all major industry sectors. It provides insight and analysis on those technologies driving change and explores how and why the role of procurement and supply chain leaders is evolving.
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