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The 11th CPO Summit is the premium forum bringing elite buyers and sellers together. The CPO Summit will highlight the current challenges and opportunities through visionary conference sessions and keynote presentations delivered by your most esteemed peers and thought leaders from North America’s leading corporations.  

The one-on-one business meetings provide access to leading procurement executives in North America with direct responsibility for procurement and purchasing. A thorough selection process ensures a qualified audience, which grants unparalleled business and networking opportunities in a luxurious and stimulating environment.

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What makes this Summit Different


The  Chief Procurement Officer Summit's cutting edge sessions and comprehensive content offer you access to strategic business information, unique expertise and new solutions to related challenges.


Meet face to face with leading procurement executives in North America, discuss and debate strategies with the most knowledgeable procurement experts and rapidly build a network of new business relationships.

Our focus on exclusivity remains unwavering and it gives you a huge competitive advantage. Teach your peers and learn from them with the comfort of the luxurious Ritz Carlton, Atlanta.



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April 29-30, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton | Atlanta  

Chief Procurement Officer Summit


Brian Bancroft

Chief Procurement Officer
Church & Dwight

Rahul Vijay

Head of Global Strategic Sourcing

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Director, Purchasing, Power Systems

Doug Weston

Roland Simon

Vice President, Global Procurement, Corporate Sustainability
Avery Dennison

Recent Distinguished Speakers

The primary objective of the CPO Summit is to explore the key aspects and issues related to Procurement best practices and their application as business drivers for innovation and growth. The Summit's program topics have been pinpointed and validated by senior executives from the procurement function as the top critical issues they face. 

Key issues for 2019 include:

Going off the Beaten Path: Exploring new areas of sourcing due to increased tariffs

A.I, IoT and Blockchain: Break through the fog and identify technologies that can truly add value

How to Effectively Address the Amazon Effect whilst Remaining Operationally Efficient

The Impact and Value of Blockchain Technology in Procurement

Center-Led Procurement: Taking advantage of centralized and de-centralized models

The Importance of Clean, Accurate Data within the System 

Supplier Diversity: How to add value

Some of the Key Topics

A strictly invitation-only event; selection of delegates according to criteria such as scope of responsibility and size of company

Restricted number of delegates in order to facilitate successful networking opportunities

Personalized summit and meeting schedule to suit individual requirements and provide an efficient use of time

Keynote presentations, case studies and interactive sessions by world-class industry experts and pioneers

A relaxed but professional business environment, in which to explore new ideas, strategies and technical developments with industry colleagues, experts and peers

Access to the secured summit website, providing information on other delegates and each solution provider prior to the event

Individual pre-arranged one-on-one business meetings with senior representatives from key industry solution providers

An All-Inclusive Package



As a Solution Provider at the Chief Procurement Officer Summit you will conduct mutually selected and pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with interested buyers of your products and services. Prior to the event you will receive exclusive access to the profiles of all delegates, allowing you to make educated meeting selections. 

Delegates are also requested to review the profiles of participating solution providers and select the ones that best fit their strategic and tactical needs. Employing a web-based secure scheduling system, selections are matched by order of priority and mutual interest.

As a Delegate at the Chief Procurement Officer Summit you will benefit from the informative key-note presentations. You will also have the opportunity to meet with key market players of the aerospace and manufacturing industry. Lastly all delegates at the Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing & R&D Summit will receive a personalized itinerary based on their priority selections of conference sessions, business meetings and special networking events. 

Delegates will include decision makers with the job titles of Chief Procurement Officer (CPO), SVP, VP and Head of Procurement, Global Acquisition with the ultimate responsibility for procurement and purchasing.

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About marcus evans Summits

marcus evans summits are high level business forums for the world’s leading decision-makers to meet, learn and discuss strategies and solutions.

Held at exclusive locations around the world, these events provide attendees with a unique opportunity to individually tailor their schedules of keynote presentations, case studies, roundtables and one-to-one business meetings.


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Vice President, Procurement
Niagara Bottling

Michael Jacobs

Chief Procurement Officer

"The marcus evans CPO Summit is the best in its class. Connecting quality suppliers with procurement executives is a "win win". The presentations were educational and informative. I highly recommend the CPO Summit".

Vice President, Procurement
Comcast Spectacor

"One of the best events I have attended in 25 years. Intimate setting; this venue led to great relationship building and networking. Every aspect of event was flawless. Thank you for hosting".

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