Networking Events

SIG provides amazing networking opportunities for sourcing professionals. With SIG Summits, SIGnature Events, Virtual Forums, and more, SIG is the best place to network with your peers. We offer a variety of networking events, including:


The SIG Global Executive Summit is a 3-day event that is packed with the latest best practices, cost-cutting strategies, innovative processes and risk-mitigation approaches. Through executive roundtables, general sessions, workshops, breakout sessions and networking, you'll hear from thought leaders, discover the newest trends and network with peers facing similar challenges. SIG hosts two Summits per year, on both the East and West Coasts.

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SIGnature Events are one-day meetings filled with executive networking, industry benchmarking and lessons learned from the most innovative trends and next practices. Through executive buy-side presentations, inspirational SIG Talks. concurrent breakout sessions and live peer-to-peer discussions, delegates will leave with valuable insights, tangible solutions, and a network of new resources.

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The CPO & Executive Virtual Series is an open-mic conversation where senior procurement executives gather with other CPOs online to openly discuss their most pressing issues. These facilitated conversations set the stage for the CPO Roundtables held each fall at the SIG Global Executive Summits.

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SIG University Alumni: When you attend SIG in-person or virtual events, you qualify for Continuing Education (CE) credits towards the maintenance of your certification, subject to the topics of the sessions and their applicability to your certification. 

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Upcoming SIG Events

Date Event Event Type
July 10, 2024 CPO-EXEC EXCHANGE: JULY CPO Virtual Forum
August 07, 2024 CPO-EXEC EXCHANGE: AUGUST CPO Virtual Forum
September 12, 2024 SIG|ONE-DAY: HARTFORD SIG|ONE-DAY Event
October 07, 2024 2024 Global Executive Summit Fall Summit
November 07, 2024 SIG|ONE-DAY: TORONTO SIG|ONE-DAY Event
December 05, 2024 SIG|ONE-DAY: BELLEVUE SIG|ONE-DAY Event
April 02, 2025 2025 Global Executive Summit Spring Summit
October 06, 2025 2025 Global Executive Summit Fall Summit
March 02, 2026 2026 Global Executive Summit Spring Summit