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HEADLINE PARTNER

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

Fresh thinking, innovative products, unrivaled domain and subject expertise, and smart, passionate people — this is how GEP creates and delivers unified supply chain solutions of unprecedented scale, power and effectiveness.

With 21 offices and operations centers in Europe, Asia and the Americas, Clark, New Jersey-based GEP helps enterprises worldwide realize their strategic, operational and financial objectives. To learn more about our comprehensive range of strategic and managed services, please visit www.gep.com. For more about SMART by GEP, our cloud-native, unified source-to-pay platform, please visit www.smartbygep.com.

INNOVATION PARTNER

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We help organizations across the private, public, and social sectors create the change that matters. From the C-suite to the front line, we partner with our clients to transform their organizations in the ways that matter most to them. With exceptional people in 65 countries, we combine global expertise and local insight to help you create the change that truly matters.

McKinsey’s Procurement service line helps unlock the full potential of clients’ portfolios. Our pioneering and digitally enabled approaches to optimize spend categories, drive productivity and innovation with suppliers, and maximize procurement impact through an agile digital operating model typically result in ~20% improved margins and 20x return on investment. Core to our approach are industry-leading digital and analytics solutions that help clients transform and lead the procurement function of the future. Our uncompromising commitment to invest heavily and work with clients to enhance institutional and individual capabilities ensures that impact is sustainable over the long-term. www.mckinsey.com

INSIGHT PLUS PARTNERS

Coupa Software is the leading provider of BSM solutions. We offer a comprehensive, cloud-based BSM platform that has connected hundreds of organizations with more than four million suppliers globally. Our platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Using our platform, businesses are able to achieve real, measurable value and savings that drive their profitability. Learn more at www.coupa.com. Read more on the Coupa Blog or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

Globality is revolutionizing how companies buy and sell services.

Using innovative AI technology built upon a constantly-expanding knowledge foundation with millions of data points, the Globality Platform creates a level playing field fostering economic inclusion. Companies get the best service provider at the right price for every project. And suppliers win projects based on the merits of proven performance, expertise, and passion. Through safe and secure technology, Globality brings digital transformation to services procurement and unlocks unprecedented access to top-level firms around the world.

With the help of Smart Sourcing technologies, Globality clients can capture billions of dollars in bottom-line impact. Dozens of Fortune 500 companies are leveraging the Platform’s strategic AI sourcing partner, Glo, to improve the quality and decrease the cost of services, all while driving greater transparency, accountability, and fairness.

www.globality.com

Greensill is a leading global provider of working capital finance. Founded in 2011, Greensill provides businesses with alternative sources of funding, allowing them to provide suppliers with the opportunity for faster payment, while at the same time preserving their own capital position. The company is headquartered in London with offices in New York, Frankfurt, Chicago, Miami, Singapore, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Johannesburg, Sydney, Warrington and Bundaberg. Greensill provides working capital finance facilities to customers across Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

Greensill provides working capital finance facilities to customers across Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company owns Greensill Bank, which was founded in Bremen, Germany in 1927, has a suite of proprietary Supply Chain Finance Funds run by world leading fund management organisations, acquired Finacity in June 2019 and FreeUp in October 2019.

Greensill works with dozens of institutional investors that together provide stable funding. In 2019, Greensill provided more than US$150 billion of financing to more than 8 million customers and suppliers across more than 165 countries. For further information, please visit greensill.com.

Mastercard is the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of priceless possibilities. Everyone wants easier ways to pay; we invent them. Corporate purchasing is complicated; we make it simple. Small businesses are virtual; we give them access to a world of buyers.

www.mastercard.com

KNOWLEDGE PARTNERS

Bain & Company is the management consulting firm that the world’s business leaders come to when they want results. Bain advises clients on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, operations excellence, consumer products and retail, marketing, digital transformation and strategy, technology, and advanced analytics, developing practical insights that clients act on and transferring skills that make change stick. The firm aligns its incentives with clients by linking its fees to their results. Bain clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. Founded in 1973, Bain has 57 offices in 36 countries, and its deep expertise and client roster cross every industry and economic sector.

www.bain.com

Creactives provides AI solutions combined with Knowledge Engineering for purchasing and supply chain digitization. 15 out of the Top 100 European companies, among other Clients, have implemented in their ERP/SRM platforms our Virtual Assistants to prevent errors in purchasing processes. Our Virtual Assistants are able to understand the Requisitioner’s natural language in more than 25 languages including Chinese, Japanese and Korean. A unique combination of: Machine Learning, to learn from historical data; semantic rules, to encode business knowledge not inferable from the data; contributions from users, who with their choices keep the system precise and robust, automatically. The Virtual Assistant are customized on company categorization system, and/or on standard taxonomies like UNSPSC or [email protected]

www.creactives.com

Determine, a Corcentric company is a leading global provider of SaaS Source-to-Pay and Enterprise Contract Lifecycle Management (ECLM) solutions. The Determine Cloud Platform provides procurement, legal and finance professionals analytics of their supplier, contract and financial performance. Our technologies empower customers to drive new revenue, identify savings, improve compliance and mitigate risk.

The Determine Cloud Platform seamlessly integrates with major ERP or third-party systems such as SAP, Oracle, Sage, QAD and Microsoft. Modular solutions can be configured to add more as needed to provide additional value beyond spend management. Our unified master database and business process approach empower users at every level to make more informed and smarter decisions.

www.determine.com

Ivalua is the Procurement empowerment platform. Recognized as a Leader by Gartner, Ivalua’s Source-to-Pay suite is leveraged by over 250 leading companies across the globe to manage over $500 Billion in direct and indirect spend. The platform’s combination of ease-of-use, depth, breadth and flexibility ensures high employee and supplier adoption, rapid time to value and the ability to meet unique or evolving requirements, evidenced by the industry’s leading 98%+ retention rate. Realize the possibilities at www.ivalua.com Follow us at @Ivalua

www.ivalua.com

From data to insight – unlock the power of procurement. Jaggaer (previously BravoSolution) cloud-based spend management solutions are used to gain a 360 view of supply chain – in order to realise cost-savings and manage risk. Recognised as a Leader by Gartner in both Strategic Source and Procure-To-Pay, our direct and indirect eProcurement solutions help over 1850 customers, connecting to a network of 3.7 million suppliers in 70 countries. We have pioneered spend solutions for over two decades and continue to lead the innovation curve by listening to customers and analysing the market.

www.jaggaer.com

SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass enable companies to connect, get business done and spend better. With SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass, businesses can manage the buying process across all categories of spend – from direct and indirect goods and services to external workforce. On the Ariba Network, buyers and suppliers from more than 4.2 million companies and 190 countries discover new opportunities, collaborate on transactions, grow strong relationships, and build healthy supply chains. It’s where more than $2.9 trillion in commerce gets done every year. SAP Fieldglass is used by organizations in more than 180 countries to find, engage and manage flexible workforces that include non-payroll workers and service providers. With SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass, companies are transforming how they manage all categories of spend with improved operational efficiency and compliance, increased agility and accelerated business outcomes.

To learn more visit www.ariba.com and www.fieldglass.com.

The worlds most user-friendly Strategic Sourcing platform. Founded in 1999, Scanmarket is the market-leading global Strategic Sourcing platform. Our proven cloud-based solutions are trusted by 300+ customers across more than 80 countries. The secret to our success and longevity is simple: A constant focus on helping our customers achieve their business goals by providing them with the very best strategic sourcing solutions and support in a globally-accessible, easy-to-use platform.

www.scanmarket.com

INSIGHT PARTNERS

Basware is the only procure-to-pay and e-invoicing solution provider that empowers businesses with 100% spend visibility through 100% data capture. Our cloud-based technology enables organizations to fully manage their spend, mitigate financial risk and reduce the cost of operations via automation. With the world’s largest open business network and an open technology ecosystem, we are uniquely positioned to deliver the solution required for Visible Commerce, which provides customers with complete transparency into all the flows of money, goods, and services around the world. A global company, Basware has offices in 14 countries and is traded on the Helsinki exchange (BAS1V: HE).

www.basware.com 

Create real business impact for your organization by using C2FO to improve margins and strengthen your supply chain. As the world’s leading dynamic discounting solution, C2FO enables early invoice payments for discounts to your suppliers, creating additional income for your organization without impeding existing contracts. Learn how Global Fortune 500 companies are driving strategic innovation with C2FO:

www.c2fo.com

scoutbee is an AI-driven global sourcing platform. Founded in 2015, we solve the most significant pains of global sourcing – lack of transparency, overwhelming complexity and cost. With a highly advanced data pool and our artificial intelligence ARTIMIS, we enable you to facilitate your procurement process and master your daily challenges with ease. From fast supplier scouting to crucial cost savings, scoutbee is your companion for all global sourcing tasks.

www.scoutbee.com

ENGAGEMENT PARTNER

The Achilles Group is the leading global provider of supplier management information; delivering a portfolio of strategic sourcing, tender management, decision support and collaboration technologies in an integrated solution that builds collaborative communities for buyers and suppliers, reduces purchasing costs, promotes corporate responsibility and shortens the procurement cycle across many sectors of the economy.

Achilles focus is on Internet-based procurement services that uniquely combine our skilled database management and procurement expertise with market and industry sector knowledge.

www.achilles.com

CPO CHALLENGER PARTNERS

Bain & Company is the management consulting firm that the world’s business leaders come to when they want results. Bain advises clients on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, operations excellence, consumer products and retail, marketing, digital transformation and strategy, technology, and advanced analytics, developing practical insights that clients act on and transferring skills that make change stick. The firm aligns its incentives with clients by linking its fees to their results. Bain clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. Founded in 1973, Bain has 57 offices in 36 countries, and its deep expertise and client roster cross every industry and economic sector.

www.bain.com

Globality is revolutionizing how companies buy and sell services.

Using innovative AI technology built upon a constantly-expanding knowledge foundation with millions of data points, the Globality Platform creates a level playing field fostering economic inclusion. Companies get the best service provider at the right price for every project. And suppliers win projects based on the merits of proven performance, expertise, and passion. Through safe and secure technology, Globality brings digital transformation to services procurement and unlocks unprecedented access to top-level firms around the world.

With the help of Smart Sourcing technologies, Globality clients can capture billions of dollars in bottom-line impact. Dozens of Fortune 500 companies are leveraging the Platform’s strategic AI sourcing partner, Glo, to improve the quality and decrease the cost of services, all while driving greater transparency, accountability, and fairness.

www.globality.com

Mastercard is the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of priceless possibilities. Everyone wants easier ways to pay; we invent them. Corporate purchasing is complicated; we make it simple. Small businesses are virtual; we give them access to a world of buyers.

www.mastercard.com

Scout is the sourcing and supplier engagement platform trusted by Procurement teams to streamline their process, manage a unified pipeline of projects, and collaborate with stakeholders and suppliers. Scout’s powerful platform drives profitability and makes enterprise commerce faster, less risky, and more transparent, giving CPOs the tools they need to transform their organizations. 200+ global brands trust Scout to provide greater visibility across stakeholders and suppliers, centralize core processes, measure effectiveness, and make Procurement teams crazy successful by delivering better business outcomes. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Scout is funded by Menlo Ventures, NEA, and GV. Read more on the Scout Blog or follow @scoutrfp on Twitter or LinkedIn.

EXHIBITOR PARTNERS

Amazon Business combines the selection, convenience and value customers have come to know and love from Amazon, with new features and unique benefits tailored to the needs of businesses. Amazon Business provides easy access to hundreds of millions of products and a variety of benefits, including business-only pricing and selection, single- or multi-user business accounts, Business Prime, approval workflow, purchasing system integrations, payment solutions, tax exemptions, dedicated customer support and more. Amazon Business is currently available in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, India and Canada.

www.amazon.co.uk/business

Icertis, the leading enterprise contract management platform in the cloud, solves the hardest contract management problems on the easiest to use platform. With Icertis, companies accelerate their business by increasing contract velocity, protect against risk by ensuring regulatory and policy compliance, and optimize their commercial relationships by maximizing revenue and reducing costs. The AI-infused Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform is used by companies like Airbus, Cognizant, Daimler, Microsoft and Sanofi to manage 6.5 million contracts in 40+ languages across 90+ countries.

www.icertis.com/toolkit

IntegrityNext – the Supplier Compliance Platform automatically obtains the required self-assessments and certificates from the suppliers and monitors social media scanning over 100 million messages per day for possible compliance violations and reputational risk. Green, yellow and red lights indicate which suppliers are compliant and which need attention..

  • Ensure a compliant and sustainable supply base
  • Gain competitive advantage by fulfilling your Duty of Care
  • Mitigate brand damage and reputational risk
  • Avoid regulatory risk and penalties

Among others, IntegrityNext covers Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption, Environmental Protection, Human Rights & Labor, Health & Safety, Diversity, Supply Chain Security, Data Protection, Cyber Security, Sanction List-Checks, Business Continuity, as well as Quality Compliance. 10K+ companies in over 120 countries use IntegrityNext – become a part of the network and achieve compliance quickly!

www.integritynext.com

Insight Sourcing Group is the leading boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on Strategic Sourcing and procurement-related services. The firm has developed a reputation for the collegiality and high calibre of our team, our tremendous focus on client results, our entrepreneurial and innovative approach to the space, and for our ability to consistently deliver strong outcomes.

Founded in 2002, the firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate Strategic Sourcing savings, increase Spend Visibility, provide category intelligence, and implement procurement best practices. Insight Sourcing Group has worked with hundreds of corporate clients of all sizes and over 50 Private Equity firms.

Typical client results include 20% average savings per indirect spend category, 5 – 15% for direct spend categories, 400 – 600% first-year return on investment, and project payback periods measured in months.

www.insightsourcing.com

Liquidity Services has the expertise and partnership capabilities to rapidly and consistently transform your surplus assets into a value-add for your business. Whether you need a one-off service, an enterprise-wide programmatic solution, or support for plant closures, project cancellations, or full-scale liquidation events, our comprehensive capital assets services have you covered.

www.liquidityservices.com

Markit is a leading online IT purchasing system working in 34 countries globally. Markit integrates more than 200 leading IT distributors in the world into simple and transparent online platform and provides efficient tools for companies to manage, centralize and streamline their IT purchasing.

Markit is saving time and money for companies with simplicity and transparency – we provide the best total cost of IT purchasing for companies large or small. Working in Europe and USA with estimated 110 million EUR turnover in 2018 Markit is looking to open Asia as the next region in a bid to best service global companies. More than 15% of Fortune Global 2000 companies are already using Markit as part of their IT purchasing.

www.markit.eu

riskmethods is a market leader in supply chain risk management with a mission to create reliable supply networks around the globe. Their award-winning SaaS solution helps companies of all sizes assure supply, maintain compliance and protect their revenue and reputation. To learn more about why riskmethods is the intelligent way to manage risk, visit

www.riskmethods.net

Seal Software is the global leader in enterprise contract analytics. With Seal’s machine learning and natural language processing technologies, companies can use artificial intelligence to find and organize contracts across their networks and repositories and to quickly understand the risks and opportunities hidden in their contracts. Seal empowers enterprises around the world to maximize revenue opportunities, reduce costs, and mitigate risks associated with contractual documents.  Seal every contract. Seal every day.

www.seal-software.com

Sievo is the global leader in procurement analytics. Our award-winning software, services and content help organizations identify opportunities, translate them into manageable savings projects, embed created value into budgets and ensure that the savings truly hit the bottom line.

Come talk to us about

  • Spend Analysis
  • Savings Lifecycle Management
  • Spend Forecasting
  • Contract Management
  • Procurement Benchmarking

At Sievo, we don’t just stop at backward-looking analytics but deliver more value by creating forward-looking forecasts and comprehensive analytics . By combining internal information with external data sources, our machine learning technologies help to reveal hidden value from the complex system landscapes with poor data quality.

www.sievo.com

The Smart Cube is a global provider of research and analytics solutions, primarily serving the CPG, financial services, retail, life sciences, energy and industrials sectors.

Addressing the needs of businesses in the intelligence age, our customised solutions provide a truly connected approach, delivered by talented minds and strengthened by Amplifi, our organisational intelligence platform, rich with knowledge, cutting edge tools and advanced analytics.

We work with a third of companies in the Fortune 100, helping them make smarter decisions, accelerate value and gain a competitive edge.

Headquartered in the UK with additional offices in the USA, Switzerland, Romania and India.

www.thesmartcube.com

TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

Fluxym is the world’s leading expert in Procurement and Finance process automation.

Fluxym supports companies in assessing their existing organization and processes, helps them to embrace their procurement digital transformation journey and integrates the best-in-class Source-to-Contract, Procure-to-Pay and Travel & Expense solutions into their IT ecosystems.

Over the last two decades, Fluxym has contributed to the procurement transformation of 375+ companies worldwide.

With unrivalled expertise at its core and an operational presence in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, Fluxym is the go-to Advisory Company for any organization wishing to bring its operational excellence to the next level.

www.fluxym.com