SIG (Sourcing Industry Group) announces plans to host Regional Roundtable in Chicago on 5 May 2016

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SIG is welcoming executives from Allstate, CME, Caterpillar, U.S. Cellular and more to come together and share best practices.

Our Regional Roundtable program allows colleagues in a local community to network with like-minded professionals and brainstorm on those issues that are keeping them up at night.

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a one-day Regional Roundtable to be held in Chicago, IL. The Regional Roundtable is a one-day strategic meeting that will take place from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at Health Care Service Corporation. This buy-side event provides education and local networking for professionals from Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies. A combination of practitioner presentations, facilitated roundtables and panel discussions, a SIG Regional Roundtable enables delegates to converse in a collegial, non-commercial environment.

The Chicago event covers best practices in contracting for cybersecurity and data privacy protections, stakeholder engagement success, strategies to future-proof procurement and more.

“More and more often we are seeing the CPO report directly to the CEO. As the position has gained in strategic importance, the ability to share concerns with other professionals facing the same challenges has also become more critical,” says Stephani McGarry, Vice President, SIG Global Events. “Our Regional Roundtable program allows colleagues in a local community to network with like-minded professionals and brainstorm on those issues that are keeping them up at night.”

About SIG
SIG, http://www.sig.org, is a membership organization for sourcing, outsourcing and procurement executives from Fortune 500/Global 1000 organizations and the advisors who serve them. We are widely known as a forum for sharing “next” practices and thought leadership through live networking events, virtual forums and a comprehensive online SIG resource center (SRC). The organization is unique in that it blends practitioners, service providers and advisory firms in a non-commercial environment. SIG has recently launched SIG University, a one-of-a-kind certification and training program for professionals and executives seeking deep expertise in sourcing and governance for themselves or their teams. In addition, we recently added UK-based Outsource magazine as a SIG brand, which provides us with unrivaled digital content for the opinion-formers and decision-makers at the heart of the outsourcing space.

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