Health Care Services Corporation (HCSC) to Host Upcoming SIG Regional Roundtable in Chicago Taking Place April 29, 2015

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Line-up of speakers includes sourcing and outsourcing executives from McDonald’s, Kellogg, HCSC, Northern Trust, U.S. Cellular and more

Sourcing and outsourcing executives gather at regional SIG event

The ability to collaborate in an intimate setting contributes to the creation of lifelong business relationships built on trust and respect.

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a one-day thought leadership forum taking place Wednesday, April 29, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

SIG’s Regional Roundtable in Chicago is being hosted at the HCSC headquarters and will include a presentation on transforming and expanding the role of a traditional procurement organization, by Kevin Nash, CPO. The day’s agenda also includes an executive buy-side panel with speakers from McDonald’s, Kellogg, U.S. Cellular and Northern Trust, as well as a buy-side peer-to-peer discussion and networking lunch. The agenda also includes a presentation by thought leader, Denali Group on category management.

“Our regional event program is an opportunity to bring our buy-side members together in a local vicinity to share best practices and network with other colleagues facing the same issues,” says SIG CEO and President, Dawn Tiura. “The ability to collaborate in an intimate setting contributes to the creation of lifelong business relationships built on trust and respect.”

“SIG events encourage the sharing of best practices…and applying something from one industry to another opens new ways of thinking,” adds Stephani McGarry, SIG Vice President, Global Events. “We are frequently told by members that the dialogues continue long after the day is done, and that is exactly what we want to happen.”

SIG Regional Roundtables bring together executives from Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies to network and discuss issues and best practices in sourcing, procurement, outsourcing, offshoring, and nearshoring. Over the course of these one-day events, senior buy-side executives from different industries share successes and failures, engage in open dialogues and address challenges faced by sourcing and outsourcing executives. For more information or to register, visit http://sig.org/regionals.php.

About SIG
SIG, http://www.sig.org is a membership organization that provides thought leadership and networking opportunities to executives in sourcing, procurement and outsourcing from Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies. It has served these professionals and opened dialogues with their counterparts in finance, HR, marketing and other business functions throughout its 22-year history. SIG is acknowledged by many as a world leader in providing “next” practices, innovation and networking opportunities through its: global and regional events, online webinars and teleconferences, member peer connection services, content-rich website and online Resource Center, which was developed by and for professionals in sourcing and outsourcing. The organization is unique in that it blends practitioners, service providers and advisory firms in a non-commercial environment.

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