SIG (Sourcing Industry Group) Announces Plans to Host Regional Roundtable in Seattle on February 2, 2016

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SIG is welcoming executives from Boeing, Microsoft, Russell Investments, Providence Health and more to come together and share best practices

We are excited to come back to Seattle where innovation is part of the fabric of every day life.

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a one-day Regional Roundtable to be held in Seattle, WA. The Regional Roundtable is a one-day strategic meeting that will take place from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at Puget Sound Energy. 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 Seattle event is rich in top-of-mind issues for sourcing and outsourcing professionals. Host Puget Sound Energy will give a presentation on strategic planning as an anecdote to change, followed by Russell Investments, who will speak on how to create a playbook for best-in-class supplier lifecycle management. Thought leaders from Microsoft and Ariba will round out the agenda.

“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,” says Stephani McGarry, Vice President, SIG Global Events. Adds Dawn Tiura, SIG CEO and President, “We are excited to come back to Seattle where innovation is part of the fabric of every day life. The Regional Roundtable program facilitates discussions where that innovation can take place.”

About SIG
SIG,, 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 just 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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