Americas Procurement Congress |

Americas Procurement Congress 2020 brings together over 300 of the region’s leading procurement minds, to determine how procurement can take its next big step – becoming a driving force of business performance.

Through two days of aspirational case studies, interactive discussions and informal peer to peer networking in the Miami sun, you will leave with a head full of ideas to share with your team and apply to your long-term strategy.

An agenda built to help you deliver

The Americas Procurement Congress agenda has been designed with the continued growth of the function in mind, across short, medium and long term goals:

Increasing the rate of business change

Ensure that you and your function are set up to thrive in the face of change, delivering value that supports the wider business as it moves forward

Continuous innovation for continuous results

Look into how to create and maintain a culture of optimization during a period of change, and the potential barriers we have to overcome on the way

Reconfiguring the whole value chain

Hear from leading CPOs on how they have worked with internal and external stakeholders to deliver on procurement goals and exceed business expectations

Mapping 2020 and beyond

How best to map out your strategy to set you, your function and your wider organization up for maximum success over the next decade

Learn from the best of the best

The speaker faculty for the Americas Procurement Congress is second to none. The 50+ leading procurement and
business leaders you will hear from include:

Vitold Horodecki


Patricia Miller

Digital Procurement Director

Lucio Bicalho

VP Purchasing

Mark Zafra

Global Head of Strategic Sourcing

Kai Nowosel


Jim Townsend


Shahid Javed

Global CPO

Todd Stohlmeyer


Unique benefits of the Americas

Procurement Congress

Procurement Leaders communities track

Join in-depth discussions tailored around the Women Procurement Leaders, Future Procurement Leaders and Sustainable Procurement Leaders communities

PLx sessions

Benefit from a wider point of view, with inspirational sessions delivered by subject matter experts from outside the procurement function

CPO challenger series

These thought provoking workshop sessions are for CPO level attendees only, addressing top strategic priorities

PL insight

All of the sessions on the Americas Procurement Congress agenda are underpinned by Procurement Leaders’ industry-leading research and insights

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US States


& Facilitators

It’s more than just an agenda

Join us as we celebrate Procurement Greatness in the Americas

Following the conclusion of the congress agenda, the winners of the annual Americas Procurement Awards are announced at a celebratory ceremony.

Judged by an independent panel of industry leaders, the awards celebrate the very best in procurement practice in the region – make sure you join us to celebrate and network with the winners!

Networking Opportunities

In addition to the excellent learnings delivered through the agenda, there are 10+ hours dedicated to networking with your fellow attendees.

 This includes:

  • A welcome cocktail drinks reception
  • International food and drink festival
  • Take time for a barista-made coffee during breaks at the coffee cart

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