The 4th Edition of the Saudi Procurement Conference stands as a beacon for procurement innovation, connecting professionals and thought leaders from across the globe. As the procurement discipline continues to evolve at a rapid pace, the 2024 conference is dedicated to unveiling the latest breakthroughs, dissecting emerging challenges, and cultivating a fertile ground for cutting-edge solutions and networking opportunities.

Our assembly of experts and industry pioneers will tackle an agenda loaded with contemporary and future-focused topics, ensuring that procurement leaders and their teams are well-equipped to thrive in a dynamic global marketplace. Attendees can look forward to a lineup of keynotes, panels, and workshops designed to impart actionable strategies and technical wisdom.

The 2024 conference will delve into a range of compelling subjects:

  • Navigating the Global Procurement Landscape in a Post-Pandemic World: Understand how procurement strategies have shifted permanently in the wake of global change and what this means for the future.  
  • Artificial Intelligence in Procurement: Explore how AI is transforming sourcing, supplier management, and contract negotiation.  
  • Advancements in Procurement Analytics: Gain insights into predictive analytics for smarter decision-making and how big data is revolutionizing procurement processes.
  • Blockchain for Transparency and Efficiency: Unpack the role of blockchain in enhancing transparency and optimizing supply chain operations.  
  • Cultivating Agile Procurement Teams: Strategies for fostering agility and resilience within procurement teams to swiftly respond to market shifts.
  • Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Procurement: Discover best practices for creating synergies between public entities and private organizations. 
  • The Role of Procurement in Driving Social Value: Learn how procurement functions are becoming key players in delivering social value and community benefits.
  • Circular Economy and Procurement: Embrace circular economy principles to reinvent procurement practices and drive sustainable growth.
  • Intelligent Automation and Robotics in Supply Chain: Investigate how robotic process automation (RPA) and intelligent tools are shaping the future of procurement operations.
  • Strategic Sourcing During Geopolitical Instability: Tactics for maintaining effective supply chains amidst geopolitical upheavals.

The conference aims not just to disseminate knowledge but also to serve as a springboard for tangible business opportunities and meaningful collaborations. It is an essential event for those seeking to stay at the forefront of procurement knowledge and practice in Saudi Arabia and beyond.  Each year, the conference can expand upon the previous year's themes, ensuring that the content remains relevant and incorporates the latest advancements and trends in the field.