About the EIPM Annual Purchasing Conference

Throughout the editions, the EIPM Conference has earned the reputation of a must-go meeting point for Purchasing & Supply Management professionals from a wide spectrum of sectors.

For more than two decades, the EIPM Annual Conference has been promoting critical thinking through a series of discussions focused on Purchasing Excellence, Talent Management, Innovation and Value Creation along with many other topics.

  • Two days of intense exchanges
  • Participants from a wide spectrum of industrial and service corporations worldwide
  • Presentations, workshops, case studies and debates
  • Three complementary perspectives: practitioners, academics and consultants

Additional Sessions during the Conference

Training and Development Workshop

This specialised, free of charge workshop is higly recommended for CPOs and those in charge of Talent Development for Purchasing and Supply Chain. Presentations focus on People Development, Purchasing Training and Procurement Academy.

CPO Breakfast

The CPO Breakfast is a gathering of Purchasing and Supply Chain Executives held during the Conference as a parallel session. This is an opportunity for Purchasing Executives to meet and exchange with peers in a private and welcoming atmosphere.

What they say about the EIPM Conference

  • Aleksandar Kojic
    EIPM is pivot point for procurement perfection. The only lace where you can share best practices loud and clearly.EIPM simple push us to be up to date and better procurement organisation by creating our own way or just follow the best in class.
    Aleksandar Kojic
    Senior Lead Buyer Packaging, Atlantic Grupa
  • Tamara Wu
    The latest best practices are good examples. The EIPM knowledge is state of the art to me and my job. Annual Conference at sharing would be valuable to our senior managers.
    Tamara Wu
    Procurement Manager Global Workplace Solutions at CBRE
  • Heinrich Berger
    EIPM is since years on the top of the procurement trends. This creates high value for CPO's striving for excellence.
    Heinrich Berger
    VP, Global Raw Material Procurement, ICL Group
  • Alexander Sidorin
    The EIPM Annual Conference inspired me and my team to re-engineer procurement systems in the OMK. Since 2014 I annually take part in this event, that represents a source of best practices and business ideas for procurement.
    Alexander Sidorin
    Chief Procurement Officer, United Metallurgical Company
  • Frederic Stalder
    The strength of the EIPM is that it is really focused on Procurement related topics and we have opportunities to share information with other big companies.
    Frederic Stalder
    Head of Performance & Processes Management, Clariant
  • Emmanuel Erba
    A lot of diverse points of view and a nice place to exchange ideas on what is coming next.
    Emmanuel Erba
    Group CPO, Capgemini
  • Henrik Thorsen
    Top-notch speeches and presentations are very inspirational.
    Henrik Thorsen
    General Manager China, Jorgen Kruuse A/S
  • Aurelien Rothstein
    The EIPM Peter Kraljic Award is an incredible recognition of the work we did over past years and a great encouragement on the progress that we are making.
    Aurelien Rothstein
    Group CPO, Essilor
  • Hannes Schrittesser
    EIPM brings experts in Purchasing & Supply Chain Management from all over the world together, which is a great opportunity and chance for exchange, networking, getting inspiration from outside.
    Hannes Schrittesser
    Head of Purchasing & Supply Chain Management, IT & Network at Swisscom