Top 10 Supply Chain events 2023/24

We take a look at the leading procurement, supply chain & logistics events taking place in 2023 and 2024

Here, we take a look at the leading procurement, supply chain & logistics conferences taking place in the remainder of 2023 and into 2024. 

These are among the the top supply chain conferences, expos and industry events, all of which give leading figures from supply chain, procurement and logistics the opportunity to share insight, knowledge and experience.

Armed with this, they are better placed to help their organisations navigate supply chain disruption, economic volatility and geopolitical uncertainty. Such events also help executives  discover opportunities around procurement transformation, global logistics strategies and supply chain digitalisation.

10. Event: MODEX 2024

When: March 11-14, 2024

Location: Georgia, USA 

Company: MHI

As the speed of manufacturing and supply chain operations continues to accelerate, the future of the industry depends on forward-thinking decisions. MODEX 2024 is a leading manufacturing and supply chain show where buyers come to engage one-to-one with solution providers and supply chain experts. 

The event showcases emerging technologies and equipment, and helps businesses future-proof their supply chains. It features 150 free education sessions as well as powerful keynote addresses.

9. Event: Supply Chain Europe 2023

24–25 October, 2023

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Company: Reuters Events

Reuters Events' Supply Chain Europe 2023 brings together the end-to-end supply chain, to, it says, "share new best-practice and strategies for the future as we build the future of supply chain networks".

Executives from across the supply chain ecosystem – including Fortune 500 retailers & manufacturers, forward-thinking logistics organisations, leading technology solution providers, government officials and industry heavyweights – will come together to share their vision of the future and, Reuters says, "make it a reality".

 

8. Event: Sustainable Supply Chain Exhibition

Date: 19-20 March, 2024

Location: Birmingham, England

Company: Akabo Media

As environmental issues become more important to consumer and business brand owners across all sectors, there is growing demand for supply chains to adopt sustainable practices, become net zero, and adopt effective ESG strategies. 

The Sustainable Supply Chain Exhibition allows logistics, supply chain, and sustainability professionals to share ideas, offer solutions and help each other on their sustainable journeys.


7. Event: Total Supply Chain Summit 2023

Date: 16-17 October, 2023

Location: Manchester, England

Company: Forum Events

The Total Supply Chain Summit brings together senior supply chain and logistics executives with leading solution providers in the industry. It features keynote speakers, panel discussions, and interactive workshops on technology and automation, inventory management, transportation and distribution, sustainability, and global supply chain strategies. 

Attendees can also participate in one-to-one business meetings with solution providers to learn about new technologies, services, and solutions that can help optimise their supply chain operations.

6. Event: American Supply Chain Summit

Date: April 30-May 1, 2024

Location: Dallas, Dallas USA

Organiser: Generis

The American Supply Chain Summit is a leadership-focused event whose aim is to improve supply chain and procurement strategy across the globe.

It’s an annual platform for exchanging ideas and collaborating on new technologies for supply chain and operations leaders. 

The 2024 event explores case studies on how to navigate supply chain disruption, as well as how workforce management, advanced analytics, process improvement and automation are being rolled out in the world's best facilities. 

It will feature in-depth discussions on innovation, maximising supply chain profitability, increasing visibility and mitigating risk.

5. Event: Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo 2024

Date: May 6-8, 2024

Location: Orlando, Florida, USA

Company: Gartner

Gartner Supply Chain Symposium is an annual conference organised by global research and advisory firm Gartner. It provides insights and advice to businesses in various industries. 

The conference is focused on supply chain management and logistics, bringing together supply chain professionals, academics, and experts to discuss the latest trends, strategies, and best practices in the field.

It features keynote speakers, panel discussions, case studies, and workshops on topics such as supply chain digitalisation, inventory optimisation, logistics and transportation management, supplier relationship management, and sustainability.


4. Event: SCOPE Supply Chain Summit 2023

Date: April 24-26, 2024

Location: San Diego, California, USA

Company: Worldwide Business Research

SCOPE Supply Chain Summit is an annual conference focused on supply chain management and logistics. The conference brings together supply chain professionals from a variety of industries to share best practices, network, and learn about the latest trends and innovations in the field.

The summit features keynote speakers, panel discussions, case studies, and workshops on transportation and logistics, inventory management, sourcing and procurement, and supply chain sustainability. There are also roundtable discussions and networking events to connect with other supply chain professionals.

3. Event: ProcureCon 2023

Date: September 26-28, 2023

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Company: Worldwide Business Research

ProcureCon is a series of conferences and events focused on procurement and strategic sourcing. The events bring together procurement professionals from a variety of industries to share best practices, network, and to learn about the latest trends and innovations in procurement.

It features keynote speakers, panel discussions, case studies, and workshops on topics including procurement technology, category management, supplier relationship management, and contract negotiations. Attendees can also participate in roundtable discussions and networking events to connect with other procurement professionals.

2. Event: CSCMP EDGE 2023

Date: October 1-4, 2023

Location: Kissimmee, Florida, USA

Company: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

CSCMP EDGE is an annual supply chain conference hosted by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). The conference brings together supply chain professionals from around the world to share best practices, network, and learn about the latest trends and innovations in the industry.

The conference typically features keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and an exhibit hall showcasing the latest technologies and services related to supply chain management. Topics covered range from logistics and transportation to inventory management and sustainability.


1. Event: Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE

Date: 26-27 September, 2023

Location: London, England

Company: BizClik

Leading industry figures gather at Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE to discuss the most important and innovative ideas around the world of procurement, supply chain and logistics.

The event includes keynote speakers, fireside chats, interactive workshops and networking opportunities. 

With around 2,200 attendees, Procurement & SupplyChain LIVE London is the place to meet peers and be part of supply chain solutions.

There are two conference stages and a total of eight industry workshops. Speakers include: Alisa Bornstein, Chief Procurement Officer, VISA Europe; Matthew Harris CPO, Logistics & Services, A.P. Moller - Maersk; Juud Tempelman Global Chief Procurement Officer, JLL; and Nicholas Wright, Director, Procurement Innovation (Digital & Talent) bp.

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