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Why attend

Digital procurement expertise HQ

As a CPO, it is absolutely necessary to understand how digitally mature your procurement organisation really is, how you compare to others, and the key steps to digital maturity. DPW is the best and most effective way to stay on top of digital procurement. Period.

Who should attend DPW Conference?

Procurement / Supply Chain > Achieve better results
Digital & IT > Understand & implement emerging technologies
VCs / Angels > Find your next unicorn
Startups > Meet your future clients
Sponsors > Demonstrate your capabilities
Media & Press > Break the latest news on digital procurement

As a corporate

As a corporate

Connect with decision makers
With 5000+ attendees from over 100 countries, it’s not hard to imagine that you’ll meet your new mentor, BFF, or star hire at DPW. You’ll be among your people, with practitioners from every industry, discipline, and corner of the earth. Plus, our matchmaking and networking events will help you to make kick-ass connections.

Become a digital procurement rockstar
Acquire cutting-edge knowledge and skills on emerging technologies, ones you already use, and those you will rely on in the future to achieve a successful digital procurement transformation. Better understand the driving force concepts that are behind the new world of digital procurement and their execution.

Find the hottest procurement startups
Discover early stage startups, or later stage companies at the conference. Either way, DPW attracts the world’s hottest tech startups in procurement.

"A laboratory for new ideas."

- Ninian Wilson, CPO, Vodafone

As a sponsor

Generate high quality leads
Connect with 3000+ leaders in digital procurement from a wide range of industries and over 100 countries at the largest and fastest growing digital procurement conference in the world. See who attended last year.

Be seen as a leader in digital procurement
Position your organisation as experts in the field of digital procurement, and elevate your brand in front of an audience of senior decision-makers actively seeking your solutions. DPW is the largest and leading digital procurement conference in the world. Can you afford not to be there?

Launch new products and announce them to industry and media
Showcase your products and services at DPW. Gain valuable exposure within the digital procurement community, and make an impression with influential industry leaders.

Access the largest tech buying community in the world
DPW is built to bring technology into the procurement ecosystem. Get access to digital procurement leaders who are actively seeking your solutions.

"IBM is proud to participate in this fantastic event. DPW gives us the perfect opportunity to engage with an extremely senior audience, show our commitment to the digital procurement community, as leaders in digital procurement innovation."

- Bob Booth, VP Cognitive Process Re-engineering Lead Europe, IBM

As a startup

Become a better leader
We offer dedicated sessions and networking opportunities designed to cater only startups and founders attending DPW Conference.

Make connections
Use our award-winning matchmaking and networking platform to connect and meet with investors and procurement professionals.

Pitch your startup on stage
Hand-selected startups get the chance to present their company and their vision to our attendees and investors live on our main stage.

Build your brand
Get listed as an attending startup and be seen by media, bloggers and procurement teams who are actively looking for solutions.

"This conference was a game-changer for us and we highly recommend this event to any startup in procurement."

- Emma Rees, CEO & Co-Founder, Deployed

As an investor

Find the Hottest Procurement Startups
DPW is the biggest stage for procurement startups in the world. We do the legwork for you by reviewing hundreds of emerging solutions from across the procurement spectrum, then distilling them into DEMO, our dedicated pitch session. This process makes it easy for you to uncover the unique strengths of emerging startups, gain insight into procurement technology trends, and learn where digital procurement is heading in 2020 and beyond.

Tap Into Procurement’s Huge Market Potential
Procurement has reached the stage where the function is primed for a wildfire of technology, and service innovation, and investment. This is evident by the steady stream of investments in procurement-related startups in recent years. While total investment in procurement startups is relatively low in comparison with other sectors such as automotive or logistics, procurement startups have raised US $2.9 billion from investors in the last decade. 75% of investments in procurement has been secured just since 2012, which illustrates the current strength of this area.

"The business case for digital procurement has become increasingly clear and the amount of capital pouring into the development of digital procurement tools indicates the function’s huge market potential for investors."

- José Vidal de Sousa, VP, GTO PARTNERS

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Attend the world’s flagship event of the digital procurement industry. Digital procurement transformation is happening now.

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