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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 DPW2020?

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 600+ attendees from over 40 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 nightly 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 in the exhibition area, or later stage companies at the DEMO stage. 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 600+ leaders in digital procurement from a wide range of industries and over 40 countries over the course of two days 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 startups into the procurement ecosystem. Get access to Chief Procurement Officers, industry leaders, investors, partners, and media.

"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 handpick our speakers so that you learn from their experiences and mistakes. Especially if you are, or want to become, a founder, you can’t afford to miss our dedicated sessions and networking opportunities. These events are designed and organised specifically to cater to startups and founders attending DPW.

Promote Your Company
Startups can showcase their product at demo booths at DPW’s designated Startup Alley. Centrally located, Startup Alley is constantly busy, with heavy foot traffic, which makes it an exceptional opportunity to attract the attention of potential clients, sponsors, media, and of course, investors and other founders.

The Top 10 Procurement Shapers on Stage
The top 10 startups attending DPW will present in front of experienced investors, and hundreds of attendees, battling it out for a chance to be crowned winner of the DPW DEMO competition.

"We are amazed by the variety, the quality, and the open mindset of the audience. A great opportunity as a startup."

- Pierre Laprée, Founder, Per Angusta

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, Associate, Scottish Equity Partners

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