Redefine Indirect Procurement

Looking to reduce costs? Then, you should focus on your indirect spend.

Redefine Indirect Procurement is an interactive educational event spanning a day and a half that will feature case studies and breakout discussions focused on sourcing. Delivered by seasoned practitioners, sessions will cover all aspects of indirect procurement including strategy, corporate organizational change, category management, talent development, and technology deployment. 

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Streamline suppliers
  • Deploy e-procurement tools
  • Organize their procurement organization
  • Develop their procurement staff



Tuesday, September 18–Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Join us the night before at the welcome reception on September 17 from 5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
5300 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL

Need convincing?

Download our PDF brochure to see why you need to attend MAPI's Redefine Indirect Procurement in 2018. 

Who should attend?  

Redefine Indirect Procurement is an ideal professional development and growth opportunity for senior and mid-level staff from medium and large manufacturing companies who are responsible for procurement, sourcing, logistics, supply chain, and finance. Additionally, this event is ideal for managers of indirect spend categories including fleet, travel, commodities, facilities, consumables, IT, and maintenance, repair and operations.

What Makes MAPI Forums Different?

Dynamic discussions

We offer rich dialogue on the issues that matter to you. We deliver actionable insights you can bring back to your company and implement. 

Balance of strategy and utility

Our forums deliver great content around strategy and peer-tested frameworks for putting those methods into action.

Peer to peer sharing 

Almost all of the content is delivered by your peers at global manufacturers, candidly sharing their challenges, best practices, and solutions.