About

Leading the Decade: Creating and Sustaining Excellence in the Supply Chain

As the digital world continues to blur global boundaries, increase customer connectivity and accelerate the speed of business, traditional supply chain concepts no longer apply. To succeed in the coming decade and beyond, senior supply chain executives must reinvent the supply chain network to align with new expectations, market opportunities and technologies.

At Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2014, you’ll get the leadership strategies, tools and information you need to embrace innovation and help drive enterprise growth.

  • Create. Rethink traditional supply chain concepts and drive your organization forward with new approaches to efficiency, agility and cost containment.
  • Sustain. Align supply chain initiatives with strategic business goals, empowering the supply network to contribute to business value and competitive differentiation.
  • Succeed. Demonstrate deeper, wider leadership by embracing innovation and acting on new opportunities that will help drive enterprise growth.
Gartner Keynote 2013: Reimagine Supply Chain

Key Benefits

All the supply chain insight you need. All in one place.

  • Understand the future role of the Supply Chain Officer
  • Ensure you have the right talent on your team for success
  • Connect with your peers to share best practices
  • Validate your strategic vision and investment decisions
  • Discover, evaluate and compare the latest technologies, services and partnerships
  • Access the unbiased guidance of industry analysts and thought leaders

Who Should Attend

The world's most important gathering of supply chain leaders, including:

  • Chief Supply Chain Officers and other Senior Operations Executives
  • Supply Chain and Demand Planning Executives
  • Sourcing and Procurement Executives
  • Distribution and Logistics Executives
  • Supply Chain IT Executives

Analyst Access

World's Top Industry Experts

Gartner's global research community of 750 analysts engages in nearly 300,000 one-to-one client interactions each year. There are several ways to interact with an analyst at the event, including:

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Listen to insightful and actionable advice direct from a subject matter expert, with allotted time for Q&A.
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings: Private meetings that explore your personal supply chain issues and challenges.
  • Analyst-User Roundtables: Small group format moderated by a Gartner analyst where you and your peers can share insights, challenges and concerns related to today's hottest topics.

Peer Networking

Real World Experience

Hundreds of senior supply chain leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives. You can network with your peers at several informal networking sessions, including:

  • End-User Case Studies: Learn about recent implementations firsthand, with an opportunity for Q&A with the supply chain executives leading the initiatives.
  • Workshops: Presented by Gartner experts, these intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in an extended, small group environment..

Exhibitor Access

Discover. Compare. Evaluate.

Gartner conferences bring together the world's leading solution providers so you can gain a comprehensive understanding of what technologies are available, which are right for you, and how they shape up against the competition. Exhibitor access opportunities include:

  • Solution Provider Sessions: Solution providers and their customers provide a look into how the products work in the real world.
  • Face-to-Face Sponsor Meetings: Private, prearranged 30-minute meetings that will advance your projects and relationships, regardless of where you are in the buying cycle.

March 20: Preconference Webinar

Join us for a sneak peak at this year's event with Conference Chair Steve Steutermann.

Team Discount

Bring your team to maximize the event experience, strategize with a Gartner analyst and save on registration.