Future-proof your supply chain and develop new ideas

  • Case studies: Tales of transformations. Hear from supply chain experts who have faced similar challenges to you, their successes and failures and the lessons learned. 

  • Peer networking: Join a community of supply chain leaders, expand your network, verify strategies and gain key insights.

  • Gartner one-on-one meetings: Get objective guidance on factors that matter to you most. From career progression to role-based queries, our Gartner experts will be on hand to discuss your next steps to success within your organization. 

  • The CSCO Circle: Help drive Europe’s supply chain society. Strengthen your leadership skills and together shape the future of supply chain.

  • Meeting suppliers: Select with confidence. Walk away with the technology best suited to your organizational needs.  

  • Industry Day: Take a deep dive on supply chain matters related to industries such as retail, industrial manufacturing, high-tech manufacturing and life sciences.  

Join a community

By attending Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ you’re joining a community of like-minded professionals, thought leaders and industry experts pushing the bounds of supply chain. This conference is the one place you can access research-backed sessions, supply chain best practices, get expert advice on your specific challenges and interact with colleagues — all in one place, over four days.

Gartner experts

Hear directly from more than 45 experts behind the latest research. Take advantage of an opportunity to meet with a Gartner expert for a private 30-minute one-on-one at the conference.


Connect with over 1,000 of your peers and dive into thoughtful conversations spurred by powerful sessions including roundtables, workshops, Meetups and more.


Explore the latest technologies changing the supply chain landscape. Meet face to face with knowledgeable representatives and discover the right solutions for your business.

Who should attend

CSCOs and head of supply chain

  • Drive cost optimization initiatives.
  • Advance supply chain maturity.
  • Advance supply chain digital transformation.
  • Attract and retain top supply chain talent.

Heads of supply chain planning

  • Measure maturity and advance your planning process through Gartner’s proprietary, fact-based content.
  • Design, define and align your sales and operations planning process through an unmatched network of peers and expert insights.
  • Learn how to develop and orchestrate a demand-driven value network throughout your business in order to optimize costs and forecast accurately. 

Heads of sourcing and procurement

  • Improve your strategic sourcing capabilities.
  • Drive cost optimization across the business.
  • Effectively manage your vendor network.
  • Communicate your value back to the business.

Heads of manufacturing

  • Optimize manufacturing operations strategy and performance.
  • Mature your manufacturing capabilities while meeting the demands for higher performance.
  • Ensure quality throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Identify emerging technology.

Heads of logistics and distribution

  • Coordinate and improve inventory management.
  • Implement new technologies that enable visibility.
  • Optimize cycle time improvement.
  • Define, develop and deploy digital opportunities across the logistics function.

Heads of customer fulfilment and collaboration

  • Build cross-functional relationships and embrace technology.
  • Deliver an improved customer experience.
  • Deliver agile and responsive service while optimizing cost and inventory levels.
  • Improve fill rate and on-time results.

Maximize learning by attending as a team

Get a group rate discount when you come with your team and participate together in relevant sessions or split up to cover more topics.

An event like Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference allows us to see current and future solutions. A number of the capabilities will appear on my roadmap for the future. The best part has been seeing some potential disruptive solutions we can apply to our current problems.
VP, Supply Chain, Campbell Soup

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