Consero 2015 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum to Explore Strategies for Identifying & Extinguishing Risk

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BETHESDA, Md- (January 6, 2014) – Consero Group, an international leader in creating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives, today announced the 2015 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum to be held January 25-27 at The Biltmore Miami Coral Gables in Coral Gables, Fla. The upcoming Forum will address identifying and extinguishing risk in the short and long term, among other topics.

“As the procurement function evolves to include an increasingly complex array of strategic efforts, procurement executives are critical in achieving sustainable transformation within the C-suite,” said Paul Mandell, Founder & CEO of Consero. “Consero’s 2015 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum will gather a select group of senior-level executives to share best practices, explore top-of-mind issues, and develop strategies to maintain their strong positive impact upon the future of the business.”

“Consero’s 2015 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum will explore current challenges, including how to identify, monitor, and protect against risk,” said Jessica Druckman, Founder & SVP of Program Development at Consero.  “From how to protect your supply base in the event of natural disaster or geopolitical turmoil to what cyber security measures to implement, the Forum will address dealing with risk, as well as other major challenges facing procurement executives in 2015 and beyond.”

Additional topics will include:

  • Optimizing Your Procurement Strategy Today to Ensure Long-Lasting Impact on the Business Tomorrow: This session will address major factors that will set the procurement agenda in 2015 and over the next three to five years, as well as how to ensure your procurement strategy is innovative, forward thinking, and in alignment with larger corporate strategies.
  • Leveraging the Use of Metrics to Ensure High Performance in Your Organization: Discussion topics will include defining your metrics and linking them to a broader set of corporate KPIs to illustrate the value that your organization delivers, as well as the use of metrics to justify department resource growth.
  • Deriving Optimal Business Value From Your Data Overload: This session will focus on what types of analytical frameworks can help manage data overload while achieving spend visibility, and strategies to identify the data elements that drive comprehensive category management strategy.

About Consero

Founded in 2010, Consero Group is an international leader in creating industry-specific events for senior-level executives in industries that include: Legal, Compliance, Shared Services, Customer Experience, Finance, IT, HR, Procurement, among others. With operations in the U.S. and in Europe, Consero is best known for transforming the executive experience through intimate, invitation-only programs in a sophisticated learning environment with high-level content. For more information on Consero, please visit

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