Consero’s 2016 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum to Explore How to Attract Top Millennial Talent

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Consero’s 2016 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum to Explore How to Attract Top Millennial Talent

Consero Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum – January 2016_Page_1 BETHESDA, MD – (January 7, 2016) – How can procurement departments continue to appeal to and retain Millennial talent? Executives will seek to answer this question and others at the 2016 Procurement & Sourcing Forum. Hosted by Consero Group, an international leader in hosting high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives, the Forum will be held January 24 – 26 at The Eilan Hotel & Spa in San Antonio, Texas.

“Procurement has steadily evolved from a function deemed solely as the arbiter of cost savings into a much more complex and strategic role, requiring a resourceful and engaged workforce,” said Paul Mandell, Founder & CEO of Consero. “Consero’s 2016 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum will bring together an intimate group of executives to share best practices and employ content to address risk mitigation, business offshoring, strategic sourcing and other challenges and opportunities they face in their roles.”

“The Forum will address how to harness the unique talents of procurement’s Millennial workforce,” said Jessica Druckman, Founder & SVP of Program Development at Consero. “We will explore relevant issues, including how to cultivate a more entrepreneurial corporate culture, solutions for developing a multi-generational workforce and how to ensure that company veterans are not alienated in the process.”

Additional topics will include:

  • The Seven Deadly Sins of Procurement NegotiationExecutives will discuss the most common and expensive negotiation mistakes that procurement teams make in planning and executing vendor contracts.
  • “Moneyball” for the Modern CPO: Developing Metrics that MatterThis session will address how CPOs can define key metrics and link them to a broader set of corporate KPIs, as well as how to use metrics to help justify department growth.
  • On the Horizon: The Future of E-Procurement and Mobile ComputingIn this session, executives will discuss what positions e-sourcing and mobile computing hold in their companies’ “playbook” and how to incorporate their spend into individual and team objectives.

About Consero

Founded in 2010, Consero Group is an international leader in creating sector-specific events for senior-level executives in industries that include: Legal, Compliance, Shared Services, Customer Experience, Finance, IT, HR and Procurement, among others. Based in Bethesda, Maryland, 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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