7th Annual Strategic Sourcing and Procurement MENA Summit

18 - 19 January 2022 | Dubai

COVID-19 has brought a serious transformation to the strategic sourcing and procurement field. Sourcing and procurement became crucial strategic assets, that help their business drive profit improvement. In the new post-pandemic reality, experts are looking for new ways to effective working processes and help in achieving goals.

The 7th Annual Strategic Sourcing and Procurement MENA Summit has been designed to cover all the current hot topics and challenges regarding new digital platforms in procurement, infusing AI into pricing and sourcing practices, procurement centralising as an effective cost-saving strategy, new generation of category management, how did procurement’s agility become leading strategy during pandemic and many others. This interactive business conference will provide you with lessons learned by experienced leaders from leading banks, telcos, hotels, retailers and other top cross-industry companies of the MENA region.

Hottest topics that will be discussed this annual

  • Procurement digitalisation: Modern technologies that make procurement more effective
  • Cost-saving strategies: How can we take advantage of the pandemic and reduce unneeded cost?
  • Agility of procurement and supply strategies during the pandemic
  • Risk management: Current trends and challenges
  • Spend analysis as a key for achieving organisational goals
  • Category management: Alternative approaches that can influence procurement
  • New function of strategic sourcing and procurement: From tactical administrative functions to key strategic assets

SUMMIT WILL HOST SPEAKERS FROM THE WORLD’S LEADING COMPANIES

Bader S. ALAWWAD

Director of Procurement & Contracts

CASE STUDY DAY 1

Pharmaceutical Production Procurement Challenges & Solutions

Nowadays, competitive market environment in pharmaceutical companies have learned that improving procurement performance is critical to maintain competitive advantages. Spend analysis, category management, strategic sourcing and boiler contracts are some of the areas in which leaders must decide between them and balance their enter-related impacts simultaneously, to achieve organisational goals.

• Risk management
• Reputation and brand image
• Managing global supplier relationships
• Supply chain visibility
• Transportation and storage requirements

Wilson GAJBHIV

Head of Procurement

CASE STUDY DAY 2

Procurement Strategy and Planning

A resilient and methodical Category of Sourcing Lead with the ability to effectively oversee all processes related to the advantageous procurement of goods and services.

• Procurement of goods and services
• Projecting growth and enhancing industry profitability and transparency
• Commercial and financial awareness to execute initiatives and achieve institutional excellence

Debashis SINHA

Head of Commercial Strategic Projects & Distributor Management

CASE STUDY DAY 1

Procurement Agility in a Pandemic

Agility of procurement and supply strategies during the pandemic.

• Agile, efficient and rapid response supply chains
• Air freights
• Inventory and working capital increases

Jane RANGEL

Global Lead Buyer – Indirect Procurement

CASE STUDY DAY 1

Cost-Saving Strategies – How to Take Advantage of the Pandemic?

How to leverage cost savings, by using different tactics and strategies. Taking advantage of the pandemic and reducing unneeded cost, opting for retainer fees etc.

• How to be compliant when creating a PO and leveraging P2P process
• Understanding spend analysis E-RFP
• E-auction using technology such as scanmarket, Scout

Ehab BANNA

Corporate Procurement Director

CASE STUDY DAY 2

Resilient Procurement Personally & Professionally

Smart logistics & supply chain management will staple demand solution for project inventories, fleet movements, quality material specifications within lead time requirements, within roles of comparison and analysis.

• The smart process of financial, analysis, awarding and deliverable will lead to win-win situations

A good platform to share ideas. I liked the networking options with procurement experts from different industries

Vice President, Head of Strategic Sourcing at Emirates NBD

We offer to world’s leading companies at our summit

Case Studies

Experience leaders will provide you with lessons learned.

Networking

The chance for market-leading business knowledge networking.

Discussions

All attendees will have a great opportunity to discuss a selection of topics in small groups with their peers.

New Ideas

We are partnering with experienced professionals to provide creative ideas, inspiration, and guidance.

Allan Lloyds Summit mission is to exceed expectations

We are committed to achieving new standards of excellence by providing conference formats that encourages interaction, networking and high class knowledge sharing. With experts, well-supported staff, motivated to deliver quality, Allan Lloyds vision is to be recognized as the global leader in providing high quality business conferences.

What we offer to world’s leading companies

  • Experience-based case studies
  • Round table discussions
  • Impeccable networking opportunities
  • Limited number of seats in the audience ensuring friendly atmosphere
  • No media or press presence

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