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Open to all CIPS members, the member events feature expert speakers on a highly topical subject as well as fantastic opportunities to network with fellow members. Join online to become a CIPS member.

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We are constantly planning Member events for 2017, details will be available soon.

Following the first two hugely successful Passion for Procurement member events where we concentrated on the hot topics of Digital Procurement and Modern Day Risk, we now turn our attention to your procurement teams.

It has long been acknowledged that most people fall into procurement and as part of the CIPS strategy we have been concentrating on bucking this trend and encouraging procurement to be seen as a Profession of Choice. Working in conjunction with Hays recruiting experts in procurement we have for the third year produced our salary guide and insights report, which looks at procurement as a career plus the view of procurement within the organisation and salaries.

Scott Dance, Director at Hays Procurement will offer advice gained from his many years of experience in recruiting for the profession as well as presenting the findings from the report.

Group Marketing Director at CIPS, Cath Hill, shows how by combining good marketing practice and emotional intelligence, procurement professionals can use these skills to influence both stakeholders and suppliers.

The Supply Century white paper that was launched at the CIPS UK Conference in October will be explored by both Gerry Walsh FCIPS, the new CIPS CEO and Andrew Coulcher FCIPS, Group Membership and Knowledge Director. Looking at trends and how procurement will change over the next few years strategically and the opportunities that this will offer those working in the profession.

Finally, one of the CIPS Supply Management Award Winners will present their entry to the Best People Development Initiative.

Our thanks go to Bristol University for hosting at the iconic Wills Memorial Building.

Date: Thursday 01 June 2017
Venue: Wills Memorial Building (University of Bristol)
Address: BRISTOL
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Tuesday 30 May 2017