Zycus in prominence at ISM 2017 Annual Conference
PRINCETON, NJ – JUNE, 07, 2017 – Zycus, a global leader in source-to-pay procurement technology solutions, participated in the recently concluded Institute for Supply Management (ISM) 2017 Annual Conference as Platinum Sponsor.
The ISM Annual Conference focused on keynotes, learning tracks and sessions on leading through instability. Held in Florida from May 21 – 24, the conference brought more than 2000 procurement professionals together to take home actionable ideas, standards, and best practices.
As a Platinum Sponsor at ISM 2017, the annual conference Zycus had high visibility throughout the event. Zycus had one of the largest booths in the conference area. Over the course of the event, the booth had over 500 attendees. The professionals engaged with the Zycus team at booths for networking, one-to-one meetings, and exclusive product demos. Zycus booth was also high on the fun quotient with a lucky draw being hosted and an opportunity for procurement professionals to be clicked with the superstars using green screen. Lucky draw winner Sebastien Binot, Global Strategic Sourcing Manager, Altra Industrial Location won a set of Bose QC35 wireless noise-cancelling headphones.
Zycus expert Richard Waugh, Vice President – Corporate Development, Zycus also had a speaking session on ‘The Sequel to Savings: Transforming Source-to-Pay, Transitioning to Trusted Advisor’ along with Paul W. Stasko, Senior Director, Supply Chain Management, Curtiss – Wright. The session was well attended by procurement professionals and garnered positive reviews.
During the event, Zycus also released its industry-coveted annual research report ‘Pulse of Procurement 2017’. The 2017 edition of the report provides detailed insights into the current challenges faced by procurement professionals and how they see the function evolving in years to come. To read the entire report, professionals can download a copy here.
Another feather in Zycus’ cap during the course of the event was once again being recognized by Spend Matters in its annual list of ‘Spend Matters Almanac 50 Providers to Know 2017’. The ‘Spend Matters 50 Providers to Know 2017’ highlights firms that continue to lead the charge for new procurement technologies and services, driving innovation and changing the way we do business. Commenting on the occasion Richard Waugh, Vice President – Corporate Development, Zycus, said “ISM 2017 Annual Conference provides a great opportunity every year to engage with the procurement community. It is an excellent platform to interact with procurement professionals, learn about new industry challenges, and at the same time share how Zycus’ expertise can help organizations streamline their procurement processes. We are happy to be associated with ISM.”
Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) is the first and largest not-for-profit professional supply management organization worldwide. Founded in 1915, ISM has over 50,000 members located in 100 countries.