Zycus to participate in the 98th ISM Annual International Supply Management Conference
PRINCETON, N.J. – Zycus, a world leader in Procurement Technology Solutions and long time partner with the Institute of Supply Management (ISM), announced today that it will be a key participant at the 98th ISM Annual International Supply Management Conference. Zycus will be the first-ever Technology Sponsor and Gold Sponsor at this year’s ISM event which is to be held in Dallas, TX from April 28 – May 1, 2013.
Zycus Vice-President, Corporate Development, Richard Waugh mentions, “The Institute of Supply Management provides a well organized platform every year for procurement and supply chain professionals to interact and learn from each other. It also offers Zycus an opportunity to share its ideas and insights about how to leverage technology to create a best-in-class procurement organization.”
On the same note, Matthew Mehalick, Director Procurement at Celgene and Richard Waugh will be speaking about the ‘The talent-technology connection’ at the Industry spotlight session. They will discuss how solutions such as e-sourcing, contract management, supplier management and spend analysis are being used to enable unique talent with deep domain, consulting and even sales expertise to:
- Fill procurement and sourcing skills gaps
- Ensure correct and consistent execution of preferred procurement and sourcing processes and
- Create a multiplier effect that has made it increasingly easy for procurement to expand its strategic sphere of influence
Apart from this, for the first time Zycus will be hosting an exclusive gala for procurement luminaries, ‘Zest’, a theme and interactive entertainment based reception for select senior procurement professionals, on Monday, April 29. Zest will offer a vivacious platform for the delegates to network and share their expertise.
As the first-ever technology sponsor, Zycus will back the entire ISM Annual Conference with WIFI access for all delegates. This is not all; attendees who visit Zycus (booth #530) will get an opportunity to win a jackpot and other exciting prizes such as a VIP pass to Zycus’ event Horizon 2013 which will be held at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX from Oct 27-29 2013.
Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM exists to lead and serve the supply management profession and is a highly influential and respected association in the global marketplace. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination – including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® – ISM maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations.