Reimagine the Future of Supply Chain & Procurement:
Join us at ISM World 2024!
The ISM World Annual Conference is the conference of the year for over 2,000 professionals in procurement and supply chain. This event offers an unparalleled experience, providing cutting-edge education, networking opportunities with industry thought leaders and peers, and the chance to connect with innovative suppliers and discover the latest products and solutions.
In a rapidly evolving professional landscape, the ability to reimagine is paramount. It's about challenging the status quo, embracing innovation, and fostering a mindset that transcends boundaries. Join over 2,000 professionals in procurement and supply chain at the ISM World Annual Conference as we embark on a collective journey towards transformative thinking and groundbreaking ideas.
This event offers an unparalleled experience, providing cutting-edge education, networking opportunities with industry thought leaders and peers, and the chance to connect with innovative suppliers and discover the latest products and solutions.
Our venue is the MGM Grand Conference Center, where we've carefully integrated event elements into a highly interactive design that promotes natural networking, effective and actionable education, teambuilding experiences and fun.
Don’t miss out! Reimagine your success—register now for unparalleled learning, networking, and problem-solving.
Women's Supply Management Community: Voice of the Emerging Leader
Join the Women’s Supply Management Community, supported in partnership by ISM® and Power Your Impact, for an extensive and interactive session focused on the voice of emerging women leaders in the profession. Through a diverse panel and roundtable networking discussions, attendees will walk away with a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities ahead for women.
Speaker(s): Shami Anand
The Future of Procurement: Leveraging GenAI for Competitive Advantage
This session shares smart and strategic uses of GenAI in procurement based on real-world cases. You will discover how to use GenAI for tactical purposes in day-to-day buying, data analysis, and category management. We will cover how you can leverage GenAI to prepare for negotiations, gain market insights, and analyze complex data more efficiently. You will walk away with understanding the limitations and risks involved in using GenAI so that you can make informed decisions. Come join the discussion on how GenAI can future-proof your procurement function, drive competitive advantage, and optimize benefits of data analytics!
Speaker(s): Dagmar Laue
6 Negotiation Strategies to Mitigate Procurement Challenges and Risks
From inflationary concerns and supply chain resiliency to geopolitical pressures and natural disasters, global enterprises must develop robust strategies to tackle common problems that affect their procurement strategies. Negotiation skills are a critical component in tackling the challenges that will inevitably arise. In this session, we will share six proven negotiation strategies that can help any procurement organization: Assessing and mitigating supply chain risk in supplier agreements, using creative tension and manage concessions to craft win-win deals and building stronger supplier agreements that can withstand supply chain challenges.
Speaker(s): Shawn Malone
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Want it all?
Are you looking for the ultimate conference experience? With our all-access pass, you can truly have it all. Not only will you enjoy the immersive in-person experience, but you'll also have dedicated time to network, discover new suppliers, and attend the breakout sessions of your choice. And the benefits don't end there. Following the conference, you'll have exclusive 90-day access to a comprehensive library of all the breakout sessions you may have missed. Get your all-access pass today!
Our in person only experience provides you with an unparalleled opportunity to engage directly with industry thought leaders, like-minded peers, and innovative suppliers. Not only will you have the chance to network and establish connections, but you will also have time to enhance your knowledge and expertise in your field. Don't miss out on this chance to join fellow attendees in Las Vegas, NV, and immerse yourself in a transformative learning experience.
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- Groups of 5 or more qualify for a 10% discount. Group discounts can’t be combined with other offers or discounts.
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How do I register for the conference? You may register online for ISM World 2024. See registration options.
What is included in the registration fee? Event registration to the in-person conference, some meals (breakfast, lunch and heavy hors d’oeuvres and adult or non-alcoholic beverages at receptions), access to group rates at the MGM Grand Las Vegas (while supplies last.) Registrants who purchase the All-Access Pass also will have 90-day access following the conference to a library of on-demand recordings of breakouts (Minimum of 26 sessions.)
Can I make changes to my registration information? Please contact our Member Services team to update your registration information.
Is there a registration discount for groups or teams? Yes, we offer a 10% registration discount for teams of 5 or more. Please contact Member Services team to register your team.
Is there a deadline for registration and payment? While we will accept walk-up registration if space allows, we encourage early registration. Our registration fees are tiered, meaning they increase as we get closer to the conference date. Registering early ensures you take advantage of the lowest available rates.
Can I get a refund if I need to cancel my registration? We understand that things happen. Cancellations more than 5 weeks before the date of the event will incur an administrative charge of 50%. Cancellations within 5 weeks of the date of the event will be charged the full fee. You must notify ISM in writing of a cancellation. To review our terms and conditions, please click here. (Link: https://www.ismworld.org/footer/terms-conditions/)
Is the event schedule available online? Yes, the ISM World 2024 conference schedule can be located here. A detailed schedule is available in December 2023.
Can I customize my own schedule? Yes, there are various breakout sessions and events offered so that you can enjoy the conference content that is most relevant to you. Each attendee has access to our conference app prior to the event to build out your personal schedule.
Keep in mind that by registering with the Full Access Pass that you will have access to full recordings of most breakout sessions – including those that you didn’t attend. It’s a great way to choose the content that want to engage in-person to ask questions and engage with attendees and the other sessions you may want to rewatch or missed.
Are there breaks and networking opportunities scheduled? Yes, from scheduled facilitated networking sessions, breaks and meals, to events such as the Awards Gala and the Women in Supply Management Cocktail Reception, there will be ample opportunities at ISM World 2024 to build your professional network. You can also engage with fellow attendees leading up to the conference through discussions and one-on-one invitations to connect on the conference mobile app.
Venue and Accommodation
Where is the conference venue located? The MGM Grand Conference Center is located at 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109.
Are there recommended hotels for attendees? The official conference hotel is the MGM Grand Las Vegas. Click here to access group rates.
Is there parking available at the venue? Yes, both valet and self-parking are available at the hotel. Fees may apply.
Speakers and Sessions
Who are the keynote speakers? Information about our speakers can be found on our event page. Be sure to check for updates as we continue to build out the final conference agenda.
Will presentation materials be available after the conference? All attendees can download presentation decks from the conference mobile app. In addition to the materials, those who register with the Full Access Pass will have access to full recordings of all breakout sessions – including those that you didn’t attend.
Are there organized networking events? Yes. Various networking events are scheduled. See the agenda to learn more.
Can I connect with other attendees before the event? Yes, you may connect with other attendees via the conference app, which will be made available several weeks before the event. Additionally, visit our event listing on LinkedIn to connect with other attendees.
Is there a mobile app for networking? Yes, the ISM Conferences app will be available on both the Apple and Android stores for download. Once you have downloaded it, you may link your LinkedIn profile for easy networking or connect with fellow attendees within the app itself
Exhibitors and Sponsors
Can I learn more about the exhibitors and sponsors? Yes, information about our sponsors will be listed on our conference website.
How can I become an exhibitor or sponsor? Click here to learn more, access our prospectus, and to connect with our sales team.
Technology and Connectivity
Is there Wi-Fi available at the venue? Yes. As a hotel guest at the MGM, you will be provided with login information to access free WiFi. There is also WiFi available in the conference event space. Details will be shared with attendees on signage throughout the event and in the conference app.
Can I charge my devices during the event? Yes. There are locations where you can charge your device.
How can I access event materials digitally? Conference materials are available through the conference app.
Is the venue accessible for individuals with disabilities? Yes.
Are there special accommodations available? Yes, ADA rooms are available at the conference hotel.
How can I request assistance during the event? Any of our conference team members will be happy to help you, they will be wearing conference t-shirts for easy identification. Additionally, feel free to visit our registration desk.
What is the dress code for the ISM World Conference? Dress for the main conference is business casual. The venue is large, so comfortable shoes are recommended. A style guide is sent to conference attendees in “get ready” communications prior to the event with examples of what to pack and wear at various events within the conference.
Food and Dietary Restrictions
Will meals be provided during the conference? Yes, breakfast and lunch are provided. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and adult or non-alcoholic beverages are provided at the evening events.
How can I inform the organizers about dietary restrictions? Food is clearly marked to help attendees avoid foods impacting dietary restrictions (gluten-free, vegan, dairy, nut allergies). If you have a restriction, you can contact our Member Services team here so we can notate any requests.
Are there vegetarian/vegan options available? Yes. We do provide vegetarian options at all provided meals.
Social Media and Hashtags
Is there an official event hashtag? The official event hashtags are #ISMworld2024 and #WeAreISM
Can I share my experience on social media? Absolutely! We’d love to connect, so please feel free to tag the ISM social media accounts.
Will there be a post-event survey? Yes, we highly value attendee feedback and a survey will be sent via email post-conference. Your insights are valuable, and we appreciate your taking the time to provide them as we plan our future events.
How can I access presentation materials after the event? Log into the event app to access the presentation materials.
Are there plans for future conferences? Yes, the ISM World Conference is a yearly event and the location and dates for ISM World 2025 will be announced at ISM World 2024.