Top Supply Chain Management Conferences: 50 Events on Supplier Management, Risk Mitigation, and More to Attend in 2020

Supply chain management is a challenging, round-the-clock undertaking. Supply chain managers must create and maintain efficient and effective supply chain methods to keep the company and customers happy. Each and every decision a supply chain manager makes affects the bottom line, customer service, cost, risks, and relationships, so it is imperative that they are up to date with the latest best practices and tools available to manage the supply chain as successfully as possible.

To help supply chain managers and their companies ensure optimal supply chain management, we have rounded up our top 50 supply chain management conferences. These conferences cover some of the most pressing challenges facing supply chain management professionals today, including inventory management, supplier management, safety and quality maintenance, risk mitigation, and more. Our top supply chain management conference picks feature keynotes from distinguished experts, ample networking opportunities, robust tracks, and access to the expertise and actionable advice for supply chain leaders. We have included conferences taking place in 2020 in the United States, Canada, and beyond so that you can choose those that best fit your needs and your schedule and possibly take advantage of early bird pricing for the new year. Please note, we have listed our top 50 supply chain management conferences here in chronological order to simplify your search process; thus, they are not ranked or rated in any way.

1. Retail’s BIG Show 2020
@NRFnews
January 11-14
New York, NY

Retail's BIG Show 2020

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is the world’s largest retail trade association, representing all retail formats and channels of distribution. Their annual convention and expo, Retail’s BIG Show, is scheduled for January 2020 in New York City. Attendees experience education, networking, and the enormous Expo Hall full of technologies and solutions over the course of three days. Sessions at Retail’s BIG Show are organized into content tracks and cover everything from mobile retailing and sustainability to research and global trending. Learn from thought leaders, experts, and your peers and optimize your supply chain management strategy after attending Retail’s BIG Show.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Retail Member, Full Conference: $1,175 by November 16
  • Retail Non-Member, Full Conference: $2,175 by November 16
  • Non-Retail Member, Full Conference: $2,275
  • Non-Retail Non-Member, Full Conference: $3,275
  • NRF University Member Full Conference (Educator): $800
  • Non-University Member Full Conference (Educator): $1,050

2. Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) Winter Meeting
January 14-16
Lombard, IL

Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) Winter Meeting

The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) seeks to “provide an open forum for resolving transportation and car supply problems,” along with educational programs for its membership regarding railroad operating practices, transportation innovations, and legislative matters. Their supply chain management conferences take place twice a year, with the first occurring in January 2020 in Lombard, Illinois. The MARS Winter Meeting features a reception, new member orientation, and sessions on key industry topics.

Cost to Attend:

  • Member: $250 (includes Conference, 2 Breakfasts, Lunch, 2 Receptions, and 2019 Dues)
  • Luncheon Only: $55
  • Reception Only: $55

3. BG Strategic Advisors Supply Chain Conference
@bgsallc
January 22-24
Palm Beach, FL

BG Strategic Advisors Supply Chain Conference

BG Strategic Advisors Supply Chain Conference is unique among the supply chain events on our list, because it exclusively presents CEO-level topics. Held at The Breakers Luxury Palm Beach Resort, attendees have 3 days of sessions, networking, and fun among 200 of their peers. A new event that the conference is featuring this year is a “Supply Chain Shark Tank,” in which six companies get the chance to present their new supply chain innovations to a panel of experts.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

4. 14th Annual Health Care Supply Chain Management Summit
@WrldHealthcare
January 27-28
New Orleans, LA

14th Annual Health Care Supply Chain Management Summit

The 14th Annual Health Care Supply Chain Management Summit will take place in January 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. This supply chain management event features executive networking opportunities and distinguished and expert speakers. Health Care Supply Chain Management Summit sessions in 2020 will be geared toward strategies to improve patient outcomes by optimizing and benchmarking supply chain operations. Attendees of this supply chain conference will engage in-depth discussions of strategies to optimize the contracting, logistical, and value analysis of the healthcare supply chain.

Cost to Attend:

  • Standard Conference: $1,995 by December 13
  • Standard Conference: $2,295 by January 27
  • Hospital & Health Systems Conference: $995 by December 13
  • Hospital & Health Systems Conference: $1,295 by January 27

5. Jump Start 2020
@SMC3_Inc
January 27-29
Atlanta, GA

Jump Start 2020

A supply chain management conference featuring a logistics technology summit in Atlanta, Georgia, Jump Start 2020 is presented by SMC3, an organization that promotes collaboration between shippers, carriers, and 3PLs via innovative transportation software, services, and educational initiatives. Jump Start focuses on “igniting supply chain strategy” and is an ideal supply chain management event for shippers, carriers, logistics providers, and technology partners. Enjoy more than 20 targeted sessions, 40 industry experts, and 15 hours of networking at this supply chain management conference.

Cost to Attend:

  • SMC3 Members: $750 before November 27
  • SMC3 Associates: $995 before November 27
  • General: $1195 before November 27
  • Spouse Program: $395 before November 27

6. Supply Chain Finance Summit (SCFS)
 @BCR_TRFNews
 January 30-31
 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Supply Chain Finance Summit (SCFS)

The SCFS has been held for the past five years and continues to drive new discussions on the topic of transforming supply chain finance. Topics at this year’s summit include local and global financing innovations, the future of technology-enabled supply chain models, and increasing access to SCF for SMEs and emerging markets. A Blockchain for Supply Chain Finance Masterclass that provides a comprehensive review of the latest in blockchain technology will be held prior to the summit, and attendees can purchase a discounted ticket for both events.  

Cost to Attend:

  • SCF Summit Early Bird: €1,452
  • Blockchain Masterclass & SCF Summit Early Bird: €1,815

7. International Conference on Supply Chain Management and Logistics (ICSCML)
@wasetorg
February 3-4
Melbourne, Australia
International Conference on Supply Chain Management and Logistics (ICSCML)

This International Research Conference event will bring together a diverse group of academics and industry researchers to discuss supply chain management and logistics. This year’s ICSCML will provide an important forum for contributors to share their latest research findings and key takeaways. During ICSCML 2020, submitted papers will have an opportunity to be considered for a special issue of the Supply Chain Management and Logistics journal that will feature the conference. The conference will also feature discussions on the latest innovations and market trends that are influencing the industry. 

Cost to Attend:

  • Non-Student Oral/Poster Presenter Registration: € 500 (€ 450 early bird)
  • Student Oral/Poster Presenter Registration: € 400 (€ 350 early bird)
  • Listener Registration: € 300 (€ 250 early bird)

8. ARC Industry Forum Orlando 2020
@arc_advisory
February 3-6
Orlando, FL

ARC Industry Forum Orlando 2019

The leading technology research and advisory firm for industry, ARC presents its 24th annual ARC Industry Forum, Digitizing and Securing Industry, Infrastructure, and Cities, in February 2020. Taking place in Orlando, Florida, the ARC Industry Forum will explore how industrial companies are revamping business processes and technology approaches as supply chain partners employ digitized processes and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Learn more about how digitizing factories, cities, and infrastructure will benefit you and your supply chain at ARC Industry Forum Orlando in 2020.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

9. RLA Conference and Expo Las Vegas 2020
@RL_Association
February 4-6
Las Vegas, NV

RLA Conference and Expo Las Vegas 2020

2020’s RLA Conference & Expo focuses on the topic of “The Circular Economy,” one in which all 3PSPs can benefit from participating. The aim is to bring guidance to OEMs and retail branded businesses who are opening up their companies to RL support on a cross-national basis. The event will include speakers, panelists, and exhibitors from around the world, making it an important international conference that is not to be missed.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Retailer and Manufacturer Attendee: $1,499
  • Standard Registration: $1,699

10. Global Logistics Show
@logisticsshow
February 20-22
Bombay, India

Global Logistics Show

The 5th Edition Global Logistics Show is a conference teeming with supply chain and technology decision-makers. Over the course of three days, attendees have the opportunity to learn from more than inspiring supply chain technology speakers, learn from technology end-user experiences, and arm yourself with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

 11. 65th Annual Food Shippers of America Conference
@FoodShippers
February 23-25
Orlando, FL

65th Annual Food Shippers of America Conference

The Food Shippers of America has been conducting conferences that focus on the ins and outs of food packaging, distribution, and retail for over six decades. Past conferences have hit on a number of topics that are important to those working in supply chains that involve food distribution; these topics include FSMA compliance, economic updates, and the latest and greatest in food shipping logistics tactics.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

12. 2020 Retail Supply Chain Conference
@RILAtweets
February 23-26
Dallas, TX

2020 Retail Supply Chain Conference

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is a trade association representing the world’s leading retailers across every retail channel. Their Retail Supply Chain Conference includes insights from supply chain executives and experts who share insights on the role and evolution of supply chain in today’s increasingly changing industry. For 2020, the Retail Supply Chain Conference features best-in-class educational programs on hot topics in addition to more than 35 interactive sessions and five breakout tracks. Gain insights, participate in networking opportunities, and access in-depth content while developing new, creative solutions to your more complex supply chain challenges at this supply chain management conference.

Cost to Attend:

  • Full Conference Pass for RILA Members: $995 by December 31; $1,195 from January 1-February 20; $1,395 (Onsite)
  • Full Conference Pass for Non-Members: $1,295 by December 31; $1,495 from January 1-February 20; $1,695 (Onsite)
  • Retailer Expo Experience Only Pass: $195

13. Elevate 2020
@highjump
March 2-5
Orlando, FL

Elevate 2020

Elevate 2020 will take place at the Orlando World Center Marriot. Join like-minded businesses to collaborate and learn about the technologies that will elevate your supply chain and business as a whole. Learn from expert keynote speakers, engaging breakout sessions, lively product demonstrations, and fun social events while having the opportunity to network with more than 700 industry peers. Attendees will also hear from industry experts on trends and issues in the supply chain today.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

14. 2020 Supply Chain Management Directors’ Conference
@jindal_utdallas
March 4-6
Los Angeles, CA

2020 Supply Chain Management Directors' Conference

UT Dallas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management is hosting its 9th Annual SCM Directors’ Conference at the USC Marshall School of Business. There, supply chain management directors will gather for a 3-day forum that explores the newest innovations in curriculum creation, design, and beyond.

Cost to Attend: FREE Registration

15. 2020 Distribution Management Conference and Expo
@HDAconnect
March 8-11
San Diego, CA

2020 Distribution Management Conference and Expo

Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) is a national association representing primary pharmaceutical distributors. Their 2020 Distribution Management Conference and Expo is the association’s largest supply chain education event. Nearly 600 manufacturers, distributors, consultants, and third parties attend this supply chain management conference to keep the pharmaceutical distribution industry moving. Engage in topics relating to the healthcare supply chain and participate in a forum for operational and strategic discussions to learn about the new tools and strategic partners that can help you optimize your business operations in the healthcare supply chain industry.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

16. LogiMed US 2020
@MedDevLogistics
March 12-13
San Diego, CA

LogiMed US 2020

LogiMed US 2020 prides itself on being the “only conference just for the medical device supply chain.” Because it serves such a niche market, the networking opportunities are curated and meaningful, featuring manufacturer and provider-only mixers, as well as interactive roundtable discussions. LogiMed US attendees include those working for the biggest names in healthcare, including Alcon, Boston Scientific, Siemens, and many more.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Qualified Medical Device Manufacturers: $2,399
  • Health Systems, Clinics, and Caregivers: $499
  • Solution Providers: $2,999

17. IWLA Convention & Expo
@IWLA_US
March 15-17
San Diego, California
IWLA Convention & Expo

The IWLA Convention & Expo is a major event for warehouse logistics professionals and leadership throughout the industry. Given that a large number of executives and senior-level professionals attend each year, this event is a great opportunity for supply chain partners to engage in discussions regarding their latest offerings directly with their customers. The expo has a focus on warehouse environments, and any warehouse or 3PL executive could benefit from the speaking, workshop, and networking opportunities.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

18. ASD MARKETWeek
@ASDShow
March 22-25
Las Vegas, NV

ASD MARKETWeek

ASD MARKETWeek is a comprehensive B2B trade show that attracts attendees from every retail and distribution channel looking to find new suppliers, new product categories, and new ways to profit. With more than 45,000 attendees, 2,720 exhibits companies, this supply chain conference that also is home to SourceDirect Trade Show, which allows importers, distributors, wholesalers, and large retailers to purchase goods directly from overseas. ASD MARKETWeek is the place for every distribution channel of any size, and any retail market segment.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

19. ProcureCon Indirect East 2020
@ProcureCon
March 23-25
Orlando, FL

ProcureCon Indirect East 2020

ProcureCon Indirect East is part of the ProcureCon Series, which features events relating to keeping procurement relevant even as the economy and corporate focus change. ProcureCon attendees include senior procurement practitioners from organizations of all sizes, including Fortune 500 companies and some of the most exciting startups. ProcureCon Indirect East features more than 80 speakers, ample opportunities for networking, and interactive sessions so attendees have access to quality conference material that most closely aligns with their needs and challenges. Featured speakers include Microsoft chief procurement officer Mike Simms, Lowes vice president of enterprise strategic sourcing Percent Malhotra, and Best Buy senior director of procurement, strategic sourcing, lifecycle management, and governance Nancy Tiran.

Cost to Attend:

  • Procurement Practitioners 3-Day Pass: $1,899 by October 31; $2,299 after October 31
  • Solutions Providers/Others 2.5-Day Pass: $3,299

20. Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience
@SCMOracle
March 23-26
Chicago

Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience

Oracle helps companies achieve value chain transformation, and they present the Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience as a major step in the process. The Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience is a supply chain management conference that joins together top supply chain innovators and leaders from around the world. In fact, more than 2,500 supply chain professionals attend this event to gain inspiration from leaders who deploy supply chain solutions in the cloud. This event is designed especially for supply chain professionals seeking current trends, best practices, and true tales of how to get products to market faster, increase profitability, and improve customer satisfaction.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Super Saver Rate Full Conference Pass: $995 until November 24
  • Group Super Saver Rate (5+ Full Conference Passes): $795 until November 24
  • Government Rate Full Conference Pass: $795

21. American Manufacturing Summit 2020
@Mfg_USA
March 24-25
Chicago, IL

American Manufacturing Summit 2020

American Manufacturing Summit 2020 will take place at the Westin Chicago Lombard. Key speakers at this supply chain management conference include leaders from Harley Davidson, L’oréal, Johnson + Johnson, Pratt & Whitney, Goodyear, and more. American Manufacturing Summit 2020 will feature four key themes: manufacturing profitability, plant floor optimization, talent and capability, and manufacturing innovation. Learn from senior-level executives, participate in some of the 100+ on-site business meetings, and gain insights and actionable advice from thought-provoking was studies at this supply chain conference.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

22. TIA Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition
@3PLAssociation
April 1-4
Austin, TX

TIA Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) will host its 2020 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition, “the world’s largest gathering of brokerage-based 3PLs,” in April 2020 at the JW Marriott in Austin, TX. This supply chain management conference is an annual event that gives attendees the opportunity to interact with representatives from North America and abroad in order to stay up to date with best practices, technology, software, freight matching, insurance, and everything else 3PLs need in order to succeed. Enjoy networking opportunities, lunches, and much more at TIA2020.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

23. SCOPE Supply Chain Conference
April 5-7
Chicago, IL

SCOPE Supply Chain Conference

The SCOPE Supply Chain Conference is an invitation-only supply chain event known for its exceptional service for its audience. Twenty-six steering committee members from distinguished companies develop the completely peer-driven educational program to ensure it addresses the most pressing supply chain challenges. Themes of the 2020 SCOPE Supply Chain Conference include supply chain strategies to increase visibility, workforce and talent management, adoption of rising technologies, transportation management strategies, and warehouse management and optimization.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

24. ICSCLE 2020: 22nd International Conference on Supply Chain and Logistics Engineering
@wasetorg
April 23-24
Boston, MA

ICSCLE 2020: 22nd International Conference on Supply Chain and Logistics Engineering

ICSCLE 2020 is one of the few conferences that strives to consider supply chain and logistics on an academic and scholarly level. This coming year’s events include a variety of hand-picked contributions on empirical and theoretical works – all of which may end up becoming cutting-edge supply chain processes in the future.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

25. Institute for Supply Management Annual Conference (ISM 2020)
@ism
April 26-29
Boston, MA

Institute for Supply Management Annual Conference (ISM 2020)

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) will hold its annual conference at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. ISM has more than 48,000 active global members and is the largest global organization dedicated to advancing the practice of procurement and supply management. Their annual supply chain management conference offers unparalleled learning experiences from the best and the brightest in the industry and gives attendees the opportunity to work toward CPSM certification. This is one supply chain management conference you won’t want to miss.

Cost to Attend:

  • ISM Members: $1,395 until January 11; $1,695 January 12-February 10; $1,895 February 11- March 30; $1,995 March 31-April 25; $2,095 Onsite
  • Non-Members: $1,895 until January 11; $2,195 January 12-February 10; $2,495 February 11- March 30; $2,595 March 31-April 25; $2,695 Onsite

26. GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit
@GHX_LLC
April 27-29
National Harbor, MD

GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit

GHX works to enable better patient care and billions of dollars in savings for the healthcare community. Their Healthcare Supply Chain Summit is a must-attend event for organizations looking to advance their supply chain expertise, strengthen their long-term strategy, and learn best practices from industry leaders. Attendees will learn how to solve costly supply chain challenges and inefficiencies with new technologies, modern processes, and best practices. Join more than 800 professionals in learning how to leverage new technologies, adopt modern processes, and implement best practices at GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit 2020.

Cost to Attend:

  • Early Registration: $950 until January 24
  • Standard Registration: $1,250

27. NextGen Supply Chain (NGSC)
@NextGenConf
April 27-29
Chicago, Illinois
NextGen Supply Chain (NGSC)

NextGen Supply Chain is an educational conference that seeks to answer the question: “What’s next in supply chain management?” Topics during the three-day conference will center around technology innovations and new methodologies that are expected to truly change the way that supply chains are managed. The technology priorities for this year’s NGSC are Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Digital Transformation. Attendees of the conference represent a broad range of executives, senior-level SCM professionals, academics, and vendors.

Cost to Attend:

  • Exhibit/Sponsor Conference Delegate: $925
  • Conference Delegate: $1850 ($1650 early bird)

28. AAFA’s Global Supply Chain and Trade Conference
@apparelfootwear
April 29-30
Baltimore, Maryland
AAFA's Global Supply Chain and Trade Conference

The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) hosts this annual event that brings together industry leaders to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities. The next event will be held at the Under Armour headquarters and will feature topics related to the trade war, strategic sourcing, and innovations in footwear and apparel supply chains. Details are still being prepared, so check the website for upcoming information about speakers, schedules, and more.

Cost to Attend:

  • AAFA Member: $525.00
  • Second person or more from the same member company: $450.00
  • Non-Member: $925.00

29. WERC 2020
@WERC
May 3-6
Providence, RI

WERC 2020

The Warehousing Education & Research Council, WERC, is an association of logistics and distribution professionals. Their 43rd annual conference, 2020 WERC Conference, will be held in Providence, RI, and feature more than 1,000 attendees, 120 expert presenters and 80 peer-driven sessions. WERC Conference is a supply chain management conference that offers industry education and solutions through industry-specific continuing education, networking opportunities, and the chance to see how other distribution centers operate. Attendees especially enjoy the Solutions Center with leading suppliers, peer-to-peer education sessions, and facility tours at the Annual WERC Conference.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

30. Transplace 18th Annual Shipper Symposium
@Transplace
May 4-6
Austin, TX

Transplace 18th Annual Shipper Symposium

Shipper Symposium is presented by Transplace, North America’s leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology. This supply management conference offers excellent educational sessions with experts and thought leadership content, industry trend discussions, networking opportunities, and legislative updates. The goal of Shipper Symposium is to strengthen relationships and help supply chain management leaders operate their supply chains more efficiently. You’ll make connections, discover new technologies for greater transparency and efficiency, and learn more about the hottest trends and issues facing shippers at Shipper Symposium 2020.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

31. American Supply Chain Summit 2020
@GenerisGP
May 5-6
Dallas, TX

American Supply Chain Summit 2020

Generis’ American Supply Chain Summit 2020 will be held at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport and features keynotes from the most influential companies innovating supply chains, such as Walmart, Google, Coca-Cola, VF, The Home Depot, and GE Appliances. This year’s conference includes four powerful themes that are particularly relevant to today’s logistics thought leaders; these include Profitability and Risk Management, Cost Optimization, Workforce Management, and Technology.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

32. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference
@Gartner_inc
May 11-14
Orlando, FL

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Gartner is the source for technology-related insight for clients who want to make the right decision every time. That’s why their Supply Chain Executive Conference is a top pick for our supply chain management conference list – not to mention the fact that it features comprehensive tracks and sessions covering the entire spectrum of supply chain and focuses on helping supply chain executives identify innovations to support the future supply chain, develop solutions for next-generation supply chains with best-in-class talent and organizational strategies, and leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) to advance your supply chain. The Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference is perfect for chief supply chain officers, supply chain planning executives, procurement and manufacturing executives, and logistics and distribution executives.

Cost to Attend:

  • Early Bird: $4,200 through March 13
  • Standard: $4,725
  • Public Sector Rate: $3,925

33. Manhattan Momentum 2020
@ManhAssocNews
May 18-21
Las Vegas, NV

Manhattan Momentum 2020

Manhattan Associates seeks to help the world’s top global brands solve the most complex business problems in supply chain, inventory, and omnichannel. Their supply chain management conference, Manhattan Momentum 2020, will take place in May at the Aria Hotel and feature tracks including Change Management, Inventory, Labor and Slotting, Manhattan SCALE, Omni-Channel, Technology & Platform, Manhattan Carrier, Transportation Management: Shippers, Visibility & Insight, Warehouse Management for IBM, and Warehouse Management for Open Systems. Attendees also will have access to industry experts and sessions with all of the information you need to optimize your supply chain strategy.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

34. The Logistics & Supply Chain Forum
@LogisticsForums
May 31-June 2
Naples, FL

The Logistics & Supply Chain Forum

The Logistics & Supply Chain Forum is a supply chain management conference that connects senior logistics and supply chain professionals for networking, improving, and benchmarking. Held in Naples, Florida, the Logistics & Supply Chain Forum features extensive research and feedback from senior logistics and supply chain executives who deal with critical issues on a daily basis. Sessions cover strategic supply chain management, new planning models, transpacific trade, omnichannel distribution, and more so that attendees hear new and varied perspectives to become more effective executives who are prepared to move forward with their supply chains.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

35. Home Delivery World 2020
@total_delivery
June 3-4
Philadelphia, PA

Home Delivery World 2020

Home Delivery World is a supply chain management conference with more than 1,500 attendees, 80 exhibitors, and 30 free seminar sessions. Home Delivery 2020 is in its eighth year of welcoming retailers, retailers, grocers, and solutions providers to discuss delivery operations challenges and trends and providing a forum where retail and eCommerce logistics innovators and their solution provider counterparts collaborate.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Non-Retailer: $235 (Individual Pass); Group Booking: $210
  • Retailer/Grocer/Government: $155 (Individual Pass); Group Booking: $140

36. 2020 Business and Leadership Conference
@HDAconnect
June 7-10
Colorado Springs, CO

2020 Business and Leadership Conference

The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) Business and Leadership Conference is the signature annual conference of the healthcare distribution industry, developed by and for healthcare supply chain leaders and innovators. This supply chain management conference brings together high-level executives, thought leaders, and influential managers from across the healthcare supply chain for strategic business discussions on pressing industry issues. Experience unique opportunities to network with peers and trading partners of all levels of the healthcare distribution industry over the course of two and a half days, plus attend informative general sessions and valuable networking events at the 2020 HDA Business and Leadership Conference. Please note, this supply chain management conference is exclusive to HDA member companies.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

37. Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition
@IRCE_Official
June 9-11
Chicago, IL

Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition

The Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) joins together the brightest minds and most innovative strategies that can change the course of your business. In fact, IRCE welcomes industry experts and features top-notch agenda content, an exhibit hall full of the latest and greatest solution providers, and a community made for networking with thousands of your like-minded peers.  This supply chain management conference features industry experts, unrivaled agenda content, and an exhibit hall packed with the best solution providers, so you will have the opportunity to network with thousands of like-minded industry peers when you attend IRCE 2020. You’ll also have access to the content that matches the supply chain management challenges facing your internet retail business.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

38. Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics
@Reuters
June 10-11
Houston, Texas
Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics

The Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics Conference is considered an incredible networking opportunity in the industry, with its 2019 event having an industry-leading 35% owner/operator attendance ratio. Major contributors include industry leaders such as Exxon Mobil, Dow, Shell Chevron and BASF. Some of the key topics for the upcoming conference include mitigating risk in supply chain operations based on external market challenges and how to leverage data through predictive analytics and AI. There will also be a focus on the topic of optimizing a regional, national and international logistics network through detailed discussions of each supply chain vertical.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

39. 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Chicago
@eyefortransport
June 16-18
Chicago, IL

11th Annual North American Supply Chain Summit: Chicago

The 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Chicago will be held at the Marriott Marquis Chicago. This supply chain event typically sells out, so don’t wait to register if you want to have the opportunity to attend. This supply chain conference is one of North America’s largest and best-attended gatherings of high-level logistics and supply chain executives. It also draws some of the most forward-thinking speakers, such as Avnet VP of supply chain services David Paulson, Schneider Electric VP of logistics systems & tools for the global supply chain Richard Morrissey, and IMB VP of supply chain Joanne Wright.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

40. Best of the Best S&OP Conference 
@demandplanning
June 18-19
Chicago, Illinois 
Best of the Best S&OP Conference 

The Best of the Best S&OP Conference is a global forum for S&OP industry leaders and has been held continuously for the past 13 years. This event is co-presented by the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) and the Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning (IBF). In addition to the important networking opportunities, the conference will also feature a number of workshop sessions that are eligible for Continuing Education (CE) credit and maintenance for some industry certifications. It is a great resource for continuous improvement ideas across all areas of demand planning, forecasting, and new product development.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Member (ASCM or IBF): $1,595 ($1,345 early bird)
  • Non-Member: $1,595 ($1,445 early bird)
  • Team (3+, per person): $1,445 ($1,295 early bird)

41. International Conference on Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ICHLSCM)
@wasetorg
June 18-19
Vienna, Austria
International Conference on Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ICHLSCM)

The International Research Conference is an active organization that prides itself on hosting a number of diverse scholarly events throughout the world each year. The events are of particular interest to students, academics, and industry researchers. The upcoming ICHLSCM will explore the topic of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management through talks and discussions with leading scientists and researchers. Topics of discussion include recent innovations, market trends, and practical solutions to common problems faced by the industry.

Cost to Attend:

  • Non-Student Oral/Poster Presenter Registration: € 500 (€ 450 early bird)
  • Student Oral/Poster Presenter Registration: € 400 (€ 350 early bird)
  • Listener Registration: € 300 (€ 250 early bird)

42. NACDS Total Store Expo
@NACDS
August 8-10
San Diego, CA

NACDS Total Store Expo

Presented by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), the Total Store Expo is a supply chain management conference that offers the latest products and services from innovative suppliers of consumer goods, pharmacy, supply chain, and logistics technology. Retailer and exhibitor representatives make tactical and strategic exchanges, and attendees have the option of participating in the Meet the Market program to get to know the latest innovative products, technology, and services available to the retail audience at the NACDS Total Store Expo.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

43. Retail Delivery Connect
August 10-12
Miami, FL

Retail Delivery Connect

Retail Delivery Connect is an annual invite-only forum for logistics and supply chain executives working in retail. Its mission is to serve as a connection-building summit where attendees can network, exchange ideas, and collaborate on the newest supply chain innovations. Some past attendees include supply chain executives working for Nike, Overstock, Ralph Lauren, Reformation, Neiman Marcus, and many more.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

44. ASCM 2020
@APICS
September 13-15
New Orleans, LA

ASCM, a premier professional association for supply chain and operations management, is the leading provider of research, education, and certification programs that contribute to supply chain excellence and innovation. ASCM 2020, the annual conference for supply chain professionals, offers education, best practices, and thought leadership those professionals need to lead their organizations and reach maximum productivity and consumer demands. ASCM 2020 features a world-class educational program, powerful general sessions, nonstop networking opportunities, the ASCM 2020 Expo, and facility tours.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

45. CSCMP EDGE 2020
@cscmp
September 20-23
Orlando, FL

CSCMP EDGE 2020

CSCMP educates and connects the world’s supply chain professionals. Their EDGE Conference will be held in Orlando in the fall of 2020. Participants will have access to leading-edge content and cutting-edge supply chain solutions at this supply chain management conference, which features more than 100 forward-thinking sessions that include real-world strategies for maximizing and transforming supply chains in addition to dynamic speakers, industry experts, and the brightest academics and practitioners in the industry today. Earn 15 CEUs for attending CSCMP EDGE 2020 all three days.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

46. Global Cold Chain Expo 2020
@coldchainexpo
September 28-30
Dallas, TX

Global Cold Chain Expo 2020

The Global Cold Chain Expo is a premier conference for the global food industry cold chain. The cutting-edge exposition features the tools, technologies, and services all partners throughout the cold chain need, in addition to an educational conference that joins innovators and experts to create a valuable, B2B networking event. Join more than 15,000 attendees including key decision-makers from retail, food service, processing, production, distribution, logistics, and transportation representing frozen, refrigerated, ambient, and fresh operations at the Global Cold Chain Expo in Dallas.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

47. eTAIL Fulfillment and Returns
@etail
October 21-22
Copenhagen, Denmark

eTAIL Fulfillment and Returns

As e-commerce continues to swell, it’s becoming more and more important for supply chain executives to have a wide perspective on all moving parts, including the ever-changing fulfillment and returns processes. eTAIL hosts a specialized conference that deals with, not only the challenges facing today’s retailers but also how an entire supply chain can organize itself to better support them. Previous conferences included 150 attendees, 45 speakers, 20 interactive roundtables, boardrooms, and workshops, and 8 hours of valuable networking time.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

48. Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit
@Gartner_inc
November 4-5
Orlando, FL

Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit

Gartner’s Supply Chain Planning Summit is the premier destination for supply chain planning leaders. Attendees learn how to deliver tangible business outcomes that support business objectives, harness emerging technologies to leverage supply chain planning for a competitive advantage, and more. Attendees have the opportunity to connect and network with more than 400 industry peers, learn about emerging trends and best practices, and discover emerging technologies that can transform supply chain planning.

Cost to Attend:

  • Standard Price: $3,175
  • Public-Sector Price: $2,650

49. 2020 In.sight
@TMWSystems
TBA
TBA

2020 In.Sight

A leading provider of internet-based fleet mobility an mobile communication systems to the transportation industry, PeopleNet and TMW, a leading provider of enterprise software to transportation and logistics companies, present the In.sight User Conference + Expo 2020. This supply chain management conference will be held at the Houston Convention Center and deliver three days of opportunities for professionals to interact with experts and forward-thinkers in the industry. Gain valuable insights on the tools that will help you drive performance and safety across your organization and supply chain by attending 2020 In.sight.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

50. SummerCon 2020
TBA
TBA

SummerCon 2020

This yearly supply chain design summer conference gives attendees the opportunity to meet fellow supply chain professionals and learn new strategies and techniques for solving business problems using supply chain design technology. Please note, SummerCon is open to all LLamasoft customers, users, and prospects and offers networking opportunities and case studies that attendees value year after year.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

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