September 20 in Chicago

SievoFriends Americas 2018

The annual gathering for procurement transformation trailblazers now first time in the United States offering exclusive training, thought-provoking presentations and inspiring customer success stories from across the world.

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The unmissable event of the year for the senior procurement leaders

Meet Your Peers

Start the day with a networking breakfast, enjoy the interesting day of presentations, customer success stories as well as 1-1 meetings with your peers from varying industries. Finalise your stories during the exciting evening activities.

Hear about Sievo

Plenty of possibilities to meet the Sievo team and Sievonians joining from our Chicago and Helsinki offices. We’ll be sharing our product vision and the roadmap. We also look forward to hearing your thoughts and views.

Discuss Future Trends in Procurement Analytics

Sievo together with our clients and partners will be sharing success stories and what’s hot in Procurement Analytics in the Americas and the rest of the world.


19 September, 2018

Doors open, morning coffee served

Welcome and Practicalities

Track 1. Deep Dive: Advanced Spend Analytics
Track 2. Deep Dive: Next Generation Analytics

Track 1. Deep Dive: Savings Lifecycle Management

Track 1. Deep Dive: Utilizing External Data in Spend Analysis
Track 2. Deep Dive: Spend Forecasting


Client Specific Trainings with Client's Environment

Client Specific Trainings with Client's Environment

20 September, 2018

Doors open, breakfast served

Welcome & Practicalities

Sievo: Global Leader in Procurement Analytics

Speaker: Matti Sillanpää, Sievo

Sievo: Creating the Future of Procurement Analytics

Speaker: Sammeli Sammalkorpi, Sievo

Coffee break

BD: Tools and Processes for World Class Direct Material Forecasting

Speaker: Chris Smolyn, BD

Sievo: Becoming a Global Leader

Speaker: Johan-Peter Teppala, Sievo

Roundtable: Embracing External Data in Opportunity Identification

Speaker: Pasi Viljanen, Sievo


Spend Matters: How to Buy Procurement Technology

Speaker: Jason Busch, Spend Matters

TJX: Gaining Insights and Credibility in Indirect Spend Analysis

Speaker: Eric Rock, TJX Companies

Coffee Break & Sievo User Group Meetings

Sievo: Greetings from Sievo's Account Management

Speaker: Aaron Esterline, Sievo

Summary of the Day

Evening Programm

Venue: The Godfrey Hotel, Chicago

SievoFriends takes place at the Godfrey Hotel, a conveniently located boutique hotel in Chicago.

Address: 127 West Huron at LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60654

Phone: +1 312-649-2000

Book your travel early and get an exclusive 15% discount.

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