The World’s Most Important Gathering of CSCOs and Supply Chain Executives™

10 – 12 June 2024 | Barcelona, Spain

Rethink Supply Chain

Rising expectations. Geopolitical unrest. Economic fluctuations. Workforce fatigue, and more. The supply chain arena has undergone a significant transformation. Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCOs) and leaders in this field face a constant barrage of intricate challenges and are tasked with not just meeting but exceeding expectations.

Leading supply chain organizations thrive amidst the chaos by addressing immediate concerns while strategically positioning themselves for sustained success.

Join us at the World Events Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2024 conference for practical guidance and forward-looking perspectives on how supply chains can thrive in both the present and the future. Connect with over 1,600 industry peers and explore cutting-edge technologies at our Supply Chain Xpo.

Join a community of experts, CSCOs and supply chain leaders at World Events Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo and participate in interactive and collaborative sessions, share experiences, and access the latest research to mitigate risks and strategize for long-term success.

Drive long-term growth for the supply chain, advance your sustainability forward and aggressively pursue cost-saving opportunities.

  • Align your supply chain strategy with the business strategy. 
  • Improve supply chains’ resilience and agility in meeting customer needs. 
  • Implement a global talent strategy to attract, recruit and retain the workforce of the future.
  • Develop a multiyear digital transformation roadmap, from execution to ROI assessment. 

Develop and execute demand, supply and inventory plans that enable the company to meet sales and service objectives.

  • Balance short- and long-term decisions that enable your company to be more competitive in a dynamic environment. 
  • Build more intentional programs to globally attract and develop the best talent.
  • Develop processes that drive a competitive edge for your business to plan for demand and supply beyond physical barriers.
  • Sharpen the focus to reduce waste in planning. 
  • Innovate new ways of planning to optimize profitability and maximize use of available resources to reduce environmental impact.

Move beyond short-term cost management to leverage supplier capabilities to their maximum advantage and achieve cost efficiencies.

  • Position the supply chain procurement function as a source of competitive advantage. 
  • Broaden your mission to go beyond cost savings and actively promote innovation, risk mitigation, sustainability and supplier diversity. 
  • Increase resilience through deep knowledge of the supply base, dynamic risk monitoring and more robust supply relationship management processes.
  • Build different strategies to increase collaboration and better prepare for supplier-side disruption.
  • Learn about the latest trends in digital transformation and talent development used by world-class procurement organizations. 

Develop effectiveness, efficiency and integrity for the manufacturing operations and set budgets and operational goals for the business.

  • Learn which methods work best to marry digital acumen with management skills. 
  • Cultivate new organizational designs and workforce competencies.
  • Discover leading ways to translate corporate strategy, new business model designs and game-changing technologies to elevate manufacturing and quality capabilities.
  • Connect manufacturing and quality across the business ecosystem and improve reliable supply. 
  • Build strategies and tactics that engage strategy partners, mitigate risks and boost resiliency. 

Make strategic decisions in inventory management, warehousing and haulage, liaise with all relevant parties, track deliveries, and ensure accuracy in delivery and quantity. 

  • Validate and communicate the inflection points of balancing agility and cost.
  • Discover how supply chains develop logistics sustainability strategies that are aspirational and achievable. 
  • Harness the benefits that top talent can provide. 
  • Assess where technology can enhance logistics operations. 
  • Balance the benefits of both talent and technology.

Network with experts and peers

At World Events Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo, attendees have the opportunity to connect with World Events experts and industry-leading CSCOs and supply chain executives. Meet one-on-one with World Events experts for tailored advice to help you achieve your most critical priorities.

Build new relationships, broaden your perspectives and uncover ways to solve problems alongside other supply chain leaders. When you engage with like-minded peers, you’ll find opportunities to share your ideas and experiences. 


  • Roundtable sessions.* Join your supply chain executive peers from leading organizations and various industries to discuss relevant topics inspired by the latest research in these small-group sessions, moderated by a World Events expert. 
  • End-user case studies. Detailed and documented case studies, by World Events invitation, reveal lessons from your peers during their own organization’s implementations.
  • Peer conversations. Join peer-to-peer discussions organically throughout the conference. With over 2,000 attendees of CSCOs and supply chain leaders, discover how others are tackling the challenges you face every day. 

*Preregistration is required. These sessions are available to end users only; space is limited.

This conference is designed to equip application and software engineering leaders and their teams with the objective insights, expert guidance and practical tools they need to elevate their strategy as they discover new approaches to making smarter business decisions.

No matter where you are on your transformation and innovation trajectory, we are here to help you get to your destination faster, with confidence.

Lean back, listen and prepare to be inspired

Expect the best speakers, brightest minds and innovative ideas and research. These sessions provide the inspiration and actionable insights to help guide you to transform your mission-critical business priorities into business results.


  • Guest speakers. Hear firsthand from thought-provoking guest speakers and industry peers.
  • World Events Magic Quadrant™ sessions. Explore World Events Magic Quadrant™ sessions for an objective guide across how solution providers are executing against their vision.
  • Contract Negotiation Clinics. These interactive sessions are designed to help attendees to prepare for their next contract negotiations with strategic technology vendors and provide cost optimization tips and tactics.

Lean in and engage and prepare to be inspired

Facilitated by World Events experts, these sessions challenge you to solve problems together, exchange viewpoints and get to the core of the business imperatives that drive you and your peers.


  • Roundtables. These small-scale, interactive sessions emphasize group participation, providing participants with an opportunity to share experiences and ideas, develop skills, explore best practices and solve current issues. (Preregistration is required.)

  • Workshops. Workshops are expert-led, small-scale and interactive sessions where you drill down on specific topics with a how-to focus. (Preregistration is required.)

Our unbiased World Events experts help you advance your mission-critical priorities through industry-leading insights, guidance and tools. Tap their unique expertise to make faster, smarter decisions.

  • World Events one-on-one meeting. Provides you with 30 minutes of undivided attention and support from a World Events expert. Get feedback on a key initiative or share an urgent challenge. (Preregistration is required.)
  • Ask the Expert sessions. Group sessions that enable attendees to ask a World Events expert questions directly. (Preregistration is required.)
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