• EcoVadis
    Silver Sponsor

    EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 200 purchasing categories and 160 countries. Industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, L’Oréal, Subway, Nestlé, Salesforce, Michelin and BASF are among the more than 65,000 businesses on the EcoVadis network, all working with a single methodology to evaluate, collaborate and improve sustainability performance in order to protect their brands, foster transparency and innovation, and accelerate growth.


  • Coupa
    Bronze sponsor

    At Coupa, we are transforming the way that businesses manage their spend. In partnership with the Business Spend Management (BSM) Community, we are co-creating new and unique capabilities that empower our customers, partners, and suppliers with increased visibility, actionable insights, and solutions to manage their spend.

    Over the past twelve months alone, we have co-innovated hundreds of new capabilities with our BSM Community, setting the pace of innovation for the industry and helping businesses deliver real measurable value.

  • CIPS Australia and New Zealand
    Supporting Partner
    CIPS Australia and New Zealand

    CIPS, the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, is the dynamic champion driving the global procurement and supply management profession. CIPS is the world’s largest organisation dedicated to the profession, with a global community of over 200,000.

  • Business Chief ANZ
    Media Partner
    Business Chief ANZ

    Business Chief ANZ is an innovative digital publication aimed at bringing business executives up-to-date with the latest news, information and trends from across Australia and New Zealand.

    As one of the top-ranked economies in the world, breaking news out of Australia can have a global effect. Business Chief ANZ offers its audience exclusive insight into the corporate business decisions that drives the Australian economy.

    Our digital platform includes an interactive website and magazine experience that will give you insight into the operations, innovations, financial strategies and other business practices implemented by Australia’s most successful companies. And with businesses of all sizes and a strong market for startups and small to medium enterprises, we tailor our news and other informative articles specifically to the Australian business landscape.

    At Business Chief ANZ we aim to enhance the media landscape and generate open dialogue with our readers to influence the economy for the better, while creating an interactive client development tool.

  • Supply Chain Digital
    Media Partner
    Supply Chain Digital

    Supply Chain Digital is an innovative, forward thinking 'Digital Community' aimed at providing Procurement & Supply Chain professionals with industry leading news, analysis, features and reports about the world's biggest supply chains.

    Supply Chain Digital showcases the very latest supply chain and procurement trends by featuring insights from 'Thought Leaders' across the globe who are implementing 'transformations' inside large scale organizations.

    As the fastest growing global community of Procurement & Supply Chain professionals - Supply Chain Digital showcases the latest Industry Best Practices, the latest in Procurement & Supply Chain Technology as well as all the leading Events, Associations and Award winning companies globally.

  • Behind the Scenes Communication
    Supporting partner
    Behind the Scenes Communication

    Catherine Hollyman, the founder of Behind The Scenes Communications, firmly believes that as the world leverages the power of technology, the need for effective interpersonal communication skills grows ever-stronger. Why?

    Because as a current and emerging business leader, you have a powerful contribution to make to the world, whether that’s your own small slice of it or society at large. But you can’t do it alone. You first need to connect with and persuade your team, customers, suppliers, investors and networks to support you on your journey. That’s why Catherine’s purpose is to empower leaders like you to maximise your influence and leadership impact through effective purposeful and purpose-led communication.

    By equipping you with the knowledge, skills and resources to communicate in a way that connects more meaningfully with your employees and other stakeholders, Catherine helps leaders create highly engaged, high-performing teams.

    Her individual coaching programs, group workshops and consultancy services are all designed to help you inform, inspire, connect and unite your team or organisation behind a common purpose, mission, vision, strategy and values. In doing so, you build your presence and reputation as a leader and fulfil your potential to make a positive contribution to your team, organisation, and the customers or community you serve.

    For nearly two decades, Catherine has provided communication coaching and consultancy services to leaders at Fortune 500 organisations; some of Australia’s leading corporates and small-to-medium businesses including Foxtel, Atlassian and Optus; as well as entrepreneurs as they launch and scale their start-ups. Whenever you’re ready to maximise your impact as a leader, Catherine is waiting Behind The Scenes to support you on your journey.

  • Ladies in Procurement.
    Supporting Partner
    Ladies in Procurement.

    We are Ladies in Procurement. We are strong, we are vibrant, we are sassy and we are commercially minded. We believe that behind every successful Lady in Procurement there is a tribe of like-minded supportive ladies that have her back. We do not apologise for being who we are.

    LIP's, Heels and Bubbles are events staged around Australia inviting all Ladies in Procurement that would like to network, share their stories and support each other. We choose hosting organisations with aligned values who support our events by sponsoring a venue, bubbly and nibblies so we can focus on no-cost events with no sales, no obligations and lots of fun!!!!

  • GECA
    Supporting Partner

    GECA (Good Environmental Choice Australia) is a sign that buyers can trust. We run Australia's only independent, not for profit, multi sector ecolabelling program and are the only Australian member of the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN). Our transparent certification program develops standards against which products and services can be independently assessed and follow ISO 14024 principles for world best practice in ecolabelling.

    We also provide Claims Authentication (ISO 14021 Type 11 Environmental labelling), benchmarked LCA (Life Cycle Analysis), consulting, training and educational services.

    Through our range of services, we’re able to provide procurement professionals, architects, building professionals and consumers with an independent, reliable and credible way to make environmentally, healthier and ethical preferred choices.

    We’re widely respected and recognised in Australia and globally by Green Building Schemes, including Green Star, WELL, ISCA, NABERS as well as many procurement channels in government, education, hospitality, business and consumer.

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  • World Commerce & Contracting
    Supporting Partner
    World Commerce & Contracting

    The International Association for Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM), now World Commerce & Contracting, enables public and private sector organizations and professionals to achieve world-class standards in their contracting and relationship management process and skills. World CC is leading the way in responding to the demands of global networked markets through research and training.