Websites, Networks, and Communities

  • Buyers Meeting Point is an online knowledge and professional development resource for procurement and supply management professionals owned and managed by career procurement professional Kelly Barner. 

  • CPO Rising

    CPO Rising is a news and media site written for and about Chief Procurement Officers and other supply management executives. It is published by Andrew Bartolini, the Chief Research Officer at Ardent Partners.

  • Global Women Procurement Professionals (GWPP) provides an information exchange, discussion forum, and a voice for all women involved in the professions of procurement, sourcing and supply chain. Here you can view upcoming events.

  • Procurement Leaders provides strategy development and peer-to-peer benchmarking for Chief Procurement Officers and their leadership team. They host the annual World Procurement Awards. Membership required.

  • Procurious is an online community of over 35,000+ supply chain and procurement professionals. Popular events are hosted where thought leaders and CPOs share inspirational strategies. Tania Seary is Founder.

  • Public Spend Forum is a global knowledge network for public procurement and the public sector market. Free membership allows you access to news, market intelligence, learning resources and the excellent supplier discovery site, GovShop.

  • The Reshoring Initiative's mission is to bring good, well-paying manufacturing jobs back to the United States by helping companies more accurately assess their total cost of offshoring. Harry Moser is President.

  • Spend Matters, launched in 2004, was the first blog in the procurement and supply chain sector. It has expanded to become a respected global content community and a key research/analysis provider. Azul Partners is parent company.