Ardent Partners Announces “CPO Rising 2015” Procurement Summit

BOSTON, July 01, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The accelerating speed and complexity of business has placed the procurement function and its leader, the Chief Procurement Officer (“CPO”), in the crucible of business operations, relationships, and results. Procurement departments, their operations, culture, and systems, the way in which they transform knowledge into strategies and those strategies into performance, must all keep pace. To help CPOs better understand what they can do improve their relevance, engagement, and results, Ardent Partners is pleased to announce its inaugural executive symposium, “CPO Rising 2015,” which will bring the best and brightest in procurement to Boston this October 20 and 21.

Event Details:

CPO Rising 2015

October 20th and 21st

The Harvard Club

Boston, MA

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“In 2015 and beyond, the procurement teams that adeptly connect their tools, resources, and expertise to support the evolving needs of the business will succeed above all others,” said Andrew Bartolini, chief research officer and managing partner of Ardent Partners. “Our primary goal in developing the CPO Rising event is to provide an exclusive and intimate venue for the true leaders in procurement to collectively develop and codify the practices that will continually advance the industry.”

This exclusive event promises invaluable networking opportunities and the interactive exchange of ideas for Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement executives. Attendees can expect to return home with a collection of new and innovative ideas and strategies that will help propel their organizations to the next level of performance.

From keynote presentations to CPO panel discussions, case studies, and world class research, the unrivalled speaker panel will highlight procurement-led innovation within the enterprise and across the supply chain. Register for the event today at

About CPO Rising 2015

CPO Rising 2015 is expected to be the procurement event of the year and promises to deliver cutting-edge research and best practices to global procurement executives in an intimate, executive-friendly environment. This year’s event sponsors include Hubwoo, LexisNexis, and DCR Workforce.

About Ardent Partners

Founded in 2010, Ardent Partners is a research and advisory firm focused on defining and advancing the supply management strategies, processes, and technologies that drive business value and accelerate organizational transformation within the enterprise. Ardent’s analyst team has decades of experience researching and advising on the procurement, accounts payable, and supply management industries and their associated technologies. To learn more about the company, visit or contact us at

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Source:Ardent Partners