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    • June 05, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Center, 1 College Street, Worcester, MA 01610
    Please join us at the 2018 Management Forum at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester!


    8:00 AM - 8:30AM
    Registration and Continental Breakfast

    8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
    Welcome Remarks and Introductions

    8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

    Speaker:  Jeff Berk, Chief Operating Officer for Performitiv


    This workshop provides techniques and tools a supplier manager needs to get the most value out of supplier relationships and build the business case to do so. The workshop is broken down into four major topics relationship management, performance management, process management and business case.


    Relationship Management. These are fundamental skills supplier managers need for positive, collaborative interactions with suppliers and internal team members. Topics covered in this section include change management, supplier on-boarding, and project management.

    Performance Management. These are the necessary skills supplier managers need to ensure accountability and governance with suppliers. Topics covered in this section include: scorecard data and methodology, key performance indicators and risk management.

    Process Management. These are classic skills supplier managers must have for daily interactions with suppliers to ensure governance and compliance. Topics covered in this section include: contact management, contract management, spend management, and document management.

    Business Case. These are tools and techniques supplier managers need to gain resources for a supplier management program and toolset. Topics covered include building a business case for supplier management tools and qualification of a business case in tangible and intangible ways.

    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    12:30 PM 

    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Closing Remarks, 2018 Annual Conference Update, & Raffle

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    Oct 21-24

    • October 21, 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • October 23, 2018
    • 11:00 AM
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore, 50 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, MA 01923
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    NAEP, New England is a specialized organization consisting of Higher Education procurement professionals. NAEP-NE is dedicated to providing professional development and networking opportunities to its membership which consists of over 325 individuals representing over 125 colleges and universities across New England. 
    Each year along with other professional development seminars, NAEP-NE runs a fall conference which is held every year in October. The conference consists of a vendor show representing over 60 vendors and seminars taught by expert speakers from New England and across the country.

    This year, NAEP-NE will be accepting about 55 exhibitor booths for the vendor show. Sponsorship opportunities will be available for all vendors. The Vendor Expo will be on Monday, October 22nd from 1:00PM-5:00PM.

    Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

    In addition to the traditional vendor exhibit opportunities sponsorships are available this year. When registering you can select a sponsorship level.

    Cancellation Deadline: No refund will be given after October 10, 2018. Any cancellation is subject to a $50 administrative fee

    Hotel Information
    DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore
    50 Ferncroft Rd
    Danvers, MA 01923

     Hotel Details Coming Soon!

    Booth Information and Instructions will be coming soon.

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