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  • Soumya Nair

Top 12 Supply Chain Events Worldwide 2024

Updated: Apr 11



In the rapidly evolving world of global commerce, staying ahead of the curve on supply chain trends, innovations, and best practices is paramount for professionals aiming to drive efficiency, sustainability, and resilience in their operations. The year 2024 promises a rich calendar of influential supply chain events spanning the globe, offering unparalleled opportunities for networking, learning, and strategic planning. From cutting-edge technology showcases to insightful discussions on the future of logistics and supply chain management, these top 12 supply chain events worldwide are essential destinations for industry leaders, innovators, and decision-makers looking to shape the future of their organizations and the industry at large. Join us as we guide you through the must-attend conferences, expos, and forums that are setting the agenda for the supply chain community in 2024.


1. GARTNER SUPPLY CHAIN SYMPOSIUM XPO, May 6-8th, Orlando, FL


This event claims to be the world’s most important gathering of CSCOs and supply chain executives. Rethink Supply Chain - In the evolving landscape of supply chains, heightened expectations, geopolitical uncertainty, economic volatility, and talent burnout pose significant challenges. CSCOs and supply chain leaders are under pressure to excel amidst this complexity. Leading organizations navigate through these challenges, addressing immediate issues while strategizing for long-term success.


What to expect :


Pragmatic advice and future-focused insight for supply chains to deliver now and in the future. Network with 3,500+ peers and vet new technologies at their Exhibit Showcase. A chance to join supply chain peers, network, learn, engage, and meet experts.


Who should attend :


CSCO and supply chain executives.


2. DELIVER EUROPE 5-6TH June 2024, AMSTERDAM


Europe's Elite Retail Meeting Event: Where Business Matchmaking Powers Retail Innovation!


What to expect : 


  • 1,000+ C- and D-Level retail leaders are guaranteed to meet vendor maestros who detain the keys to their supply chain revolution.

  • 100% content-led, no pay-to-play keynote sessions led by the most influential leaders, sharing the most inspiring insights. 

  • events are 100% carbon AND profit neutral! 


Who Should Attend : 


Industry experts, Entrepreneurs, investors, Supply chain and logistics professionals, solution providers, digital leaders.

CHARLIE PESTI are proud media partners for this event.


3. PROCUREMENT and SUPPLY CHAIN LIVE


This event connects the world Procurement and Supply chain professionals. 


The various events under this include- 


● Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE Singapore - Virtual - 21 March

● Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE Dubai - Virtual - 15 May

● Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE New York - Virtual - 5-6 June

● Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE London - Hybrid - 24-25 September


What to expect : 


Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE brings together global business leaders from the world's leading procurement and supply chain companies, orchestrating impactful events that are noticed. 


The event boasts of 11,400+Global event registrants, 5 Global events in  2024, 

300+ inspiring International speakers showcased and 2,024 Meetings booked.


Who should attend : 


Chief Procurement Officers (CPO) , Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCO), Chief Logistics Officers (CLO), Vice President of Procurement, Vice President of Supply Chain, Vice President of Logistics, Director of Procurement, Director of Indirect Procurement Director of Supply Chain Director of Logistics Director of Strategic Sourcing Director of Supplier Diversity.


CHARLIE PESTI are proud media partners for this event.


4.. SUPPLY CHAIN USA 2024, May 22-23, 2024,Atlanta Convention Centre at AmericasMart (Reuters Events)


Supply Chain USA stands as the most comprehensive and interdisciplinary supply chain conference, aimed at addressing the diverse yet interconnected priorities of executives in Supply Chain Planning, Sourcing and Procurement, and Logistics Execution. 


What to expect :


This pivotal event will bring together over 800 supply chain leaders from top retailers, manufacturers, and logistics firms to concentrate on their key objectives and forge a collective strategy for a resilient, efficient, and sustainable supply chain. Attendees can look forward to insights on upgrading workstreams, systems, collaboration, and data management to automate operations and improve decision-making. 


Who should attend :


Chief executives, VPs, and Senior Directors of overall supply chain strategy, supply chain planning, sourcing and procurement, logistics, and distribution.



5. DELIVER AMERICA 2024 10TH -11TH October, 2024, Las Vegas


Since 2015, DELIVER has been providing the world's commerce and logistics leaders with an opportunity to connect in person. Their events have grown every year - and in 2023 the first-ever DELIVER Americas is here!


What to expect  


  • Content sessions from the thought-leaders and game-changers of the commerce and supply chain ecosystem

  • A fully hosted experience with great food, drinks, and entertainment

  • Live demonstrations featuring the latest supply chain innovations

  • Pre-arranged meetings with suppliers matched to your projects  

The event boasts 50+ speakers, 70+ supply chain partners. 700 + Retail Giants, 600 +attendes and 2000+ one - one meetings.


Who should attend 


Retailers, Vendors, Chief executives, VPs, and Senior Directors of the supply chain and logistics industry.



6.. CSCMP Edge Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition: September 29- October 2nd, 2024, Nashville, Tennessee.


The event claims to connect and reunite with the global supply chain community to discover the latest innovations, new strategies, and best practices shaping the industry.


What to expect :


2700 +SCM professionals and 100 sessions spanning the end-to-end supply chain that will help strategize, reinvent, or re-establish one's organization in the marketplace. Their keynote speakers include renowned experts and industry leaders from Fortune 500 companies.


 

Who should attend:


Supply chain and logistics professionals, solution providers, digital leaders, and supply chain leaders.


7. Supply Chain Europe, 28 - 29th October,2024, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Connecting Leaders From Across The End-to-End Supply Chain

In October, Reuters Events Supply Chain Europe will connect leaders from across the end-to-end supply chain. Fragmented supply chains require immediate action and business leaders are under immense pressure to find viable solutions.

 

Supply and demand planners and logistics and transportation executives must implement increased cyber-resilience, smarter forecasting, transparent sustainability measures, and sophisticated data sharing. 


What to expect :


Connecting Leaders From Across The End-to-End Supply Chain

Reuters Events: Supply Chain Europe 2024 will unite over 350 C-suite and senior management decision-makers from Europe’s top retailers, manufacturers, and transport providers to explore solutions to these industry-defining challenges.

350+

350+ executive attendees, 70+ industry-leading speakers, 60% shipper attendance, 12 hours of networking and learning, 65% Director levels and above.


Who should attend :


Supply chain and Logistics Professionals, Retail, CPG, Pharma, Automotive, and Apparel executives., solution providers, digital leaders, and supply chain leaders.



8.INTERMODAL EUROPE -12TH- 14TH Nov 2024 ,Rotterdam, Netherlands 


One of Europe's largest Intermodal trade shows for container shipping and intermodal transport is Intermodal Europe. The Intermodal Europe 2024 trade show is one of its kind and attracts hundreds of exhibitors along with thousands of visitors involved in the shipping and intermodal transport industry.


What to expect


  • Over 150 exhibitors from Germany and beyond will exhibit their products and services at the Intermodal Europe trade show. It has over 6000 visitors

  • A massive 3,000+ sq.m. of exhibition space is open to exhibit your Products and services.

  • Visitors get attracted by the 30+ free hours of conference sessions where they can gain intense knowledge about the industry.


Who should attend 


Professionals of the intermodal disciplinary, supply chain, logistics professionals, solution providers, and shippers.



9. LOGISTIK TRANSPORT: 14 - 15 NOVEMBER 2024 Svenska Mässan, Gothenburg


This claims to be the Nordic region’s leading conference and trade fair on the future of logistics and transport solutions. It brings together decision-makers from several branches of the industry for skills development and the exchange of experience and inspiration. The common objective: is to raise competence in meeting global challenges.


What to expect :


At the exhibition and conference, you will learn about the technologies and infrastructure that will eliminate friction from tomorrow’s global supply chains. Meeting your existing and prospective customers during two intensive days. All gathered together in one place..



Who should attend :


Supply chain and logistics professionals, Transportation Business executives, solution providers, digital leaders, and supply chain leaders.


10. LOGISTICS & AUTOMATION:   12. - 13. June 2024 Hamburg


The Logistics & Automation is an important regional trade fair for the logistics and automation industry that takes place in Hamburg. This event provides a platform for professionals, manufacturers, suppliers, and decision-makers from the fields of logistics, intralogistics, automation, and supply chain management. 


What to expect : 


The fair presents the latest technologies, innovations, and solutions for efficient and sustainable logistics processes. The focal points of the fair include storage and conveyor technology, order picking, packaging, identification systems, warehouse management, transport management, and robotics.


In addition, it also covers software-based solutions for fleet management, warehouse management, and supply chain optimization. Logistics & Automation in Hamburg is part of a family of trade fairs organized by Easyfairs. Easyfairs is an international trade fair organizer that organizes logistics and automation trade fairs in various countries. These events focus on showcasing innovations, technologies, and solutions in the fields of logistics, automation, and supply chain management.


Who should attend :


This edition of Logistics & Automation will be a must-attend event for professionals who want to improve their supply chain efficiency and seek innovative solutions. All supply chain and logistics professionals, Digital leaders, solution providers, and Supply chain leaders.


11. F3: Future of Freight Festival 2024  NOVEMBER 19-21, 2024 , CHATTANOOGA, TN


Join the greatest minds in the industry for the largest festival in freight – F3: Future of Freight Festival – a one-of-a-kind event dedicated to exploring the world of freight and logistics. The event boasts of expanding knowledge, connecting with like-minded individuals, and celebrating all things freight while exploring the possibilities that lie ahead. 


What to expect :


 F3: Future of Freight Festival will bring together experts, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, educators and more to discuss the key factors impacting freight markets and the latest trends pushing our industry forward. Join to explore innovations in the freight industry through engaging discussions, rapid-fire demos, interactive sponsor exhibits, thought-provoking speakers, and a fully immersive festival that includes exclusive VIP experiences, entertainment, unparalleled networking, and live music performances.


Who should attend :


Supply chain and logistics professionals, solution providers, digital leaders, and supply chain leaders.


12. Translogistica Poland 11th International Transport & Logistics Exhibition 5-7 November 2024. EXPO XXI Warszawa, 12/14 I. Prądzyńskiego Street


TransLogistica Poland claims to be the leading Poland and Central-Eastern Europe business event for entrepreneurs who use or seek transport and logistics services, as well as for everyone professionally associated with the industry.


What to expect :


It’s a place where shippers and cargo owners (producers, retail chains, distributors of all kinds, etc.) have a chance to find comprehensive and highest-quality logistics services for their goods.

Simultaneously, taking into account the presence of numerous decision-makers from transport companies (local and international carriers), the exhibition is the perfect place to showcase a variety of telematics and fleet management solutions.


Who should attend :


Shippers/cargo owners (producers, retail chains, distributors, importers, exporters) who use or seek transport and logistics services, Transport companies, carriers, Logistics operators, Freight forwarders, Courier companies, Transportation fleet owners, Seaports, airports and terminals, Distribution centers, and warehouses


As we preview the expansive lineup of supply chain events set for 2024, it's clear these gatherings offer a wealth of opportunities tailored to the diverse needs and goals of businesses and professionals in the industry. Each event, with its unique focus and global perspective, provides a rich environment for learning, innovation, and networking. Whether you're part of a small enterprise looking to adopt cutting-edge technologies, a multinational seeking sustainable supply chain solutions, or a professional aiming to sharpen your expertise and leadership skills, there's an event designed to cater to your aspirations. The variability in themes and locations underscores the inclusive and broad-reaching nature of these forums, ensuring that regardless of where you stand in the supply chain ecosystem, there is a platform for you to gain insights, make meaningful connections, and drive forward your business or career with renewed vigor and vision. Engaging with these events is not just about attending; it's about actively participating in the shaping of the future of supply chains worldwide.









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