If you’re trying to plan one more development opportunity in 2022, there are a few supply chain and logistics conferences left in the year. The list below provides the details and links to learn more about each event. If 2022 is already booked or you’re looking ahead to 2023, read to the end to see a preview of supply chain and logistics conferences happening next year.
Please note: As always, safety should always be your top concern when deciding whether to travel and/or attend large events in person. While COVID-19 restrictions may be loosening in many areas, you and your team should weigh the risks and benefits, especially if you are at an increased health risk.
Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2022
When: June 6-8, 2022
Where: Orlando, FL
Who Should Attend: CSCOs and supply chain executives
The Conference in Their Own Words: The Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2022 conference delivers the must-have insights, strategies and frameworks for chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) and supply chain leaders to think big, make bold moves and drive real impact within their organizations.
IANA Intermodal EXPO 2022
When: September 12-14, 2022
Where: Long Beach, CA
The Conference in Their Words: Intermodal EXPO is the only event that brings the North American freight supply chain together to collaborate, build and advance the industry. It's a classroom for new skills and a forum for products, services and solutions. EXPO is where connections are made and business happens.
ASCM CONNECT Annual Conference
When: September 18-20, 2022
Where: Chicago, IL
Who Should Attend: Supply chain professionals
The Conference in Their Own Words: This premier supply chain educational event brings together the best content, networking and presenters — experts from around the world to explore sustainability; planning; procurement; talent and leadership; diversity, equity and inclusion; and so much more.
EDGE 2022: Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition
When: September 18-21, 2022
Where: Nashville, TN – Review health and safety information
Who Should Attend: Supply chain management professionals
The Conference in Their Own Words: EDGE Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is the event you need to attend in 2022 and we are just breaking the ice. The global landscape has fundamentally shifted, accelerating the need for supply chains to broaden their mission and deliver competitive advantage. Connect with your global supply chain community to discover the latest innovations, new strategies, and best practices like never before.
<<Coming Soon: 2023 Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences>>
- Jump Start
When: January 23-25, 2023
Where: Atlanta, GA
Who Should Attend: Carriers, shippers, logistics service providers and technology providers
The Conference in Their Words: Jump Start is a three-day supply chain event that provides the ideal environment for qualitative, valuable networking and industry education. Carriers, shippers, logistics service providers and technology providers consistently attend the winter’s definitive supply chain intelligence gathering for its unrivaled networking opportunities, top-tier presenters and timely content to kick off the new year.
- LINK 2023: Retail Supply Chain Conference
When: February 19-20, 2023
Where: Orlando, FL
Format: In-person – Review health and safety information
Who Should Attend: Retail supply chain professionals who are ready to confront today's supply chain challenges, explore new solutions, and shape the industry's future.
The Conference in Their Words: “The LINK2023 Retail Supply Chain Conference gathers top executives in retail supply chain to network and learn from each other through case studies, best practices, and expert thought leadership. It gives you new perspectives, ideas, and solutions that allow your company to innovate its retail supply chain.
“New this year, LINK will feature both a business hub and social hub in the Expo Experience to help you build your network and forge new connections. The Retail Innovation Center Stage will bring you experts on hot topics, trends and research, as well as breakout session deep dives.”
- Food Shippers of America Conference
When: March 5-7, 2023
Where: Palm Beach, CA
Who Should Attend: Supply chain professionals engaged in the business of shipping or receiving food and related products in the food and beverage industry
The Conference in Their Words: “Industry news, best practices, and market intelligence you need to know. The Food Shippers Conference of America is the only industry event bringing together food chain pros through education and networking.”
- Mexico's Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit 2023
When: March 9, 2023
Where: El Paso, TX
Who should attend: OEMs in Mexico and potential suppliers.
The Conference in Their Words: Mexico's Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit 2023 is a unique opportunity for leading OEMs in Mexico and potential suppliers to meet and identify new business partners. At the same time, through conference sessions and case studies, participants will learn the latest developments in manufacturing and supply chain dynamics in Mexico.
- TIA 2023 Capital Ideas Conference and Exhibition (Transportation Intermediaries Association)
When: April 19-22, 2023
Where: Orlando, FL
The Conference in Their Words: “Join over 1,400 of North America’s most successful brokerage-based logistics professionals for 4 days of reconnecting, networking & education. This is the only meeting for third-party logistics providers. It is a once-a-year opportunity for you to interact with representatives from throughout North America and abroad.”
- North American Rail Shippers (NARS)
When: May 24-26, 2023
Where: Chicago, IL
About NARS: The North American Rail Shippers Association (NARS) is the umbrella organization that links five regional associations of rail owners, vendors and users in Canada, Mexico and the United States. NARS membership consists of the officers of each regional association, plus six elected officers and a board of directors.
NARS’ five regional associations also hold their own conferences throughout the year. Check out their websites here:
- WERC DX 2023 (Warehousing Education and Research Council Digital Experience)
- TPM – The Premier Conference for the Trans-Pacific and Global Container Shipping and Logistics Community
Who Should Attend: Those who have a hand in the international container shipping supply chain: shippers, carriers, forwarders, technology providers, trucking operators, railroads, ports and terminals
The Conference in Their Words: The American Supply Chain Summit is a leadership focused meeting TPM, organized by The Journal of Commerce within IHS Markit, is the premier conference for the trans-Pacific and global container shipping and logistics community. TPM is based on an editorially independent and rigorous program developed by the leading team of specialized journalists covering international transportation and logistics. TPM annually presents the industry’s most in-depth program delving into the most pressing challenges affecting container shippers in North America and globally. The event annually attracts the most senior-level audience in this industry, and is a platform for a week of essential and intensive networking, negotiations, and relationship building among the multiple parties in the international container shipping supply chain: shippers, carriers, forwarders, technology providers, trucking operators, railroads, ports, terminals, and many others who participate in this market.
- American Supply Chain Summit
The Conference in Their Words: The American Supply Chain Summit is a leadership focused meeting designed around improving supply chain and procurement strategy across the globe. The Supply Chain Summit serves as an annual platform to exchange ideas and collaborate on the impact of market dynamics and new technologies for current and future supply chain and operations leaders. This year’s event creates an opportunity to examine key case studies on how to navigate supply chain disruptions as well as how workforce management, advanced analytics, process improvement and automation are being rolled out in the world’s best facilities. Join the in-depth discussions on achieving innovation, maximizing supply chain profitability and increasing visibility and flexibility to mitigate risk.
For the most up-to-date conference information, be sure to check back here and on the websites for each event. For more supply chain and logistics resources, check out our list of Top Supply Chain Publications and Top Transportation Tips.
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