The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals held their annual conference in Atlanta Sept 24-27 with a new name: CSCMP EDGE, which better reflects their leading-edge content and cutting-edge supply chain solutions.
The over 100 educational sessions on real-world strategies and transformative supply chains included Integrated Supply Chain Roundtable Discussions, Omnichannel – Not Just a Retail Challenge, Changing Dynamics of Distribution Requirements, Legal Best Practices for Integrated Supply Chains, and The Hurricane Crisis: A Nation Responds. While in the Supply Chain Exchange Exhibition, hundreds of vendors gathered to showcase the latest technologies and trends in the industry.
Attendees came to the show from 39 countries around the world representing a wide range of industries, primarily food and beverage, retail, and consumer goods. Over 45% of the attendees had a seniority level of Vice President or higher in their organization, and companies in attendance included Amazon, Boeing, Procter & Gamble, Disney, Coca-Cola and Nike.