Dubai, United Arab Emirates: ME NewsWire: BravoSolution the leading global strategic procurement provider and sister company to local strategic procurement provider Tejari, hosted its fourth annual customer conference, BravoConnect 2016, on last week in Surrey Hills, England. The event saw over 150 procurement executive gather over the two days offered networking opportunities, practitioner-led workshops and keynote speeches from many of the top procurement and sourcing professionals across the globe.
Based on attendee feedback from previous years BravoSolution enhanced the format this year to include more time to interact with each other and collaborate to address the bigger issues impacting procurement. BravoConnect’s mission is to offer actionable insight and practical advice around leveraging procurement technology, sparking supply chain innovation, mitigating risk and unlocking procurement value. The conference hosted various clients from across the globe and saw great participation from Middle Eastern organizations such as Dubai Smart Government, Egyptian Real Estate development company SODIC and Dubai Municipality whose Director of Contracts and Purchasing Department Ibrahim Yaqoub commented on the conference saying “This is my second time attending the conference and I was lucky enough to participate this year as a host for one of the key panel discussions. The conference is a great initiative and offers delegates like myself a wealth of information and best practice experiences”. Eman Al Jallaf, Director of Procurement and Contracts at Dubai Health Authority added “It’s a great hub to exchange the latest and best in the world of procurement”.
BravoConnect attendees had the opportunity to discuss what they learned in small roundtable groups, which enabled an open exchange of information among industry peers. They also had access to on-site support from BravoSolution and Tejari’s consulting team, BravoAdvantage breakout sessions with customer-led discussions and use cases and early access to proprietary thought leadership and analyst reports. Dan Quinn, VP at Tejari commented “Another fantastic BravoConnect conference, I was delighted to see such strong attendance from many of the Tejari & BravoSolution MENA customers and senior team. The customer case studies and presentations on the future of the profession and the increasing digitalization of business were fascinating – I am already looking forward to BravoConnect 2017”
The conference hosted several dynamic and industry-recognized speakers, including Futurist and author Mike Walsh, founder and Head of Strategy at Azul Partners, Jason Busch, and Managing Director of Spend Matters Europe, Peter Smith.
Tejari operates as an integral part of the BravoSolution network with an exclusive focus on the Middle East and North Africa. Its growing team of more than 60 professionals across Dubai and Abu Dhabi provide effective support to a rising portfolio of local clients as well as multi-national organizations operating in the region.
Leveraging the best in class BravoAdvantage technology, Tejari is part of a network that helps more than 600 companies and 100,000 procurement professionals in over 70 countries unlock the power of procurement to drive financial performance, build procurement organizational excellence, manage risk, and influence innovation.
Tejari’s approach to strategic procurement consistently delivers business outcomes to enable customers to outperform their market and draws on operations in 18 offices located in 12 countries across 4 continents, and more than 600 procurement experts.