June 30, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
New York 6/30/2011 - ProcureCon and IACCM are excited to announce The Collaborate to Innovate Awards taking place September 13, 2011 in Atlanta, GA as part of the ProcureCon USA conference (

The Collaborate to Innovate Awards will honor procurement organizations that have achieved innovative collaborative efforts that add essential value to their companies. Procurement organizations are asked to highlight their biggest collaborative procurement and supply chain based accomplishment and outline why they should be acknowledged as a leader in collaborative strategic procurement among their peers.

Organizations are invited to enter into one or up to all three of these categories: Collaborative Capability Building, Driving Internal Collaboration, or Driving External Collaboration.

The winning organization will receive a cover article in IACCM's Contracting Excellence Magazine, an onstage interview at ProcureCon 2011, and a video interview on The Value Chain blog. A representative from each nominated organization also receives a complimentary event registration, and one hotel night at the JW Marriott in Buckhead.

To enter the awards competition visit Click on the ProcureCon & IACCM Awards tab and complete the entry form. Participants are asked to submit thoughtful responses but the entire process should leave you with some time to spare on your lunch break.

About ProcureCon
ProcureCon has been the leading CPO-level event in North America for 10 years, addressing direct and indirect strategic procurement challenges. Our sessions are based around 5 key priorities for our attendees:

  • Driving Savings
  • Risk Mitigation/Supply Continuity,
  • Team & Talent Development,
  • Spend Analysis & Management,
  • Supplier Innovation & Incremental Value

  • In recent years ProcureCon has embraced "live conferencing" with interactive sessions to create an environment more conducive to learning and networking and to increase tangible event participation ROI for its attendees.
    For more information please contact: Michelle Nance, Conference Manager, Tel. 646-454-4557, Email:

    About IACCM
    The International Association for Contract & Commercial Management enables both public and private sector organizations to achieve world-class standards in their contracting and relationship management process and skills. It provides executives and practitioners with advisory, research and benchmarking services, and worldwide training and certification for contracts, commercial and relationship management professionals. IACCM is a non-profit membership organization that supports innovation and collaboration in meeting the demands of today's global trading relationships and practices.

    For more information please contact: Sandra Lewy, Business Analyst | +44 5600 195736 |

    For Immediate Release
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