BOSTON and LONDON, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On the back of reaching 20,000 members and on the eve of the Big Ideas Summit 2017, Procurious, the world's largest online platform for the procurement and supply chain profession, announced today new and ongoing relationships with the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®), IBM, The Hackett Group, SAP Fieldglass and Virgin Australia.
"Our partners understand the value of our mission - to empower a new generation of procurement leaders beyond what was originally thought possible," said Tania Seary, Founding Chairman, Procurious.
"Together we aim to inspire business intrapreneurs, 'people who can think outside the box', and challenge them to take a more innovative professional outlook and tackle those 'Big Ideas' that can disrupt and transform procurement and supply chain," said Tania Seary.
Procurious combines online networking, skill development and career advancement for procurement and supply chain professionals who want to get ahead.
With continued growth in 140 + countries, Procurious' membership has doubled from 10,000 to 20,000 since last year, with weekly page views exceeding 40,000 and its online social media followers 55,000 strong.
This month Procurious also launched the world's first private, "corporate" version of its platform for the Society of Procurement Officers (SOPO), using technology to reinvent the way in which public sector procurement professionals work and collaborate.
Replacing the previous members-only area on the SOPO website, this use of social media by a public procurement organisation offers SOPO's membership base of more than 2,500, benefits previously not available, including securely uploading documents, sharing job offers and posing discussion questions.
Tomorrow, Procurious will host The Big Ideas Summit, which has earned a global reputation as the most innovative think tank for the procurement profession, successfully reaching a social media audience of 4.3 million last year.
In partnership with Fortune 500 companies, this year Procurious will hold further summits in Sydney, Chicago, Dubai and Singapore. For more information please visit http://www.bigideassummit.com.
Procurious is the world's first online business community dedicated to procurement and supply chain professionals. It's a hub to advance your career, develop your skills and expand your global professional network. With 20,000 members from around the globe, Procurious aims to empower procurement leaders to connect, collaborate and take a more innovative professional outlook. Think of Procurious as a professional network, news and knowledge hub, learning and career center, all in one place. Procurious Founding Chairman Tania Seary has been named by IBM as a Futurist, and by Supply Chain Dive as the 2016 Influencer of the Year.
Join now at www.procurious.com – it's free to register and participate in the platform.
- Big Ideas Summit, February 23 in London—Sponsored by IBM, GEP Worldwide, Michael Page, Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) and The Hackett Group
- PIVOT, May 17-18 in Sydney— Delivered by sister organisation, The Faculty, and sponsored by Virgin Australia and SAP Fieldglass
- SCRUM, September 28 in Chicago
- REBOOT, Dubai
- NEXUS, Singapore
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