Best Supply Chain Shows To Attend In 2018
ARC’s Clint Reiser put out his list of the best supply chain and logistics shows to attend in 2018. Here is his list:
Industry Association Events and Trade Shows (in chronological order)
Retail Supply Chain Conference 2018 (RILA); February 25-28; Phoenix
International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) Convention & Expo; March 11-13; Tampa
LogiMAT 2018; March 13-15; Stuttgart
SITL Europe; March 20-23; Paris
MODEX; April 9-12; Atlanta
Warehousing Education and Resource Council (WERC); May 6-9; Charlotte
ISM2018; May 6-9; Nashville
3PL & Supply Chain Summit; June 5-7; Atlanta
S&OP Innovation Summit; September 27-28; Boston
CSCMP EDGE; September 30 – October 3; Nashville
APICS 2018; September 30 – October 2; Chicago
Supply Chain Software Conferences (Alphabetical)
3Gtms Innovate; May 1-3; Dallas
BluJay Solutions SOAR; May 14-17; Orlando
Descartes Evolution; March 6-8; West Palm Beach
HighJump Elevate; March 11-14; Dallas
JDA Focus; May 6-9; Orlando
LLamasoft SummerCon; June 13-15; Atlanta
Manhattan Momentum; May 21-24; Hollywood, FL
Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience; January 28-31; San Jose
Transplace Shipper Symposium; May 8-10; Frisco, TX
This is a good list.
There are a variety of reasons to go to a show: to learn, to network, to find out about technology and service providers’ capabilities, and to combine business and pleasure by having a good vacation location.
From a learning perspective, stories of companies transforming their supply chain are what I find most educational. Last year, the best story I heard was at SAP’s Leonardo Live. Leonardo Live has not been scheduled yet.
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