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Our newly expanded portfolio of regular events dedicated to Fellows of CIPS provide an excellent opportunity for you to meet and be inspired with thought provoking discussions on key issues, and to exchange ideas and experiences. Held in exclusive and stylish venues, the events are designed to be interactive and to encourage learning, discussion and debate through presentations by senior procurement leaders, opportunities to build contacts, and restaurant dining.

Our active and growing Fellows’ LinkedIn group has over 300 members and is open to all Fellows. This essential networking tool can help you to engage with senior procurement professionals online, sharing knowledge, insights and opportunities.

Previous fellows events and details about the CIPS Fellows group are available here.

Events Terms and Conditions

 

Join the celebration!
Winners of CIPS Supply Management Awards will be announced on 9 September at top London venue Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane. More than 1,000 attendees are expected to gather for the climax of the CIPS Supply Management Awards 2015, celebrating excellence in procurement and supply management.
Awards highlights:
Welcome drinks reception
A delectable three-course meal and 5-star hospitality
Celebrity compère, Alexander Armstrong
14 category winners and one overall winner
Prize draw, sponsored by Xchanging
Photo Taxi Booth entertainment, sponsored by Reed Procurement and Supply Chain
Evening entertainment and networking with over 1,000 professionals
We are proud to announce comedian, actor and television presenter, Alexander Armstrong as this year’s host of CIPS Supply Management Awards.
Alexander is one half of Armstrong & Miller and is also instantly recognisable as co-host of the quiz show Pointless and as a regular host of Have I Got News For You.

Join the celebration!

Winners of CIPS Supply Management Awards will be announced on 9 September at top London venue Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane. More than 1,000 attendees are expected to gather for the climax of the CIPS Supply Management Awards 2015, celebrating excellence in procurement and supply management.

Awards highlights:

Welcome drinks reception

A delectable three-course meal and 5-star hospitality

Celebrity compère, Alexander Armstrong

14 category winners and one overall winner

Prize draw, sponsored by Xchanging

Photo Taxi Booth entertainment, sponsored by Reed Procurement and Supply Chain

Evening entertainment and networking with over 1,000 professionals


We are proud to announce comedian, actor and television presenter, Alexander Armstrong as this year’s host of CIPS Supply Management Awards.Alexander is one half of Armstrong & Miller and is also instantly recognisable as co-host of the quiz show Pointless and as a regular host of Have I Got News For You.

We have a discounted rate for Fellows wishing to attend the Awards Dinner of £220.00 plus vat per person - please quote FELLOWS2015 to book your place via the dedicate SM Awards website - or contact Charlotte Bogaert - charlotte.bogaert@redactive.co.uk - 020 7324 2764.

Date: Wednesday 09 September 2015
Venue: Grosvenor House Hotel
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £220.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Monday 07 September 2015

Taking part in this initiative gives our Fellows of the Future access to senior procurement professionals, invitations to special events and a dedicated Linkedin group.

For Fellows, it is an opportunity to contribute to their professional body and to meet exceptional talent.

The criteria for consideration as a Fellow of the Future can be found on CIPS website, please view here. 

This is a regional event enabling branches to connect with this exciting initiative. If you want to take part in this programme either as a potential Fellow of the Future or are a Fellow looking for a ‘rising star’ come along and take part in the speed networking session where we aim to connect you.

Date: Thursday 10 September 2015
Venue: National Motorcycle Museum
Address: BICKENHILL
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Tuesday 08 September 2015

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All too often when a commercial dispute occurs, the only winners are the lawyers who take us to trial.  Have you ever considered mediation before entering the court room or as a way to resolve the issue without resulting to trial.  CEDR are the leaders in effective dispute resolution and through their innovative ‘mediation theatre’ will demonstrate the effectiveness of mediation which is seeing a growth in application to commercial disputes. 
Have some fun watching disputes  enacted with skilled expert mediators while learning how effective this process can be.

All too often when a commercial dispute occurs, the only winners are the lawyers who take us to trial.  Have you ever considered mediation before entering the court room or as a way to resolve the issue without resulting to trial.  CEDR are the leaders in effective dispute resolution and through their innovative ‘mediation theatre’ will demonstrate the effectiveness of mediation which is seeing a growth in application to commercial disputes. 

Have some fun watching disputes  enacted with skilled expert mediators while learning how effective this process can be.

Drinks and canapes will be served following the mediation theatre. 

The cost to attend is £15.00 per person inclusive of vat which will be charged at the end of the booking process.  Please note, there is a 2% surcharge for credit card bookings.

Date: Thursday 22 October 2015
Venue: Holman Fenwick Willan
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £12.50 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Tuesday 20 October 2015

Fellowship is our highest grade ofCPD 2 membership, awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement and contribution to the profession.
As a Fellow, have you benefited from your award both in your career and personally? If so, do you recognise some of your own qualities in a young procurement professional? Why not give them the opportunity to learn from yourself and others at the top of the profession at how to be a great leader. Sponsored by Michael Page Procurement and Supply Chain, we are holding our second Fellows of the Future event at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising in London to encourage potential Fellows of the Future to explore how they can work towards achieving this accolade.

The evening will conclude with the opportunity to network over refreshments.   The cost to attend the event is £50.00 including VAT for  Fellows and includes a ticket for your Fellow of the Future guest.

Date: Tuesday 03 November 2015
Venue: Museum of Brands, Packaging & Advertising
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £41.67 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Sunday 01 November 2015

Why come to this Fellows’ event to explore strategic leadership and what it means for the senior procurement professional?

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Why come to this Fellows’ event to explore strategic leadership and what it means for the senior procurement professional?
Many authors describe leadership and it runs the gamut of transactional to transformational, autocratic to participative, disabler to enabler and of course Dilbert and his Pointy Haired Boss!
During this interactive event we will discuss some of these styles of leadership and concentrate on how you can make a positive difference as a strategic leader as well as an operational senior manager.  As a result create more value for yourself and your organisation.
Key takeaways: you will:
Explore and develop your thoughts about leadership styles
Measure your current strengths as a transformational leader via a short inventory
Understand the areas in which you could become an even more effective leader 
Identify three practical ways by which you can raise your game to create personal and bottom line benefit.
Whether you already have a seat at the top table or are en-route to the C-suite perhaps the time to sign up is now?

Many authors describe leadership and it runs the gamut of transactional to transformational, autocratic to participative, disabler to enabler and of course Dilbert and his Pointy Haired Boss!

During this interactive event we will discuss some of these styles of leadership and concentrate on how you can make a positive difference as a strategic leader as well as an operational senior manager.  As a result create more value for yourself and your organisation.

Facilitator: Steve Gorton, Enabling Development Ltd - Steve Gorton helps people and teams to start thinking again and bake bigger cakes.  This could mean promotion, delivering more for less investment be that time, money or however you measure it.  This is about enhancing your personal and organisational performance to create real bottom line value and being happy about it.  As an executive coach Steve’s work is around strategic leadership, performance and change using a range of approaches from personal and organisational development, knowledge management and elsewhere.  

Key takeaways: you will:

  • Explore and develop your thoughts about leadership styles
  • Measure your current strengths as a transformational leader via a short inventory
  • Understand the areas in which you could become an even more effective leader
  • Identify three practical ways by which you can raise your game to create personal and bottom line benefit.

Whether you already have a seat at the top table or are en-route to the C-suite perhaps the time to sign up is now?

This event is open to Fellows and invited CPO guests.

The cost to attend is £10.00 inclusive of vat which will be added at the end of the booking process.  Please note, there is a 2% credit card surcharge.

Date: Tuesday 10 November 2015
Venue: Lorien Resourcing
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £8.33 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Sunday 08 November 2015