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Fellows' Events

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 400 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

Walking the Talk – the evening will cover a range of topics where procurement have the responsibility and opportunity to make a veryCPD 2 positive contribution to a corporation’s citizenship.  There are numerous studies that talk about the benefits of increased sales, higher brand awareness and higher annual returns achieved by more meaningful, responsible corporations. What does “good” look like and how can procurement make a positive contribution?

No longer a nice to do, doing the right thing has become critical in both customer and employee engagement particularly as what we do is now so visible on the digital platforms.  

We have invited four amazing speakers to share some insights from their own areas of expertise followed by what we hope will be a lively panel discussion and Q&A session.

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

Date: Thursday 12 May 2016
Venue: Pinsent Masons LLP
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 10 May 2016

In Celebration of World Whisky Day we cordially invite you to join the Group Procurement team at Standard Life to a whisky tasking event at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Edinburgh.CPD 2

Our special guest for the evening will be Joe Arciero, Sourcing Director at Chivas who also sits on the committee of the Scotch Whisky Association.  Joe will be sharing his insights into Chivas supply chain, branding and advertising, the challenges faced with geographical boundaries and to share his thinking on Modern Slavery – the current hot topic for the Procurement community.

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

(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).

Date: Thursday 19 May 2016
Venue: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Address: EDINBURGH
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 17 May 2016

As a Fellow of CIPS, we are delighted to invite you to this exclusive evening, our fourth annual wine tasting. For the second year running we are holding it at this amazing venue with stunning views of St Pauls Cathedral.  Weather permitting we will be using the outdoor balcony with views across London.  
Book fast as tickets for this popular event will sell fast. We would encourage you to bring along another CPO level guest. 
It will be an informative and fun evening, with plenty of opportunity to learn more about wine as well as meeting new people and old friends. The wine should help the conversation flow!
Our venue for the evening is being provided by CBRE and the event is sponsored jointly with IBM. This event allows CPOs and senior procurement leaders to network and discuss the challenges facing the profession in the future while sampling several wines and hearing from an expert on their provenance. 

As a Fellow of CIPS, we are delighted to invite you to this exclusive evening, our fourth annual wine tasting. For the second year running we are holding it at this amazing venue with stunning views of St Pauls Cathedral.  Weather permitting we will be using the outdoor balcony with views across London.  

Book fast as tickets for this popular event will sell fast. We wouldCPD 2 encourage you to bring along another CPO level guest. 

It will be an informative and fun evening, with plenty of opportunity to learn more about wine as well as meeting new people and old friends. The wine should help the conversation flow!

Our venue for the evening is being provided by CBRE. This event allows CPOs and senior procurement leaders to network and discuss the challenges facing the profession in the future while sampling several wines and hearing from an expert on their provenance. 

Date: Thursday 26 May 2016
Venue: CBRE
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £20.84 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 24 May 2016

In recognition of our most senior members position in the profession, CIPS is pleased to be able to extend a special invitation to Fellows to attend the Annual Dinner at the exclusive rate of £97.50 exclusive of vat (which is more than 50% off the individual ticket price).

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This most prestigious event in the CIPS calendar is an ideal opportunity for you to network with your peers and make new contacts. We have extended the pre-dinner drinks reception which offers you the chance to meet with your President for 2016 Richard Masser FCIPS and David Noble FCIPS, Group CEO.

Guest speaker for the evening is Levison Wood, an explorer, writer and photographer. He is also an ex-army officer who, after co-founding his own business, decided to trek the entire length of the River Nile, the first person documented to do so. Over nine months he journeyed through desert and jungle, across war zones and through remote villages.  In speeches, Lev, accompanied by his own awe-inspiring photos, speaks about the lessons learnt from his epic journeys; the personal motivation and risk, and also observations on how others survive. 

Places are very limited so book now to ensure your place.

The cost to attend this event is £97.50 + VAT, which will be added at the end of the booking process.  Please note, there is a 2% surcharge for credit card bookings.

Date: Tuesday 07 June 2016
Venue: 8 Northumberland Avenue
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £97.50 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 Sunday 05 June 2016