The World's Most Exclusive and Renowned CPO Think Tank

07 July 2020 - 09 July 2020
08:30 - 17:30
Langdon Hall Country House Hotel, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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This July, 50 CPOs will gather at the world’s most exclusive CPO think tank retreat for two days of inspiration and innovation. With unrivalled networking, thought-provoking presentations, and challenging discussions, attendees set out to change the industry and the future of procurement as we know it.

Experience the Ovation retreat for yourself


5 Reasons The Most Progressive CPOs Attend the Ovation Retreat


Global CPOs Only: The world’s most dynamic minds in one place to address the industry’s most complex and rapidly evolving demands


Uncharted Waters: One-of-a-kind event that pushes conversation beyond the traditional confines of procurement and motivates change for the future - NOW


Inspiring Atmosphere: Hands down no better setting to inspire innovation, fresh thinking, and meaningful interaction amongst peers


Unrivaled Networking: The luxury of time coupled with social activities and hands-on sessions is the perfect catalyst for building lifelong, valuable business connections


No Selling: The retreat is all about you, developing ideas and gaining inspirations to unlock future opportunities with no sales pitches

 

Ovation’s retreat agenda is different from any other event you will attend


We look far beyond the traditions of procurement, scanning the horizon for the future trends and topics that group-level CPOs must begin to think about NOW.

Our two-day, action-packed agenda - supported by a collaborative environment and an elite line-up of speakers - explores a variety of topics including digitalisation, artificial intelligence, collaborative innovation, robotics, new business models, value chains, and entrepreneurial leadership.

Attendees benefit from external perspectives into the challenges that shape the business landscape, society, and in turn procurement - today, tomorrow and for decades to come.

A retreat reserved for a small group of big thinkers


The invitation-only retreat is reserved for 50 of the most dynamic and disruptive group-level CPOs from our premium membership community. The exclusive gathering takes inspiration to the next level with its world-class retreat setting. As part of the Ovation retreat experience, attendees will enjoy two days at a relaxed and luxurious property designed to ignite creativity and free-thought with its unique atmosphere. With the gift of time and Ovation’s beautiful setting, the greatest minds in procurement will challenge, enlighten, and motivate fellow thought leaders.