The second half of 2019 has begun with the announcement of multiple technological updates in Logistics, Supply Chain and Procure-to-Pay. Summits & Conferences are an excellent opportunity to learn about those new technologies and best practices, gain valuable insights through the experiences of others, and connect with other professionals in the industry. 

By participating in these events, we actively involve ourselves (and our teams) in the innovation the innovation of our companies, bringing new ideas to the office, and the opportunity to become agents of change in a market that evolves rapidly towards the automation of most functions within the supply chain.

That is why we have listed here some of the most valuable supply chain conferences in Europe for the second half of 2019. participate and learn about the new technologies and approaches and trends trends in your industry. In addition, you also have the chance to learn from subject experts who will provide you with first-hand insights and industry information.


1. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

June 17-19 | Barcelona, Spain

Gartner organizes several events throughout the year, one of which is the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Barcelona.

With a focus on digitizing your supply chain, this conference gathers the leaders of the supply chain and their teams to discover how to establish strategic objectives appropriate to maturity level of your organization's Supply Chain. Explore the technology, insights and trends shaping the future of IT and business. At Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2019, discover a refreshing and imaginative approach that will change the way innovative CIOs and IT executives think about digital leadership, business strategy, information and technology.

2. Multimodal 2019

June 18-20 | Birmingham, UK

Now in its twelfth year, Multimodal is the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event.  Shippers attend to improve their businesses; by finding ways of moving their products more efficiently.

The exhibition hosts some 300 exhibitors offering the latest logistics and supply chain solutions covering all aspects of logistics from equipment supplier, port, haulier, shipping line, to 3PL and forwarders and will include the latest technological innovations to enter the industry - AI and Blockchain.

3. Transport Compleet

September 3-5 | Gorinchem, Netherlands

Come to Transport Complete Gorinchem 2019. This is the 15th edition of the network event where the entire road transport industry comes together. Both national and international market leaders and regional providers will display the latest products and solutions. Transport Complete is a regional trade fair with an accessible atmosphere. During this networking event you will also meet your business relations and lay a foundation for new collaborations.

The trade fair can count on 12,000 visitors annually. Various inspiring topics are highlighted during inspiring knowledge sessions and presentations. In short, Transport Compleet Gorinchem is the trade show you don't want to miss!

4. The Logistics Awards

September 26 | Birmingham, UK

The Logistics Awards is an annual celebration of excellence in the logistics and supply chain sectors and a glamorous evening of fine dining and entertainment.
In association with SHD Logistics magazine, the awards recognize the most impressive achievements throughout the industry over the last 12 months and since its inaugural edition in 2014, the event has attracted senior professionals from leading retailers, manufacturers and logistics operations.

5. Supply Chain Summit: Europe

October 14-16 | Brussels, Belgium

This must attend event is structured around 4 core themes taken from over 6 months of research which encapsulate imperative goals for operational success:  Agility, Visibility, Responsiveness and Growth.

Packed full of interactive sessions and with over 20 hours of dedicated networking, the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Europe will provide you with tangible action points to guarantee you walk away inspired and motivated to accelerate your digital transformation.

6. Transport & Logistics Antwerp

October 15-17 | Antwerp, Belgium 

Transport & Logistics Antwerp provides you with the possibility to network, with other professionals in the following sectors: transport, logistics, distribution, storage & handling of goods, data communication and software. All these professionals come together for 3 days to network, pick up information and inspiration and do business. All this in a casual but professional context where experience is central.

More than 300 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors, a range of conferences and lectures and the right target audience with decision-making authority make Transport & Logistics a must for everyone active in the sector.

7. Robotics & Automation Exhibition 2019

October 29-30 | Coventry, UK

Technology in manufacturing and warehousing is moving forward rapidly, you can’t afford to delay. Due to its phenomenal success the Robotics and Automation exhibition is moving to the larger Ricoh Arena. The exhibition offers visitors the opportunity to discover how the latest robotics, automation and future technologies can improve efficiency, reduce costs and give them the competitive advantage.

This exhibition looks towards the future of manufacturing and warehousing by bringing out the latest technological innovations in one platform. You will discover new ways to improve your business efficiency and reduce costs. Your free visitor pass will give you the opportunity to connect with expert suppliers, meet with potential customers and learn about technological advancements through live demonstrations and seminars.

8. Procurement Leaders Forum 2019

November 6-7 | London, UK

An immersive experience with progressive industry peers, C-Suite leaders and pioneering out of industry speakers, elevate your digital strategy to achieve scale. The 4th annual Data, Intelligence & Technology Forum will guide you through the next stage in your digital journey, exploring how to elevate your digital strategy and scale solutions across the organisation and further.

This is the only place you will you find award-winning pioneering case-studies and visionary digital business leaders who can provide tangible examples to apply to your own strategy. Expect to leave with “aha moments” that you can put into practice, immediately.

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