GEP Innovate 2019, our fifth annual invitation-only conference for GEP customers, was our largest event yet and another sweeping success. On the cutting-edge of procurement and supply chain technology, the conference comprised prominent thought leaders, spanning a wide range of industry sectors and a variety of functional software usage models offering invaluable insights on the ongoing development of the industry.
As part of celebrating 20 years of excellence, GEP Innovate featured an exceptional gathering of visionaries and industry leaders, including esteemed keynote speakers such as former chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, Indro Nooyi, former U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell and Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Azure Data, Rohan Kumar. Leading industry professionals from over 80 Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises shared insights, ideas and best practices, delving into the dynamic themes of digital procurement and supply chain transformation. The conference included exciting discussions covering such trending topics as value realization, change management and next-generation technologies.
Creating an atmosphere of community and collaboration, GEP Innovate 2019 encouraged open, friendly conversations, productive takeaways and tremendous insights into the future of procurement and supply chain. Attendees left feeling inspired to implement process changes and solutions to drive value and impact in their organizations right away.
An uplifting, fruitful and prodigious experience for everyone involved, GEP Innovate 2019 was a massive success. We look forward to our 2020 conference and setting the bar even higher. We thank all our customers for their support and contribution!