The finalists of the Procurement Excellence Award will present their best practices at an exclusive Procurement Award Event on September 28th at the Colonial Palace in Tervuren.

Colonial Palace Tervuren

At this Event the audience will be invited to cast their vote, and elect the Winner of the Prize of the Peers.

During the Award Ceremony the Chairman of the Jury will reveal the Winners of:

  • The Procurement Excellence Award 2017
  • The Prize of the Peers 2017
  • The Procurement Ambassador of the Year 2017

The event concludes a walking dinner and plenty opportunity for networking.

Special guest: Keynote speaker Peter Kraljic




15.30h Registration and welcome coffee
16.00h Welcome by your host
16.05h Start presentation finalist projects
17.50h Voting for Procurement Prize of the Peers
18.00h Reception with drinks and fingerfood

Keynote speaker Peter Kraljic

Peter Kraljic is THE procurement guru, worldwide known for his Kraljic Matrix (1983), which is still being used by procurement professionals in spent and portfolio analysis.

He was a former Director of Mc Kinsey, where he held different management positions until his retirement. He will give you his view on: “The contribution of procurement and supply management to the competitiveness of companies. What is the overall situation of purchasing/procurement within companies. What are criteria to look at it. Procurement has become a strategic function which is key to corporate competitiveness.”


Award Ceremony

Prof. Paul Matthyssens, Chairman of the Jury, will annouce the winners of
- The Procurement Excellence Award 2017
- The Prize of the Peers 2017
- The Procurement Ambassador of the Year 2017

20.00h Walking Dinner
21.30h After dinner network drink
23.00h End



With many thanks to our sponsors:

 Synertrade deloitteesize


Pascion and VIB organize together the Procurement Excellence Award to emphasize the value adding importance of the procurement function and to convince organizations of the need for its further development and professionalization.

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Philip Buskens                                                   Jos Marinus

President Pascion                                              President VIB