Meeting/Event Information

CPO Forum hosted by Finish Line in cooperation with ISM- Central Indiana and Corporate United

February 23, 2018
9:00 AM EST - 1:00 PM EST
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Finish Line
3308 Mitthoeffer Road
Indianapolis, IN 46235
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CPO Forum is FREE for SENIOR LEADERS  in Strategic Sourcing or Supply Chain.

AYING- “After experiencing the benefits of regular top level procurement peer-to-peer interactions at a similar forum in Chicago, I can attest that the knowledge exchange occurring at these events is invaluable in supporting Procurement’s evolving role in leading change across the enterprise.”  Keith Riccitelli – Sr. Director, Strategic Procurement, Finish Line

The CPO Forum session on Friday, February 23 is hosted by Finish Line and includes:


  • 9am - Finish Line Welcome, CPO Forum Overview, and Introductions
  • 9:30am - How to Attract and Retain the “A” Team
  • 10:30am - Facilitated Discussion on attracting, training, retaining top procurement talent
  • 11am – Finish Line Tour
  • 12pm - Lunch
  • 1pm - Adjournment


The CPO Forum is a collaborative, inviation-only group comprised of senior leaders from Fortune 1,000 organizations. It is a peer-to-peer organization that meets quarterly to share ideas in a forum setting. Each member brings expertise and varied talents to the group which allows all members to benefit from participation. The CPO Forum addresses major Global Sourcing and Supply Chain challenges such as:

  • Building a World-Class Sourcing and Supply Chain Organization
  • Relationship Management and Governance
  • Category Management
  • Integration of Technology into Supply Chain
  • Competency-based Talent Management
  • Managing Outsourcing Arrangements


The CPO Forum allows members to network with other Procurement and Supply Chain Executives, and discuss issues with members from other organizations.

CPO Forum Is Constructed By You, For You: It is a member driven organization; Feedback is solicited from the members at each meeting to establish topics for future sessions. 

No Sales Pitches: There are no sales pitches. Presenters and presentations are solely for the betterment of members.

If you would like to speak to someone about CPO FORUM, contact Robert Mietus at 312-330-4216  or email


$0.00 Senior Leader Registration

$0.00 Senior Leader Ticket - Current ISM Central Indiana Member