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APICS 2014

APICS 2014

Save the date for the leading annual gathering of supply chain and operations management professionals worldwide!


October 19–21, 2014
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
Registration opens in May

Supply chain and operations management professionals are expected to achieve maximum productivity, meet consumer demand, and remain agile amid instability and unpredictability.  Each year, the APICS annual conference offers relevant education, best practices and thought leadership to help attendees lead their organizations to reach these goals. 

At this year's conference in New Orleans, you will learn the tactics necessary to leverage your customers as strategic assets. Our presenters will teach you how to create more sustainable, resilient  and value-driven supply chains.

APICS 2014 will attract more than 2,000 attendees from 40 countries, offering a range of learning and networking opportunities.

A World-Class Educational Program
Our top-notch educational sessions connect the APICS body of knowledge to strategies and tactics that meet and overcome the challenges companies face in the changing landscape of supply chain and operations management.

APICS 2014 Learning Paths:

  • Collaboration and S&OP
  • Operational Efficiency Basics
  • Operational Efficiency Advanced
  • Professional Development
  • Risk and Resiliency
  • Supply Chain Business Analytics
  • Supply Chain Innovation
  • Supply Chain Professional Leadership  

Powerful General Sessions
APICS annual conferences feature the best business leaders and innovators to share their knowledge and experiences with conference attendees. 

Networking and Events
Connect with peers from across the globe and share your industry knowledge at conference receptions, luncheons, career events and more.

Special Programs
Volunteer and leadership programs begin one day prior to the conference and are designed to help attendees advance their careers, network with peers and contribute to the fields of supply chain and operations management.

APICS 2014 Expo
Learn about new products, network with your colleagues and meet industry experts at the APICS 2014 Expo. This is your opportunity to talk with vendors about your specific needs, and see firsthand the merging tools and technologies advancing the field of supply chain and operations management.

Want to become an exhibitor? Visit for more information. 

Facility Tours 
See the best practices and concepts you learn at APICS 2014 in action when you attend one of our facility tours.

APICS 2014 Student Career Fair 
The APICS 2014 Student Career Fair, taking place Monday, October 20, is designed to connect employers with todays most talented and ambitious supply chain and operations management students. Companies at the career fair gain access to approximately 100 qualified students, evaluate résumés, collect contacts and conduct onsite interviews. Undergraduate and graduate student attendees will have the opportunity to hear from and interact with recruiters from several of the participating companies. This is a tremendous opportunity for students to gather valuable information as they begin the transition from student to supply chain professional.

Monday, October 20, 8:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.
APICS Student Career Fair Panel Discussion

Monday, October 20, 11:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Networking and interview sessions

Tables will be available for a representative to actively engage with students or display company literature.

Affordable Access
The $495 participation fee includes a pass for one recruiter to represent your company at the 2014 APICS Student Career Fair. It does not include registration for APICS 2014. Additional recruiter passes may be purchased for $295 each.

Secure your space at the APICS 2014 Student Career Fair today. Contact Steve Aspacher at to secure your space or request further information.

APICS Affiliation Center
Benefit from professional advancement resources and one-on-one guidance from APICS staff representing membership, certification, APICS magazine and the APICS social networking site, the APICS Supply Chain Channel.

APICS 2014 is presented by APICS and the APICS Foundation. 


APICS Extra Live events qualify for APICS certification maintenance.

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