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Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Education Leaders APICS and IBF Join Forces to Conduct Well-Known Best of the Best S&OP Conference

By | 1 | 1 | June 17, 2010

APICS The Association for Operations Management and the Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning conduct event designed to help professionals and their organizations improve collaboration, communication, and profitability 


For Immediate Release           


For more information, contact: 
Jane Shubayi Pearson 
Director of Marketing 
jpearson@apics.org  
(773) 867-1835 or (800) 444-2742, ext. 5413 


Chicago, Ill (June 18, 2010) – APICS The Association for Operations Management and the Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning (IBF) recently held the Best of the Best S&OP Conference to bring together supply chain and demand management professionals from across the globe.  


APICS and IBF are leaders in the area of supply chain management and demand planning and forecasting education and held the Best of the Best S&OP Conference to enhance collaboration, communication, and profitability at organizations through the S&OP process. 
Conference attendees came from diverse industries across the globe. In addition to the more than 200 conference attendees, conference sponsors IBM Cognos, John Galt Solutions, and Logility shared solutions, techniques, and insights into how professionals can best achieve positive results through S&OP. 


“Sales and operations planning has become critical to achieving bottom-line success,” said APICS Executive Vice President of Professional Development Sharon Rice. “Businesses see that their S&OP process is integral to remaining agile and competitive as we move into economic recovery—the Best of the Best S&OP Conference helps educate supply and demand professionals and top executives on the S&OP process so they can achieve that goal.” 

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About APICS The Association for Operations Management 
APICS The Association for Operations Management is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals. For more information, visit www.apics.org.

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