September 29–October 1, 2013
Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, USA
The leading annual gathering of supply chain and operations management professionals worldwide
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 and enable these goals.
At this year's conference in Orlando, you will learn the strategies and tactics you need to leverage your customers as a strategic asset—from mining big data to developing better collaborative relationships and more. At APICS 2013, you’ll learn how to create more sustainable, resilient, strategic, and value driven supply chains.
APICS 2013 will attract more than 2,000 attendees from 40 countries, offering a range of learning and networking opportunities including
A world-class educational program
Educational sessions, interactive learning environments, and plant tours connect the APICS body of knowledge to strategies and tactics to meet and overcome the challenges companies face in the changing landscape of supply chain and operations management.
Each year, business leaders and innovators share their knowledge to educate and inspire you. This year's general sessions will provide you insights to foster strengths-based leadership and innovation within your organization.
Networking and events
Connect with peers from across the globe and share your industry knowledge at conference receptions, luncheons, and career events.
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.
2013 APICS Expo
Learn about new products. Network with your colleagues. Meet industry experts. Talk with vendors about your specific needs. See emerging tools and technologies advancing the field of supply chain and operations management.
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.
Why should I attend APICS 2013?
APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi answers this question for you.
APICS The Association for Operations Management is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in supply chain and operations management, including production, inventory, 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.
APICS recognizes the contributions supply chain and operations management professionals make to their employers and the global economy and has developed a comprehensive suite of educational resources, including
- education, training, industry publications and research, and world-renowned certification programs
- opportunities for career development, networking, and best practice sharing
- local and global membership and affiliation opportunities worldwide.
Learn more about APICS.
APICS The Association for Operations Management is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.