Top 50 logistics conferences

Top 50 logistics conferences to attend in 2019

Carolina Monroy Last Updated: November 2nd, 2018

As the world’s economy continues to evolve and expand, so does the way we do business, particularly, the complex logistics with which companies use to deliver their goods. As new technologies and innovation are always on the horizon, logistics and supply chain leaders are always on the lookout for opportunities to connect with and learn from their peers.

Whether you’re looking for the latest strategies to improve the order fulfillment process or tools to help you to cope with labor challenges during peak, attending conferences is one of the best ways to stay in the know on the latest trends and new technologies. At logistics conferences, you’ll have the opportunity to listen to thought leaders, learn about new warehouse equipment and emerging technologies and network with other professionals in the field.

What conferences and logistics industry events should you be planning to attend in the coming year? We’ve put together this list of 50 top logistics conferences to help you fill your calendar for 2019. Each of these events boasts a full schedule of workshops, insightful speakers events, keynotes, networking opportunities and more. To keep things simple, the 50 logistics events below are listed in chronological order; they’re not ranked or rated in any way.

Q1 logistics conferences

1. 17th Annual Utility Supply Chain Conference
@SPGlobalPlatts
January 21-22
San Antonio, TX

17th Annual Utility Supply Chain Conference

The 17th Annual Utility Supply Chain conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa. There, attendees will have the chance to mingle and connect with a wide range of procurement specialists, from purchasing managers to inventory management executives and everything in between. This year’s conference will explore the following hot topics: energy industry updates, electric vehicles, safety, big data vision, source-to-pay implementation, contact risk management and cyber-security. For a bonus networking opportunity, be sure to attend the welcome dinner on the evening of January 20.

Cost to Attend:

  • Standard Commercial Early Bird Rate (by December 7): $1,395/delegate
  • Standard Commercial Rate Team Discount: $1,196.25/delegate
  • Standard Commercial Rate: $1,595/delegate
  • Utility Discount Rate: $1,095/delegate
  • Government/Muni/Coop Rate: $1,095/delegate

2. Jump Start 19
@SMC3_Inc
January 28-30
Atlanta, GA

Jump Start 19

Jump Start 19 is an event that covers all things supply chain, such as industry disruption predictions, ethical AI, cross-border logistics, freight profitability analysis, blockchain strategies and much more. Each day is filled to the brim with highly-qualified speakers and insightful keynotes which will be delivered by some of the most powerful minds in the field. To sweeten the deal even more, organizers have planned spouse events to be held on each day of the 3-day conference. For special pricing, contact the Jump Start 19 organizers.

Cost to Attend:

  • Advance (before November 30) SMC3 Members: $650
  • Advance SMC3 Associates: $895
  • Advance General: $995
  • Advance Spouse: $350
  • Regular (after November 30) SMC3 Members: $750
  • Regular SMC3 Associates: $995
  • Regular General: $1,195
  • Regular Spouse: $350
  • Workshop Fee: $595

3. Cargo Logistics Canada 2019 Supply Chain Forward
@CargoLogistics
February 5-7
Vancouver, Canada

Cargo Logistics Canada

This year’s Cargo Logistics Canada 2019 Supply Chain Forward conference is organized into two very relevant themes: “Where is Canada’s Silk Road?” and “The E-Commerce Effect.” Although all details are still being planned, we do know that CLC will use much of its conference time discussing the global impacts of China’s $1 trillion One Belt One Road (OBOR) and the massive global e-commerce surge. Additionally, speakers and attendee workshops will focus in on topics such as commodities and cold chain, manufacturing and retail and consumer products. For more information on the welcome reception and keynote remarks, visit the CLC website.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Exposition Registration Early Bird: FREE
  • Exposition Registration After January 11: $30 or FREE with seminar purchases
  • Seminars (priced individually): $55+
  • All-Access Pass Early Bird: $250
  • All-Access Pass by January 11: $395
  • All-Access Pass After January 11: $440
  • Priority Shipper Pass: FREE or $250 after January 11

4. RLA Conference and Expo
@RL_Association
February 5-7
Las Vegas, NV

RLA Conference and Expo

The RLA Conference and Expo, organized by Reverse Logistics Magazine, is an annual event that brings together a wide range of international attendees. 2019’s Las Vegas-based conference will focus specifically on solutions and technologies surrounding reverse logistics and the circular economy. For the exposition portion, various 3SPSs will be exhibiting their cutting-edge products and services. Attendees can take advantage of discounted room rates when they reserve with the Mirage Hotel and Casino on the famous Las Vegas Strip.

Cost to Attend:

  • Early Bird (ends October 31): $1,499
  • Standard: $1,999

5. Next Gen Customer Delivery
February 7-9
Dallas, TX

 Next Gen Customer Delivery

Next Gen’s Customer Delivery Conference has quite the forward-thinking 2019 theme: “Supply Chain 2025: Creating a Frictionless & Effortless Fulfillment in a New Age of Engagement.” Unsurprisingly, this summit focuses specifically on the ways in which technology is transforming and expanding transparency in the ever-changing logistics sector. This 3-day conference will be packed with inspirational content from industry thought leaders, hard-hitting strategic sourcing advice and plenty of chances to mix and mingle with your logistics expert peers.

Cost to Attend:

  • All-Access: $1,699
  • Main Conference Plus: $1,599
  • Main Conference: $1,499

6. LogiMAT 2019
@LogiMAT_Messe
February 19-21
Stuttgart, Germany

LogiMAT 2019

LogiMAT 2019 describes itself as being the “opening event for intralogistics in the heart of Europe.” The Stuttgart-based conference acquaints attendees with Western Europe’s ever-evolving intralogistics market, one that is currently in the midst of embracing high-tech trends, such as digitalization, interconnectivity, artificial intelligence and, of course, big data. LogiMAT 2019 also offers a comprehensive exposition portion of the event. To learn more about the exhibiting companies, check out the official exhibitor list.

Cost to Attend:

  • One-Day Ticket: €28
  • Three-Day Ticket: €42
  • Student Discount: 50-75% off

7. AFFI Con 2019
February 23-26
San Diego, CA

AFFI Con

AFFI Con 2019, presented by the American Frozen Food Institute, is the “premier event for frozen food and beverage makers, industry suppliers, and logistical partners.” The conference boasts a packed roster which includes 500 companies and 1,600+ attendees. According to its organizers, AFFI Con is a place where frozen food and beverage makers and their logistics experts do business and make deals. In fact, the average attendee manages to line up 20+ important meeting during and following the event. AFFI Con 2019 will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA.

Cost to Attend:

  • AFFI Member Early Bird: $650
  • AFFI Member Advanced: $750
  • AFFI Member On-Site: $850

8. 37th Annual World Trade and Transport Conference
February 27-28
New Orleans, LA

37th Annual World Trade and Transport Conference

Each year, the Mississippi Valley Trade & Transportation Council organizes the Annual World Trade and Transport Conference. 2019 marks the 37th year of this summit, making it one of the longest-running river-related logistics events in existence. This upcoming year will feature a roster of expert panelists speaking on a range of important topics, including river statistics, port updates and commodities. Attendees will also have plenty of time to mingle at mixers, most notably, the conference’s famous Mardi Gras Fete at New Orleans’ Red Fish Grill.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

9. Food Shippers of America 64th Annual Logistics Conference
March 3-5
Palm Desert, CA

Food Shippers of America 64th Annual Logistics Conference

Another long-running annual conference that will be held in the spring of 2019 is the Food Shippers of America 64th Annual Logistics Conference. This event will be held at the J.W. Marriott Desert Springs in picturesque Palm Desert, CA. This is an invitation-only conference that is extended to those working in the food shipment field. If you have attended the conference in the last 3 years, you will receive an invitation in your e-mail inbox. If you have not yet attended the conference and would like to, contact organizers at media@foodshippersofamerica.org.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

10. 19th-Annual TPM Conference
March 3-6
Long Beach, CA

19th TPM Annual Conference

One of the largest logistics, business and transportation events scheduled for 2019 is none other than the 19th-Annual TPM Conference. The 4-day conference will be held in Long Beach, CA and will include a variety of industry roundtables, workshops and mixers. The event also features the TPM 2019 Open at the Pelican Hill Golf Club in Newport Beach, as well as TPM Challenge Cup 2019, which sets sail from the Long Beach Downtown Marina. For more information on these supplemental events, contact the TPM 2019 organizers.

Cost to Attend: 

  • JOC Member Advanced Purchase (ends January 5): $1,750
  • Standard Advanced Purchase: $2,465
  • JOC Member Standard Purchase: $1,995
  • Standard Purchase: $2,670

11. IDC IoT Conference 2019
March 4
Copenhagen, Denmark

IDC IoT Conference 2019

The IoT Conference 2019, made by possible by IDC, will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark in the spring. This event will go deep into an assortment of challenging topics, including the implementation of strategic IoT, the securing of IT infrastructure, innovation of organization and culture and IT security. This is a must-see event for logistics experts working internationally and specifically those collaborating with Nordic companies. Sister events take place during the first and second weeks of April in Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

12. IWLA Convention and Expo
@IWLA_US
March 10-12
Savannah, GA

IWLA Convention and Expo

The 2019 IWLA Convention and Expo comes with the theme “Your Warehouse Reimagined.” For this conference, organizers are creating a space in which logistics experts the world over can collaborate and share their ideas. In addition to a convention filled with valuable speeches, workshops and mixers, attendees also have the chance to meet with suppliers and supporting firms at the expo and even play a round of golf at the IWLA-sponsored tournament.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Early Bird IWLA Member: $1,749
  • Early Bird Nonmember Registration: $2,849
  • IWLA Member Registration: $2,349
  • IWLA Nonmember Registration: $3,449
  • One-Day Pass: $1,799

13. SCOPE Supply Chain Summit
March 10-12
Atlanta, GA

SCOPE Supply Chain Summit

Taking place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, the SCOPE Supply Chain Summit is a spring conference that provides a “100% peer-driven” curriculum to the logistics and supply chain-focused attendees. This year’s conference consists of 5 key themes, including supply chain strategies to increase visibility, workforce and talent management, adoption of rising technologies, transportation management strategies to reduce costs and warehouse management and optimization. This is an invitation-only conference. To be considered, contact the SCOPE organizers.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

14. 81st TCA Annual Convention
@tcanews
March 10-13
Las Vegas, NV

81st TCA Annual Convention

Held at the Wynn Las Vegas and Resort, the 81st TCA Annual Convention is the “the premier networking and education event in the truckload industry.” TCA is currently working hard to develop a strong agenda filled with diverse speakers, workshops and an insightful keynote. To learn more about 2019’s exhibiting companies, check out the exhibitor’s list.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

15. SAP-Centric Supply Chain
@sapcentricscm
March 18-19
San Antonio, TX

SAP-Centric Supply Chain

This year’s SAP-Centric Supply Chain will take place on 300 acres of historic ranchland at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country. Organizers are still in the process of confirming the details of the agenda, but we do know that the event is sure to attract the best talent that supply chain and logistics has to offer. To get more information on this developing event, be sure to join the #SAPEAM VIP list.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

Q2 logistics conferences

16. ISM2019
@ism
April 7-10
Houston, TX

ISM 2019

ISM2019 is predicted to attract 2,500 global supply chain and procurement specialists. Developed by the Institute for Supply Management, this event consists of 4 days of over 70 breakout sessions, 3 keynotes and 100+ suppliers. Organizers are still busy settling the details, but we do know that one of the keynote speakers scheduled is none other than Former Federal Reserve Chair, Dr. Janet L. Yellen. For discounted tickets, consider an ISM membership.

Cost to Attend:

  • Members (through December 6): $1,395
  • Members (December 7-February 28): $1,695
  • Members (March 1-April 6): $1,895
  • Members Purchase Onsite: $1,995
  • Non-Members (through December 6): $1,895
  • Non-Members (December 7-February 28): $2,195
  • Non-Members (March 1-April 6): $2,495
  • Non-Members Purchase Onsite: $2,595

17. CRO Summit at ProMat
@roboticbusiness
April 8-9
Chicago, IL

CRO Summit at ProMat

Those attending ProMat 2019 will be happy to see that the Chief Robotics Officer Summit is organizing two events that will take place at 11:30 am on the afternoons of April 8 and April 9. The first one is entitled “Achieving Return on Investment: Demystifying the Hype and Achieving Implementation Success” and the second is “The Real World of Robotics and AI on the Industry.” For more information on these seminars, visit the ProMat 2019 website.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

18. ECA MarketPlace Home
@ExpressCarriers
April 8-10
Tucson, AZ

ECA MarketPlace Home

ECA MarketPlace Home is a 2-day conference held in the spring that aims to connect shippers and carriers through a series of one-on-one pre-arranged interviews. In addition to the meetings and networking potential, this conference also introduces attendees to emerging technologies through its informative and bustling expo. ECA MarketPlace Home will be held at the J.W. Marriott Starr Pass Hotel & Spa in Tucson.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

19. TIA 2019
April 10-13
Orlando, FL

TIA 2019

In 2019, TIA will welcome business owners and senior managers to the only conference devoted to third party logistics providers looking for a premier networking and educational experience. In the past, TIA has won praise for its top tier mix of speakers, panels and exhibition kiosks designed to enhance 3PLs success. This year’s conference will be held at the Loews Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida, chosen for its family friendly ambience and location. To learn more about the exhibiting companies, check out the official exhibition list.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

20. AASHTO GIS for Transportation Symposium
@gis_t_symposium
April 23-26
Kissimmee, FL

AASHTO GIS for Transportation Symposium

The AASHTO (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials) GIS for Transportation Symposium will be held at the Omni Orlando in Kissimmee, Florida. This conference is geared toward “persons in government and private industry who are interested in the use of GIS for transportation purposes.” There, attendees will network, share experiences and learn about emerging, state-of-the-art software used in the field. Please note, all technical workshops will be held on the opening day of the conference, April 23.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance costs

21. SOAR 2019
@myblujay
April 23-26
Orlando, FL

SOAR 2019

SOAR 2019, presented by BluJay, is the annual supply chain conference where “connections spark ideas.” Perhaps unsurprisingly, the agenda for this event is heavy on mixers and workshops and was built on a culture that promotes collaboration. This 4-day conference kicks off with a Welcome Luau Dinner and ends with a morning filled with inspiring breakout sessions. To get a better idea of what to expect at SOAR 2019, watch the highlights video from last year’s successful event.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Early Bird: $899
  • Standard: $1,199

22. 42nd Annual Conference for Logistics Professionals
@werc
April 28-May 1
Columbus, OH

42nd Annual Conference for Logistics Professionals

WERC 2019, otherwise known as the 42nd Annual Conference for Logistics Professionals, is an event that prides itself on focusing in on the equipment that makes supply chains thrive. This 4-day conference consists of networking lunches, educational sessions, informative facility tours and much more. WERC 2019 will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

23. Velocity 2019 MercuryGate User Conference
@MercuryGate
May 5-7
Las Vegas, NV

Velocity 2019 MercuryGate User Conference

Located at the trendy Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Velocity 2019 is a MercuryGate conference that bills itself as “the premier industry event for transportation and logistics professionals.” For 2019, organizers are expecting the attendance to be in the hundreds and include the world’s leading shippers, logistics providers, industry experts and, of course, MercuryGate software experts. To amp up the fun of your conference experience, be sure to check out he Sunday activities, which include a golf outing, escape rooms, a supercar driving experience and a Jeep expedition to the Hoover Dam.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

24. 4th Annual D3 Retail Supply Chain Summit: New York
@eyefortransport
May 6-8
New York, New York

4th Annual D3 Retail Supply Chain Summit: New York

The 4th Annual D3 Retail and Supply Chain Summit is an event that connects 400+ supply chain executives into one energizing space. This year’s speakers include supply chain officers, logistics experts and CEOs from major companies, such as Best Buy, La-Z-Boy, Glossier, The Home Depot and more. The main topics for discussions at this upcoming event are inventory visibility and optimization, warehouse logistics and network design. To learn more about the D3 Retail Supply Chain Summit, watch last season’s highlight video.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Economy Pass (before November 23): $2,595
  • Economy Pass Standard: $3,195
  • Executive Pass (before November 23): $2,995
  • Executive Pass Standard: $3,595

25. Supply Chain Logistics Management Executive Seminar
@MSUBroadCollege
May 5-10
Lansing, MI

 Supply Chain Logistics Management Executive Seminar

Located at Michigan State University’s James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, the Supply Chain Logistics Management Executive Seminar is a 6-day intensive program that has been in existence for more than 50 years. This seminar is geared toward high-level personnel working in the supply chain industry, specifically senior managers and executives in the customer service, warehousing, logistics, planning and supply chain spaces. All classes will be taught by top-level academics and industry leaders who have their finger on the pulse of proven and emerging technologies.

Cost to Attend: $4,995

26. Transplace 17th Annual Shipper Symposium
@transplace
May 6-8
Dallas, TX

Transplace 17th Annual Shipper Symposium

The Transplace 17th Annual Shipper Symposium is a 3-day event that brings together today’s most forward-thinking transportation and logistics visionaries. Though organizers are still in the process of planning 2019’s event, we do know that it will take place in Dallas, Texas and serve as a follow-up to the 2018 conference in which topics like Millennial leadership, innovation harnessing and transportation trends were discussed. To learn more about Transplace’s last event, check out the event highlights page.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

27. SAP Sapphire Now + ASUG Annual Conference
@sapphirenow
May 7-9
TBD

SAP Sapphire Now + ASUG Annual Conference

The SAP Sapphire Now + ASUG Annual Conference boasts the mission statement, “Come with questions, leave with a plan.” The organizers’ aim is to bring together the best minds in business and IT and introduce them to the cutting-edge technologies that will make their plans thrive. To learn more about how logistics professionals can benefit from attending the conference, complete this handy, interactive questionnaire.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

28. CLDA Annual Meeting
@TheCLDA
May 8-10
Phoenix, AZ

CLDA Annual Meeting

Each year, the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association (CLDA) holds its CLDA Annual Meeting. All of these meetings keep a similar structure, wherein facilitators and participants are divided into groups to create the most optimal and collaborative learning/networking environments possible. The 2019 CLDA Annual Meeting will be held at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

29. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019
@Gartner_inc
May 13-16
Phoenix, AZ

 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019

2019’s installment of the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference will feature discussions, workshops and networking events, organized around hot topics such as strategy and transformation, talent and leadership, demand forecasting, customer fulfillment, customer service and much more. Attendees will also have the chance to participate in inspiring talks lead by a team of Gartner’s most successful research VPs and distinguished analysts. To learn more about the participating companies, be sure to check out the 2019 exhibitors list.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Early Bird Price: $3,325
  • Standard Conference Fee: $3,765
  • Public Sector Rate: $3,125

30. 2019 Manhattan Momentum
@manhassocnews
May 20-23
Phoenix, AZ

 2019 Manhattan Momentum

In 2019, Manhattan Momentum is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its annual supply chain-centered conference. The 4-day event will be held at the J.W. Marriott, Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa and will feature an agenda packed with insightful sessions lead by some of the most important supply chain movers and shakers across a variety of sectors. To learn more about the specialized Momentum sessions, explore the Momentum sessions page.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

31. Richmond Logistics and Supply Chain Forum USA
@richmondevents
June 2-4
Naples, FL

Richmond Logistics and Supply Chain Forum USA

Located at the Luxurious Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Florida, the Richmond Logistics & Supply Chain Forum USA is a conference that assembles together a powerful mix of suppliers and logistics leaders. The Forum is an invite-only event, which allows organizers to equally balance the supplier and delegate ratio. Once there, both sides will participate in pre-scheduled meetings that are arranged for optimum networking potential. To request an invite, visit the delegate information page.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

32. 2019 TMSA Logistics and Marketing Sales Conference
@TMSAToday
June 9-11
Amelia Island, FL

2019 TMSA Logistics and Marketing Sales Conference

The 2019 TMSA Logistics and Marketing Sales Conference serves to bridge the gap between sales and logistics experts working across a variety of different channels. The summer conference will be held at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort near Jacksonville and will feature 30+ sessions, as well as plenty of opportunities to mingle with fellow attendees. To learn more about the participants, take a look at TMSA’s current member directory.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

33. 3PL and Supply Chain Summit: Atlanta
@eyefortransport
June 10-12
Atlanta, GA

3PL and Supply Chain Summit: Atlanta

EFT is getting set to host its 17th Annual North American 3PL & Supply Chain Summit in Atlanta in the summer of 2019. This is the largest high-level logistics and 3PL Summit in North America, boasting an average annual attendance of 700+ participants. To receive up-to-the-minute info on the summit’s forthcoming agenda and speaker schedule, check the EFT website. This event is co-located with the EFT 10th Annual North American Supply Chain Summit.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

34. 21st Edition Supply Chain & Logistics Summit & Expo
@SCLNetwork
June 25-27
Antwerp, Belgium

21st Edition Supply Chain & Logistics Summit & Expo

Located at the Hilton Antwerp, the 21st Edition Supply Chain and Logistics Summit and Expo serves as one of Europe’s most bustling, highly-attended logistics-centered conferences. Each year, organizers secure influential directors and C-suite executives to provide valuable insight to attendees through a series of talks and workshops. New on the agenda for 2019’s forthcoming conference is a roundtable series in which topics can be discussed using a highly-interactive platform. To learn more about the agenda, check out the Summit features page.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

35. IRCE @ RetailX
@IRCE_Official
June 25-28
Chicago, IL

IRCE @ RetailX

The International Retailer Conference and Exhibition, otherwise known as IRCE, is holding its 2019 event at Retail X in Chicago. Over the course of the 4-day conference, attendees will have the opportunity to select from a staggering 130 sessions that cover a range of topics and trends, created by the editorial team at Internet Retailer Magazine. This conference allows attendees to customize their own tracks. To learn more, visit the Conference Agenda page.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

Q3 logistics conferences

36. IANA Intermodal Expo
@Intermodal
September 15-17
Long Beach, CA

IANA Intermodal Expo

For veterans of the industry and new intermodal professionals alike, IANA’s Intermodal Expo is “where experience and education meet.” Featuring more than 125 exhibitors and more than 60 industry experts, the IANA Intermodal Expo is where you’ll want to be to learn about the latest trends and issues shaping the future as well as the products and services advancing the industry.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

37. CSCMP 2019 Edge
@cscmp
September 15-18
Anaheim, CA

CSCMP 2019 Edge

In September, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals will be holding the CSCMP 2019 Edge, an event that boasts “leading-edge content to cutting-edge supply chain solutions.” CSCMP 2019 Edge will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center and is set to feature talks and workshops on topics such as emerging trends, global supply chains, government regulations, leadership, risk management and much more. To get the full scoop on the upcoming CSCMP 2019 Edge agenda, visit the Education page.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

38. In.sight User Conference 2019
September 15-18
Houston, TX

 In.sight User Conference 2019

The In.Sight User Conference and Expo 2019 is going to be held in the fall in Houston, Texas. Organizers have yet to announce an agenda or location, but the conference is sure to bring together some of the brightest minds in supply chain and logistics innovation. To learn more about what to expect from the forthcoming In.sight User Conference and Expo 2019, check out last year’s highlights video.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

39. ACSM 2019
@APICS
September 16-18
Las Vegas, NV

ACSM 2019

The Association for Supply Chain Management, otherwise known as APICS, will be holding its flagship conference, ASCM 2019, in Las Vegas in the fall. ASCM represents APICS’ “new, broader-reaching supply chain organization,” and one that puts its focus on educating and connecting international supply chain leaders. This conference’s topics include S&OP, inventory and materials management, robotics, IoT, virtual reality and much more. Registration for ASCM 2019 will open in early 2019.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

40. 17th Annual Cold Chain Global Forum
@ccglobalforum
September 30-October 3
Boston, MA

17th Annual Cold Chain Global Forum

Each year, the top pharma supply chain executives and suppliers gather at the Cold Chain Global Forum. 2019 marks the Forum’s 17th-year and organizers are set to make this the best year yet. Some of the thought leaders that will be speaking at this event include executives from Lonza Biologics, Merck & Co., Inc., Teva, Bristol-Meyers Squib and many more. To learn more about the work conducted at the 2018 event, be sure to visit the CCGF Media Center.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

Q4 logistics conferences

41. RoboBusiness 2019
@roboticbusiness
October 1-3
Santa Clara, CA

RoboBusiness 2019

RoboBusiness, produced by Robotics Business Review, is a Bay-Area-based conference that brings together a wide array of senior and mid-level executives, CEOs, robotic design engineers, supply chain and logistics managers and startups. Organizers are still working hard to create an agenda for the 2019 event, but we do know that it will consist of a variety of breakout sessions for both engineers and end users, as well as keynotes, networking opportunities and even a startup pitchfire. To learn more about the forthcoming event as its details emerge, visit the conference website.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

42. Breakbulk Americas 2019
@Break_Bulk
October 8-10
Houston, TX

Breakbulk Americas 2019

In the fall of 2019, Breakbulk Americas will be celebrating its 30th year of connecting shippers and suppliers in the gas capital of the world. This forthcoming conference is centered around generating new business between the projected 5,000 attendees. To learn more about the upcoming agenda, as well as the event space, sign up for Breakbulk Americas event alerts.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

43. Nulogy Presents: xChange 19
@nulogy
TBD
TBD

Nuology Presents: Xchange

Nulogy Presents: xChange 19 is the preeminent conference for CPG brands and co-pack suppliers. According to its organizers, xChange “is focused on delivering content and experiences that facilitate optimal partnerships between contract packaging/manufacturing suppliers and CPG Brands to deliver the perfect order to retailers.” To learn more about what to expect from this coming year, check out xChange 18’s agenda.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

44. Furniture Today Logistics Symposium
TBD
TBD

 Furniture Today Logistics Forum

Furniture Today Logistics Symposium is the “crucial furniture industry event.” The conference contains a schedule that’s jam-packed with industry experts, interactive workshops and mixers galore. Key issues to be covered include ocean and freight movement of goods, overseas and domestic port logistics, trucking logistics and fulfillment innovations. To get a better idea of what to expect from the Furniture Today Logistics Symposium, check out the 2018 Agenda.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

45. Supply Chain Insights Global Summit
@SCInsightsLLC
TBD
TBD

Supply Chain Insights Global Summit

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is an event that brings together some of the most forward-thinking minds in logistics, supply chain, facilities management and more. Last year’s 4-day conference consisted of a diverse range of speaker events, workshops, case study presentations and camaraderie-building athletic events, like a 5K and yoga sessions. To stay in the loop for Supply Chain Insights Global Summit 2019 registration, check the event’s website.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

46. Dangerous Goods Symposium
@Labelmaster
TBD
TBD

Dangerous Goods Symposium

The Dangerous Goods Symposium provides opportunities to network with and learn from government regulators, trainers and other dangerous goods professionals. Focused on dangerous goods shipping compliance and safety from around the world, the Dangerous Goods Symposium keeps logistics professionals up-to-date on regulatory updates, innovation, training best practices and practical solutions.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

47. FUEL 2019
@enVistapplyChn
TBD
TBD

FUEL 2019

Each year, enVista hosts FUEL, a summit that revolves around supply chain, transportation and unified commerce executive professionals. Last year’s keynote speakers included industry leaders from Adelante, Supply Chain Digest and CSCMP. Organizers are still working hard to gather together the details of the 2019 conference. Contact them if you have any questions about conference dates and location.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

48. PARCEL Forum 19
@PARCELForum
TBD
Dallas, TX

PARCEL Forum 2019

PARCEL Forum will take place in Dallas, TX sometime in the fall of 2019. It’s a conference that will be celebrating its 17th year of educating the shipping, packing, warehousing and distribution leaders of the world. PARCEL Forum 18 featured 14 business-focused learning pods for enriched educational and networking experiences, such as Leg-Up Strategies, Tech Trends, Fulfillment Strategies and more. To learn more about the exhibiting companies, check out PARCEL Forum’s exhibitor recap list.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

49. Inforum 2019
@inforum
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Inforum 2019

Inforum 2019 is a conference centered around customer success — and how logistics and supply chain leaders can best achieve it in today’s current retail climate. Last year’s convention was filled with a variety of unique learning and collaborative modules, including customer presentations, product sessions, panel discussions, vision/roadmap sessions, partner sessions, industry sessions and more. To learn more about Inforum 2019 as its details emerge, visit the event’s website.

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50. Surface Transportation Summit 2019
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 Surface Transportation Summit 2019

The 11th-Annual Surface Transportation Summit is an event that addresses the issues and innovations of Canadian shippers. The conference is organized in a collaborative manner so that attendees get the opportunity to both learn more about the changes to the surface transportation industry, as well as voice their predictions on things to come. To get a better idea of what to expect at this forthcoming conference, check out 2018’s impressive agenda.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost