SPLC Connect - Matchmaking Event

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Buyer-Supplier Matchmaking Event

SPLC Connect is a sustainability-focused buyer-supplier matchmaking event that takes place just before SPLC’s Summits. The event introduces purchasers to innovative suppliers who have earned the esteem of the sustainability-savvy purchasing professionals involved in the Council. Conceived of and organized by leading SPLC Purchaser members, this event serves the needs of buyers as well as innovative suppliers seeking opportunities to grow their organization’s through sustainability!

Wondering who’ll be at Connect? Check out the participant profiles from last year’s event to get an idea.

2018 Participant feedback:

  • “I have participated in SPLC Connect for two years. It is extremely well executed. The application makes it easy to pick, schedule and change meetings. As a supplier, I have been very pleased with how open buyers have been to learning about us. I have made excellent connections both years.”
    -Jennifer Anderson, Principal, Sustrana

  • “SPLC CONNECT provides one of the best ways to meet like minded people in this industry.”
    – Paul Shahriari, ecomedes

  • “As a supplier it is critical to be at the forefront of changes in the value perception of procurement decision makers. SPLC Summit and Connect gives valuable insight regarding the changes procurement professionals will require from suppliers in the near future.”
    – Mike Muscara, Waxie

  • “I found SPLC Connect to be very valuable between the direct connections made through the targeted one-on-one meetings as well as being able to join a larger discussion and meet lots of faces through the roundtable discussions. It was a great way to start a conference in getting acquainted with your fellow attendees.”
    – Carole Kerrey, Verego

Discuss hot topics in small groups during the roundtable discussions.

Schedule up to 15 one-on-one meetings! 

Network with fellow participants over food and refreshments.


Buyers: FREE! 
Suppliers (SPLC Member): $250* 
Suppliers (Non-members): $450*^

Connect registration can be added to your Summit ticket or attendees can register to only attend the Connect portion of the event. The matchmaking platform will launch by March and all registered pre-registered attendees will be invited via email to create a profile and begin the matchmaking process

*The Planning Committee reviews all registering suppliers to ensure they are a good fit for the event. Please do not book travel until your place in the matchmaking event has been confirmed. You will be notified no later than 4-weeks prior to the event if your participation is not approved. If your registration is not approved, you will receive a full refund.  

^ Learn about SPLC membership.