Indirect Procurement Special Interest Group

Take away insights and actionable ideas for improving the management of your company's indirect procurement spend.

The Indirect Procurement Special Interest Group focuses on common challenges and opportunities for improving processes and reducing costs in the area of indirect procurement. The objectives of the group are:

  • To provide a forum for participating UWEBC member companies to discuss topics of interest related to defining and implementing strategies for managing their spend on indirect goods and services;
  • To learn about leading practices, strategies, and processes through interactive discussion and comparison of approaches with peers at other companies;
  • To enable participating companies to leverage leading practices to optimize their indirect spend.
Participation in the Indirect Procurement SIG is reserved for directors, managers and practitioners with responsibility within the procurement process with exposure to indirect spend at companies that are actively employing strategic sourcing principles and practices to optimize and deliver value in the management of indirect goods and services categories.

If you would like to learn more about the Indirect Procurement SIG, please review the SIG's charter document and/or contact UWEBC Supply Chain Management Practice Director Jenny Patzlaff at or 608-890-1298.

Read the Indirect Procurement SIG charter document»
Next Meeting

Indirect Procurement Special Interest Group Web Meeting 

Top Indirect Procurement Priorities of 2022 
February 16, 2022 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM 
Share top indirect procurement priorities with peers, and influence the future of this Special Interest Group. This meeting will be held via web only. 

As a collaborative peer learning community, we (i.e., YOU) get to make the experience what we want it to be. Let's use our time together to get to know each other, and have a roundtable discussion on priorities to help shape the Indirect Procurement Special Interest Group by sharing topics that you would like to explore.

If you have never attended one of our Special Interest Group Meetings, this is a great time to start. We have a limited number of opportunities this year to explore topics of interest and impact to your career and work. We are stronger together!


  • Meet peers from member companies.
  • Share indirect procurement priorities at your company.
  • Contribute to a topic agenda for 2022 that benefits you and your company.

To facilitate our time together, please recommend two to three meeting topics for events in 2022 when you register. To see our charter document and past meeting topics already covered, click here.

Participate in Customizing the Agenda: You’ll have the opportunity to play an active part in shaping the agenda for this session – and to maximize its relevance for you – by suggesting and selecting topics for discussion. This will be a highly interactive session so come prepared to share your questions, challenges and insights!

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Steering Committee

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