About the Event

Procurement Australia’s 16th Annual Conference is a vibrant hub of expertise and collaborative thought. This event unites our esteemed members from private, not-for-profit, and public sectors, together with our respected suppliers and sponsors. It’s a platform where diverse minds and experiences converge to explore the latest trends and strategies in procurement. Dedicated to driving change, this year’s conference is built around three key pillars, each aimed at fostering innovation, promoting ethical procurement, and encouraging sustainable practices within the industry. Join us for an insightful gathering where shared knowledge and collective ambition set the stage for future advancements.

The conference is centered around 3 pillars:
16th August 2024
8:30 am – 5:00 pm AEST
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Level 1 Foyer 1.3 &1.4, Meeting Room 105 &
106, 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf,
Melbourne, VIC 3006, Australia
Sustainable, Ethical & Social Procurement
Delving deep into the realm of sustainable procurement, we focus on integrating ethical and social considerations beyond the standard Environment, Social, and Governance labels. Our speakers will share practical methods for embedding these values into procurement practices.
Transforming Procurement Practices
We spotlight the transformative role of technology in procurement, showcasing how innovations like automation, artificial intelligence, and data analytics are revolutionising the field. Attendees will learn about enhancing efficiency and achieving cost savings through cutting-edge approaches.
Emphasising collaboration in our interconnected world, we explore the future of procurement with a focus on the power of partnerships and cross-industry cooperation. Our speakers will discuss the collaborative efforts of governments, businesses, and communities in addressing global challenges, fostering sustainability, and making lasting positive impacts.





Why Attend?

Connect with Industry Leaders and Peers:
Network with top professionals and decision-makers to transform your business approach.
Explore Trends and Strategies:
Gain critical insights into the latest procurement trends and strategies from industry experts.
Interactive Workshops:
Join practical workshops for actionable procurement strategies you can implement immediately.
Ethical and Sustainable Practices:
Contribute to a movement focused on ethical and sustainable procurement for a better industry future.
Professional Growth:
Advance your career with valuable learning experiences that broaden your professional expertise.
Collaboration and Innovation:
Share insights and collaborate with peers, driving forward the procurement industry.

What Other's Say About the Conference

"Amazing conference and I feel inspired to Procure a Better World ! I feel I have been given the starting information and inspiration I need to start developing and implementing change and vision with sustainability at my council. Thank you Procurement Australia."
"I look forward to attending the PA Conference every year to keep in touch with relevant topics for Procurement. I also encourage my staff to get involved as part of their PD. The speakers are always engaging and informative. The networking is invaluable... The organisation and venue is always excellent.Well done to PA for running this annual event at such high standard."
"I had great experience as a first time attendee. It was great to meet the sponsors. I enjoyed most of the Presentations and was able to learn few tips in relation to social and sustainable procurement. Great Work Procurement Australia!"
"Loved the Back-Pack for kids idea (this year). This was not only a great initiative from PA team and a great charity but this also encourage me to try and get to every trade stand. I spoke with many wonderful people over the day I just kept running out of time to talk to everyone."


Secure Your Place at the Forefront of Procurement Innovation

Secure your ticket now and join a community committed to shaping a future where procurement leads with ethics, innovation, and collaboration.
$550 + GST
Open Invitation to Industry Trailblazers - Experience firsthand the transformative power of collective insight and innovative procurement strategies.
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$500 + GST
Exclusive Access at Member Rates -Immerse yourself in an environment that champions your growth and connects you with like-minded professionals.
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$450 + GST
Empowering Non-Profit Voices - Join the conversation and help steer the direction of ethical and impactful procurement practices.
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Making a Difference with Your Ticket Purchase
Procurement Australia is proud to partner with Humanitix for our conference ticketing, a unique platform that channels a portion of every booking fee towards vital social initiatives, like education for underprivileged children and meals for those in need. By purchasing your ‘Collaborating for Purpose’ conference ticket through Humanitix, you’re not only joining a landmark event in procurement innovation but also contributing positively to the community.