Fall 2023 has been an extremely busy season for us at Wonder Services! Here is a quick recap of what we’ve been up to since August:
August 31: Modern Business Operations Podcast
This August, Wonder Services’ founder, Amanda Prochaska joined host Sagi Eliyahu on the Modern Business Operations podcast. The podcast addressed important topics such as goal-setting, the evolution of the procurement industry, burnout, and tech in procurement.
Click here to learn more about the ever-evolving world of procurement services with Amanda and Sagi.
September 7: FSA LinkedIn Live
Amanda also hosted a Community Q&A! The event was focused on Wonder Services’ Functional Systems Admin role and attendees learned more about how our experts ensure peak system performance.
This virtual event was a great opportunity for attendees to learn from a renowned leader in the procurement industry. Amanda spoke about the intricacies of ProcureTech system management and explored the bridging of IT gaps.
September 14: Zivio Podcast
The Zivio podcast is hosted by Jonny Dunning. In September, Amanda joined Jonny on an episode about the impact of procurement’s digital transformation.
They answered important questions regarding the rapidly changing digital world and what is driving these transformational changes. They also unpacked the emerging digital trends, shed light on the challenges and opportunities of user adoption and discussed the central role leaders play in steering successful digital transformation initiatives. Listen now!
October 3: Denver Procurement Innovators Dinner
Wonder Services and Medius co-hosted the Denver Procure-to-Pay Innovators Dinner. With leaders representing the entire P2P process coming together, it was truly an evening of insightful conversations and vibrant networking.
Wonder Services is looking forward to creating more experiences like these that will allow more procurement and supply chain professionals to connect in meaningful and educational ways!
October 11: Wonder Services x Coupa Video
At Wonder Services, we know that change can be scary. When it comes to user adoption and change projects, we understand how crucial it is to provide a wide array of support and resources.
One of Wonder Service’s transformation allies is Coupa. In October, we released a collaborative video demonstrating how WS uses Coupa to ease transitions and foster a culture that adapts and thrives through change. If you would like to learn more about how our team of experts utilize Coupa to support the needs of our clients, contact us today!
October 18: Sourcing Finalist Awards/SIG Conference
This year, Amanda won the 2023 Sourcing Star Award! Amanda received the award at the Sourcing Industry Group’s (SIG|ORG) annual Global Executive Summit. The event was held in Scottsdale, Arizona on October 18, 2023, and was live-streamed nationwide.
The Sourcing Star Award is one of the “Future of Sourcing Awards” given by SIG|ORG. These awards recognize both the individuals and organizations that are driving innovation, leadership, and transformation in categories that are crucial to the sourcing industry. The Wonder team was thrilled to see Amanda recognized for her inspiring leadership and industry contributions.
October 22: NMSDC Conference
At the end of October, Kaitlyn Smith (Head of Partnerships) attended the NMSDC Conference. The event was held in Baltimore, Maryland, and provided an excellent venue for connections and growth.
“The event brought together industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and diversity advocates from all over,” said Kaitlyn. “NMSDC conference was a dynamic platform that celebrated diversity, inclusion, and innovation. Attendees engaged in thought-provoking discussions, forged new connections, and shared insights on the pivotal role of supplier diversity in today’s business landscape.”
October 26: VPL Kickoff Event
This October, Wonder Services co-hosted the FIRST Vegas Procurement Leaders Kickoff Event! We co-hosted with Graphite’s team and the event was a great success! We look forward to creating more opportunities for Vegas procurement professionals to gather together and learn from each other.
November 1: Change Management Webinar
Last month, we hosted a comprehensive webinar on change management. The session featured an esteemed panel of industry experts who unraveled the intricacies of effective change implementation.
Meet the Webinar Experts:
- Amanda Prochaska – Founder & Chief Wonder Officer at Wonder Services
- Michael Van Keulan – Chief Procurement Officer at Coupa
- Rendi Miller – VP, Head of Global Procurement at Qualtrics
Catch the replay now!
November 9: Intake Insights Webinar
The insights shared by Amanda and Anders provided attendees with valuable perspectives on enhancing their business and procurement strategies. Watch the replay today.
November 16: WS x Craft Atlanta Dinner
Last, but certainly not least! Our team is still thrilled by the turnout at the WS x Craft Atlanta Dinner in Georgia. This exclusive networking dinner was filled to the brim with innovative supply chain and procurement professionals. The topic of the evening was industry trends and challenges.
Thank you to our partner, Craft.co, for co-hosting this incredible event with us. The WS team looks forward to seeing what we will accomplish together in the new year!
Reflecting on a busy Fall 2023, Wonder Services has truly soared with a series of enriching events, from insightful podcasts and webinars to networking dinners and prestigious awards. Our engagements have not only highlighted our expertise in procurement, but also strengthened our professional community. This season’s achievements, marked by innovation and dedication, set the stage for an even more promising 2024, where we look forward to new challenges, opportunities, and continued growth in our ever-evolving industry.
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