Zycus Inc. successfully concluded the 12th edition of its annual conference “Horizon 2019” on a high note at the city of Charleston, SC. Horizon 2019 witnessed record footfall of 300+ attendees that included Zycus customers, renowned industry experts and prospective clients. City tours and carriage rides through the beautiful streets of Charleston, a red carpet themed awards night at the Thomas Bennett House and a luxurious stay at the splendid Belmond Charleston Place added glitz and glamour to this three day extravaganza from 3rd to 5th November.
Going with the theme “Beyond Digitalization: The Dawn of Autonomous Procurement” this year, Horizon 2019 included 30+ speaking sessions and panel discussions along the lines of digital transformation and AI powered procurement. More than 40 speakers, analysts and thought leaders including the likes of Forrester Research, Ardent Partners, and Spend Matters expressed their views. The sponsors for the US Chapter of Horizon 2019 were Velocity Procurement, GRMS and, Axibility Consulting.
Rich Karlgaard, Publisher and Author, Forbes kicked off Day 1 of the event with his keynote address “How to Future Proof your Company” to a full audience. Followed by this, Aatish Dedhia, CEO and Founder, Zycus unveiled the Zycus vision of AI powered procurement with Zycus solutions, Zycus Merlin AI suite and a live demonstration of Zycus Merlin AI bots. On the evening of Day 1, Zycus customers who have excelled in adopting Zycus solutions to digitalize their procurement processes and achieve their KPIs were awarded by Aatish Dedhia, CEO and Founder, Zycus. Awardees included Curtiss-Wright, CDK Global, AmeriHealth Caritas, The College Board, Porsche Cars North America, Heineken and Belden. Day 2 of the event followed with many sessions and highlights including a panel discussion on “Woman Power in Procurement” with the leading ladies of procurement.
All attendees of the event were extremely pleased with the overall conference and showered the organizing committee for the Zycus hospitality, smooth flow of the event and intriguing speaking sessions. Many of the attendees expressed their deep interest to partake in Horizon 2020, venue of which will soon be revealed by Zycus.
Zycus is a leading global provider of end-to-end Source-to-Pay suite. The comprehensive product portfolio includes applications for both operational and strategic aspects of procurement – eProcurement, e-Invoicing, Spend Analysis, eSourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management, Financial Savings Management, Request Management, and Project Management. To learn more about Zycus, visit www.zycus.com